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Teachers Network

Celebrating and supporting Santa Barbara County's Educators since 1985

The SBCEO Teachers Network provides mini-grants, awards, and recognition events for Santa Barbara County teachers and schools. Since 1983, the SBCEO Teachers Network has partnered with local businesses, foundations, and community organizations to support leadership, innovation, and effective instruction to improve teaching and learning. Contact us:

Grants Available Now!

Instructional Strategy Team Coach
Pays $1,200 to share your strategy
(click HERE to learn more)

Care for Our Earth
Pays $500 for water conservation projects/instruction. (click HERE to learn more)


Our Generous Partners

SBCEO Teachers Network Events

Each year, the SBCEO Teachers Network hosts two events; A Salute to Teachers, and the Education Celebration. Each event is designed to honor and recognize recipients of the Teachers Network grants and awards. Click to learn more:

A Salute to Teachers   Education Celebration

Teachers Network Grants & Awards


The SBCEO Teachers Network offers many different mini grants to local teachers. The grants are simple to apply for and are intended to support innovative and effective instruction for individual teachers and teams who seek to creatively impact student achievement. All grants have multiple winners and have their own application and deadline.

Award Winners

SBCEO Teachers Network Awards (Awards for Local Educators)

SBCEO Teachers Network provides a wide variety of awards designed to recognize the critical work of educators in our community. It is our privilege to honor excellence in teaching, leadership, service to students, and dedication to the profession. Scroll down for more information on each of the awards.

SBCEO Teachers Network Tips & FAQs

Congratulations: 2024 Santa Barbara County Teacher of the Year

Gregory Wolf
Social Sciences Teacher, Santa Ynez Valley Union High School

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