About ICOE

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Our Mission

Improve the quality of life in our community by promoting strong families and students who are prepared for life, college, and career.

Our Values  

Mutual Respect and Teamwork
We believe in caring relationships and bringing out the best in each other.

Social Responsibility
We believe it is our duty to serve the greatest needs in our community, and that equitable access and opportunity are essential.

Professional and Personal Integrity
We believe that truthfulness, honor, and ethical behavior is the norm.

Service and Leadership
We believe in engaging diverse people, ideas, and practices as we serve and lead.

Transparency and Accountability
We believe in practicing responsible stewardship in all we do.

We believe in promoting fun and happiness in our personal and professional lives.

Our Priorities

College and Career Readiness
Ensuring our students are ready to work and learn in the global economy.

Comprehensive Student Success
Meeting the academic, social, emotional, and physical needs of our children.

Promoting Healthy Families
Providing programs and services that enrich the capacity of families to improve their quality of life and contribute to our community.

Positive Inter-Agency Relationships
Partnering and collaborating with other agencies to strengthen our impact in areas of common purpose.

Establishing Technology-Rich Practices
Using technology in support of teaching, learning, and community advancement.

Empowering our community to be an ideal place to live, learn, and work!

Please read the superintendent message from our County Superintendent of Schools, J. Todd Finnell, Ed.D.

Imperial County Office of Education
1398 Sperber Road
El Centro, CA 92243
Phone: (760) 312-6464
Fax: (760) 312-6565