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Calendar of Events

The Tulare County Office of Education is proud to offer a wide variety of activities throughout the year. Student performances and competitions, teacher training, staff in-services, workshops concerning issues and legislation, and special presentations are just of few of the many exciting events sponsored by the Tulare County Office of Education.


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November 2018
| Dec | 2019 | Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct |

November 2, 2018
Planetarium Public Show
open to the public
"Earth, Moon and Sun", 6:00pm and 7:00pm
Peña Planetarium, 11535 Avenue 264, Visalia
For more information, call (559) 737-6334.


November 3, 2018
Expanding Your Horizons
(for young women in grades 4-10)
8:00am - 3:00pm, College of the Sequoias, 915 S. Mooney Blvd, Visalia
For more information, contact Nicole Ray at nicole.ray@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3031.


November 3, 2018
Birding for Beginners at Circle J
9:00am - 12:00pm, Circle J-Norris Ranch, 41893 Yokohl Valley Rd., Springville
For more information and to reserve a spot, contact Nancy Bruce at circlej@ocsnet.net or call (559) 539-2263.


November 3, 2018
Habitat Restoration Volunteer Day at Circle J
1:00 - 4:30pm, Circle J-Norris Ranch, 41893 Yokohl Valley Rd., Springville
For more information and to reserve a spot, contact Nancy Bruce at circlej@ocsnet.net or call (559) 539-2263.


November 6, 2018
IMPACT Intern Credential Program Information Meeting
5:30 - 7:00pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, call (559) 624-1035.
Register online to attend.


November 8, 2018
Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Program Information Meeting
4:45 - 6:15pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, Room Redwood D, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Rachel Mendez at rachel.mendez@tcoe.org or call (559) 740-4409, ext. 1343.
Register online to attend.


November 8, 2018
Career Technical Education (CTE) Credential Program Information Meeting
5:00 - 6:30pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Travis Brown at tbrown@tcoe.org or (559) 730-2955.
Register online to attend.


November 8, 2018
University Preparatory High School Information Night
6:00 - 7:00pm, COS Visalia campus, Yokut Room 9, 915 S. Mooney Blvd.
For more information, contact Eric Thiessen at erict@tcoe.org or call (559) 730-2529.


November 13 - December 21, 2018
A Holiday in the City
(annual exhibition of holiday porcelain buildings and figurines)
TCOE Administration Building, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Robert Herman at robh@tcoe.org or call (559) 733-6606.


November 13 - December 28, 2018
Student Art Exhibition
displaying school districts A-P
TCOE Administration Building, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Kate Stover at kate.stover@tcoe.org or call (559) 741-0809.


November 14, 2018
Board of Education Meeting
3:00pm, Redwood CD, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Marlene Moreno at marlenem@tcoe.org or call (559) 733-6302.


November 14, 2018
Fall Institute
for Tulare County School Board Members, School Administrators, County Committee on School District Organization members
5:00pm, Wyndham Visalia, 9000 W. Airport Dr., Visalia
For more information, contact Marlene Moreno at marlenem@tcoe.org or call (559) 733-6302.


November 15, 2018
Academic Decathlon Scrimmage
(grades 9-12)
Elderwood Room, 7000 Doe Ave., Visalia
For more information, contact Cari Carlson at cari.carlson@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3350.


November 15, 2018
Clear Administrative Services Credential Program Information Meeting
4:30 - 5:30pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, Room Redwood A, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Rachel Mendez at rachel.mendez@tcoe.org or call (559) 740-4409, ext. 1343.
Register online to attend.


November 15, 16, & 17, 2018
Theatre Company Fall Musical
Aladdin Jr.
L. J. Williams Theater, 1001 Main St., Visalia
For more information, contact Bethany Rader at bethany.rader@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-1482.


November 17, 2018
The Vision & the Visionary: A Night to Celebrate Science & Service
- a fundraising event for the new UC Merced/SCICON Field Station
5:30pm, International Agri-Center, 4500 S. Laspina St., Tulare
For more information, contact Marlene Moreno at marlenem@tcoe.org or call (559) 733-6302.


November 28, 2018
Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Program Information Meeting
4:45 - 6:15pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, Room Redwood H, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Rachel Mendez at rachel.mendez@tcoe.org or call (559) 740-4409, ext. 1343.
Register online to attend.


November 29, 2018
IMPACT Intern Credential Program Information Meeting
5:30 - 7:00pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, call (559) 624-1035.
Register online to attend.


November 29, 2018
University Preparatory High School Information Night
6:00 - 7:00pm, COS Visalia campus, Yokut Room 9, 915 S. Mooney Blvd.
For more information, contact Eric Thiessen at erict@tcoe.org or call (559) 730-2529.


