RAMHP: The Rural Access to Mental Health Professionals (RAMHP) project is in partnership with the Tulare County Office of Education, Tulare County Health and Human Services, Mental Health Department, California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB), and 33 high needs districts (39 K-8th grade schools).
TRRE: Teacher Residency for Rural Education (TRRE) Project in partnership with Tulare County Office of Education, California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB), and Visalia Unified School District (VUSD).
The Center: The overarching goal is to support a continuum of programs and services, integrated into a flexible technology-based system designed to recruit, retain, and advance a qualified, effective, diverse teacher candidate pool for the state of California.

Location: Visalia, California USA

ABOUT US

Tulare County Office of Education (TCOE) is the recipient of one of the 2019 Mental Health Services Demonstration Grants funded by United States of America Department of Education Office of Elementary and Secondary Education Office of Safe and Supportive Schools. The Rural Access to Mental Health Professionals (RAMHP) project is in partnership with the TCOE California Center on Teaching Careers (Center), TCOE Behavioral Health Services, Tulare County Health and Human Services, Mental Health Department, California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB), and 33 high needs districts (39 K-8th grade schools) supported and served by the Tulare County Office of Education.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS

TRRE: Teacher Residency for Rural Education (TRRE) Project in partnership with Tulare County Office of Education, California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB), and Visalia Unified School District (VUSD).
RAMHP: The Rural Access to Mental Health Professionals (RAMHP) project is in partnership with the Tulare County Office of Education, Tulare County Health and Human Services, Mental Health Department, California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB), and 33 high needs districts (39 K-8th grade schools).
The Center: The overarching goal is to support a continuum of programs and services, integrated into a flexible technology-based system designed to recruit, retain, and advance a qualified, effective, diverse teacher candidate pool for the state of California.

Frequently Asked Questions

The virtual academy is designed to attract future and current teachers, school-based mental health professionals, nurses, administrators, and counselors.
• Connect with program representatives
• Learn about each of the programs offered in Tulare County, CA
• Find out the eligibility requirements, application process, tuition cost, living stipends, scholarships, and job placement
• Interact with potential employers/recruiters via chat and video chat
• Explore virtual education job fairs and other events
• Obtain/download valuable resources
Yes, you will need to register to enjoy all the Virtual Academy features. As you explore a career in K-12 education, representatives from each program will be available to chat with you regarding the Teacher Residency program, Mental Health program, and job opportunities in the area. Office hours will be available to assist you in your pursuit of a career in K-12 education.
No. You will need access to Wi-Fi and have a camera-ready device if you choose to engage in video chats.