Human Resources

Human Resources

SBCEO’s Human Resources division administers personnel functions, registers credentials for county teachers, and provides help to applicants for new credentials or renewals. The division manages a fingerprint records cooperative for school districts for multiple-district substitute teachers, and helps school districts with legal and policy issues relating to school district employment. STRS Regional Counseling Service (California State Teachers’ Retirement System) provides pre-retirement counseling, by appointment, to CalSTRS members.

CalSTRS Counseling Service

Santa Barbara County Education Office offers CalSTRS members individual and group benefits planning sessions.  General workshops are available on location at various school district sites and SBCEO.

Individual appointments are available in two locations:

SBCEO Office:
4400 Cathedral Oaks Road, Santa Barbara

North County Office:
402 Farnel Road, Santa Maria

For individual and group appointments at either office, please contact the CalSTRS Call Center at 1-800-228-5453 and choose option 3.  Individual appointments can also be scheduled using your MyCalSTRS account and choosing the icon labeled Schedule a Benefits Planning Session.

Registration for general workshops can be located at:

CalSTRS website: