A Personnel Commission Hybrid Regular Meeting is scheduled in person for Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at 4:00 p.m., in the California Suite Conference Rooms of the San Mateo County of Education located at 101 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City, CA 94065.     

For those interested in attending remotely, you may register for the meeting using the following link:


Meeting ID: 92539493777

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January 5, 2023
Notice prepared by Jennifer Newsom
(650) 802-5368


The Personnel Commission Services does not act upon any matter that has not been placed on the agenda except under limited circumstances as permitted by law. It is the policy of the Personnel Commission Services to refer matters raised in this forum to staff for investigation and/or action where appropriate. Please note that each speaker is limited to two (2) minutes. We ask all speakers to keep within the time limits.

To efficiently accommodate public comment, please submit your question or comment online at least two hours prior to the meeting using the following link:

Anyone present who wishes to address the Personnel Commission regarding items on the agenda may fill out a speaker card and submit it to the Personnel Commission Specialist. Once you are acknowledged to speak, please state your name, your affiliation, and speak clearly into the microphone.  Only one person may speak at a time.



Members of the public who wish to provide comment during the meeting may do so by using the “Raise Hand” feature:

  • To raise your hand on a PC or Mac desktop/laptop, click the button labeled "Raise Hand” at the bottom of the window on the right side of the screen. Lower your hand by clicking the same button, now labeled “Lower Hand.”
  • To raise your hand on a mobile device, tap “Raise Hand” at the bottom left corner of the screen. The hand icon will turn blue, and the text below it will switch to say "Lower Hand" while your hand is raised. To lower your hand, click on “Lower Hand.”
  • To raise your hand when participating on a landline, press *9.

Once your hand is raised, please wait to be acknowledged by the Personnel Commission Chairperson, who will call on speakers aided by the meeting facilitator. When called upon, speakers will be unmuted.


Recruitment & Examination Bulletin

Recruitment & Examination Bulletin

*Applications to all Classified Positions are accepted online at:


Classified Hiring Process

The Classified Hiring Process is a quick four-step guide for administrators to reference in the event a vacancy needs to be filled.

Classified Hiring Process

PC Recruitment Testing Process


Personnel Commission Annual Report

2021-2022 Personnel Commission Annual Report


2023 Proposed Revised Merit Rules 

2023 Proposed Revised Merit Rules

About the Personnel Commission


The Personnel Commission staff is committed to providing "hands-on" service support in helping the San Mateo County Office of Education meet all of its classified human resources management needs while fulfilling our purpose to uphold the principles of fairness, consistency, and accountability in administering our merit-based employment program. 

Merit Rules & Regulations

Agendas and Minutes

Recent Agendas and Minutes



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January 11, 2023 Agenda  
December 12, 2022 Agenda  
November 16, 2022 Agenda  
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August 17, 2022 Agenda  Minutes
July 13, 2022 Agenda  Minutes
June 8, 2022 Agenda  Minutes
May 11, 2022 Agenda  Minutes
April 13, 2022 Agenda  Minutes
March 9, 2022 Agenda   Minutes
February 9, 2022 Agenda  Minutes
January 12, 2022 Agenda  Minutes

Agendas and Minutes Archive

If you need to access agendas or minutes from 2010 or earlier, please contact Jennifer Newsom, Personnel Commission Specialist, at (650) 802-5368.

Randy Perez

Executive Director, Personnel Commission Services


Phone: (650) 802-5367