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Instructional Services
www.tcoe.org/instruct


District Support Services Branch

Andrea Perez , Assistant Superintendent, District Support Services (559) 302-3633
Ext.3109
fax: (559) 739-0310
Brook Killingsworth , Secretary to Assistant Superintendent (559) 733-6326
Ext.3102
Nancy Bellin , Special Events Coordinator (559) 733-6734
Ext.1105


College and Career

tcoe.org/CollegeCareer
Joy Soares , Director (559) 733-6101
Ext.1124
fax: (559) 739-0310
Therese Arnold , Special Projects Assistant (559) 739-0314
Ext.3106
Diane Baeza , K14 Technical Assistance Provider (559) 733-6101
Shelsy Hutchison , College and Career Engagement Specialist (559) 733-6101
Ext.1123
Virginia Lovci , K12 Pathways Coordinator (559) 733-6101
Lori Narahara , College and Career Engagement Specialist (559) 733-6101
Ext.1125
McKenna Salazar , College and Career Engagement Specialist (559) 733-6101
Ext.3119
Services for Education & Employment (SEE)
tcoe.org/see
626 N. Akers St., Visalia 93291 (559) 733-6730
fax: (559) 737-4074
Darlene Tyndal , Employment Services Coordinator (559) 730-2737
Ext.4321
A Ticket to Success
(Social Security benefits planning and job assistance)
tcoe.org/tickettowork
Fresno Workforce Connection / A Ticket to Success
3302 N. Blackstone Ave., Fresno 93726
Rebeca DeLeon , Employment & Benefits Specialist (559) 230-4012
Visalia Employment Connection / A Ticket to Success
4025 W. Noble Ave., Visalia 93277
Joe Garza , Employment & Benefits Specialist (559) 713-5164
Visalia SEE / A Ticket to Success
626 N. Akers St., Room 1, Visalia 93277 (559) 730-2737
or toll free: (800) 540-0307
fax: (559) 635-8754
Sarah Barba , Eligibility/Client Retention Assistant (559) 730-2737
Ext.4322
Mang Chang , Employment & Benefits Specialist (559) 730-2737
Ext.4325
Benny Rivera , Employment & Benefits Specialist (559) 730-2737
Ext.4324
Rhonda Souza , Employment & Benefits Specialist (559) 730-2737
Ext.4323
Workforce Development Services
tcoe.org/see
Porterville SEE Workforce Development
629 N. Main, Porterville 93257 (559) 782-4773
fax: (559) 782-4783
Nou Cha , Youth Development Specialist
Porterville SEE Workforce Development/Employment Connection
1063 W. Henderson Ave., Porterville 93257 (559) 788-1493
Sandra Pina-Juarez , Youth Development Specialist (559) 788-1417
Ext.4302
Marilyn Reser , Eligibility Specialist Assistant (559) 788-1417
Steve Tellez , Youth Development Specialist (559) 788-1493
Ext.4301
Visalia SEE Workforce Development
626 N. Akers Street, Visalia 93291 (559) 733-6730
fax: (559) 737-4074
Sarah Barba , Eligibility/Client Retention Assistant (559) 730-6730
Ext.4322
Jaime Barragan , Trainer (559) 733-6730
Ext.4307
vacant , Budget & Operations Clerk (559) 733-6730
Ext.4303


Educational Resource Services (ERS)

tcoe.org/ers
7000 Doe Avenue, Suite A, Visalia 93291 (559) 651-3031
Jennifer Biagio , Administrator/Mid-State Collaborative (MSC) Director (559) 651-3831
Ext.3301
fax: (559) 651-1012
Ivette Lopez , Secretary to the ERS Administrator and support for Bethany Rader (559) 651-3041
Ext.3305

Instructional Consultants/Specialists
Arcy Alafa , Mathematics Staff Development & Curriculum Specialist (559) 651-3031
Ext.3339
Jenean Bray , English Language Arts/ELD and Instructional Rounds Staff Development & Curriculum Specialist (559) 651-3031
Ext.3353
Timothy Budz , English Language Arts/ELD and Instructional Rounds Staff Development & Curriculum Specialist (559) 651-3031
Ext.3353
Sandi Cahill , English Language Arts/ELD and Instructional Rounds Staff Development & Curriculum Specialist (559) 651-3031
Ext.3355
Ryann Derington , English Language Arts/ELD Staff Development & Curriculum Specialist (559) 651-3031
Ext.3352
Katherine Goyette , Educational Technology & Integrated Studies Staff Development & Curriculum Specialist (559) 651-3031
Ext.3325
Julie Joseph , Mathematics Instructional Consultant (559) 651-3031
Ext.3330
Joseph Lamb , Mathematics Staff Development & Curriculum Specialist (559) 651-3031
Ext.3332
Nicholas Lopez , Mathematics Staff Development & Curriculum Specialist (559) 651-3031
Ext.3337
Jared Marr , STEM Staff Development & Curriculum Specialist (559) 651-3031
Ext.3323
Marla Martin , English Language Arts/ELD Staff Development & Curriculum Specialist (559) 651-3031
Ext.3351
Tammy Milligan , English Language Arts/ELD Staff Development & Curriculum Specialist (559) 651-3031
Ext.3351
Justin Paredes , History/Social Studies Staff Development & Curriculum Specialist (559) 730-2910
Ext.5140
Kate Stover , Visual & Performing Arts Staff Development & Curriculum Specialist (559) 741-0809
Ext.3648
Carl Veater , Mathematics Staff Development & Curriculum Specialist (559) 651-3031
Ext.3341
Stephanie Verners , CVNIC Grant Director (559) 651-3031
Ext.3305
Kim Webb , Mathematics Staff Development & Curriculum Specialist (559) 651-3031
Ext.3331

Instructional Consultants Support Staff
Saul Altamirano , Instructional Consultant Support Technician for Arcy Alafa, Joseph Lamb, Nicholas Lopez, Kim Webb (559) 651-1281
Ext.3340
Gerald Arellano , Instructional Consultant Support Technician for Jenean Bray, Tim Budz, Ryann Derington, Marla Martin, Tammy Milligan (559) 651-3031
Ext.3363
Juliana Davidian , Student Event Coordinator (559) 651-3003
Ext.3322
Caroline Koontz , CVNIC Grant Coordinator (559) 651-0548
Ext.3333
Evelin Lopez , Instructional Consultant Support Technician for Julie Joseph, Jared Marr, Carl Veater, Stephanie Verners (559) 651-3548
Ext.3338
Christina Sartuche , Instructional Consultant Support Technician for Sandi Cahill, Katherine Goyette, Justin Paredes, Kate Stover (559) 651-2130
Ext.3339
Paula Terrill , Student Event Coordinator (559) 651-0565
Ext.3326
Olivia Velasquez , Business & Program Analyst (559) 651-3031
Ext.3302

Library Media Services
Debra Lockwood , Library Media Supervisor (559) 651-3042
Ext.3310
fax: (559) 651-1012
Doug Cairns , Instructional Technology Specialist (559) 651-3045
Ext.3320
Maria Ortiz , Library Media Technician (559) 651-3031
Ext.3312
Kim Rice , Library Media Technician (559) 651-3031
Ext.3313
Sara Torabi , Instructional Consultant Support/Library Media Technician (559) 651-3031
Ext.3004
Nathan Wills , Library Media Technician (559) 651-3031
Ext.3314
Steve Woods , Instructional Technology Specialist (559) 651-3077
Ext.3321

Library/Multimedia Portal

Materials request: library@ersconnect.org

(559) 651-3031

Theatre Company

tcoe.org/theatreco
7000 Doe Avenue, Suite A, Visalia 93291 (559) 651-1482
fax: (559) 651-1012
Bethany Rader , Director (559) 651-1482
Ext.3645
Charlotte Garcia Da Rosa , Vocal Coach (559) 651-1482
Nicole Zweifel , Choreographer (559) 651-1482
Theatre Company Productions Ticket Information (559) 651-1482
Ext.5


