Sonoma County Office of Education

School Culture and Partnerships


To provide students with a safe educational environment that increases their ability to: learn, access the support they need at school, and optimize their opportunities and achievements.


To work with schools and districts to cultivate a positive school culture in which every family feels heard; students have access to health supports, are treated equitably, feel safe, are connected to school, and thrive academically.


School Culture

  • SCOE School Culture Model Framework Implementation
  • YouthTruth Survey & Analysis
  • Professional Communities of Practice:
    • High School Principals
    • School Counselors
    • Work Based Learning Coordinators


College & Career and CTE

  • Impacting CCI (awareness)
  • Counselor on the Move
  • Early College Credit
  • Work Readiness Certificate
  • Ready.Go Challenges
  • Inquiry Studio
  • CTE Pathway Development/Assistance
  • Earn & Learn WBL Software Support

Proudly Working With Local Partners

  • Santa Rosa Violence Prevention Partnership
  • CTE Foundation
  • Local Law Enforcement
  • City & County Offices
  • Sonoma Clean Power
  • Sonoma SELPA
  • Community Matters
  • HeartSafe Communities
  • Bright Mark
  • 10,000 Degrees
  • Santa Rosa Junior College
  • Sonoma State University


Questions may be directed to:

  • Louis Ganzler, Assistant Superintendent
    (707) 524-2600,
  • Michelle Johnson, Division Support Assistant
  • Melissa Quinn, Director, School Safety
    (707) 524-8405,
  • Sharon Ferrer, Director, College and Career
  • Christi Calson, Coordinator, CTE
    (707) 522-2029,
  • Chris Catelli, Coordinator, Work Based Learning
    (707) 524-8417,