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The Santa Clara County of Education (SCCOE) is Committed to serving, inspiring, and promoting student and public school success.
Strategic campaigns to raise awareness of the overall benefits of education
Meeting the emerging needs of the community by providing leadership and support for children, schools, and the greater community.
A premier service organization.
Fostering respectful, supportive, and inclusive work environments within and across branches, departments, clusters, and sites.
Foster Youth & Homeless Educational Services (FYS/HES) provides services to children and youth in foster care and homeless situations. Services are designed to address their vital educational needs. FYS provides assistance and training to school districts and community stakeholders regarding the various educational laws that protect the rights of both foster and homeless youth. FYS/HES staff also works with group home providers, Juvenile Justice Department and the Department of Family and Children Services along with other agencies and organizations involved in the lives of foster and homeless youth.
View a list of upcoming trainings, conferences and other events at the Professional Learning portal.
Updated list of district liaisons and contact information.
The 250-page Homeless Liaison Toolkit serves as a ready reference for both new and experienced liaisons [PDF].
College access and success for students experiencing homelessness [PDF].
An Education Handbook for Parents and Caregivers of Children and Youth in the Foster Care System [PDF].
Questions and Answers about Assembly Bill 490 (AB 490).