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Early Childhood Education


Preschool Programs

Tulare City School District Preschool Programs strive to provide a developmental foundation for every single preschool child within our preschool program. We work collaboratively with parents to assist students in becoming independent, life-long learners in a positive, nurturing, safe, family-centered environment.


TCSD Preschools

Preschool classes are available for your child at the following TCSD school locations:

  • Alpine Vista
  • Garden
  • Kohn
  • Lincoln
  • Maple
  • Roosevelt
  • Wilson
First 5 of Tulare County assists in providing quality preschool programs in Tulare City School District.

Immunization Requirements

In order to enroll your child in any of our preschool programs, we require immunizations according to California state standards for all enrolling students. Please view these requirements by reading the Preschool Registration Flier at the side of this page.

In addition to receiving the proper immunizations, please bring the required documentation below:

  • Proof of current physical exam performed by a medical doctor
  • Birth certificate
  • Proof of residence

Early Child Education

Darlene Valadao
Early Childhood Education Secretary
(559) 685-6500
Donna Hartman
Early Childhood Education Curriculum Specialist
(559) 685-6501
Jennifer Marroquin
Director II (Early Childhood
& Special Education)
(559) 685-6500
Pam Costa
Early Childhood Education, Sp.Ed., Teacher on Assignment
(559) 685-6501
Jacqueline Sanchez Ramirez
Early Childhood Education Clerk
(559) 685-6500
    Tahnee Maness
Kindergarten Teacher on Assignment
(559) 685-6501
Registration Information

For information about preschool registration, please contact:

Darlene Valadao
Preschool Secretary
(559) 685-6500

Helpful Resources

Please read the letter below to be aware of and understand the guidelines and requirements for your child’s participation in one of our preschool programs at TCSD.

Parent Student Handbook

You and your child have certain rights and responsibilities, and we are happy to inform you of them: