News Gallery Week Archives - 2020

December 16, 2020
Breakout sessions added to Equity Conference scheduled for January 21; TCOE's Dream Center to be featured in upcoming Children First special;

December 9, 2020
Registration open for College + Career's Fourth Annual Counselor Conference; Theatre Company creates Zoom Caroling next week; Darlene Tyndal to join SEE Program as Linda Patino prepares for retirement; Video resources available for middle school leadership development

December 2, 2020
Student Art Exhibition is open now online; Farm Bureau invites student artists to submit entries to annual calendar art contest

November 25, 2020
Registration now open for tech-based educator training, student event; Annual CAC calendar highlights students with special needs finding success through distance learning; Pat Greco continues improvement work with district leaders

November 18, 2020
Monache High School graduate becomes Circle J-Norris Ranch's first artist-in-residence; Provident-Salierno Family Foundation Awards held to celebrate top Kids of Character; Migrant parents gain digital literacy through Fresno State program

November 12, 2020
TCOE staff members celebrated for service milestones; TCOE receives new funding from The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

November 4, 2020
Students begin returning to select AcCEL classrooms countywide; Eric Sonnenfeld wins statewide award; CHOICES opens registration for TUPE Leadership Training; Annual Legislative Event for early childhood educators and community leaders scheduled virtually for December 2; County offers website with information on school re-opening

October 28, 2020
Children begin returning to select Early Childhood Education centers; Theatre Company posts videos of recent student work; Early Childhood Education offers professional learning opportunities

October 21, 2020
Work begins on creating high-speed internet network for Tulare County students; 11th Annual Red Ribbon Celebration includes release of video series; Virtual Excellence in Education Awards recognition set for October 27; Foster Youth Services completes 100-Day Challenge to help youth find housing

October 14, 2020
Best Results for English Learners Conference set for November 3; Dr. Paul Gorski's six-part equity series continues today; Tulare County Schools Directory now online

October 7, 2020
Tulare County Youth Leadership Council seeks members; TCOE and County Red Ribbon Week celebrations go vitrual

September 30, 2020
Readership project debuts with training for teachers in five districts; CHOICES provides online resource for teachers and students

September 23, 2020
Bright Future creates two new centers to support children with autism; Tulare County students to be featured in ABC30 Children First special on Sunday; Tulare County high school and college instructors invited to nominate students to join regional arts council; TCOE's annual Expanding Your Horizons event to be held virtually

September 16, 2020
Theatre Company announces fall virtual classes and a new online production; College Night resources now available online for students and parents; Final week to nominate Kids of Character begins tomorrow

September 9, 2020
SCICON launches virtual lessons for classes unable to visit the outdoor education school this fall; Improvement science expert Dr. Pat Greco returns as featured speaker of Learning and Leadership Forum

September 2, 2020
Teachers invited to submit student work for virtual Student Art Exhibitions; Resource & Referral teams up with First 5 Tulare County to distribute COVID-19 cleaning supplies; Registration now open for TCOE's second annual Equity Conference

August 26, 2020
Community invited to nominate Kids of Character for 25th annual celebration; Registration now open for six-part virtual equity training; Dates for 2020-21 student events now online

August 19, 2020
Registration now open for Virtual College Night, scheduled for September 8; Districts now have access to powerful data analytics

August 12, 2020
UC Merced/SCICON Field Station website now online; College and Career program welcomes new staff member Maokosy; Programs to hold virtual office hours for district and charter leaders

August 5, 2020
Virtual Learning Conference a big success with over 1,600 attending; Early Childhood Education continues to seek families needing childcare assistance

July 29, 2020
Excellence in Education winners selected; TCOE to reopen its offices on August 3

July 22, 2020
Migrant education conducts annual summer program virtually; Tulare County schools to begin fall semester utilizing distance learning

July 15, 2020
Registration opens for free Virtual Learning Conference; SEE awarded $1.3 million in grants to improve youth workforce readiness; Alicia Martinez selected as scholarship winner by Region 9 Head Start Association

July 8, 2020
Educators invited to join history-social science collaboratives beginning this summer; Behavioral Health Services supports county agency in making resource video

July 1, 2020
Special Services selects two new AcCEL program managers; ERS Library continues to expand bilingual book collection; TCOE's Resource & Referral program helps First 5 Tulare County distribute supplies to Early Learning care providers; Tulare County welcomes new superintendents

June 24, 2020
Scott Pierce named new La Sierra administrator; Early Childhood Education Program ready to help families locate child care for upcoming school year; TCOE social media platforms increasingly support programs during pandemic

June 17, 2020
Theatre Company creates two multi-week virtual events for students of all ages; Annual Pursuing Victory With Honor Scholarship awarded to four Tulare County scholar athletes

June 10, 2020
Tulare County Office of Education celebrates the service of 25 staff members who retired this year; KSEE24 to hold special to honor students profiled through Your Character Matters program

June 3, 2020
CHOICES receives STOP grant to continue work with law enforcement and school districts on Common Map Structure; Students produce artwork, presentations for virtual Reading Revolution event; State creates new food assistance plan for children affected by COVID pandemic

