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 Board of Education

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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.

Trustee Areas - School Districts Served in Placer County

The Placer County Board of Education consists of seven members representing four geographic trustee areas throughout Placer County:

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View Detailed Trustee Area Map

 Board Vacancy - Area 1

​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.

Application Process

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 no later than 5 p.m. on January 25, 2021.

Next Steps

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.

 Board Members

Board Members Image​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

 Board Bylaws and Policies

Board Bylaws and Policies Image​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

 Board Meeting Minutes

Board Meeting Minutes Image All Board of Education meetings are held at:

Placer County Office of Education
Burns Room
360 Nevada Street, Auburn, CA
Starting at 5:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.



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.​​


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. ​

 Meeting Spotlight

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Board Meeting​​

Date: February 11, 2021
PCOE-Burns Room
360 Nevada Street
Auburn CA
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Public Comment: Due to COVID-19, public comment is held via Zoom. Please see the agenda for details.



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"One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world"​

​-Malala Yousafzai