November 30, 2018
Circle J Astronomy Night
for students and families, open to the public
5:30 - 8:00pm, Circle J-Norris Ranch, 41893 Yokohl Valley Rd., Springville
For more information and to reserve a spot, contact Nancy Bruce at circlej@ocsnet.net or call (559) 539-2263.


November 30, 2018
Planetarium Public Show
open to the public
"Dawn of the Space Age", 6:00pm and 7:00pm
Peña Planetarium, 11535 Avenue 264, Visalia
For more information, call (559) 737-6334.



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December 2018
| 2019 | Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov |

December 1, 2018
CyberQuest
(grades 4-12)
8:00am - 2:00pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Katherine Goyette at katherine.goyette@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3008.


December 1, 2018
Circle J Field Research Day
(grades 9-12)
9:00am - 3:30pm, Circle J-Norris Ranch, 41893 Yokohl Valley Rd., Springville
For more information, contact Nancy Bruce at circlej@ocsnet.net or call (559) 539-2263.


December 11, 2018
Clear Administrative Services Credential Program Information Meeting
4:30 - 5:30pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, Room Redwood A, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Rachel Mendez at rachel.mendez@tcoe.org or call (559) 740-4409, ext. 1343.
Register online to attend.


December 11, 2018
Career Technical Education (CTE) Credential Program Information Meeting
5:00 - 6:30pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Travis Brown at tbrown@tcoe.org or (559) 730-2955.
Register online to attend.


December 12, 2018
Board of Education Meeting
3:00pm, Redwood CD, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Marlene Moreno at marlenem@tcoe.org or call (559) 733-6302.


December 13, 2018
Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Program Information Meeting
4:45 - 6:15pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, Room Redwood H, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Rachel Mendez at rachel.mendez@tcoe.org or call (559) 740-4409, ext. 1343.
Register online to attend.


December 14, 2018
Planetarium Public Shows - Holiday Double Feature
open to the public
6:00 and 7:00pm: "Mystery of the Christmas Star" and
"Christmas Traditions Around the World"
Peña Planetarium, 11535 Avenue 264, Visalia
For more information, call (559) 737-6334.


December 15, 2018
SCICON and Circle J Christmas Bird Count
8:00am at SCICON, 1:00pm at Circle J-Norris Ranch, Springville
For more information and reservations, contact Nancy Bruce at circlej@ocsnet.net or call (559) 539-2263.



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January 2019
| Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec |

January 10, 2019
IMPACT Intern Credential Program Information Meeting
5:30 - 7:00pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, call (559) 624-1035.
Register online to attend.


January 15, 2019
Clear Administrative Services Credential Program Information Meeting
4:30 - 5:30pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, Room Redwood H, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Rachel Mendez at rachel.mendez@tcoe.org or call (559) 740-4409, ext. 1343.
Register online to attend.


January 22, 24, 29, & 31, 2019
Mock Trial - Competition Rounds
Semi-finals: February 5; Finals: February 12
(grades 9-12)
5:00 - 8:00pm, Tulare County Courthouse, Visalia
For more information, contact Scott Pierce at scott.pierce@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-0562.


January 24, 2019
University Preparatory High School Information Night
6:00 - 7:00pm, COS Visalia campus, Yokut Room 9, 915 S. Mooney Blvd.
For more information, contact Eric Thiessen at erict@tcoe.org or call (559) 730-2529.


January 26 & February 2, 2019
Academic Decathlon
(grades 9-12)
Interview, Speech & Essay: January 26, 8:30am - 3:00pm, TCOE Administration Building, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
Testing, Super Quiz Relay and Awards: February 2, 8:30am - 5:00pm, TCOE Administration Building, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Cari Carlson at cari.carlson@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3350.


January 28, 2019
IMPACT Intern Program Online Information Meeting
5:00 - 6:00pm, online meeting via ZOOM
For more information, contact Michelle French at michelle.french@tcoe.org or (559) 624-1035.
Register online to attend.



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February 2019
| Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec | 2020 | Jan |

February 5, 2019
Clear Administrative Services Credential Program Information Meeting
4:30 - 5:30pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, 3rd floor, Room Oak B, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Rachel Mendez at rachel.mendez@tcoe.org or call (559) 740-4409, ext. 1343.
Register online to attend.


February 5, 2019
Mock Trial - Semi-Final Round
Finals: February 12
(grades 9-12)
5:00 - 8:00pm, Tulare County Courthouse, Visalia
For more information, contact Scott Pierce at scott.pierce@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-0562.


February 5, 2019
IMPACT Intern Credential Program Information Meeting
5:30 - 7:00pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, call (559) 624-1035.
Register online to attend.