Leadership Support Services

tcoe.org/leadership
Martin Frolli, Ed.D. , Administrator (559) 739-0319
Ext.3103
fax: (559) 739-0310
Maura Sánchez , Secretary (559) 302-3642
Ext.3113
John Alvarez , Administrator (559) 302-3636
Ext.3110
Tyger Bates , Fiscal Analyst (559) 730-2752
Ext.3105
Christina Chavez , Program Data Technician (559) 302-3644
Ext.3115
John Davis , Administrator (559) 302-3648
Ext.3117
Heather Elias , Program Data Technician (559) 302-1241
Ext.3118
Javier Garcia , Data & Analytics Coordinator (559) 302-3643
Ext.3114
Lisa Lemus , Administrator (559) 302-3629
Ext.3107
Justin Paredes , Administrator (559) 730-2910
Ext.5140
Yesenia Tadeo , LSS Specialist (559) 302-3639
Ext.3112
Samantha Tate , Administrator (559) 302-3638
Ext.3111
Michelle Trevino , Grant Coordinator (559) 302-3647
Ext.3116

Charter School Authorization
John Alvarez , Administrator (559) 302-3636
Ext.3110


Migrant Education Program, Region VIII

tcoe.org/migranted
Anabel González , Director (559) 651-3035
Ext.3430
fax: (559) 651-1701
Perla Estrada , Administrative Support Specialist (559) 651-3035
Ext.3423
Gloria Davalos , Area Administrator (559) 651-3035
Ext.3405
Othoniel Figueroa , Area Administrator (559) 651-3035
Ext.3409
Rebekah Gomez , Budget and Operations Clerk (559) 651-3035
Ext.3403
Javier González , Area Administrator (559) 651-3035
Ext.3410
Shantall Porchia , Program Manager (559) 651-3035
Ext.3404
Heriberto Treviño , Area Administrator (559) 651-3035
Ext.3425
Sandy Urias , Office Support/Data Entry Technician (559) 651-3035
Ext.3422
vacant, Area Administrator (559) 651-3035
Ext.3435


New Teacher & Leadership Development

iLead Administrative Services Credential Programs (Preliminary and Clear), IMPACT Alternative Certification Credential Program, Teacher Induction Program
tcoe.org/NTLD
(559) 624-1035
Mary Dolan , Administrator (559) 302-3640
Ext.1356
Perla Arredondo , Recruitment Analyst (559) 302-3624
Ext.1351
Gabbi Barnes , Recruitment Analyst (559) 733-6487
Ext.1347
Travis Brown , Intern Program Facilitator (559) 730-2955
Ext.1361
Michelle French , Intern Program Facilitator (559) 302-3641
Ext.1357
Barbara Leal , Teacher Induction Program Director (559) 733-6315
Ext.1362
Amber McRae , Recruitment Analyst (559) 733-6506
Ext.1348
Kim Paz , Intern Program Facilitator (559) 302-3625
Ext.1352
Rachel Silveira , iLead Program Facilitator (559) 740-4409
Ext.1343
Francia Tapia , Teacher Induction Program Specialist (559) 733-6513
Ext.1365
Kathy Thompson , Recrutiment Specialist (559) 733-6398
Ext.1345
Tara Tobin , Recruitment Analyst (559) 302-3626
Ext.1353


Student Support Services Branch

Julie Berk , Assistant Superintendent, Student Support Services (559) 651-3022
Ext.3951
fax: (559) 651-3802
Brook Killingsworth , Secretary to the Assistant Superintendent (559) 651-3022
Ext.3855


CHOICES Programs

(including Prevention/Intervention Education and After School Programs)
tcoe.org/choices
7000 Doe Avenue, Building 300, Visalia 93291 (559) 651-0155
Frank Silveira , Administrator (559) 651-0155
Ext.3611
fax: (559) 651-0172
Vicky Contreras , Secretary (559) 651-0155
Ext.3626
Cindy Macias , Secretary (559) 651-0155
Ext.3612
Stephen Amundson , Staff Development and Prevention Coordinator (559) 651-0155
Ext.3618
Tony Cavanagh , Prevention/Intervention Education Manager (559) 651-0155
Ext.3614
Daniel Cordeniz , Project Coordinator (559) 733-6300
Ext.1160
Alice Flores , Prevention/Intervention Education Specialist (559) 651-0155
Ext.5160
Jeff Lynch , Prevention/Intervention Education Facilitator (559) 651-0155
Ext.3628
Alisha Montoya , Prevention/Intervention Education Specialst (559) 651-0155
Ext.3625
K.C. Pearce , Prevention/Intervention Education Specialist (559) 651-0155
Ext.3617
Alvaro Rodriguez , Prevention/Intervention Education Specialist (559) 651-0155
Ext.3619
Amy Silveira , Project Coordinator (559) 651-0155
Ext.3623
Rene Solis , Prevention/Intervention Education Specialist (559) 651-0155
Ext.3621
Brooke Tobias , Prevention/Intervention Education Specialist (559) 651-0155
Ext.3624
Fabian Valdes , Prevention/Intervention Education Specialist (559) 651-0155
Ext.3624

