Merced County Office of Education

MCOE Absence Information


The Merced County Office of Education is using a service from Frontline Education that greatly simplifies and streamlines the process of recording and managing absences and finding substitutes.    The Frontline Absence & Time solution will be available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can be accessed via internet and phone. To print your monthly timesheet, follow the highlighted link.

How do I interact with Absence Management?

  • You can interact with Frontline on the internet at  Here, you will be able to enter absences, check your absence schedule, update personal information, and exercise other features such as uploading your lesson plans for substitutes to view online.
  • You can also call toll free at 1-800-942-3767.  Simply follow the voice menu to enter and manage absences and access other features.  We recommend that you call in to check the computer recording of your name and title.  To do this, press Option 5 and follow the prompts.

If you do not have a login and password, or have other questions about the Absence Management system, please contact your department secretary.

How do I use Absence Management?

You can view a training video on how to use employee site at the following address:

You can also find PDF documents with instructions at the following address: