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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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September 2017
| Oct | Nov | Dec | 2018 | Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug |

September 5, 2017
Clear Administrative Services Credential Program Information Meeting
4:30pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, 3rd floor, Room Oak B, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Donna Glassman-Sommer at donnags@tcoe.org or (559) 624-1035.
Register online to attend.


September 6, 2017
Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Program Information Meeting
4:00pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, 3rd floor, Room Oak B, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Donna Glassman-Sommer at donnags@tcoe.org.
Register online to attend.


September 6, 2017
Career Technical Education (CTE) Credential Program Information Meeting
4:00 - 5:30pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, Room Tule B, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Marvin Lopez at marvinl@tcoe.org or (559) 624-1035.
Register online to attend.


August 30 &
September 7, 2017
CHARACTER COUNTS! Training and Workshop
9:00am - 3:00pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, Room EF, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Kelley Petty at kelleyp@tcoe.org or (559) 740-4303.
Register online to attend.


September 8, 2017
Planetarium Public Shows
open to the public
6:00pm & 7:00pm: "Perfect Little Planet"
Peña Planetarium, 11535 Avenue 264, Visalia
For more information, call (559) 737-6334.


September 12, 2017
Tulare County College Night
(grades 9-12)
5:30 - 8:00pm, Visalia Convention Center
For more information, contact Joy Soares at joy.soares@tcoe.org or call (559) 733-6101.


September 12, 2017
IMPACT Intern Program Information Meeting
5:30 - 7:00pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, Room Redwood E, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Marvin Lopez at marvinl@tcoe.org or (559) 624-1035.
Register online to attend.


September 13, 2017
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.


September 15, 2017
Circle J Astronomy Night
for students and families, open to the public
7:00 - 9:30pm, 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.


September 20, 2017
Friday Night Live T.U.P.E. Leadership Training
(Grades 6 - 8)
8:00am - 3:00pm, 7000 Doe Ave., Visalia
For more information, contact Tony Cavanagh at tcavanag@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-0155.


September 21, 2017
Annual Confucius' Birthday/Educators of the Year Awards
6:00pm, Central California Chinese Cultural Center, 500 S. Akers, Visalia
For more information, contact Marlene Moreno at marlenam@tcoe.org or call (559) 733-6302.


September 24, 2017
SCICON Open House
for 6th grade students and their families
12:00 - 4:00pm, SCICON Campus, Springville
For more information, contact Dianne Shew at dshew@tcoe.org or call (559) 539-2642.


September 26, 2017
IMPACT Intern Program Information Meeting
5:30 - 7:00pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, Room Redwood E, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Marvin Lopez at marvinl@tcoe.org or (559) 624-1035.
Register online to attend.


September 30, 2017
Circle J Ecological Research and Restoration Project
(grades 9-12)
Circle J-Norris Ranch, 41893 Yokohl Valley Rd., Springville
For more information, contact Nancy Bruce at circlej@ocsnet.net or call (559) 539-2263.



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October 2017
| Nov | Dec | 2018 | Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep |

October 3, 2017
Clear Administrative Services Credential Program Information Meeting
4:30pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, 3rd floor, Room Oak B, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Donna Glassman-Sommer at donnags@tcoe.org or (559) 624-1035.
Register online to attend.


October 4, 2017
Step Up Youth Challenge Youth Summit
(Training for student teams, grades 6-8 and 9-12)
8:30am - 2:30pm, International Agri-Center, 4500 S. Laspina St., Tulare
For more information, contact Rob Herman at robh@tcoe.org or call (559) 733-6606.


October 4, 2017
Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Program Information Meeting
4:00pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, 3rd floor, Room Oak B, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Donna Glassman-Sommer at donnags@tcoe.org.
Register online to attend.


October 4, 2017
Career Technical Education (CTE) Credential Program Information Meeting
4:00 - 5:30pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, Room Tule B, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Marvin Lopez at marvinl@tcoe.org or (559) 624-1035.
Register online to attend.


October 10, 2017
IMPACT Intern Program Information Meeting
5:30 - 7:00pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, Room Redwood E, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Marvin Lopez at marvinl@tcoe.org or (559) 624-1035.
Register online to attend.


October 11, 2017
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.


October 15 - 21, 2017
CHARACTER COUNTS! Week
(All grades)
For more information, contact Kelley Petty at kelleyp@tcoe.org or call (559) 740-4303.

October 18, 2017
Tulare County Red Ribbon Celebration
(All Grades)
3:00- 6:00pm, Visalia Convention Center
For more information, contact Adam Valencia at avalencia@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-0155.


October 20, 2017
Civil War Time Travelers
(grade 8)
Civil War Reenactment at Kearney Park in Fresno
Limited number of 8th-grade classes eligible.
For more information, contact Gay Atmajian at gay.atmajian@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3350.


October 20, 2017
Circle J Astronomy Night
for students and families, open to the public
6:30 - 9:00pm, 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.


October 24, 2017
Young People's Concerts
(grades 3-8)
9:00am, 11:00am, and 1:00pm, L.J. Williams Theater, Visalia
For more information, contact Kate Stover at kate.stover@tcoe.org or call (559) 741-0809.


October 30, 2017
Young People's Concerts
(grades 3-8)
9:30am and 10:45am, Tulare Community Auditorium, 755 E. Tulare Ave., Tulare
For more information, contact Kate Stover at kate.stover@tcoe.org or call (559) 741-0809.



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November 2017
| Dec | 2018 | Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct |

November 1, 2017
Excellence in Education Awards Ceremony
7:30am, Visalia Convention Center, 303 E. Acequia, Visalia
For more information, contact Marlene Moreno at marlenem@tcoe.org or call (559) 733-6302.


November 1, 2017
Young People's Concerts
(grades 3-8)
9:30am and 11:00am, Buck Shaffer Theater, 415 W. Olive Ave., Porterville
For more information, contact Kate Stover at kate.stover@tcoe.org or call (559) 741-0809.


November 1, 2017
Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Program Information Meeting
4:00pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, 3rd floor, Room Oak B, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Donna Glassman-Sommer at donnags@tcoe.org.
Register online to attend.


November 2, 2017
CHARACTER COUNTS! Provident-Salierno Family Foundation Awards Reception
6:00pm, TCOE Administration Building, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Kelley Petty at kelleyp@tcoe.org or call (559) 740-4303.


November 4, 2017
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 Katherine Goyette at katherine.goyette@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3008.


November 7, 2017
Clear Administrative Services Credential Program Information Meeting
4:30pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, 3rd floor, Room Oak B, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Donna Glassman-Sommer at donnags@tcoe.org or (559) 624-1035.
Register online to attend.


November 8, 2017
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 9, 2017
Circle J Astronomy Night
for students and families, open to the public
6:00 - 8:30pm, 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 10, 2017
Circle J BioBlitz
(grades 4-12)
9:00am - 12:00pm, Circle J-Norris Ranch, 41893 Yokohl Valley Rd., Springville
For more information, contact Nancy Bruce at circlej@ocsnet.net or call (559) 539-2263.


November 14, 2017
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 14, 2017
Academic Decathlon Scrimmage
(grades 9-12)
Elderwood Room, 7000 Doe Ave., Visalia
For more information, contact Debra Lockwood at debra.lockwood@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3042.


November 16, 17, & 18, 2017
Theatre Company Fall Musical
Elf Jr. the Musical
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 20 - December 29, 2017
Student Art Exhibition
displaying school districts R-W
TCOE Administration Building, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Kate Stover at kate.stover@tcoe.org or call (559) 741-0809.



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December 2017
| 2018 | Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov |

December 2, 2017
CyberQuest
(grades 4-12)
8:00am - 3:30pm, 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 2, 2017
Birding 101 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.


December 6, 2017
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 6, 2017
Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Program Information Meeting
4:00pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, 3rd floor, Room Oak B, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Donna Glassman-Sommer at donnags@tcoe.org.
Register online to attend.


December 12, 2017
Clear Administrative Services Credential Program Information Meeting
4:30pm, TCOE Administration & Conference Center, 3rd floor, Room Oak B, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Donna Glassman-Sommer at donnags@tcoe.org or (559) 624-1035.
Register online to attend.


December 17, 2017
SCICON and Circle J Christmas Bird Count
8:30am - 4:30pm, SCICON and Circle J-Norris Ranch, 41893 Yokohl Valley Rd., Springville
For more information and reservations, contact Nancy Bruce at circlej@ocsnet.net or call (559) 539-2263.



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January 2018
| Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec |

January 21, 2018
SCICON Open House
for 6th grade students and their families
12:00 - 4:00pm, SCICON Campus, Springville
For more information, contact Dianne Shew at dshew@tcoe.org or call (559) 539-2642.


