TK SunPower Summer Solar Energy Academy 2016

“SunPower is proud of this relationship not only because it was the first school district partner who asked us to their CTE education initiatives, but because Innovate T-K has been a leader in innovative, effective and game-changing CTE education programming!” Renee Solari, Program Manager, Educational Services at SunPower Corporation   “SunPower Corporation has been a […]

Tulare-Kings Students to Learn About Renewable Energy Field in SunPower Solar Energy Academy

Tulare-Kings Students to Learn About Renewable Energy Field in SunPower Solar Energy AcademyJuly 18, 2016 – Visalia, CA    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  July 19, 2016 – Visalia, CA – Starting July 25th seventy-one high school freshmen pathways students will participate in the Tulare-Kings SunPower Solar Energy Academy. The Academy is designed to spark student’s curiosity in […]

PUSD Outgoing Superintendent John Snavely Recognized with NAF President Award

  July 18, 2016 – Orlando, CA Porterville Unified School District Outgoing Superintendent Dr. John Snavely was recognized at NAF Next 2016 with a NAF President Award. This award is for extraordinary leadership in ensuring that all NAF students have the opportunity to participate in a series of work-based learning activities designed to prepare them for […]

Fourteen industry partners recognized at May 17th event for commitment to Linked Learning and opening doors for Tulare-Kings students

Visalia, CA – On Tuesday, May 17, INNOVATE Tulare-Kings in partnership with the Tulare-Kings Linked Learning Consortium, recognized fourteen industry partners who have provided vision, leadership, and have committed themselves to building innovative career pathways and work-based learning experiences for Tulare-Kings students to grow and thrive. The following people were at the Tulare-Kings Linked Learning Partner […]

Meet Gilbert Bareng

“It only takes one moment to change someone’s life.” Anyone that knows Gilbert Bareng knows that he’s a possibility guy. Which is exactly way our region is fortunate to have the Vice President and Principal Architect of Mangini Associates, Inc. Gilbert is the Chair of the Innovate Tulare-Kings Leadership Council and was recognized by NAF (formerly known […]

Meet Kerry Hydash

“Our businesses are only as successful as our employees.” We think the world of Kerry Hydash, President and CEO of Family HealthCare Network (FHCN). She’s been very involved with ITK’s Leadership Council, has helped lead one of signature events – the Growing Health Leaders Conference every October – and is an Industry Contact and Mentor […]

Summer Law and Justice Pathway Bridges Program

March 10, 2016 An area of need identified by Porterville Unified School District Pathways team and stakeholders is the need for transitional programming into high school pathways. The Summer Law and Justice Pathway Bridges Program is one avenue that is aimed at readiness into high school and academic enrichment that is strategically combined with career awareness and exploration activities. […]

Innovation & Opportunity Network: Implementing WIOA: Voices of Experience

February 16, 2016 Over 80 local one-stop teams took part in ETA’s first ever Customer Centered Design Challenge in Washington DC, learning through a seven week online course and receiving one-on-one intensive coaching in how to use “design thinking” principles as they re-design their services under WIOA. Listen to participants across teams share their experiences […]