The Stanislaus County Office of Education, through effective leadership, coordinated services, staff development, and partnerships among family, school and community, will support public education in preparing diverse students to become productive citizens and life-long learners.
We will behave with integrity, honesty, humility and courage.
Customers include families, school district personnel, community partners, and SCOE Employees. We will maintain an environment in which to share ideas and work cooperatively. We will listen to our customers' needs as we collaboratively develop services and solutions.
Quality is determined by the customer who uses the programs
and services, and we consider everyone with whom we interact a customer.
We will continually improve our programs and services by determining
customer needs and responding to customer feedback and suggestions.
Management will determine the most appropriate level for
the resolution of issues. Management's decisions will include input from
employees who will be impacted by proposed changes as early in the
decision-making process as possible.
Everything an employee does affects our organization. We
will hold ourselves accountable to accomplish what we have been hired to
do. We will behave as ambassadors of SCOE and respect every person and
role within the organization.
When seeking to address and resolve challenges, we will
focus on processes and systems using SCOE policies, protocols, and
To inspire trust, to seek mutual benefit, and to act in the
best interest of those we serve, we will rely on data. We will gather,
analyze, and act on data about SCOE’s services, products, and programs.
Managers will provide employees with sufficient background
knowledge to fully understand their role and to accurately represent
SCOE’s broader mission in the community.
We will all accept and give praise to acknowledge
individual accomplishments as well as celebrate shared successes.
The organization realizes that to be effective at work, employees must maintain a healthy balance in their duties to home, work and community. We will respect others’ efforts to effectively manage multiple responsibilities. Supervisors will support employees’ requests for flexibility when feasible and appropriate.
Provide leadership to the educational community to maximize collaboration, communication, and innovation.
Pursue collaborative partnerships with family, school and community to support the preparation of students for the future.
Continuously assess the relevance and effectiveness of the programs and services of SCOE to foster continuous improvement.