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 […]

Meet Bobby Ram

“We did not build great technologies and great companies because we sat on ideas, we built them because we had the courage to act on our ideas!”   Inspiring. Enlivening. Inventive. Giving. These are the words that pop to mind when we think about Bobby Ram, the Managing Director of SunPower. Our region has benefitted tremendously […]

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 […]

Meet Jennifer Solis

I have opportunities to share knowledge about the best ways to handle money to make your goals a reality. As an added bonus, I get to use my photography skills in the creation of FAST’s marketing materials. The best part? I’m paid to do what I love! Jennifer Solis is well known for helping young […]

Meet Tricia Stever Blattler

“My favorite part of my role as executive director is educating the public; agriculture is a unique and diverse industry that many people don’t really understand and I love being able to interact with business and community partners and help educate and inform them about the agriculture sector.” Tricia Stever Blatter cares A LOT about the future of agriculture which is […]

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 […]