Welcome Staff!

Quick References and Resources
Report to the Community 2015
Instructional Norms
Direct Instruction Certification List
Staff Training Resources
 HAZCOM Training Video
Mandated Reporter Training Presentation
Anti-Bullying Training
Digital Citizenship / Cyber Safety Training
Energy Management Training Video 
Pesticide Training






CSICeres Unified School District’s 11th Annual Ceres Summer Institute (CSI)

July 25th through July 29th, 2016!

Collaboration and Technology will be a major focus in our sessions this year. Participating in the Ceres Summer Institute will provide you with the tools you need to get the school year off to a strong start. Our goal is to support you in every way possible as you strive to meet the diverse needs of your students.

Please click on the link to access the online CSI 2016 Brochure. All CSI session registrations will be accepted through the Google forms link only.

CSI 2016 Brochure:

CSI 2016 Online Registration:

** You must be logged in under your account in order to register.**


Keeping Our Schools Safe!


Students Speaking Out provides students with a safe, informal, and anonymous system to give information about criminal activity, threats, or weapons, without fear of retaliation. If you have information about a crime committed at your school, or about threats of a crime or possible shooting...


Call the 24-Hour Students Speaking Out Hotline
at 209-521-4636 (INFO)

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Educator Internship Program
Summer Internships 
Middle School - 12

In agriculture, business, government, energy conservation, non-profit 
agencies, manufacturing, technology, and other areas of your interest. 


Ceres Unified School District Board of Trustees
Welcomes New Certificated Employees

Thank You Cost Less Foods

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For supporting Ceres schools,
students, and families!

13 Applicants Awarded Teacher Mini-Grants!

$18,500 Awarded

Feb 2016
View List 


Quick References and Resources

Professional Development Opportunities for Teachers

District-wide staff development is provided through specific staff development workshops and training scheduled annually, the Ceres Summer Institute, site-level/grade level meetings, and through assistance and training provided by the District Curriculum Coaches.

Upcoming Training and Workshop Opportunities

(Now available to non-BTSA participants!)

Congratulations to CUSD Teachers who have earned certification in Direct Instruction!
Click here to view the list of teachers.

 CUSD Instructional Norms

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This new web resource is specifically designed for Ceres teachers, to support you in your continued professional growth and implementation of the instructional norms. The website will provide you with the “why?”, ideas for implementation, procedures, printable resources, and even video clips of the strategies in action (thank you to our own CUSD teachers)!! You can access this website by visiting the Staff page and then clicking the CUSD Instructional Norms link in the left hand column under Teacher Resources.

Grants for Teachers

If you are interested in applying for a grant or have identified a need at your school site that requires grant funding, follow the Grant Request Procedure.  If you are seeking a $500 grant to supplement your classroom instruction visit the CUSD Foundation for more information.  Current award recipients are now posted.  Visit the CUSD Foundation website for a complete list.

After School Program Information

A wide variety of resources specifically designed for AIP Teachers and instructions for regular school day teachers to enroll students in AIP is provided in the Educational Options/AIP-Elem section of this website.

Materials and Supplies Resources RAFT is a non-profit organization that believes hands-on teaching is the best way for teachers to teach and students to learn. They provide creative hands-on activities, educational resources, workshops and instructional materials at a low-cost to teachers.