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Monterey County Office of Education

Leadership, Support and Service to Prepare All Students for Success

Dr. Nancy Kotowski, County Superintendent of Schools

Culture change is a complex process that no single policy or program can fully address. The Educational Services team goal is to assist districts and school sites in establishing culturally responsive systems of behavior support so that every child can succeed socially, emotionally and academically. The Educational Services team works in partnership professional experts to provides training, coaching, evaluation and strategic planning services to assist districts and school communities in creating sustainable culture and systems change.

Research shows that positive school climate and culture is indispensable to learning, healthy social and emotional development and the academic success of children and youth.


Esther Rubio

Program Coordinator, School Climate
Phone: 831.755.0843

Gail Kuehl

Special Projects
Phone: 831.755.0368

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