Author: Dr. Faris Sabbah

About Dr. Faris

Dr. Faris Sabbah

Dr. Faris Sabbah is the Santa Cruz County superintendent of schools. Over the past 25 years, he has served as county deputy superintendent, county assistant superintendent, university professor, director, assistant principal, teacher, and instructional aide. He is committed to the values of diversity, equity and inclusion as he helps lead the evolution of the county office of education in addressing the needs of students, districts, and the community.

This winter, I had the pleasure of participating in a panel discussion focused on environmental literacy at the annual California Curriculum and Instruction Steering Committee (CISC) Leadership Symposium. Our session featured the work of county offices of education that are supporting districts using environmental learning as the context for inclusive, relevant engagement with core subject […]