The 2020 Education Job Fairs for individuals interested in working in school settings throughout Santa Barbara County will be held in February, the Santa Barbara County Education Office (SBCEO) has announced. Staff from institutions of higher education offering degree and credentialing programs will also be available to provide information.

The job fairs, which are free to attend, will be  held on the following dates:

Feb. 8, 9 a.m.-11 a.m. at Santa Barbara County Education Office Auditorium, 4400 Cathedral Oaks Road, Santa Barbara.

Feb. 22, 9-11 a.m. at Santa Maria-Bonita School District Souza Center, 708 Miller St., Santa Maria.

“A career in education is fulfilling and meaningful because of the impact made in the lives of students every day,” said Santa Barbara County Superintendent of Schools Susan Salcido. “We encourage everyone who is interested or even thinking about education as a field of interest to attend these events.”

School districts throughout Santa Barbara County will be participating and looking to hire for positions such as teachers, speech and language specialists, instructional aides, administrative support staff, and substitutes. District representatives will be onsite to discuss job opportunities and career pathways to connect people with available positions.

Position requirements range from basic skills and experience to advanced degrees.

“These events are designed for people who are new to education, people with many years of experience, or those looking for a career change,” said Mari Minjarez Baptista, assistant superintendent for human resources.

Interested applicants can visit for more information or go to to register.