Human Resources

Troy Cope, Senior Director of Human Resources
Troy Cope
Chief Human Resources Officer
(831) 466-5751
LaDawn Holliday Tilmon
Receptionist II
(831) 466-5600

It's About People

The Human Resources Department provides HR and employment services for a wide range of staff working for the Santa Cruz County Office of Education. We are also proud to provide various support and ancillary services to school districts throughout the county. We are here to serve.


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Substitute Teacher Resources

Find information for substitute teachers including how to get on the sub list, how to get a temporary permit, pay rates , and other useful information.

Employment Information

Find information on jobs available in the Santa Cruz County School System, including current postings, job descriptions, and salary schedule information.

Staff Resources

Find information for current Santa Cruz County Office of Education staff, including employee agreements, forms, documents, and other helpful resources.

Personnel Commission

Find information on the Personnel Commission, its meeting schedule, meeting agendas & minutes, regulations and other helpful resources.

Other Services

Find information on a variety of services available to job seekers, current staff, substitute teachers and other school system employees.