Our vision for all students in Shasta County:  A supportive, rigorous education that results in resilient, resourceful young people who think critically, work collaboratively, embrace diversity, and maintain lifelong curiosity.


To be leaders in educational excellence, offering support to schools and community to ensure Shasta County students receive a quality education preparing them for high school graduation and success in career and college.

Core Values

Service to and Engagement of students, staff, school districts, and community partners
Hospitality - friendly and generous service
Aspire to continuously improve
Sense of humor
Trustworthy and consistent
Attract, hire, and retain the best employees

The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.

C.S. Lewis

Image to the front entrance of the County Office of Education