Teachers invited to submit student work for virtual Student Art Exhibitions

TCOE’s annual Student Art Exhibitions will be held online this year. Open to students in grades PK-12, the annual exhibitions showcase the county’s gifted young artists who create two- and three-dimensional pieces utilizing a variety of mediums. Instead of hosting two shows in the lobby of the Mooney Boulevard administration building, this year event coordinators will […]

TCOE Excellence in Education winners selected

This week, three Tulare County district employees received notification that they were the winners in the annual Excellence in Education Awards program. The winners are Administrator/Manager of the Year Philip Pierschbacher of the Tulare City School District, Teacher of the Year Stacy Trapletti of Cherry Avenue Middle School in Tulare, and School Employee of the […]

Virtual Learning Conference a big success with over 1,600 attending

TCOE recently held its first Virtual Learning Conference for educators and parents. Organized by Educational Resource Services, the free conference attracted over 1,600 registrants and featured 41 sessions conducted virtually through Zoom. Hour-long sessions began at 8:00 a.m. and concluded at 4:00 p.m., with up to seven presentations running concurrently. TCOE Instructional Services and Special […]

TCOE Special Services selects two new program managers

The Special Services Division has two new managers to oversee AcCEL Programs in the Porterville and Visalia areas. In Porterville, TCOE veteran teacher Katrina Smith will take over for administrator Cathy Machado who retired this year. In Visalia, Special Services welcomes Brian Cordero who replaces Carrie Stephens. Ms. Stephens has returned to Visalia Unified as administrator […]

Fresno Pacific earns accreditation for Master of Science in Nursing

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program at Fresno Pacific University has received accreditation for 10 years, the maximum available. Accreditation was awarded June 4, 2020, by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). The school received a “clean approval,” passing all four standards for the full 10 years. The CCNE Board of Commissioners […]

St. Aloysius School Parents’ Club rewards alumni with college scholarships

The St. Aloysius School Parents’ Club has awarded two $500 college scholarships to current graduating high school seniors who are alumni of St. Aloysius School, the Tulare-based Junior Kindergarten through eighth grade Catholic school. The recipients were chosen from a pool of impressive candidates, and their selection was based not only on academic achievement, and […]