K-12 Support

  • The bulk of our work here at the Lake County Office of Education is comprised of supporting our local school districts that serve our Lake County K-12 grade students.

    Our Educational Services department and Fiscal Services department are the foundation of our district support.

    Our Information Technology (IT) department provides high-bandwidth, high-capacity internet to all of our districts, and our Emergency Preparedness program provides leadership in disaster planning for each of our districts to meet their individual needs.

    Our Healthy Start program has family advocates located at school sites in each of our districts to provide comprehensive services to support academic success in students.

    The Lake County Office of Education runs two schools. The Clearlake Creativity School provides educational opportunities for K-12 grade students, who have a current IEP and meet the referral criteria for admission. 

    The Hance Community School provides an alternative learning environment for 7-12 grade students who are experiencing difficulties in a traditional school setting.

    AmeriCorps provides Tier II tutoring and behavior interventions to PK–12 grade students in Lake County.

    The Lake County Office of Education provides leadership in Positive Behavioral Supports & Interventions to help school staff support students in their academic, behavioral and social emotional needs. 

    Services to the students include the ASES afterschool program, Academic Decathlon, Mock Trial, University Admittance Reception, work permits, attendance competitions, and more.

    Our Special Education Local Planning Area (SELPA) is comprised of all six Lake County school districts and the Lake County Office of education. These Local Education Agencies (LEAs) collaborate to offer a free appropriate public education (FAPE) to every Individual with Exceptional Needs.