Tulare City School District Independent Study Program

Program Administrator - Ira Porchia

Head Teacher - Vicki Stewart


Teacher Email Addresses

Mrs. Stewart = vstewart@tcsdk8.org

Mrs. Purkiss = rpurkiss@tcsdk8.org

Mrs. Riggins = triggins@tcsdk8.org

Mr. Juarez = sjuarez@tcsdk8.org

Mrs. DeSantiago = mdesantiago@tcsdk8.org

Mrs. Garcia-DeOrta = kgarcia-deorta@tcsdk8.org

Mr. Pablo Jimenez = pj3426@tcsdk8.org


  • How to Enroll - Visit your student's regular school of residence or call number below:

  • TCSD IS Program Office Main number = 559-837-1880

Extension 1 = Registration/Enrollment and Program Overview Help

Extension 2 = Connect with office staff to obtain a Chromebook or Internet Hotspot

Extension 3 = Contact your student(s) Independent Study Teacher for help with connecting/using online program

Extension 4 = Connect with TCSD IT Department for technical help with Chromebook, Hotspot or Account issues

Extension 5 = General Voicemail box for a call back from Program Administration Staff

  • Technology Help Request Form (intended for internal use by TCSD I.S. Teachers. Parents/Student should use phone number to first contact their teacher to help with submitting this technology support request)