TOOLS TO HELP YOUR CHILD SUCCEED
Find out more about our academic programs and priority initiatives, and dive into reports, resources and updates aimed at helping you to be your child’s best advocate.
Working To Make Santa Cruz County A Model Of Safety & Inclusiveness For LGBTQ Students
Guiding schools and school districts in ways to make all schools safer and more inclusive for LGBTQ students and their families.
Initiative for Racial Equity &Justice
Online Resources & An Ongoing Community
Providing a dynamic hub for educators engaging in courageous conversations about race and equity with each other and their students.
South County Program To Support Teens and Young Adults in the Workplace
Sueños helps teenagers and young adults (ages 16 to 24) develop workplace skills that will prepare them to enter and thrive in an increasingly competitive labor market.
COE Programs & Initiatives
By giving extra attention to programs that promote the welfare and safety of our students, we believe we can make an even greater impact.
Messages From District Leaders
Superintendents from across Santa Cruz County work together to produce clear and consistent messages to keep their communities informed.
Comprehensive Reports from the COE
Download a PDF or request a printed copy of our latest or past annual reports.
Alternative Education Programs
For Adolescents Who Have Had Limited Success In Traditional School Settings
Students can receive a high school diploma or prepare for the California High School Proficiency and/or General Education Development (GED) examinations.
Programs For Students With Disabilities
A broad continuum of classes and services available to meet the needs of our students.
North Santa Cruz County SELPA
Information About Special Education for Students with Disabilities.
A consortium to provide for all special education service needs of children residing within North Santa Cruz County.
Health & Wellness
Programs & Initiatives For Health
Partnering with other organizations to increase the health & wellness of all students in the county.
Career Technical Education Partnerships
Occupational Training In 40 Subjects Within Six Broad Career Pathways
CTEP provides students with the opportunity to acquire academic, career and technical skills and to prepare for life-long learning and success in the changing workplace.
College & Career Collaborative
Increasing Postsecondary Access & Attainment For Students In Santa Cruz County
A partnership of educators, administrators, and counselors including ten K-12 school districts, three colleges, and the County Office of Education.
Student Support Services
Quality Programs For The Students Of Santa Cruz County
Programs, services and trainings that promote school safety, youth employment/development, supportive services and community partnerships.
Academic Enrichment Programs & Student Competitions In Santa Cruz County
Competitions & programs for students including spelling bee, math contest, mock trial, science & engineering fair and more.
K-12 Computer Science Initiative
Explore Computer Science
Providing students and educators the tools, exposure, and opportunity to discover the enjoyment and benefits of computer science.
OUTDOOR SCIENCE SCHOOL
For 5th & 6th Grade Students
Students focus on investigating the rich coastal redwood forest ecosystem that surrounds our coastal community.
School Climate, Safety & Emergency Resources
A Focus On Student Safety
Making schools safer by developing resources and forming partnerships with first responders through the Safe Schools Consortia.
Educational Technology & Innovation
Distance Learning Resources
A collection of resources and ongoing professional development opportunities to support students, families and educators working remotely.
Compiling, Analyzing and Disseminating Data
Information from the COE and the California Department of Education.