February 6, 2019
Poetry Out Loud
(grades 9-12)
6:00 - 8:00pm, TCOE Administration Building, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Kate Stover at kate.stover@tcoe.org or call (559) 741-0809.


February 7, 2019
University Preparatory High School Information Night
6:00 - 7:00pm, COS Visalia campus, Yokut Room 9, 915 S. Mooney Blvd.
For more information, contact Eric Thiessen at erict@tcoe.org or call (559) 730-2529.


February 12, 2019
Mock Trial - Final Round
(grades 9-12)
5:00 - 8:00pm, TCOE Administration Building, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Scott Pierce at scott.pierce@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-0562.


February 15, 2019
National History Day - Tulare County
(grades 4-12)
8:00am - 3:00pm, TCOE Administration Building, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Gay Atmajian at gay.atmajian@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3350.


February 20, 2019
Tulare County Spelling Championship
(grades 4-8)
8:30am - 1:00pm, Visalia Convention Center
For more information, contact Nancy Bellin at nancyb@tcoe.org or call (559) 733-6734.


February 21, 2019
University Preparatory High School Information Night
6:00 - 7:00pm, COS Visalia campus, Yokut Room 9, 915 S. Mooney Blvd.
For more information, contact Eric Thiessen at erict@tcoe.org or call (559) 730-2529.


February 23, 2019
Circle J BioBlitz
(grades 4-12)
9:00am - 12:00pm, Circle J-Norris Ranch, Springville
For more information, contact Nancy Bruce at circlej@ocsnet.net or call (559) 539-2263.


February 23, 2019
Habitat Restoration Volunteer Day at Circle J
1:00 - 4:30pm, Circle J-Norris Ranch, Springville
For more information, contact Nancy Bruce at circlej@ocsnet.net or call (559) 539-2263.


February 27, 2019
Anti-Tobacco Challenge Bowl
9:00am - 2:00pm, Visalia Wyndham, 9000 W. Airport Dr.
For more information, contact Frank Silveira at frank.silveira@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-0155.



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March 2019
| Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec | 2020 | Jan | Feb |

March 2, 2019
Science Olympiad (Division B/C)
(Grades 6-9/9-12)
8:00am - 5:00pm, Mission Oak High School, 3442 E. Bardsley Ave., Tulare
For more information, contact Jared Marr at jared.marr@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3047.


March 5, 2019
Clear Administrative Services Credential Program Information Meeting
4:30 - 5:30pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, Room Redwood D, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Rachel Mendez at rachel.mendez@tcoe.org or call (559) 740-4409, ext. 1343.
Register online to attend.


March 6, 2019
IMPACT Intern Credential Program Information Meeting
5:30 - 7:00pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, call (559) 624-1035.
Register online to attend.


March 7, 2019
University Preparatory High School Information Night
6:00 - 7:00pm, COS Visalia campus, Yokut Room 9, 915 S. Mooney Blvd.
For more information, contact Eric Thiessen at erict@tcoe.org or call (559) 730-2529.


March 8, 2019
Step Up Youth Challenge projects due
For more information, contact Kelley Petty at kelleyp@tcoe.org or call (559) 740-4303.

March 9, 2019
STEAM Expo
(grades 3-12)
8:30am - 3:00pm, TCOE Planetarium & Science Center, 11535 Avenue 264, Visalia
For more information, contact Jared Marr at jared.marr@tcoe.org or (559) 651-3047, or Nicole Ray at nicole.ray@tcoe.org or (559) 651-3031.


March 11, 2019
Young Authors' Faire books due
(grades K-8)
For more information, contact Debra Lockwood at debra.lockwood@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3042.

March 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, & 28, 2019
Poetry and Prose
9:00am - 1:00pm, TCOE Administration Building, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information and to register, contact Nancy Bellin at nancyb@tcoe.org or call (559) 733-6734.


March 28, 2019
Arbor Day
(grades 3-5)
9:00am - 2:00pm, Mooney Grove Park, Visalia
For more information, contact Nicole Ray at nicole.ray@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3031.


March 28, 2019
University Preparatory High School Information Night
6:00 - 7:00pm, COS Visalia campus, Yokut Room 9, 915 S. Mooney Blvd.
For more information, contact Eric Thiessen at erict@tcoe.org or call (559) 730-2529.


March 29, 2019
Tulare-Kings College and Career EXPO
(Grades 9-12)
8:30am - 2:00pm, College of the Sequoias Visalia and Tulare campuses
For more information, contact Joy Soares at joy.soares@tcoe.org or call (559) 733-6101.


