Students In Transition


Santa Cruz COE at the 2023 CA Homeless Education Conference

Erika Cortes, our Homeless Project Coordinator, was able to attend the 2023 CA Homeless Education Conference earlier this month. She described it as a refreshing, …

Student Support Services Update – September 2022

The start of the school year has been busy for the Student Support Services Department! First, our Student Leadership and Engagement Coordinator, Celeste Gutierrez, is …

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Help us Stuff The Bus for Local Students!

Every year, Santa Cruz County Office of Education and United Way of Santa Cruz team up to Stuff The Bus, gathering essential backpacks and school supplies to help prepare thousands of underserved youth for the new school year. We provide these backpacks and supplies to youth currently experiencing homelessness or other hardships.

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2020 Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive Help Families in a Time of Need

With the help of volunteers, backpacks have been stuffed with school supplies for homeless students.

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Project Rudolf 2015

The Santa Cruz County Office of Education’s Students in Transition (SIT) Program embarked on their second annual Project Rudolf in 2015.