• Divisions Overview


About Our Divisions

Administrative Services


  • The Communication Department highlights and promotes the work of the Santa Barbara County Education Office through media relations, social media, website management, press releases, public service announcements, op-eds, television production, copywriting, event support and public records requests.  Visit our News & Information page.

    The department also offers printing and graphic design services.  Visit the Print Shop.

Curriculum and Instruction

Educational Services

Human Resources

  • Human Resources administers personnel functions, registers credentials for county teachers, and provides assistance to those applying or renewing credential applications. This division also manages a fingerprint records cooperative for school districts for multiple-district substitute teachers, and helps school districts with legal and policy issues relating to school district employment. State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) provides pre-retirement counseling, by appointment, to CalSTRS members.

Special Education