Monterey County Office of Education

Leadership, Support and Service to Prepare All Students for Success

Dr. Deneen Guss, County Superintendent of Schools

Virtual Coaching

Virtual Coaching & Webinar Schedule

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Virtual Coaching
Mon. to Thur.9:30 to 10:30 AMDigital Learning Tools Integration Support Virtual Coaching
Contact: Rod Garcia
Zoom Digital Learning
Mon. to Fri.11 AM to 12 PMAdministrator and Counseling Virtual Coaching
Contact: Exponential Leadership Team
Zoom Leadership
Mon. to Thur.1 to 2 PMScience, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Math (STEAM) Virtual Coaching
Contact: STEAM Team
Zoom Digital Learning
Mon. to Fri.2 to 3 PMNew Pathways (PBIS, Social Emotional Well-being, Universal Design for Learning) Virtual Coaching
Contact: New Pathways Team
Zoom Digital Learning
Mon. to Thur.3 to 4 PMELA/ELD & History-Social Science Virtual Coaching
Contact: Language and Literacy Team
Zoom Digital Learning
Recommended Webinars
Monday1 to 2 PMParents as First Teachers: Supporting Reading Development at Home in Culturally Responsive Ways
Contact: Zaretta Hammond
Zoom Digital Learning
Wednesday1 to 2 PMBeGLAD Distance Learning Webinar: Multilingual Learners (EL & Bilingual)
Contact: BeGLAD Multilingual Programs Director
Zoom Digital Learning

MCOE Virtual Coaching Flyer; Info Below

The Monterey County Office of Education provides support to all districts and educators in the transition to distance learning through personalized virtual coaching.

Our Content Experts are available to assist our county educators in the following areas:

  • Virtual coaching for one hour each day to support educators/leader across Monterey County as they transition to distance learning; eg. Zoom Meetings.
  • Daily office hours are available by each content area expert to support content-specific questions.

Options for supports include virtual coaching, content-specific supports, digital learning resources, and webinars to support students, teachers, and administrators in providing quality distance learning experiences.

Contact Michelle Rios, Executive Assistant, Educational Services at to schedule a time to meet and collaborate with our MCOE Team.

MCOE Language & Literacy Team

Language & Literature Coaching Flyer, Information Below

Our team is available to provide year-round virtual resources and coaching with educators and administrators in your district. Contact content experts for support in:

  • Language & Literacy Virtual Support for Teachers & Students
  • ELA/ELD, History, Social Science, Civics Digital Learning Resources
  • Personalized Virtual Coaching Supports in Each Content Area

Virtual Office Hours
Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Virtual Coaching
3:00 to 4:00 PM

Join us on Zoom Lit. Team

Jennifer Elemen
Desk: 831.784.4154
Twitter: @ElGovEcon

Edi Porter
Desk: 831.755.0304
Twitter: @adoptedelf

Dora Ann Salazar
Desk: 831.755.6439
Twitter: @MCOE_ELA

Support Staff: Adriana Chavarin |


MCOE New Pathways Team

New Pathways Flyer, Information Below

The MTSS Team provides daily virtual coaching and customized lessons for educators, students, and parents to support Social-Emotional Learning(SEL).

Supports include:

  • Virtual Morning Messages
  • Resources for building/maintaining positive well-being
  • Creating a sense of purpose in a virtual environment
  • Daily activities to build resiliency and reduce stress in children and adults

Virtual Office Hours
Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Virtual Coaching
2:00 to 3:00 PM
Tuesday & Thursday

Join us on Zoom Pathways Team

Cathy Cranson
Director, Special Projects
Phone: 831.594.8577

Esther Rubio
School Climate/PBIS
Phone: 831.784.4189


New Pathways Flyer, Information Below

Our team is available to provide personalized STEAM support for distance learning with educators and administrators at your convenience. Learn more by contacting us today!

  • STEAM Virtual Support
  • Google Hangouts/Meets/Zoom Meetings
  • STEAM Resources
  • Schedule personalized meetings with our Content Specialists

Virtual Office Hours
Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Virtual Coaching
1:00 to 2:00 PM

Join us on Zoom STEAM Team

Denise Green
Phone: 831.784.4113
Twitter: @denisebgreen

Rod Garcia
Computer Science and Digital Learning
Phone: 831.755.0300 x371
Twitter: @mrRodGarcia

William Franzell
Phone: 831.784.4147
Twitter: @williamfranzell

Computer Science & Digital Learning

Computer Science Flyer, Information Below

Mr. Rod Garcia is our Computer Science and Digital Learning Coordinator and is available to support districts andschools asthey transition to distance learning environments. Coaching, collaboration, and supports can be personalized to meet the needs of each district to ensure teachers and administrators have the skills to deliver quality, distance learning experiences for all students.

Coachingand supportsavailable in these areas:

  • Online Platforms
  • Distance LearningTools
  • Nearpod
  • FlipGrid
  • Zoom
  • Google Meets
  • Google Classrooms
  • And More!

Virtual Office Hours
Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Virtual Coaching
9:30 to 10:30 AM

Join us on Zoom Comp.Sci. Team

Contact Email Norma Esparza at to schedule an appointment

Transformational Leadership

Transformational Leadership Flyer, Information Below

Our team is available to provide Virtual Coaching, Supports, and Resources. Join us for our Daily Virtual Coaching Session

Examples of personalized supports include:

  • Virtual support for administrators navigating union leadership, teachers, and school staff concerns
  • Counselor supports for College and Career Readiness, SEL, Building Virtual Counseling Program, and online professional development needs
  • Opportunities to share and collaborate with job-alike colleagues

Virtual Office Hours
Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Virtual Coaching
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Monday & Wednesday

Join us on Zoom Leadership Team

Dr. Roberto Núñez
Director of Leadership Development
Phone: 831.596.5621
Twitter: @nunrbr_nunez

Dr. Juan Mendoza-Romero
College and Career Readiness
Phone: 818.943.8465
Twitter: @juanmendozaMCOE

Contact Maria T. Ramirez |, for Personalized Coaching Sessions


Caryn Lewis

Assistant Superintendent
Phone: 831.755.0383

Michelle Rios

Executive Assistant
Phone: 831.755.0364

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