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Contra Costa County Teacher/Certificated Staff Recruitment Fair

February 21, 2015,
9:00 a.m. to noon

Pittsburg High School Gymnasium
1750 Harbor Street,
Pittsburg, CA 94565

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Common Core Distinguished Speaker Series with Carol Jago

January 29, 2015

Del Valle Adult Center
1963 Tice Valley Blvd.,
Walnut Creek, CA 94595

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Responsive Design for Educators

January 29, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Contra Costa County
Office of Education
77 Santa Barbara Rd.,
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

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5th annual SF Bay Area STEAM Colloquium

January 30, 2015

San Ramon Marriott
2600 Bishop Drive
San Ramon, CA 94583

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Main Content

new Superintendent of Schools, Karen SakataNew Superintendent Sworn In

Karen Sakata officially assumes role as CCC Superintendent of Schools

Congratulations Karen Sakata, Contra Costa County's new superintendent of schools. Karen was sworn in January 5th by Dr. Joseph Ovick who retired as CCC Superintendent after 18 years. “My goal is to make this a seamless transition and continue to provide the stellar support that students, staff members and school districts have come to expect,” said Sakata.

Sakata was elected June, 2014 after serving as CCCOE's deputy superintendent, directing its Human Resources department. Before transferring to Human Resources, she was the CCCOE's associate superintendent, student programs and services. Prior to joining the CCCOE, she spent 14 years as principal of Ayers Elementary School in Concord.

View a video of the ceremony


2015 Contra Costa County
Teacher/Certificated Staff Recruitment Fair

Saturday, February 21, 9:00 a.m. – noon
Pittsburg High School Gymnasium, 1750 Harbor Street, Pittsburg, CA 94565

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Substitutes Needed for 2014-15 School Year

Get involved! Substitute Teachers & Instructional Assistants are needed in Special Education and Court & Community School programs. Your presence can make a difference! Go to to apply. Contact Krista Eddy at 925-942-3317 for more information on substituting. Contact Jeannine Yore at 925-942-3371 for more information on Parolee Education postings.

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Welcome to The CCCOE

The Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) plays a leadership role in the delivery of quality education to more than 173,000 K-12 students in Contra Costa.

Under the leadership of an elected superintendent of schools and a five-member elected board of education, the CCCOE provides services to students, school districts, and the community including:

  • Career Technical Classes
  • Court and Community Schools
  • Special Education
  • Technical Assistance
  • Staff Development
  • Business and Administrative Support
  • Teacher Credentialing

The underpinnings of the County Office of Education culture can be found in our strategic plan and five core concepts of quality.


Page updated on: January 28, 2015

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