Sonoma County Office of Education


The Sonoma County Teacher of the Year contest honors the best of Sonoma County's educators, who are chosen through a rigorous selection process. The top winner becomes a candidate for the prestigious California Teacher of the Year award.

This website is maintained by the Region 1 Local Educational Consortium (LEC) based in the Business Services office at the Sonoma County Office of Education in Santa Rosa, California. It is intended to provide California Region 1 school districts (Sonoma, Lake, Mendocino, Humboldt and Del Norte counties) general and detailed information about the operation of the Medi-Cal Administrative Activities (MAA) program in California. School districts and charter schools operating outside Region 1 LEC must claim all MAA through their designated LEC Region

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SCOE convenes various administrator meeting groups with a goal of sharing information and creating cross-county collaborations.

Two students laugh as they work on a project.

The Child Care Planning Council (CCPC) of Sonoma County advocates, advises, and plans for child care services. It identifies local priorities for child care and develops policies to meet identified needs.

SCOE serves as a professional resource for districts regarding employment issues and provides assistance in meeting human resources needs.

SCOE provides guidance and support to help districts develop written plans to guide the use of state funding. Acting on behalf of the state, SCOE also reviews and approves the LCAPs submitted by local districts.

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Nicole Rosaschi, SCOE Administrative Operations Specialist, Human Resources
"I love that the people I work with are passionate about their work, passionate about our students getting the best possible education, and passionate about Sonoma County. " - Nicole Rosaschi, SCOE Administrative Operations Specialist, Human Resources