Foster Youth Services (FYS)

The Modoc County Office of Education's Foster Youth Services Coordinating Program (FYSCP) is to provide support to foster youth and districts through guidance and inter-agency collaboration around school permanency, enrollment and streamlined school transitions with the outcome of increasing academic success for students in foster care.

The collaborative integrates community resources for familiar and provides children opportunities for real permanence, promotes a safe, stable, healthy, nurturing environment enabling children to flourish and become independent, productive adults making responsible choices.
Foster Youth Advisory Council (FYAC)
The Foster Youth Advisory Council includes representatives from Modoc County Child Welfare Agency, Probation, local educational agencies, and community organizations. The function of the Council is to prioritize the funding, services and efforts of the program and review the progress of foster youth services coordinating plan. Meetings are held from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at the MCOE Conference Room. 

Foster Youth Advisory Members
  • Modoc County Probation
  • Modoc County Health Services
  • Modoc County Special Education Local Plan Agency (SELPA)
  • Warner Mountain Group Home
  • Local School District Representatives
Upcoming FYAC meetings:
  • August 29, 2017
  • October 10, 2017
  • January 16, 2018
  • March 13, 2018 
  • May 22, 2018




Collaborative Partners
Modoc County Office of Education Foster Youth Services Coordinating Program, through memorandums of understanding, works with Health and Human Services and Probation to provide support services to foster children who suffer the traumatic effects of displacement from family and schools and multiple placements in foster care.

Modoc County FYSCP Partners
  • All Modoc County School Districts
  • Modoc County Department of Social Services
  • Public Health
  • Mental Health
  • Modoc County Probation
  • Independent Living Program
  • California Department of Education

Misti Norby
Director of Student and Education Services
Foster Youth Services Coordinator 
Email: mnorby@modoccoe.org

Tristin Harer
Administrative Assistant
Email: tharer@modoccoe.k12.ca.us

Edith VanSickle
Administrative Assistant
Email: evansickle@modoccoe.k12.ca.us
530-233-1276

Kristy Prince
Secretary, Stronghold Court School
Email: kprince@modoccoe.k12.ca.us
Phone: 530-233-5215

139 Henderson St.
Alturas, CA 96101