Annual College & Career EXPO scheduled for April 1

Tulare County Office of Education Press Release

On Friday, April 1, high school students from Tulare and Kings counties will visit the Visalia and Tulare campuses of the College of the Sequoias for the annual College and Career EXPO. Nearly 460 students from 20 schools have registered to participate in EXPO 2022.

The EXPO has been a regional Tulare-Kings event since 1992 and has been held at COS for the majority of those years. A collaborative event between COS Career Technical Education Programs, Tulare County Education Office College and Career, Kings County Education Office, and Visalia and Tulare School Districts, the EXPO offers students from Tulare and Kings counties the opportunity to compete in both technical and academic career events, and to visit the COS campus for what might be the first time.

The events will take place at the Tulare Center of COS, as well as at the Visalia Campus, and will begin at 9:00 am. A full list of competitions and locations follows.

COS Visalia Events


Business Plan/Elevator Pitch

Demonstration of career paths

CNA Competencies

building technology

culinary arts


fashion drawing

Health Career Exploration

Job interview

Medical terminology

public safety

Social Media Challenge

Sports medicine skills

Video production

Website creation

COS Tulare Events

Graphic design

Small engines

From 10:00 a.m., additional activities will take place in the quadruple area of ​​COS Visalia and will include exhibitions, demonstrations, games and music. An awards ceremony will take place from noon. All activities must be completed by 1:30 p.m.

For more information, call Shelsy Hutchison, Academic and Career Engagement Specialist, Tulare County Office of Education at (559) 302-3671, or Dr. Jonna Schengel, Dean, Vocational Technical Education, Nursing and Allied Health, College of the Sequoias at (559) 688-3027. For more information, visit