OCDE Value Statement: The Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) is a public education organization based on the fundamental human values of honesty, commitment, responsibility, respect, integrity, and professional ethics. Our priority is service to students, districts, and the community who look to us for support and educational leadership. We believe that the public deserves our complete candor and objectivity in our delivery of all services. We provide a safe, caring, courteous, and professional environment in a climate that fosters collaborative work and individual development for our employees. We hold each other and ourselves accountable for the highest level of performance, efficiency, resource management, and professional conduct.