It is the mission of the Inyo County Office of Education to promote, support and inspire high-quality education.

A Message From the Superintendent

Welcome to the Inyo County Office of Education.

Welcome to the Inyo County Office of Education! Inyo County is situated in the beautiful Eastern Sierra and is one of the most expansive and diverse places in California. From the picturesque landscapes of Death Valley to the high mountain peaks of the Sierra Nevada, Inyo County enjoys visitors all year long for fishing, hiking, rock climbing, photography, cultural events, off-road trails, and winter sports.

We appreciate you taking the opportunity to learn more about our students, our school districts and our other partners in education. Our website is designed to not only provide resources and information to you about the many fine programs and services that are provided by the Inyo County Office of Education, but it is also a tool to help communicate the outstanding achievements of our students and staff.

As your elected County Superintendent of Schools, some of my responsibilities include helping our school districts with the implementation of regional programs, providing fiscal oversight, monitoring teacher credentialing, Barry Simpson Inyo County Office of Education Superintendentproviding curriculum support and professional development, aid in the navigation of state and federal compliance issues and help in other areas of interest to our local school districts. However, my greatest role as superintendent is to promote, support and inspire high-quality educational services to all students by providing leadership, support, and assistance to each of our school districts.

At the Inyo County Office of Education, we maintain a long-standing tradition of educational excellence and service to our students, parents, and community. I look forward to maintaining that commitment to service. Thank you for visiting our website and I hope you will visit the beautiful Eastern Sierra soon!

Barry D. Simpson
Inyo County Superintendent of Schools

Giving Back

The Inyo County Office of Education and local merchants are Giving Back to All Essential Workers. Throughout the month of September, the below listed businesses’ will be giving discounts to all essential workers. Please present a work ID, name badge or business card to redeem this offer. To those who have persevered during these past months and have shown dedication to our community, you are appreciated! Teachers, Health and Medical Care Providers, Fire Fighters and Law Enforcement, Grocery, Retail, Hardware Store, Hotel, Public Transit, Delivery and Gas Station Employees, Day Care Providers and more, we Thank You! The Inyo County Office of Education would like to say “Thank you to all essential workers and to all participating merchants”

  • Great Basin Bakery – 10% discount
  • Looney Bean – 15% discount
  • Bee Gee’s – 15% discount
  • Pupfish Café – 10% discount
  • Nuts ‘n Twigs – 10% discount
  • Copper Top Bar-B-Que – 20% discount
  • Perry Motors, $500 rebate towards the purchase of a new/used car.

Inyo County Office of Education has created a Google Site with information and resources for teachers, parents, and administrators about distance learning under the shelter-in-place restrictions during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please click on the image below to access the site, or go to

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