Message from the Superintendent


I consider it an honor and privilege to serve as your County Superintendent of Schools.  I pledge to provide leadership and service for all schools throughout San Luis Obispo County.  The County Superintendent of Schools serves as a spokesperson and advocate for the San Luis Obispo County students, staff and parents. The partnerships between the schools, families, and the larger community are the backbone of any success in the changing world of education.

Research indicates that whom we train and employ as our classroom teachers and school principals, has a great deal of influence on student success. We cannot underestimate the value of a highly qualified teacher or school administrator.  It is imperative that we act now to encourage intelligent young people to consider education as a profession.

James J. Brescia, Ed.D., Superintendent



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California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) 24th District Congressional Debate is tonight. All seats have been claimed, but the debate will be broadcast LIVE on COETV Charter Cable Channel 2 tonight at 6:00 P.M.

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Join us for the next Tech After Dark on Tuesday, February 2 at 6:30 pm! will be speaking at this event at Luis Wine Bar in SLO. ... See MoreSee Less

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The High Profile film crew was at SLOCOE on Thursday taping an upcoming episode of the show. The show will feature COETV and focus on the transition from Public to Educational programming on Charter Channel 2. High Profile airs Tuesdays at 9:00 P.M., Saturdays at 11:00 A.M., and Sundays at 1:00 P.M. ... See MoreSee Less

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Do your students need help with research, college prep, or study tools? Find out how the ETC Portal can help.
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San Luis Obispo County Office of Education with Rancho El Chorro Outdoor School.

Your Students, Your Schools, Rancho El Chorro
Check out the new episode of Your Students, Your Schools featuring Rancho El Chorro Outdoor School. Join Superintendent Dr. Brescia on a tour of the school campus and see what makes environmental education so fun.
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Peggy Marie EdwardsGreat video! I've been taking my two grand-daughters to SOAK Camp at REC for the last two summers & they are hooked!! I also love the new catering services - great food! :)

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