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mailing address:
P.O. Box 5091
Visalia, CA 93278-5091

physical address:
6200 South Mooney Boulevard
Visalia, CA 93277
-and-
7000 Doe Avenue
Visalia, CA 93291-9287

phone: (559) 733-6300
fax: (559) 627-5219

Check the map.


Jim Vidak, County Superintendent of Schools
phone: (559) 733-6301
e-mail: jimv@tcoe.org

John Caudle, Deputy Superintendent, General Services
phone: (559) 739-0309
e-mail: johnc@tcoe.org

Craig Wheaton, Ed.D., Deputy Superintendent, Administrative Services
phone: (559) 733-6474
e-mail: craigw@tcoe.org

Guadalupe Solis, Ed.D., Deputy Superintendent, Instructional Services
phone: (559) 733-6328
e-mail: gsolis@tcoe.org

John Rodriguez, Director, Human Resources
phone: (559) 733-6306
e-mail: johnr@tcoe.org

Tammy Bradford, Assistant Superintendent, Special Services
phone: (559) 730-2910 ext.5120
e-mail: tammyb@tcoe.org

Robert Herman, Public Information Officer
phone: (559) 733-6606
e-mail: robh@tcoe.org


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Tulare County Board of Education
Chris Reed, President, Porterville, Trustee Area 6
Judy Coble, Vice President, Lindsay, Trustee Area 4
Joe Enea, Visalia, Trustee Area 5
Pat Hillman, Tulare, Trustee Area 7
Debby Holguin, Woodlake, Trustee Area 2
Tom Link, Visalia, Trustee Area 3
Celia Maldonado-Arroyo, Dinuba, Trustee Area 1


Kelley Petty, CHARACTER COUNTS! Coordinator
(559) 740-4303
Jim Kooler, Dr. PH, Administrator-California Friday Night Live Partnership
(559) 733-6496
Roger Beavers, Director-Maintenance and Operations
(559) 730-2749

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Business Services Division
Craig Wheaton, Ed.D., Deputy Superintendent-Administrative Services
(559) 733-6474
Patty Blaswich, Director-Internal Business Services
(559) 733-6691
Wayne Lacy, Director-Information Systems
(559) 730-2900 ext.1601
Jeff Ramsay, Director-General Services
(559) 733-6691
John Wilborn, Director-External Business Services
(559) 733-6338

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Human Resources Division
John Rodriguez, Director-Human Resources
(559) 733-6306
Enid Brinkman, Credentials and Retirement Supervisor
(559) 733-6327

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Instructional Services Division
Guadalupe Solis, Ed.D., Deputy Superintendent-Instructional Services
(559) 733-6328
Nan Arnold, Program Manager-School Health Programs
(559) 651-0130 ext.3710
Julie Berk, Assistant Superintendent, Student Support Services
(559) 741-0810, ext.3951
Jen Francone, Ed.D., Administrator-ERS
(559) 651-3831 ext.3301
Martin Frolli, Administrator-Leadership Support Services
(559) 739-0319
Donna Glassman-Sommer, Executive Director-New Teacher & Leadership Development
(559) 730-2549
Barbara Leal, Teacher Induction Programs Director
(559) 733-6315
Conan Palmer, Planetarium & Science Center Supervisor
(559) 733-6871
Bethany Rader, Director-Theatre Company
(559) 651-1482 ext.3645
Nicole Rocha, Administrator-Educational Options
(559) 651-2904
Virginia Sepeda, Region VII After School Program Lead
(559) 651-0155 ext.3613
Dianne Shew, Administrator-SCICON
(559) 539-2642
Joy Soares, Director, College and Career
(559) 733-6101
Charlene Stringham, Asst. Superintendent, District Support Services
(559) 302-3633 ext.3109
Adam Valencia, Extended Learning Program Director
(559) 651-0155 ext.3611
Tony Velásquez, Administrator-Migrant Education Program
(559) 651-3035

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Special Services Division
Tammy Bradford, Assistant Superintendent-Special Services
(559) 730-2910 ext.5120
Sarah Hamilton, Administrator-Occupational Therapy & Physical Therapy, Severely Handicapped Programs, Technology
(559) 730-2910 ext.5128
Rebecca Hendrickson, Program Manager-Severely Handicapped-Tulare Area
(559) 688-2868 ext.6412
Cathy Machado, Program Manager-Severely Handicapped-Porterville Area
(559) 781-0843 ext.6310
Joe Martinez, Director-Psychological Services
(559) 730-2910 ext.5164
Jennifer Newell, Psy.D., Director-Behavioral Health Services
(559) 737-6710 ext.6938
Tiffany Owens-Stark, Program Manager-Intervention Resource Classrooms
(559) 730-2910 ext.5147
Ron Pekarek, Program Manager-Bright Start Parent/Infant Program, Bright Future Program
(559) 747-3984 ext.6811
Jennifer Reimer, Program Manager-Adapted Physical Education, Mild to Moderate Programs
(559) 730-2910 ext.5141
Jill Santivanez, Administrator-Severely Handicapped-North County
(559) 528-6925 ext.6210
Carrie Stephens, Administrator-Severely Handicapped-Visalia Area
(559) 733-1992 ext.6510
Rachel Weaver, Program Manager-Assistive Technology, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program, Preschool Program, Speech and Language Services
(559) 730-2910 ext.5146
Beth Wilshire, Coordinator, Foster Youth Services/Homeless Education
(559) 730-2910 ext.5131


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Please consult our Staff Listing Page and our Staff Responsibilities Page for additional staff assignments.


Additional Contacts

Professional Organizations
Federal and State Legislators
Tulare County Board of Supervisors
Tulare County Committee on School District Organization
California State Board of Education
California Department of Education


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Jim Vidak, County Superintendent of Schools
Tulare County Office of Education
All mail to: P.O. Box 5091, Visalia, CA 93278-5091
Physical address: 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia, CA 93277
phone: (559) 733-6300 • fax: (559) 627-5219

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