MESSAGE FROM SUPERINTENDENT MICHAEL P. WEST
The holidays are here and Janis and I wish you all a very rewarding and restful holiday time. During this pandemic, we all feel the stress of our holidays being upended. My wish to you all is that you are able to search your hearts and find thankfulness and solace in family and friends. Happy Holidays and Happy New Year 2021.
HOLIDAY WISHES FROM CCOE FAMILIES
CCOE Families would like to wish you a Happy Holiday and New Year. View our family pictures.
CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT
(CNA) PROGRAM
CNA Program begins January 2021. Open to adults and 16 & 17 year old students. Application can be downloaded at http://CCOE.net. Application due January 6, 2021. (530) 473-1350 x10834
SPECIAL EDUCATION DROP-BOX
Attention Parents! Special Education now has a drop box at Education Village in Williams. If you have items for us that you'd just like to drop off, you are welcome to put the items here. It's a great option for after hours too.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT - KIM TACKETT
Celebrating 33 Years of Service in the Special Education Department at Colusa County Office of Education.
BECOME A SUBSTITUTE TEACHER IN COLUSA COUNTY
Did you know the daily rate as a substitute teacher in Colusa County is $170 per day through June 30, 2021?! To learn more about becoming a substitute teacher, contact Human Resources at hr@ccoe.net.
CHILDREN'S SERVICES RESOURCE & REFERRAL DEPARTMENT
Our Resource & Referral Department connects with families, providers, & communities for access to quality childcare. We provide support & resources to in-home family child care providers & assist new child care providers with the start-up process of their childcare business. If you are interested in becoming a child care provider, please contact Maria Ayala at (530) 458-0350 for more information!

View Informational Videos in English and Spanish.
VIRTUAL STORY TIME
Join the "And Literacy For All" team for Virtual Story Time. Wednesdays at 6:30pm on Facebook.
  • Cuddle Up Colusa - 1st Wednesday
  • Footsteps2Brilliance Spanish Story Time - 2nd Wednesday
  • Story Time with Pinky - 3rd Wednesday
  • Footsteps2Brilliance English Story Time - 4th Wednesday
  • Special Guest Story Time - 5th Wednesday

FREE DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENING
First 5 Colusa has a new free developmental screening program for children ages 1 month to 5 years. It aims to detect developmental and behavioral delays and link families to appropriate interventions & services.
(530) 458-5555. First 5 Colusa Facebook Page
COLUSA COUNTY ADULT SCHOOL
We have year-round enrollment! Courses offered include Keyboarding, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, QuickBooks, Citizenship, ESL, HiSet/GED, and High School Diploma. To register, go to ColusaCountyAdultSchool.com. Questions? Contact Claudia at ctinoco@ccoe.net or (530) 473-1350.
ART PROJECTS with MR. KIRKMAN
Check out these fun step-by-step videos with Mr. Kirkman on how to make simple and creative art projects at home.
LOVE and LOGIC EARLY CHILDHOOD PARENTING MADE FUN!®
Join us at a Love and Logic Institute 4-Session Parenting Program designed to give parents practical skills that can be used immediately. 4 Thursdays in Feb - 2/4, 2/11, 2/18 & 2/25 from 5:30pm to 7pm by Zoom. More information and registration.
COLUSA COUNTY EDUNET
Learn about the Colusa County EduNet & the LTE radios now on Williams Water Tower that will give WUSD students access to the internet! ColusaCountyWifi.net
CCOE IS HIRING
Colusa County Office of Education is looking for teachers, paraeducators, and more! Visit Employment Opportunities at CCOE.net or EdJoin.org for more information.
TITLE I PARAEDUCATOR ASSESSMENT
Interested in becoming a Paraeducator? Register online for a Paraeducator Assessment....

The assessment takes place at the CCOE Admin Office - 345 5th St in Colusa. Questions? Diana at dchavez@ccoe.net or Christina at cestrada@ccoe.net or (530) 458-0350.
CCOE 2020-2021 HOLIDAYS
CCOE will be closed on:
December 21 thru January 1 - Winter Break
Monday, January 18 - MLK, Jr.'s Day
Monday, February 15 - President's Day
Monday, May 31 - Memorial Day
HEALTH & SAFETY REMINDERS
COVID-19 spreads primarily from person to person. Fighting this disease is our joint responsibility. Protect yourself and others by making these simple precautions your new habits:
  • Clean your hands often
  • Wear a mask
  • Cough or sneeze in your bent elbow
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Limit social gatherings and time spent in crowded places
  • Avoid close contact with someone who is sick
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
Michael P. West, Colusa County Superintendent of Schools