The 51勛圖 produces a variety of newsletters to help educators, families, partners, and community members stay up-to-date on the work of the County Office, learn about professional development opportunities, and receive highlights on how San Mateo County's 23 school districts are serving students. We encourage you to sign up for one or more of the following newsletters:

SMCOE Communications

SMCOE Spotlight highlights the work of the County Office of Education in serving districts, educators, and students; shines a light on successful education practices in San Mateo County; and celebrates students, educators, and schools. SMCOE Spotlight replaces the County Office's former newsletter, News and Views. You may also be interested in receiving our media releases and weekly professional development opportunities.  You can select one, two, or all three communications.

Environmental Literacy and Sustainability Initiative (ELSI) Broadcast

ELSI Broadcast shares the latest information about the county's efforts to prioritize whole-school sustainability integration and environmental literacy for all students.

Keeping Current with College, Career, and CTE Newsletter

The Keeping Current with College, Career, and CTE newsletter shares resources for administrators and career and technical education (CTE) teachers, including upcoming events, school and program highlights, and other opportunities.

Safe Routes to Schools Newsletter

The Safe Routes to Schools newsletter shares updates and opportunities related to active transportation and creating safer streets around schools in San Mateo County.

Patricia Love

Executive Director, Strategy and Communications


Phone: (650) 802-5559

Sara Hopkins

Multimedia Designer


Phone: (650) 802-5557

Anne Ton

Public Communications Specialist


Phone: (650) 802-5558