Placer County Office of Education

Education office spends funds freely

The headline “Education administrators earn nearly $200K,” above the fold of the Sept. 2 Auburn Journal can be disputed. Perhaps, “Education administrators are paid nearly $ ...

Education administrators making almost $200,000

Some local teachers and residents are upset and confused about the salaries of Placer County Office of Education administrators, including a position that makes more than a similar ...

Ruffalo: Innocuous agenda item may pack a wallop

At last Tuesday’s board of supervisors meeting, I’m pretty sure I saw a glimpse of the future. I did not particularly care for what I saw. The agenda item — number 5, for th ...

County education board election pits teen vs. incumbent

Could one of the next members of the county’s education board be a 19-year-old college student? It’s possible. Lindsay Mulsow, of Auburn, is throwing her youthful hat into the ...

Show receipts from training

Re: Educator training article Auburn Journal Aug. 12: About 450 employees for the Placer County Office of Education attended a seminar that provided information on sexual harassme ...

Placer training cost thousands more than others

Neighboring county educational offices are spending thousands of dollars less on employee training than Placer County. The Placer County Office of Education held its annual staff- ...

Education employees get $10,000 training

Placer County Office of Education offered a training extravaganza to its employees Tuesday. The Western-themed all-day training event took place at the Gold Country Fairgrounds a ...

Business loss, layoffs worry employees

Recent layoffs, loss of business and noontime board meetings have some employees of Mid-Placer Public Schools Transportation Agency concerned. “There are layoffs – that’s no ...

Fancy ed report belies ‘crisis’

Take a look at the annual report of the Placer County Office of Education (I got mine at the library) and you will have the impression there is no budget crisis for education in Pl ...

Another View: Let’s memorialize contributions of Japanese Americans

I was blessed to grow up here in Placer County. I believe that the success I have experienced as a businessman and community leader is the direct result of the influence and cultur ...