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 school districts, community partners, and each other for the benefit of all students.
Hopeful and helpful
Aspire to improve and innovate
Shared humor and joy
Attract, hire, and retain the best employees

Equity Statement

SCOE is committed to building understanding of bias and its impacts to ensure equity and inclusion through...

  • developing, enhancing, and maintaining equitable systems;
  • offering equitable access to programs, services, and resources;
  • fostering success for all staff, students, schools, and community partners.

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

C.S. Lewis