CHOICES After School Program

tcoe.org/choicesafterschool
Danny Santana , Director (559) 651-0155
Ext.3725
Denise Cifuentez , Program Facilitator (559) 651-0155
Ext.3615
Nathan Clift , Program Specialist (559) 651-0155
Gustavo De Oliveira , Program Specialist (559) 651-0155
Clarissa Garcia , Program Specialist (559) 651-0155
Veronica Guerrero , Special Projects Assistant (559) 651-0155
Ext.3627
Norma Lacey , Program Specialist (559) 651-0155
Yareli Magana , Program Facilitator (559) 651-0155
Ext.3620
Lauren Pearce , Program Facilitator (559) 651-0155
Ext.3631
Juan Sanchez , Program Specialist (559) 651-0155


Early Childhood Education Program

tcoe.org/ece
7000 Doe Avenue, Suite C, Visalia 93291 (559) 651-3022
fax: (559) 651-3802
Alex Elliott, Ed.D. , Administrator (559) 651-3022
Ext.3952
Elvira Becerra , Administrative Executive Secretary (559) 651-3022
Ext.3855
Veronica Alvarez , Food Services Coordinator (559) 651-3022
Ext.3963
Lisa Boss , Family Wellness/Disabilities Manager (559) 651-3006
Ext.3803
Anthony Carrillo , QRIS Manager (559) 651-3022
Ext.3830
Claudia Carter , Home Based Education Manager (559) 651-3022
Ext.3871
Alma Casas , Staff Analyst (559) 651-3022
Ext.3901
Lorena Castillo , Assistant Administrator (559) 651-0862
Ext.3830
Blanca Contreras , Family/Community Partnerships Manager (559) 651-3022
Ext.3847
Lorena Davis , Education Program Manager (559) 651-3022
Ext.3873
Stephenie Espinoza , Health Coordinator (559) 651-3006
Ext.3807
Robert McCall , Information Systems Manager (559) 651-3022
Ext.3992
Timothy Rose , Facilities Operations Manager (559) 627-5230
Stefanie Servin , Staff Analyst (559) 651-3022
Ext.3819
Eric Sonnenfeld , Assistant Administrator (559) 651-3022
Ext.3951
Samantha Terry , Child & Youth Development Council Manager (559) 651-1723
Ext.3857
Cristina Torres , Data & ERSEA Manager (559) 651-3022
Ext.3849
Melissa Velasquez , Professional Development Manager (559) 651-3022
Ext.3875

Connections for Quality Care
Melissa Bachtelle , Program Manager (559) 651-3026
Ext.3903
Elvira Barron , Resource & Referral Program Coordinator (559) 651-0185
Ext.3823
Nidia Branson , Program Coordinator (559) 651-3022
Ext.3865
Norma Chavarin , AP Program Coordinator (559) 651-3026
Ext.3923
Heather Kellerhals , Eligibility Systems Coordinator (559) 651-3026
Ext.3922
Celeste Rodriguez , Program Coordinator (559) 651-3026
Ext.3902
Stephanie Sanchez , FCCN Program Coordinator (559) 651-3026
Ext.3904


Educational Options

tcoe.org/EdOptions
2101 N. Shirk Rd., Visalia 93291 (559) 651-2904
Julie Berk , Assistant Superintendent, Student Support Services (559) 651-2904
Molly Martino , Secretary (559) 651-2904
fax: (559) 651-2902


