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Viewing Policy: BP 0005 – Vision

BP 0005

Philosophy, Goals, Objectives and Comprehensive Plans



In order to provide a clear focus for the San Benito County Office of Education (SBCOE), activities and operations, the Board shall adopt a long-range vision that sets direction for the SBCOE which is focused on student learning. This vision may be incorporated in various documents, including the SBCOE’s mission or purpose statement, philosophy, long-term goals, short-term objectives, and/or comprehensive plans.


The Superintendent or designee shall recommend an appropriate process for establishing and/or reviewing the SBCOE’s vision statement which is inclusive of parents/guardians, students, staff and community members.


The Board shall review the SBCOE vision statements at least every three years or whenever a new Board member or Superintendent joins the SBCOE.  Following these reviews the Board may revise or reaffirm the direction it has established.


The Superintendent or designee shall communicate the SBCOE’s vision to staff, parents/guardians and the community.


Our Vision

We envision an educational environment where all children are empowered, through skills and knowledge, to become responsible contributing members of a global community.

Our Mission

To provide the educational leadership for all children to develop skills and the will necessary to succeed in the 21st century.

Our Core Values

We Value: 

  • A strong family unit and supportive social structure.
  • Educational methods that develop responsible citizens.


We Believe That: 

  • All children are valuable to themselves and the community.
  • All children are capable of learning and being successful.
  • All children have the capacity, skills, and knowledge to contribute to the global community.
  • San Benito County schools have teachers who need our continuous support financially, technologically, and developmentally.
  • All children have the right to be educated in a safe and challenging environment.


  • San Benito County schools have a curriculum that teaches children to be successful problem solvers.
  • San Benito County schools provides programs and excellent teachers for our children.
  • San Benito County schools have a vital role in the support of the entire community of educators.



Policy Adopted: 12-08-16