California Census 2020
April 1, 2020 is Census Day and it’s important that everyone in our community is counted. Learn more at the County of Santa Barbara’s Census Website.
COVID-19 Information & School Closures
All Santa Barbara County K-12 public schools and public charter schools are closed. Educators are supporting remote learning and student meals to the extent possible.
Learn more at COVID-19 information
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.
We provide service and leadership to 20 school districts serving over 68,000 students throughout Santa Barbara County.
We provide professional learning
and support to teachers and
We provide business and information technology services to 20 school districts and two community colleges.
4400 Cathedral Oaks Road, P.O. Box 6307
Santa Barbara, CA 93160-6307
402 Farnel Road, Suite M
Santa Maria, CA 93458-4960
Current educational news within Santa Barbara County.
Columns written by Santa Barbara County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Susan Salcido.
Santa Barbara County Superintendent of Schools Susan Salcido interviews educators and local community leaders.
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/
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