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MCOE Schools


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The Merced County Office of Education operates specialized programs that support students of all ages, abilities and needs. These include early education programs for the county's youngest learners, alternative education for students who succeed in non-traditional school settings and support for students with special needs.

MCOE Schools and Programs

MCOE Headquarters Information

Address 632 West 13th Street
Merced, CA 95341
Phone (209) 381-6600
Fax (209) 381-6767
Average Daily Attendance 468

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Governing Board

Name​ Trustee Area Term Expires
Dennis Hanks 1 2026
Tim Razzari 2 2026
Frank Fagundes 3 2024
Fred Honoré 4 2024
Geneva Brett 5 2026

Board Meetings

The board meetings take place every third Monday of the month at 3 p.m.

MCOE Staff

Name​ Title ​Phone
Steve M. Tietjen, Ed.D. County Superintendent of Schools (209) 381-6601
Yolanda Campos Senior Executive Assistant to the Superintendent (209) 381-6603
Maria Cuevas Executive Assistant to the Superintendent  
​​Pat Atkins Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources (209) 381-6627
Laura Fong, Ed.D. Assistant Superintendent, Special Education (209) 381-6711
Martín Macías ​Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services (209) ​381-6634
​Janet Riley ​Assistant Superintendent, Business Services (209) ​381-6725
Rosa Barragan ​Executive Director, Early Education (209) ​381-6126