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Mock Trial 2018 DP winners

The verdict is in!

The annual Santa Barbara County Mock Trial competition concluded Saturday, March 3, at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse. After a close vote, the Dos Pueblos team emerged victorious, edging out San Marcos High School.

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Keeping schools safe

Superintendent Susan Salcido:
“Keeping schools safe cannot be achieved by one or two actions alone. Success will involve partnerships among schools, children, families, community members, law enforcement, and legislators.”

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Upcoming Events

  1. Train the Brain

    March 20 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  2. Personnel Commission Meeting

    March 22 @ 12:30 pm
  3. English Learners Network

    March 23 @ 11:45 am - 2:45 pm
  4. County Board of Education Meeting

    April 5 @ 2:00 pm
  5. Adaptive Schools Seminar (Day 1 and 2 of 4)

    April 24 - April 25

The mission of the Santa Barbara County Education Office is to provide service and leadership to 20 school districts, one community college, and more than 1,100 special needs students throughout Santa Barbara County.

Santa Ynez State Preschool


We provide service and leadership to 20 school districts serving over 68,000 students throughout Santa Barbara County.

La Honda State Preschool


We provide professional learning
and support to teachers and
administrators countywide.

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We provide business and information technology services to 20 school districts and two community colleges.

South County Office – Santa Barbara

4400 Cathedral Oaks Road, P.O. Box 6307
Santa Barbara, CA 93160-6307
(805) 964-4711

North County Liaison Office – Santa Maria

402 Farnel Road, Suite M
Santa Maria, CA 93458-4960
(805) 349-0443

North County Office Google Map Link

News Releases

Current educational news within Santa Barbara County.

From the Desk of Susan Salcido

Columns written by Santa Barbara County Superintendent of Schools Susan Salcido.

Current SBCEO Newsletter

The SBCEO newsletter is published in the fall.

Innovations in Education

Highlights of the many outstanding programs and educators serving our students throughout Santa Barbara County.

SBCEO YouTube Channel

Santa Barbara County Superintendent of Schools Susan Salcido interviews educators and local community leaders.

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The Santa Barbara County Education Office is delighted to host students at special events throughout the school year, where they demonstrate the joy of learning through competition, collaboration, and camaraderie. Please visit our Educational Technology Services page to learn more about the upcoming dates, how to register, etc. by visiting https://ets.sbceo.org/events/

Check out the links below to see some of Santa Barbara County’s finest students and educators in action. Like us on Facebook and find more information about our events. For more photos of our special events, visit our Flickr page.

Partners in Education fulfills needs in K-12 schools and youth programs through the coordination of volunteer and business resources. The organization was formed by local business and education leaders in 1977, and is administered by the Santa Barbara County Education Office

Thanks to the power of partnerships, more than 200,000 volunteer hours have been served at K-12 campuses and youth-serving nonprofits across Santa Barbara County, more than 11,000 computers have been delivered to families in need, and 500 plus high school students have received paid job readiness training and internship experience in the workplace.

For more information, visit: Partners in Education