Working at SDCOE
The San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) has more than 1,100 people working together to support the half-million students and 26,000 teachers across the county. Our team is focused on inspiring and leading innovation in education so that all students can thrive in a future without boundaries.
The County Office helps the county’s school districts operate efficiently and with significant cost savings by leveraging resources to perform personnel tasks and provide staff development and other services. With a focus on equity, innovation, and career technical education, SDCOE directly educates about 1,200 students at 21 sites each year and provides support services to about 480,000 students across 42 school districts.
It takes a workforce skilled in a variety of ways to innovate education and work to guarantee all students graduate prepared for college, career, and life. If that sounds like something you're passionate about, then apply today!
What our employees say
“The expertise and talent around the organization is amazing.”
"I love that my job is different every day and I get to work with students from age 2 through 22. It is truly a one-of-a-kind workplace."
“I always have felt SDCOE takes good care of employees.”
SDCOE believes each person is born with inherent worth and dignity, and so our employees commit to being respectful of differences and diverse perspectives, 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
As an administrative assistant, Sandra Walden supports three departments in the Innovation division as well as Monarch School, which serves students who are experiencing homelessness.
Miranda Mann processes personnel transactions, audits, processes data, onboards new employees, and supports employees, job applicants, and the general public as a human resources technician.
As a program data technician, Garcia closely monitors the student data at all Juvenile Court and Community Schools (JCCS) sites to ensure accuracy and compliance. She also works with all 42 school districts in the county to support data access necessary to the successful transition of students entering or exiting JCCS programs.
Cyndi Hawkes works with colleagues across the County Office and local school districts to support branding, communications, and promotion through photography, e-newsletters, and the website.
As an office assistant at the JCCS Youth Transition Center, Fabiola Resendiz-Castillo handles a lot at the school, including supporting staff members, helping visitors, and even providing translation services during student-led conferences.
Dr. Matthew Tessier has joined the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) as assistant superintendent of innovation, building on organizational efforts to eliminate bias and create opportunity, as well as expand offerings at the Linda Vista Innovation Center and offer professional development for school leaders and staff.
In his 17 years with the Migrant Education program, Flavio Ceja has done his job with dedication and care, leading with his heart to support students and families.
Venecia Montes is a youth development assistant in the Friday Night Live Program in SDCOE's Student Wellness and School Culture department where she implements school-based mentoring programs, plans and leads youth leadership building events and activities, and works with community partners in the support of activities and events for youth.
Betsy DeLaRosa, SDCOE's Classified School Employee of the Year, brings a depth of knowledge of child development to her work and often serves as a voice of advocacy and support for local families.