La Sierra Charter School

tcoe.org/lasierra
La Sierra Junior Military Academy, Grades 7-8
La Sierra Military Academy, Grades 9-12
La Sierra Independent Studies
1735 E. Houston, Visalia 93292 (559) 733-6963
fax: (559) 733-6845
Scott Pierce, Ed.D. , Administrator (559) 733-6963
Ext.4208
Annette Bermudez , Secretary/Parent Liaison (559) 733-6963
Ext.4201
Joseph Andrade , Chief Officer (559) 733-6963
Ext.4203
Mike Franco , Graphic Arts Teacher (559) 733-6963
Ext.4248
Rhonda Hash , Independent Study (559) 733-6963
Ext.4262
Karen Muro , Printing/Graphics Center (559) 737-4321


University Preparatory High School

tcoe.org/uphs
on the College of the Sequoias Campus, Mariposa Building
915 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia 93277 (559) 730-2529
fax: (559) 730-2518
Eric Thiessen , Principal (559) 730-2529
Jennifer Harris , Secretary (559) 737-5455
Araceli Alcala , Parent Outreach Coordinator (559) 730-2529
Helen Milliorn-Feller, Ed.D. , Lead Teacher (559) 730-2529
Pedro Olea , Counselor (559) 730-2529


Planetarium & Science Center

tcoe.org/planetarium
11535 Avenue 264, Visalia 93277 (559) 733-6433

Peña Planetarium

(559) 737-6334
Conan Palmer , Planetarium & Science Center Coordinator (559) 733-6871
Ext.1311
Craig Alameda , Planetarium & Science Center Media Specialist (559) 737-6335
Ext.1314


Region VII System of Support for Expanded Learning (SSEL)

tcoe.org/expandedlearning
7000 Doe Ave., Bldg. 700, Visalia 93291 (559) 651-0155
Virginia Sepeda , Project Coordinator II (559) 334-7154
Ext.3613


School Health Programs

tcoe.org/health
7000 Doe Avenue, Building 700, Visalia 93291 (559) 651-0130
Christina Rodriguez , Program Manager (559) 651-0130
Ext.3710
fax: (559) 651-1995
Margarita Quintana , Secretary (559) 651-0130
Ext.3730
Ana Borba , Credentialed School Nurse (559) 651-0130
Ext.3713
Tamara Cochran , Credentialed School Nurse (559) 651-0130
Ext.3717
Sandra Dutch , Credentialed School Nurse (559) 651-0130
Ext.3715
Jamie Redondo , Credentialed School Nurse (559) 651-0130
Ext.3718
Julie Urena , Credentialed School Nurse (559) 651-0130
Ext.3716
Guadalupe Vasquez , Credentialed School Nurse (559) 651-0130
Ext.3719
Denae Yager Denae Yager, SCICON Credentialed School Nurse (559) 539-4007

Nutrition Education Obesity Prevention (NEOP) Program
tcoe.org/nutrition
Alexandra Rogers , Program Lead (559) 651-0130
Ext.3723
Lauren Rocha , School Nutrition Liaison (559) 651-0130
Ext.3727


SCICON (Clemmie Gill School of Science and Conservation)

tcoe.org/scicon
mailing address: P.O. Box 339, Springville 93265
physical address: 41569 Bear Creek Rd., Springville
(559) 539-2642
fax: (559) 539-2643
Dianne Shew , Administrator (559) 539-2642
Ext.4810
Gabriela Porter , Secretary (559) 539-2642
Ext.4811
Amanda Driver , Circle J-Norris Ranch Lead Teacher (559) 539-2263
fax: (559) 539-2369
Peyton Ellas , Conference Specialist (559) 539-5142
fax: (559) 539-4924
Jennifer Masters , SCICON Liaison (559) 936-7027
Kermit Stevens , Maintenance Supervisor (559) 539-4923
Justine Padilla , Food Service Manager (559) 539-3997
SCICON Health Center
Denae Yager, RN , School Nurse (559) 539-4007
fax: (559) 539-4926





Tulare County Office of Education
Instructional Services Division
All mail to: P.O. Box 5091, Visalia, CA 93278-5091
Physical address: 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia, CA 93277



Tim A. Hire, 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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