Our Schools About SRCS Map and Directions Together 2023 PG&E Power Shutoffs & Our Schools Next SRCS Leader Next SRCS Leader - Español History School Calendars Management Team Facilities Measures Flyer Approval & Distribution News Bond Program Charter School Petition TITLE IX GENDER EQUITY
School Board Trustees Trustee Area Elections Board Minutes 2004-2008 Board Policies and Administrative Regulations School Board Agendas and Minutes
Departments Superintendent Education Services Information Technology Student Services Human Resources Business Services Facilities, Maintenance & Operations Facilities Use Food and Nutritional Services Enrollment
Assorted Curricular Resources
Forms, Notifications and Resources Resources Mental Health & Crisis Resources Homeless Education Program CCSS for Parents
Bienvenidos! Escuelas de SRCS Mesa Directiva Noticias de SRCS Padres y Familias Planes de Estudio Recursos Comunitarios Servicios de SRCS

Professional Development Opportunities

Courageous Conversation,
Beyond Diversity


Beyond Diversity is a powerful, personally transforming, two-day seminar that helps leaders, employees, and organizations understand the impact of race on their lives, their work, and their overall growth and development. Interactive and stirring exercises strengthen participants’ critical consciousness of race and lead them to investigate the role that racism plays in institutionalizing achievement disparities. Most importantly, it models and teaches a protocol for discussing race in ways that are productive, insightful, and generative. We cannot solve the problems created by systemic racism without discussing race. Beyond Diversity, a program with a 25-year history and over 100,000 alumni, enables organizations to generate equity by imparting a method for having those Courageous Conversations. 


Sobrato Early Academic Language (SEAL) Model

SEAL is a preschool through elementary program of the Sobrato Family Foundation.  It is designed to build the capacity of schools to powerfully develop the language and literacy skills of young English Learner children, and to close the achievement gap by fourth grade.  SEAL is also a model of language-rich, joyful and rigorous education for all children. In partnership with the Sobrato Foundation, the teachers of San Rafael participate in an intense, two year professional development program.  At the end of their training, teachers are able to develop rich, powerful language and literacy in all students within the context of delivering a full academic curriculum.


SEAL Video




ESD at Coleman



TK-12 Teachers: August 19
DMS & VV 6-8 Teachers: October 21
K-5 Teachers: January 6
DMS & VV 6-8 Teachers: March 21
K-5 Teachers: June 12