• Divisions Overview


About Our Divisions

Administrative Services


  • The Communications 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 and Information page.

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

Curriculum and Instruction

Student and Community 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