Sonoma County Office of Education

SCOE Employee Center

Employee Spotlight: Saul Huerta

01/31/2018 -

Saul HuertaName:
Saul Huerta

Years at SCOE:
At least 14

Job Title:
Student Accountability Specialist

How do you describe your job to people outside SCOE?
I handle student truancy for SCOEís Alternative Education schools, from paperwork to phone calls to parents to meetings. I also do all translation for Alternative Education.

Where did you grow up?
I was born in Guadalajara but came to Santa Rosa 21 days later and spent my whole life here.

Who was your favorite childhood teacher and why?
My sixth grade teacher Mr. Caudill. He was just not always 100 percent serious in class, and he knew how to entertain us. He wore a fake nose and fake glasses for the class picture.

What is your favorite thing about working for SCOE?
In Alt. Ed, no day is the same. Each day is different depending on whatever kid walks through the door, and whatever that kid had to deal with the night before.

What is one of your most memorable moments as a SCOE employee?
Every year at graduation - seeing the graduates we are able to produce in the Alt Ed program. We see the work they put in and how happy their parents are.

Outside of work, what is your favorite hobby or way to unwind?
I like to play a little golf and spend time with my family (including my daughter, who works in our teen parent program, my brotherís family, and my mom and dad.

What is one thing that might surprise people to learn about you?
Iím a professional golf caddy at Mayacama Golf and Country Club. I like golf, and Iíve gotten to caddy for a PGA pro - Joel Dahmen. When Iím not caddying I get to use the course. Itís one of top 100 in the US.