Departments & Services
The departments and services of the Sonoma County Office of Education, listed below, are designed to improve instruction and achievement across the county, meet legal mandates, help districts operate cost-effectively, and bring increased educational resources to the region.
SCOE priorities to serve students are established each year through an Educational Agenda.
- View the full Educational Agenda here.
- An infographic with key Educational Agenda priorities is available here.
- View the Educational Agenda End of Year Report, 2017-18 here.
The Sonoma County Office of Education (SCOE) operates alternative schools for Sonoma County students who are seriously at risk of school and/or societal failure.
The Business Services department includes internal and external fiscal services, information technology, printing services, and operations.
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SCOE’s Educational Support Services Department oversees a wide range of programs and services that support teaching and learning in Sonoma County schools.
SCOE’s Human Resources department serves as a professional resource for districts regarding employment issues and is committed to providing services that help Sonoma County schools meet their human resources needs.
NCSOE was founded and is supported by SCOE. It administers state-approved credential programs that support new and aspiring teachers as they develop and grow in their teaching practice.
The Sonoma County Office of Education’s Special Education department offers specialized instructional services for children ages 3 to 22 who have physical, emotional, cognitive, or developmental disabilities.