Welcome

The RSDSS of Region 4 provides leadership, resources, and technical assistance to the schools, districts, and county offices of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo and Solano in order to increase their collective capacity to support students in meeting or exceeding the state’s academic content standards.

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Services

We do Professional Development and Customized Technical Assistance

Local PD

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On-Demand Learning

On-Demand Learning on topics such as CCSS, PI, and LCFF/LCAP

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Resources

We provide educators will quality resources on the web.

Our Clients

Some of our clients include

Testimonials

What do people say?

  • BoardLanguage

    BoardLanguage is just pure awesome!

    Teacher

  • CCSS Training

    This is great stuff!

    Teacher Leader
    Elementary School

  • CCSS History/Social Science/Science Workshop

    Bill presents engaging, useful and productive strategies and resources with a sense of humor! He keeps it real and connected with work that goes on in the classroom. Great planning and pacing!

    Teacher
    Dixon USD

  • CCSS History/Social Science/Science Workshop

    Love the wiki access to all resources and the ability to download, edit and reproduce. Great info, ready to use strategies, and plenty of talk-time to process and practice with colleagues.

    Instructional Coach
    Napa Valley USD

  • CCSS History/Social Science/Science Workshop

    Honestly, especially considering the topic, this was one of the best, most engaging professional conferences I’ve ever attended!

    Teacher
    San Mateo-Foster City SD

  • CCSS Math Performance Tasks Workshop

    I appreciate the energy, enthusiasm and humor with which Misters Vaudrey and Stevens present their ideas. Also, the ideas are shared in such a way that they seem easy and doable.

    High School Teacher

  • CCSS Math Resources Workshop

    Anti-boring professional development! Now, I’m really excited about teaching CCSS lessons!

    Middle School Teacher

  • CCSS Math Performance Task Workshop

    Will leave your staff unbelievably inspired, motivated, and with the practical skills to dramatically increase student engagement and learning!

    Middle School Principal

  • CCSS Math Performance Task Workshop

    High-energy, interactive, and entertaining experiences!

    Teacher

  • Janel Keating Workshops – Leading Change!

     

    The practicality! The inspiration and motivation! Janel is amazing! She helps put the “to do” list in perspective. Her message is clear and do-able!

    Teacher
    Dixon USD

  • Leading the Transition to CCSS Teaching and Learning with Janel Keating

    What a great experience for my staff! The ideas and content are incredibly rich and the opportunity to grapple with them in our teams has been most valuable!

    Administrator
    Burlingame SD

  • Janel Keating – Leading the Transition to CCSS

    Don’t underestimate the value of having time to talk and plan around this really meaningful and relevant work!

    Administrator
    Napa Valley USD

  • BoardMath

    Our school recently was awarded the 2013 CA Distinguished School Award for our BoardMath practices. We feel these strategies have really made a difference in our students’ learning over the years.

    Teacher
    Cinnebar ESD

  • BoardMath

    Everything was wonderful. I loved the games, the special attention we received, and the opportunities to ask questions and practice what we learned!

    Teacher
    Santa Clara

  • BoardMath

    I appreciated all the great resources, the pace of the training, and that you showed all grade levels what to do!

    Teacher
    Pittsburg USD

  • BoardMath

    From the multi-sensory strategies with vocabulary to the time-saving strategies for making up the boards, everything was great!

    Teacher
    Fremont USD

  • BoardMath

    I appreciated all of the videos, collaboration time with teachers, and a new template to prepare for Common Core.

    Elementary Teacher
    Pittsburg USD

  • BoardLanguage

    After this training, I plan to begin a discussion with site staff regarding implementing new boards, referring to Reading Tools with read-alouds and revisiting Marzano’s work in vocabulary development.

    2nd Grade Teacher
    Pittsburg USD

  • BoardLanguage

    I so enjoyed the humor & lively pace. This was wonderful! Worth every minute away from the class!

    Teacher
    South San Francisco USD

  • BoardLanguage

    I appreciated the opportunity to make some boards, receiving The Book of Lists, and the many ideas on using games in the classroom to build vocabulary.

    Teacher
    Newark USD

  • BoardLanguage

    You gave us tons of great ideas I can use right away, plus some of the missing pieces I need for BoardLanguage. Thank you for a great, engaging day!

    Teacher
    Byron USD

  • BoardLanguage

    I appreciated all the great resources and the time to create our own BoardLanguage boards.

    Teacher
    Pittsburg USD

  • CCSS Math Tasks for Middle and High School Teachers

    I so enjoyed and appreciated Matt and John’s enthusiasm and expertise as well as the sheer volume of content they were able to get in to a single day!

    Teacher
    Sequoia Union HSD

  • CCSS Math Tasks for Middle and High School Classrooms

    The new ideas, resources and energy both presenters brought to the topic! So much about this fabulous presentation was useful that I simply must say I plan to implement EVERYTHING!

    Teacher
    Cabrillo USD

Our Team

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Robin Hall, Executive Director

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Cindy Jaconette, Coordinator

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Monique Tate, Administrative Assistant

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Tara Hyde, Administrative Assistant

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Contact Us

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Counties Serviced

Alameda

Contra Costa

Marin

Napa

San Francisco

San Mateo

Solano

Phone

(510) 670-4170

Email

rsdss@acoe.org