Placer County Office of Education Mission Statement
The Placer County Office of Education provides successful educational programs designed to educate a wide variety of students with diverse needs, birth through adult.
Student Services Mission Statement
To increase student achievement through rigorous and meaningful instruction to all students.
iCARE is a partnership between the Placer County Office of Education and local school districts and provides a program tailored to the student's educational and social-emotional needs. PCOE and Placer County Probation partner to provide an after school Youth Resource Center (YRC) for all students enrolled at iCARE. The iCARE YRC provides a variety of services and supports to ensure developing academic and social-emotional success. Academic intervention is also provided for those who need credit recovery or extra academic support. iCARE has a low teacher-student ratio to provide differentiated instruction and Individualized Learning Plans for all students.
The iCARE YRC provides counseling to students who will benefit from social-emotional support, substance-abuse awareness classes and classes related to anger-management/choice making. Career Technical Education is currently provided in the areas of Robotics and Programming through a grant funded program provided by the Yolo County Office of Education and UC Davis. Academic and Career Counseling is provided to all students and a broad course of study is available using a blended model of in-class instruction and on-line coursework.