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​​​​​​County Offices of Education Explained

OCDE has produced a brief video that explains what county ​​offices of education do and how they support school systems, students and families throughout the state.​​​​

Orange County Public Schools Directory

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Fentanyl Dangers
What makes fentanyl exceedingly dangerous is its potency — and the fact tha​t many of its victims don’t know they’re taking the synthetic opioid.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Resources and Supports for Professional Learning

​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.​​


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.​

County Committee on School District Organization Agenda

With members elected by local boards of education, the County Committee studies and makes recommendations related to the organization and reorganization of school districts, their boundaries, and their trustee elections.​
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Weekly roundup: Anaheim students cultivate community farm fest, Cypress High School graduate selected in MLB draft, and more

Weekly roundup: Anaheim students cultivate community farm fest, Cypress High School graduate selected in MLB draft, and more

July 19 , 2024

On a 2.5-acre farm in Anaheim, students spent their Saturday teaching community members how to make strawberry jam with fresh fruit grown right from the Magnolia High School campus garden. This was just one of the agricultural activities planned for families at the Magnolia Agriscience Community Center’s first-ever farm berry festival. About 80 students organized the July 13 event to educate the community on sustainable gardening practices utilizing accessible, locally-grown produce. Through a paid summer internship with the Anaheim Union […]

WATCH: Educators converge in Anaheim for conference that aims to promote excellence for all learners

WATCH: Educators converge in Anaheim for conference that aims to promote excellence for all learners

July 17 , 2024

This week, the Anaheim Convention Center has become a hub for educational innovation, hosting more than 3,000 educators for the 7th annual California MTSS Professional Learning Institute.  The three-day event was organized by the Orange County Department of Education in partnership with the Butte County Office of Education to share strategies for making learning more individualized, engaging and effective. Under the theme “Inspire, Innovate and Thrive,” the conference is specifically showcasing scores of workshops and presentations aligned with the California […]

WATCH: OCDE’s College and Career Preparatory Academy honors 141 graduates

WATCH: OCDE’s College and Career Preparatory Academy honors 141 graduates

July 15 , 2024

Since 2015, OCDE’s College and Career Preparatory Academy has provided independent study options and personalized guidance for young adults looking to earn their high school diplomas. With opportunities to earn credits while juggling everyday responsibilities like full-time jobs or familial duties, CCPA students have persevered through obstacles in pursuit of graduation. That perseverance was on full display at Fullerton Union High School, where 141 graduates ages 18 to 25 recently graced the stage of the Fullerton Auditorium to receive their […]

Weekly roundup: Fullerton district targets learning loss with summer programs, student-led nonprofit offers free math tutoring, and more

Weekly roundup: Fullerton district targets learning loss with summer programs, student-led nonprofit offers free math tutoring, and more

July 12 , 2024

This summer, Fullerton School District students are keeping mentally active through the district’s Encore Program. Spectrum News recently featured FSD in a segment called “Life on Rosecrans,” which details the different communities that span the 27-mile street. FSD, otherwise known as the “education community,” was first on the list. The video highlighted the district’s commitment to its students, specifically through the Encore Expanded Learning Programs. With before- and after-school programs and summer camps, these active participation opportunities aim to prevent […]