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The Santa Clara County Office 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
Improving access to inclusive, equitable, high quality 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.
The Peer Advocate Program is open to all 6th to 12th grade students in Santa Clara County including youth with non-traditional leadership skills and youth with lived experience. The program teaches students to become leaders in offering peer-to-peer support to spread the tobacco and drug-free message on campus.
Bring the Peer Advocates to your school site!
Contact your TUPE Specialist representative to set up a training at your site.
The Peer Advocate Advisory Council (PAAC) is a Santa Clara County youth-centered leadership group that engages in community level advocacy and awareness projects ranging from media campaigns, research, and peer-to-peer education.
Visit the sites below to learn more about the efforts of other advocacy groups!
California Youth Advocacy Network
Peer Advocate Packet
A guide of student engagement activities to implement at your school site.
Peer Advocate Materials Folder