This is your ed.path
Create an educational ecosystem for all educators to inspire and engage each student toward academic success, where educators have access to professional advancement regardless of their backgrounds or circumstances to ensure that they are highly effective and stay passionate.
Address the specific needs of our educational community by becoming a teaching hub to foster a continuous professional growth culture and ensure equitable and impactful education for all students by empowering and cultivating a diverse education workforce.
Respect, celebrate, and prioritize:
Equity and Inclusion
Continuous Professional Growth
Collaboration and Collegiality
From Passion to Profession
Monica Prestegaard’s Teacher Pathway Story
Current Pathway Program
Dear Classified Staff,
The Santa Cruz County Office of Education offers a scholarship to classified employees in local school districts that are part of the grant consortium and to COE’s classified employees to pursue a teaching career. The grant provides up to $4,368 per year for tuition and books until June 2026.
If you are interested in the program, please join us for the information session on Feb 8th at the Santa Cruz COE. There will be refreshments served and representatives from HR and CSUMB’s Admissions Office will be present to answer your questions.
Application is due Feb 22, 2024, and the award announcement will be on Mar 1, 2024.
Resource & Teaching Hub
Roadmap to Teaching in California. Learn about the different pathways to becoming a credentialed teacher.
California needs teachers! Use this site to make a career plan, get guidance for finding a program, and find financial aid!
California Department of Education assists future educators with resources for financial support and advocacy.
Find information on jobs available in the Santa Cruz County School System and throughout the county.
Leading educational excellence by supporting school leadership and providing professional development.
The US Department of Education is working with state and local leaders to elevate the teaching profession.
SC/SVNTP assists and supports new teachers through two years of Induction to clear their teaching credentials.
Explore the collection of practices related to social-emotional learning, character education, and mindfulness.
Welcome to ed.PATH. A playlist of how-to videos and curated information will be coming soon.
The COE kicked off our mid-year graduation ceremonies Wednesday for students attending alternative education schools in the North County. Students from Oasis High, Star Community
In a bid to bridge the gap between educators and students, S5C recently hosted an insightful event on November 16th. Seventy teachers and administrators, accompanied
Find Out More
If you have a question or would like to set up an appointment to find out more about the various educator pathways, please email InJin Jun or sign up for a newsletter of trending updates on ed.PATH.
Educator Pathway Organizer
Recruitment, Retention, and Effectiveness
Sign up to receive updates on financial opportunities, pathways to teaching, trending educational news, and professional advancement updates.