Sonoma County Office of Education

School Board Support


Effective governance and policy development are critical components of school board leadership. The Sonoma County Superintendent and Sonoma County Board of Education host periodic seminars designed to support and develop effective and informed school governing boards. These sessions highlight board leadership strategies that enable staff to administer high-quality educational programs that meet the diverse needs of local communities.

  • Meet with other local board members and share best practices
  • Deepen understanding of board leadership and effective governance
  • Explore topics of interest for ongoing board capacity-building

On the Calendar

January 30 | School Trustee Appreciation Dinner | RSVP

Monday, January 30 | 6:00-8:00pm | John Ash & Co. | No cost
SCOE honors local school board members for their tireless efforts and dedication to the students and communities of Sonoma County at this biennial trustee appreciation dinner. Note: This event has limited capacity.
Guest speaker Jose Antonio Vargas, Equity and the Undocumented Student


  • Steven Herrington, Superintendent of Schools
    (707) 524-2603,
  • Kristen Johnson, Agency Outreach Coordinator
    (707) 524-8402,
  • Anne Layton, Executive Assistant
    (707) 524-2603,