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​​​OC Pathways Showcase

Industry leaders learned how they can partner with educators to equip tomorrow’s workforce at the fifth annual OC Pathways Showcase on Dec. 3. Check out our video recap.

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Strategic Plan 2016-19

OCDE’s vision that Orange County students will lead the nation in college and career readiness and success is outlined, along with eight strategic priorities and key performance indicators.​

Orange County Public Schools Directory

View the online version, or contact Media Services for a printed version.​


​​​Understanding Health Education in California

​The California Board of Education recently approved a new Health Education Framework for public schools, providing optional guidance for K-12 teachers based on the state’s health education standards.

OCDE Budget Developments

​Orange County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Al Mijares addresses the state of OCDE’s budget.​

2020 Census Count

​Recognizing the importance of an accurate population count for schools and communities, OCDE is among a number of organizations working to raise awareness in advance of the 2020 census.​​

Professional Learning Opportunities

​OCDE supports student achievement through high-quality training opportunities for teachers, administrators and support staff.

Charter Schools

​Educational options in Orange County include high quality charter schools that emphasize rigorous academic standards, innovative programs and responsible business practices.

Public Notices

​The following public notices are posted for informational purposes for Orange County community members.​​


Calendar iconCalendar of Events

​Check out the latest events, workshops, trainings and activities coming up at OCDE.

Orange County Board of Education Meeting Agenda

Agendas for upcoming Orange County Board of Education meetings are posted at least 72 hours before each session.​

Skyview student wins honor for anti-alcohol artwork

Skyview student wins honor for anti-alcohol artwork

January 21 , 2020

Camrie Gurule, a student in OCDE’s ACCESS Skyview School, recently won the top prize in a contest organized by the Orange County Health Care Agency for her artwork aimed at preventing the use of alcohol products among young people. Students of Skyview participated in five-week alcohol and tobacco prevention “Media Detective” workshops and an Alcohol […]

La Habra campus earns state award for exemplary arts program

La Habra campus earns state award for exemplary arts program

January 20 , 2020

The Arbolita Visual and Performing Arts Academy in the La Habra City School District has earned the 2020 California Exemplary Arts Education Award, an honor presented to just 13 schools statewide. To be eligible, campuses had offer instruction to all students in at least three of the five arts disciplines identified in the state’s arts […]

Garden Grove’s Latinos Unidos Conference prepares young leaders for success

Garden Grove’s Latinos Unidos Conference prepares young leaders for success

January 20 , 2020

More than 300 students recently attended the Garden Grove Unified School District’s seventh annual Latino Unidos Conference on the campus of Cal State Fullerton. Organized by district-level Latinos Unidos student board members, the Jan. 11 event provided leadership training to set young people up for academic and personal success. Middle and high schoolers — and […]

Weekly roundup: State budget proposal add funds for new teachers, OCDE steps up efforts to curb hate incidents, and more

Weekly roundup: State budget proposal add funds for new teachers, OCDE steps up efforts to curb hate incidents, and more

January 17 , 2020

Gov. Gavin Newsom revealed a proposed budget for next fiscal year that anticipates nearly $4 billion more in revenue for K-12 schools and community colleges. An analysis of the budget proposal by EdSource shows how Newsom hopes to continue massive investments for teacher recruitment and training, and for transforming special education. Newsom also proposed spending […]