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

(925) 942-3388

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Strategic Plan - Vision, Values & Focus

The Contra Costa County Office of Education has expressed its commitment to quality in a vision statement, values, and focus areas.

CCCOE Strategic Plan

  • VISION: Education empowers tomorrow's global citizens.
  • MISSION: Our mission is to be the premier county education agency providing bold leadership, high quality programs, and innovative services.
    • Respect
    • Integrity
    • Diversity
    • Teamwork
    • Ethical Leadership
    • Creativity/Innovation
    • Advocacy for all learners

Agency Focus

  1. Provide services and products that support learning and accountability.
  2. Take the lead in creating and sustaining partnerships and collaborations that strengthen opportunities for learners.
  3. Challenge the status quo by promoting an environment that values creativity, encourages risk taking, and supports innovation.
  4. Recruit, support, and retain outstanding people for careers in education that reflect our diverse communities.
  5. Provide local and regional high-quality professional development to meet student, district, and staff needs.
  6. Incorporate technology to enhance learning and empower users.
  7. Use two-way communication to evaluate services and inform data-driven decisions.
  8. Advocate for all learners by promoting the successes and explaining the challenges of public education.


Superintendent of Schools
Karen Sakata

County Board of Education

Area 1 Fatima S. Alleyne, Ph.D.
Area 2 Christine W. Deane
Area 3 Vikki J. Chavez
Area 4 Mike Maxwell
Area 5 Jeff Belle



Page updated on: December 20, 2017

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