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Mission, Commitments, and Board Goals


The mission of the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) is inspiring and leading innovation in education.

Our Commitments

Because each person is born with inherent worth and dignity, and because equitable access and opportunity are essential to a just, educated society, SDCOE employees commit to being:

  • Respectful of differences and diverse perspectives
  • Accountable for their actions and their impact on students
  • Proactive in improving ways we support and engage our students, school districts, and community partners
  • Responsible stewards of our resources
  • Lifelong learners who contribute to our collective success so that students thrive now and in the future

County Board of Education Goals

  1. Connect the educational experience to the world of work, to guarantee all students graduate prepared for college, career, and beyond
  2. Provide educational opportunities and supports to SDCOE schools and school districts so that all students, including our historically underserved students, are successful
  3. Become the leader and model for innovation, so that SDCOE scales, supports, and develops new opportunities for our schools, districts, and students
  4. Maximize human and operational resources to strengthen the organizational culture of SDCOE