The Placer County Board of Education, also known as the County Board, serves a vital role as the elected governing body for the Placer County Office
of Education (PCOE) that operates under the authority of the California Constitution, the Legislature, California Education Code and the State Board of Education.
The vision of the Placer County Superintendent of Schools and the Placer
County Board of Education is to provide exemplary leadership and service to
schools, parents and the community as we work together to provide a globally
competitive, comprehensive, rigorous and relevant education to all students. Read more about our vision, mission and strategic goals.
The Board of Education approves the Local Control
Accountability Plan (LCAP) for the county office and its charters, approves the
county office budget and serves as the appellate body for interdistrict
transfer, expulsion and charter school appeals. Additionally, members of
the PCOE Board of Education serve as ambassadors for the education system and
advocate at the local, state and national levels.
The Placer County Board of Education consists of seven members
representing four geographic trustee areas throughout Placer County:
Dry Creek Joint Elementary School District
Eureka Union School District
Roseville City School District
Roseville Joint Union High School District
Western Placer Unified School District
Rocklin Unified School District
Ackerman Charter School District
Alta-Dutch Flat School District
Auburn Union School District
Colfax Elementary School District
Foresthill Union School District
Loomis Union School District
Newcastle Elementary School District
Placer Hills Union School District
Placer Union High School District
Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District
View Detailed Trustee Area Map
On Thursday, January 14, the Placer County Board of Education voted unanimously to begin the process of a provisional appointment to fill its open board member seat for Area 1. This position was recently vacated due to resignation of Trustee Suzanne Jones who was elected to the Placer County Board of Supervisors in March 2020. To avoid a costly special election, the County Board has selected the provisional appointment process to fill the open seat to serve out the reminder of Jones’ term which expires in December 2022. Read the full press release.Requirements per Education Code 1006: Any registered voter residing in Area 1 which covers the areas of Dry Creek Joint Elementary School District, Eureka Union School District, Roseville City School District and Roseville Joint Union High School District is eligible to be a member of the County Board of Education except the County Superintendent of Schools or any member of his or her staff, or any employee of a school district that is within the jurisdiction of the county board of education.
If you are interested in applying, complete the Board Vacancy Area 1 Candidate Application. Please also submit a resume.
Completed applications along with a resume should be submitted to the
Superintendent of Schools Office at 360 Nevada Street, Auburn, CA 95603
or via email to email@example.com no later than 5 p.m. on January 25, 2021.
Candidates will be contacted by January 29, 2021 regarding next steps in the appointment process. The County Board will be conducting the process to make a provisional appointment at their regular Board Meeting on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 5 p.m.
If you have any questions, please contact the Superintendent's Office at (530) 889-5941.
Placer County Board of Education members are the fiduciaries who steer the organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical and legal governance as well as financial management policies. The Board of Education also ensures the organization has adequate resources to advance its mission.
Learn more about the County Board Members
The Placer County Board of Education provides leadership and citizen input for educational programs and services operated by the Placer County Office of Education, including services provided to school districts and the community.
Visit Board Bylaws
Placer County Office of Education Burns Room360 Nevada Street, Auburn, CAStarting at 5:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
HOW MANY BOARD MEMBERS SERVE ON THE COUNTY BOARD?
The County Board of Education consists of seven members whose terms shall be staggered so that as nearly as practicable, one half of the County Board members shall be elected on the date and in the same manner prescribed for election of governing board members of school districts.
HOW LONG IS A BOARD MEMBER'S TERM?
The term of office for County Board members elected in regular elections shall be four years, commencing on the second Friday in December subsequent to their election.
Board of Education Vacancy Application, Area 1
Submit the completed application and a resume by Monday, January 25, 2021 at 5 p.m. to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Board Docs Site
Policy site for Placer County Board of Education Meeting Minutes
County Wide School Safety Measures Handout
PCOE Training, Schools, Community, Collaboration, Safety Steps
PCOE Board Policies
Policies presented, reviewed and adopted by the PCOE Board of Education
IDA Appeal Handbook
Steps for Interdistrict Transfer Appeals to the County Board
Expulsion Appeal Handbook
Steps for Expulsion Appeals to the County Board
LCFF/LCAP Overview for Parents and Community
Information about the Local Control Funding Formula and the Local Control Accountability Plans
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