Sonoma County Office of Education

About SCOE

SCOE Website Accessibility Pledge

The Sonoma County Office of Education (SCOE) is committed to ensuring accessibility of its website to people with disabilities. To the extent possible, all new and updated web content produced by our organization will meet Website Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, AA conformance level.

To the extent possible, existing web content produced by our organization will meet this standard by December 31, 2018.

This policy was last reviewed on May 8, 2018 by Communications Specialist Jamie Hansen.

Summer Training for SCOE Employees

All SCOE employees who create documents that go on the SCOE website are encouraged to attend one of three trainings being offered this summer. These trainings will provide easy-to-follow information on best practices for word processing and PDF creation that will help you make documents more accessible to all users as well as improve your overall ability to create professional Word , PDF, and Excel documents. Click below to register for one of the classes.

Video: Why Accessibility is Important

Wondering why it's so important to make documents accessible? Watch this short video featuring a student SCOE serves.


SCOE provided a training to school districts on website accessibility on July 31, 2017. Access the resources from the training here.

Word Accessibility Training Manual—For PCs
Microsoft Word Training Manual—For Mac
Google Docs Accessibility Training Manual
Microsoft Excel Accessibility Training Manual
Adobe InDesign Accessibility Training Manual
Using Adobe Acrobat DC to Make a PDF Accessible: Training Manual

Can we do more?

Our ongoing effort to make our websites more accessible benefits from your feedback. If you discover areas of our websites that you find difficult or challenging to understand because of accessibility issues or any other reason, we want to know about it.

Please email our support staff with questions or concerns you have, and we will respond as soon as possible.​


The SCOE webmaster is Jamie Hansen. She can be reached at 707-524-2620 or by emailing