March 29, 2019
Friday Night Live Lip Sync Contest
(Grades 6 - 12)
6:00 - 9:00pm, Visalia Convention Center
For more information, contact Frank Silveira at frank.silveira@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-0155.



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April 2019
| May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec | 2020 | Jan | Feb | Mar |

April 1, 2019
Clear Administrative Services Credential Program Information Meeting
4:30 - 5:30pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, Room Redwood A, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Rachel Mendez at rachel.mendez@tcoe.org or call (559) 740-4409, ext. 1343.
Register online to attend.


April 2, 2019
Night at the 21st Century Museum
(grades K-12)
5:00 - 7:00pm, TCOE Administration Building, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Kate Stover at kate.stover@tcoe.org or call (559) 741-0809.


April 8 - 12, 2019
Young Authors' Faire
(grades K-8)
8:00am - 5:00pm, TCOE Administration Building, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
Reception: April 9, 4:30 - 6:30pm, TCOE Administration Building, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Debra Lockwood at debra.lockwood@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3042.


April 9, 2019
Math Super Bowl
(grades 7-8)
8:00am - 2:30pm, Visalia Convention Center
For more information, contact Julie Joseph at julie.joseph@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3641.


April 9, 2019
Young Authors' Faire Reception
4:30 - 6:30pm, TCOE Administration Building, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Debra Lockwood at debra.lockwood@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3042.


April 10, 2019
Foundations for Life Essays due
(grades 7-12)
For more information, contact Jenean Bray at jenean.bray@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3046.

April 11, 2019
Step Up Youth Challenge Red Carpet Awards
6:00 p.m., Fox Theater, 300 W. Main St., Visalia
For more information, contact Kelley Petty at kelleyp@tcoe.org or call (559) 740-4303.


April 11, 2019
University Preparatory High School Information Night
6:00 - 7:00pm, COS Visalia campus, Yokut Room 9, 915 S. Mooney Blvd.
For more information, contact Eric Thiessen at erict@tcoe.org or call (559) 730-2529.


April 14, 2019
SCICON BBQ & Wildflower Festival
11:00am - 4:00pm, SCICON Campus, Springville
For more information, contact Dianne Shew at dshew@tcoe.org or call (559) 539-2642.


April 25, 2019
University Preparatory High School Information Night
6:00 - 7:00pm, COS Visalia campus, Yokut Room 9, 915 S. Mooney Blvd.
For more information, contact Eric Thiessen at erict@tcoe.org or call (559) 730-2529.


April 27, 2019
Science Olympiad (Division A)
(Grades 3-6)
8:00am - 2:00pm, Mission Oak High School, 3442 E. Bardsley Ave., Tulare
For more information, contact Nicole Ray at nicole.ray@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3031.


April 30 & May 1, 2019
Young People's Concerts
(grades 3-8)
Fox Theater, 300 W. Main St., Visalia
For more information, contact Kate Stover at kate.stover@tcoe.org or call (559) 741-0809.



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May 2019
| Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec | 2020 | Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr |

May 7, 2019
Clear Administrative Services Credential Program Information Meeting
4:30 - 5:30pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, Room Redwood H, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Rachel Mendez at rachel.mendez@tcoe.org or call (559) 740-4409, ext. 1343.
Register online to attend.


May 10, 2019
Slick Rock Student Film Festival
(grades 7-12)
9:00am - 9:00pm, Fox Theater, 300 W. Main, Visalia
For more information, contact Slick Rock staff at slickrock@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-0155.


May 16, 2019
Reading Revolution - Elementary School
(grades 4-6)
8:00am - 4:00pm, TCOE Administration Building, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Debra Lockwood at debra.lockwood@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3042.


May 24, 2019
Reading Revolution - Middle School
(grades 7-8)
8:30am - 1:15pm, 7000 Doe Ave., Visalia
For more information, contact Debra Lockwood at debra.lockwood@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3042.


May 31, 2019
Robotics Exhibition
(grades 4-12)
9:00am - 1:00pm, TCOE Administration Building, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Doug Cairns at doug.cairns@tcoe.org or (559) 651-3045 or Daniel Rocha at daniel.rocha@tcoe.org or (559) 651-2130.



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June 2019
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June 13, 2019
Clear Administrative Services Credential Program Information Meeting
4:30 - 5:30pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, Room Redwood G, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Rachel Mendez at rachel.mendez@tcoe.org or call (559) 740-4409, ext. 1343.
Register online to attend.



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July 2019
| Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec | 2020 | Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun |

July 19, 20, 25, 26, & 27, 2019
Theatre Company Summer Musical
Newsies
L. J. Williams Theater, 1001 Main St., Visalia
For more information, contact Bethany Rader at bethany.rader@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-1482.



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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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