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Monterey County Office of Education

Leadership, Support and Service to Prepare All Students for Success

Dr. Deneen Guss, County Superintendent of Schools

Contact MCOE

Monterey County Office of Education

901 Blanco Circle
Salinas, CA 93901-4455


P.O. Box 80851
Salinas, CA 93912-0851


Job Hotline - 831.755.0330

Mailroom Fax - 831.753.7888

Special Education Fax - 831.769.0732

Business 1 Fax - 831.753.1686

MCOE Cabinet Team

Please click on a cabinet member's name to read more about them or visit the Meet the Cabinet page.
Dr. Deneen GussMonterey County Superintendent of Schools831.755.0301
Garry BousumAssociate Superintendent of Business
Joshua JornChief Officer of General Services and Business 
Leigh ButlerChief Human Resources
Dr. Ernesto VelaAssistant Superintendent of Student
Terri DyeAssistant Superintendent of Special
Caryn LewisAssistant Superintendent of Educational
Dr. Trish PaulsonChief Technology
Ginny BrownAdministrative
Jessica HullCommunications & Public Relations


Dr. Deneen Guss

County Superintendent
Phone: 831.755.0301

Carla Strobridge Stewart

Assistant to the County Superintendent
Phone: 831.784.4244

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