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Personnel Commission

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Personnel Commission is an independent body authorized by the state to be responsible for certain personnel matters affecting the classified school employee. It is made up of three commissioners appointed for three-year staggered terms. 

The Personnel Commission has three core responsibilities as defined in the California Education Codes:

  • Oversee a personnel management program based on merit principles that ensure the selection and promotion of employees is based solely on qualifications through competitive examination.
  • Develop and administer policies governing employment matters to ensure the fair and equitable treatment of employees within the classified service.
  • Conduct appeal hearings on matters involving employee disciplinary action, employment examinations, and personnel policies and procedures.

County Board, Superintendent Select Personnel Commissioner

At the Oct. 19 regular meeting of the San Diego County Board of Education, the County Board and County Superintendent of Schools appointed Jim Esterbrooks as personnel commissioner.

The term of office will commence Dec. 1, 2018, at noon, and expire Dec. 1, 2021, at noon. The County Board/Superintendent-appointed commissioner will assume office at the regularly scheduled Personnel Commission meeting on Dec. 19, 2018.

The County Board/Superintendent appoints one member to the Personnel Commission. The classified employees of SDCOE nominate one member to the Personnel Commission, who is then appointed by the County Board. The two members of the Personnel Commission then appoint a third member. 

Meeting Schedule

All meetings are scheduled to start at 9 a.m. in Room 508 on SDCOE's main campus unless otherwise noted.

​​Persons requiring accommodation in order to view the agenda or participate in the meeting, may make the request for accommodation to the Personnel Director at 858-292-3662 at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting. (Government Code 54954.2 (a) 1.)

Pursuant to Government Code 54957.5, a copy of all documents related to any item on the agenda that has been submitted to the Commission may be obtained from:
San Diego County Office of Education
Human Resources Office, Room 406
6401 Linda Vista Road, San Diego, CA 92111​

  • July 18, 2018
  • August - No Meeting
  • Sept. 12, 2018
  • Oct. 17, 2018 (room 508 and teleconference from 2249 Poipu Road, Kauai, HI 96756)
  • Nov. 14, 2018
  • Dec. 19, 2018
  • Jan. 16, 2019
  • Feb. 13, 2019 (Feb. 20, 2019)
  • March 20, 2019
  • April 17, 2019
  • May 15, 2019
  • June 19, 2019