The Child Development Resource Center is a program of the Santa Cruz County Office of Education and shares its Vision, Mission, and Values.


We envision a community with engaged learners and leaders who have the social, emotional, academic and technical skills to thrive in a changing world.


To lead an equitable and innovative learner-centered educational system.



We create or improve programs, practices and policies to ensure that every learner has opportunities, experiences and support systems that address their educational goals and needs.


We foster communication, collaboration, creativity and critical thinking to generate new ideas and solutions.


We listen to the needs of our learners, families, educators and the community and work with our partners to create networks of support and opportunities so all our learners can achieve and thrive.


We hold ourselves to high standards of quality and professionalism and aim to exceed the expectations of our learners, community, partners and staff.