Kings County Office of Education

Todd Barlow, County Superintendent of Schools

  • Shelly Baird School
    Independent Study Program

    Shelly Baird School is in full-swing for 2021-22 and offering full-time, in-person instruction.
    Newly enacted legislation, AB 130 authorizes an optional educational program
    for qualifying students to participate in an Independent Study Program.

    If you are interested in this option for your student, please contact the
    Shelly Baird Office at 559-584-5546 to schedule a meeting.

  • Make a Positive Difference!

    Join the team of the Kings County Office of Education and
    make a positive difference in the life of a student.
    Substitue Teachers and Instructional Assistants Needed.

    Click here to see current job opportunities.


  • The Kings County Office of Education is now hiring
    for the 2021-22 school year.

    KCOE is hiring   
    In partnership with families, Kings County School Districts, our community, and other agencies, we provide comprehensive expertise, education, support, and services for
    Kings County students 3-22 years of age.

    Working together as a "Team", we strive to deliver high quality instruction to every student served to prepare them to be
    valued and contributing members of their family and society.

       Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. Salary is based on education and experience.


    See KCOE for complete details or
    call Human Resources Department 559-589-7081. 

  • Kings County Office of Education presents
    Arts in Action

    School districts within our county engage students with visual arts, music, drama, and media arts,
    to provide a well-rounded educational experience.

    Click here to read, The "Why" of Arts Education and learn
    of the amazing works 
    occurring in Kings County Schools.


    The Learning Continuity and Attendance Plan (Learning Continuity and Attendance Plan)
    is a key part of the overall budget package for K-12 that seeks to address
    funding stability for schools while providing information at the local
    educational agency (LEA) level on how student learning continuity will be
    addressed during the COVID-19 crisis in the 2020–21 school year.

    To view the 2020-2021 school districts
    Learning Continuity and Attendance Plans click here.

  • Appointment Required All Kings County Office of Education facilities remain closed to the public.

    Appointments are required to conduct essential business such as LiveScan fingerprinting, Proficiency testing, Teacher credentialing matters, and any other business related matters that require in-person interaction.
    Please call the department directly or call the main office at 559-584-1441 to schedule an appointment or for additional information.
    We thank you for your continued support of our efforts to comply with state mandates and to help prevent the spread of illness. As a reminder, per CDPH guidelines masks are required.

County Office Facilities