Making schools a place where everyone can succeed.


Improving Student Achievement
Through The Creation Of Relationships:
A Critical Race Theory Counterstory

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Student Discipline Resource Binder:
A Comprehensive Guide For K-12 Schools

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Upcoming Events

San Mateo County Office of Education
Student Discipline Training Series

Date: October 21, 2019
Title: Discipline Basics/Special Education Discipline
Time: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Date: December 2, 2019
Title: Creating a Culturally Competent Discipline Process/Trauma-Sensitive Alternatives to Discipline with Case Studies
Time: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Date: February4, 2020
Title: Title IX: 101/Investigating Discriminatory Harassment Complaints
Time: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Date: May 12, 2020
Title: Creating Safe Schools: Strategies for Effective Bullying Intervention and Transgender Students’ Rights, Privacy and Facilities
Time: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Location: Zoom

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“What educators say about Dora Dome’s trainings…”

"Thank you for providing such invaluable information. It has greatly impacted my ideology and ignited my desire to work harder to advocate for my students and provide a safe place for students at my school site."

   Venmeta T., ELA Teacher
   Lynwood USD

"Thank you for your clarity, your thorough and relevant explanations. All content is highly relevant and actionable. I so value, appreciate and respect your experience and expertise"

     Shree R.
     Leadership Public Schools

"Thank you for your bold sharing your wisdom.  I feel more equipped to address these difficult potential scenarios.  You presented in an easy to understand manner.  Thanks for making us laugh!"

     Sam C. Principal
     Travis USD

"Wow, this information was meaningful and presented in a thoughtful and comprehensive way.  Your knowledge base is impressive."

     Saundra R. Principal
     Travis USD

"I'd love to have you do a training at my school. When we know better we do better.  Today, I feel like I'll do better because you have improved my knowledge about ed code, suspension and expulsion"

     Kameelah G. Principal
     Evergreen USD

Legal Services

DDL offers an array of legal services to support school districts in the area of Student Issues.
Some of the areas in which DDL provides legal representation and support include:

  • Advising school districts on issues related to student discipline
  • Special education discipline
  • County appeals of disciplinary decisions
  • Pupil records
  • Public records requests
  • Section 504
  • Legal representation at disciplinary administrative hearings of school sites, Administrative Panels, and/or Governing Boards
  • Responding to subpoenas
  • Medication monitoring
  • Inter/intra district transfers
  • Homelessness/foster youth issues
  • Revisions to Board Policies and Administrative Regulations and many others.