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Physical location, phone number, and other general contact information regarding the California Department of Education.

Mailing Address

California Department of Education
1430 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901

Phone Numbers

General: 916-319-0800

If you are unable to locate information you need on the Frequently Asked Questions web page, refer to our Contact the California Department of Education (CDE) web page.

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  • Organization - Information about Department offices.
  • Locations - Information about the physical locations, phone numbers and visitor information for CDE facilities.
  • Listservs - Information about listservs maintained by the CDE. The lists are used to notify subscribers, by e-mail, of news relating to various education topics. You can unsubscribe at any time.

International Visitors and Official Delegations

Information for official international delegations of education, policy, and government professionals interested in visiting the CDE in Sacramento, California.

The State Superintendent of Public Instruction welcomes the opportunity to meet with education leaders and professionals from across the globe to discuss exciting initiatives happening within the CDE. Some topics of interest include educational programs, policy, funding allocations, and innovations.

To request a visit to the CDE, please contact our Governmental Affairs Division by email at or by phone at 916-319-0821.


To extend an invitation or meeting request to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, please use our online request portal:

State Superintendent Scheduling Request Form

Once completed, please forward your confirmation email to and we’ll be in touch as soon as possible to request more information or update you on the Superintendent’s availability. Due to the extreme volume of public contacts received daily, please wait a minimum of seven (7) days before checking back in on your request if you do not hear from us right away. For your planning purposes, we are generally unable to confirm any appointment sooner than approximately two weeks out from the date of the meeting or event.

If you wish, you may also submit hard copy invitations to the following mailing address, but these may take longer to reach the Scheduling Office:

The Honorable Tony Thurmond
State Superintendent of Public Instruction
1430 N Street, Suite 5602
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901

Questions:   Executive Office | 916-319-0800
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, August 2, 2023
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