Riverside County Office of Education
3939 Thirteenth Street
Riverside, California 92501 | Map
47-110 Calhoun Street
Indio, California 92201 | Map
24980 Las Brisas Road
Murrieta, California 92562 | Map
Governmental Relations Office 1121 L Street, Suite 807
Sacramento, California 95814 | Map
About RCOE | History
Edward Hyatt, second Riverside County Superintendent of Schools
January 5, 1895 - January 7, 1907
Edward Hyatt served three terms being re-elected as county superintendent in the 1898 and 1902 elections. During his tenure, the Riverside County school system attained state-wide and national distinction. The County’s educational institutes were well-known and Edward was in demand as an institute speaker throughout the state.
During his tenure, Hyatt succeeded in:
Building a positive image of himself and the office;
Carrying out administrative duties;
Visiting each school in the county at least annually;
Developing and implementing office policies;
Providing effective professional development experiences for all the teachers;
Working with other county school superintendents and the state superintendent to standardize policies procedures.
Hyatt became the California State Superintendent on January 7, 1907.
Riverside County Superintendent of Schools Timeline