May 27, 2020
TCOE programs plan for modified graduations; Virtual Young Authors' Faire attracts impressive entries; CHOICES receives three-year grant to continue its tobacco sales enforcement work

May 20, 2020
Slick Rock Student Film Festival awards program set to air on ABC30 Sunday evening; Bright Start children supported at home through a variety of technologies; College Night Scholarship winner announced; Behavioral Health Services supports Mental Health Awareness Month

May 13, 2020
Educational Resource Services creates Quick Tip Videos to share with teachers and families; Foundations for Life essay contest winners announced; California Center on Teaching Careers to hold statewide virtual recruitment fair May 28

May 6, 2020
AcCEL teacher incorporates puppets into her video lessons to boost engagement; SCICON to release new set of instructional videos on YouTube; Early Childhood Education receives grants to support those affected by COVID-19 and to renovate Fairview Center; Theatre Company launches virtual Masterclass Series for students to connect with professionals working in the performing arts

April 29, 2020
Learning and fitness continues while La Sierra cadets remain at home; ABC30 half-hour special to highlight heroes and helpers during pandemic; Expanded Learning Programs prove an essential community partner; Dr. Paul Gorski returning to Tulare County twice this fall to work with school equity teams

April 22, 2020
Winners of Step Up Youth Challenge Awards announced; Planetarium & Science Center launches two new programs to support learning at home; ERS makes three student events virtual; Weekly arts activity newsletter spurs creativity at home; Four Tulare County schools win Bonner Center Awards for character education

April 15, 2020
Students with special needs learn online with support from parents and teachers; SCICON invites community to take a virtual wildflower walk

April 8, 2020
Special Services works with students and parents to continue learning at home; Early Childhood Education supports 1,500 preschool children at home with packets full of lessons and activities; Wellness Committee activities continue to grow, annual Steps Challenge concludes April 3; Local school boards association awards annual scholarships to Tulare County students

April 1, 2020
Completing the Census helps ensure Tulare County receives its share of federal funds; TCOE extends closures for programs, schools, and child development centers; SCICON Barbecue postponed, content created for students to view from home

March 25, 2020
ERS introduces distance learning tools for educators and parents with children at home; New teacher residency will prepare 150 educators for rural schools; Steps Challenge continues through April 3; Elementary students invited to build performance skills at three-week workshop this summer

March 19, 2020
TCOE takes various measures to address spread of COVID-19 virus; Porterville community supports annual Stars in the Hills Prom for students with special needs; Students work together to solve agricultural scenario as part of annual Math Super Bowl; Annual Science Olympiad competition tests skills of over 400 middle and high school students

March 11, 2020
Big STEAM Expo ready for Saturday at Planetarium & Science Center; Poetry & Prose set to begin next week with over 1,400 students attending; Tickets now available for CHARACTER COUNTS! Day at the Ballpark; Debra Lockwood wins state school libraries award

March 4, 2020
"Best of Show" Student Art Exhibition opens today; Tulare Kings College and Career Collaborative receives $2 million grant to serve underrepresented students; Planetarium to offer two public shows on Friday; CHOICES hosts 20th Annual Anti-Tobacco/Marijuana Challenge Bowl

February 26, 2020
Migrant Education pilots new civics education program – students to focus on 2020 Census; Spelling Championship won by fifth grader from Conyer Elementary; Redwood High School captures Mock Trial championship

February 19, 2020
Educational Resource Services offers trainings on new e-book collection addressing student mental health issues; Early Childhood Education annual conference to focus on supporting children with special needs; Planetarium to offer two public shows on Friday

February 12, 2020
Public invited to attend Circle J's Community Biodiversity Festival; Support for TCOE Foundation continues to grow as plans are made for annual family event; Gabrielle Trapse wins third Tulare County Poetry Out Loud championship; California Center on Teaching Careers plans three virtual recruitment fairs this spring

February 5, 2020
Poetry out Loud set for Friday evening at 210 Café; El Diamante returns to capture Academic Decathlon title; Census curriculum training offered March 4 for educators with history-social science classes or student leadership groups; Leadership Support Services introduces new student data analytics tool

January 29, 2020
Educators convene to focus on equity; College and Career Program supports the Amazing Shake event for second year; Second installment of annual Student Art Exhibition opens

January 22, 2020
First Annual Student Tech Showdown held during popular Tech Rodeo; Planetarium to offer two public shows on Friday; Scholarships available to graduating seniors; Support Staff Conference set for May 5

January 15, 2020
Tulare Kings College and Career Collaborative to hold third annual Counselor Conference, registration still open; Mock Trial competition begins next week; Coaches and athletic directors invited to Pursuing Victory With Honor training February 26; Students encouraged to submit their entries to the annual Slick Rock Student Film Festival by March 6

January 8, 2020
SEE Youth student gets award; Teacher Recruitment Fair announced; ERS offers numerous technology trainings this spring to support teachers and students in the classroom; Red Ribbon campaign benefits TCOE foundation