January 22 - February 23, 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.


January 23, 27 & February 3, 2018
Academic Decathlon
(grades 9-12)
Online Essay Competition: January 23
Interview, Speech & Essay: January 27, 8:30am - 3:00pm, TCOE Administration Building, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
Testing, Super Quiz Relay and Awards: February 3, 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 23, 25 & 30, February 1, 2018
Mock Trial - Competition Rounds
Semi-finals: February 8; Finals: February 20
(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) 651-3031, ext. 3363.



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February 2018
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February 7, 2018
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 8, 2018
Mock Trial - Semi-Final Round
Finals: February 20
(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) 651-3031, ext. 3363.


February 14, 2018
Anti-Tobacco Challenge Bowl
9:00am - 2:00pm, Visalia Wyndham, 9000 W. Airport Dr.
For more information, contact Adam Valencia at avalencia@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-0155, ext. 3611.


February 16, 2018
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, 2018
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) 651-3031, ext. 3363.


February 21, 2018
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.



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March 2018
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March 1 - 29, 2018
Student Art Best of Show Exhibition
TCOE Administration Building, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
For more information, contact Kate Stover at kate.stover@tcoe.org or call (559) 741-0809.


March 1, 2018
Student Art Best of Show Artists' Open House
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.


March 3, 2018
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 10, 2018
STEM 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.


March 13, 15, 16, 20, 21 & 22, 2018
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 15, 2018
Circle J Astronomy Night
for students and families, open to the public
7:00 - 9:30pm, 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.


March 23, 2018
Young Authors' Faire books due
(grades K-8)
For more information, contact Debra Lockwood at debra.lockwood@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3042.


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April 2018
| May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec | 2019 | Jan | Feb | Mar |

April 6, 2018
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.


April 9 - 13, 2018
Young Authors' Faire
(grades K-8)
8:00am - 5:00pm, TCOE Administration Building, 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia
Reception: April 12, 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 11, 2018
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 12, 2018
Young Authors' Faire Reception
(grades K-8)
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 13, 2018
Friday Night Live Lip Sync Contest
(Grades 6 - 12)
6:00 - 9:00pm, Visalia Convention Center
For more information, contact Adam Valencia at avalencia@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-0155, ext. 3611.


April 15, 2018
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 17, 2018
Tulare County Technology Challenge (TC²)
(grades 7-12)
8:30am - 1:00pm, online competition
For more information, contact Katherine Goyette at katherine.goyette@tcoe.org call (559) 651-3008.


April 17, 2018
Night at the 21st Century Museum
(grades K-12)
5:00 - 7:00pm, Visalia Convention Center
For more information, contact Kate Stover at kate.stover@tcoe.org or call (559) 741-0809.


April 18, 2018
Foundations for Life Essays due
(grades 7-12)
For more information, contact Tim Budz at tim.budz@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3046.

April 19, 2018
Arbor Day
(grades 3-5)
9:00am - 2:00pm, Mooney Grove Park, Visalia
For more information, contact Jared Marr at jared.marr@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3047.


April 19 - 21, 2018
Theatre Company Spring Musical
El Diamante Theater, 5100 W. Whitendale Ave., Visalia
For more information, contact Bethany Rader at bethany.rader@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-1482.


April 21, 2018
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.


April 28, 2018
Science Olympiad (Division A)
(Grades 3-6)
8:00am - 2:00pm, 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.



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May 2018
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May 1, 2018
Support Staff Conference
7:30am - 1:30pm, Visalia Convention Center
For more information, contact Marlene Moreno at marlenem@tcoe.org or call (559) 733-6302.


May 4, 2018
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 call (559) 651-3045.


May 9, 2018
Tulare County Physics Day
(grades 6-8)
10:00am - 1:00pm, Porterville Fairgrounds
For more information, contact Jared Marr at jaredm@ers.tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3047.
Register online to attend.


May 11, 2018
Reading Revolution - Elementary School
(grades 4-6)
8:00am - 4:00pm, 7000 Doe Ave., Visalia
For more information, contact Debra Lockwood at debra.lockwood@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-3042.


May 11, 2018
Slick Rock Student Film Festival
(grades 7-12)
9:00am - 9:00pm, Fox Theater, 300 W. Main, Visalia
For more information, contact Adam Valencia at slickrock@tcoe.org or call (559) 651-0155, ext. 3611.


May 18, 2018
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.



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June 2018
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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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