System of Supports
The System of Supports (SOS) Department is in the Student Services & Programs division of San Diego County Office of Education. The work of SOS is grounded in addressing barriers preventing all learners from fully accessing their education. The SOS team has a deep commitment to dismantling inequitable systems and structures and instead utilizing a systemic approach when supporting LEAs with developing the skills and components essential to building a sustainable, equitable system focusing on the alignment of initiatives, supports, and resources.
San Diego County Office of Education’s SOS Department is recognized as a California Regional Technical Assistance Center for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and is committed to providing professional development for districts and sites with implementing PBIS in accordance with the National Center on PBIS. and the California MTSS Framework. To ensure fidelity of implementation and to best meet the needs of districts and schools, Readiness Commitments and Requirements will be applied.
Multi-Tiered System of Support
Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) is a framework that aligns Response to Instruction and Intervention with the California State standards and the systems necessary to ensure academic, behavior, and social success.
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is a process for creating school environments that are more predictable and effective for achieving academic and social goals.
Restorative practices provide schools with a framework to build community, strengthen relationships and improve school climate. This approach can be seamlessly integrated into the classroom, state standards-aligned curriculum, and a school's culture and climate.
School Social Work
Through SDCOE’s School Social Work Services program, you can network with other school social workers, find professional learning opportunities, and gain valuable resources for you, your students, and your colleagues.
Social and Emotional Learning
Explore webinars, resources, and upcoming training opportunities that can help educators in San Diego County build their skills in social-emotional learning.