Current Director:

Amy Armstrong
(cell) 661-965-5823
(home) 661-822-1597
905 Black Oak Drive
Tehachapi, CA 93561
region2director@carsplus.org


Consists Of The Following:
San Joaquin, Amador, Alpine, Stanislaus, Calaveras, Tuolumne, Mono, Merced, Mariposa, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, Kern and Inyo counties.


Region News & Upcoming Events:

  • Convention 2014 – Irvin – February 28 and March 1st – Register NOW!!! Convention special: $255.00 until 12/1/2013; $325.00 until January 16, 2014; $375.00 until convention begins.

Two exciting opportunity for CARS+ members:

The “Janny Latno – Grant for Quality Programs” will offer individual stipends of $500 annually. Proposals may be submitted in any one of the following categories:

  • Innovative/successful special education programs above and beyond standard practices
  • Specialized support of school/district staff/programs which includes staff development or training
  • Outstanding community and parent involvement/educational activities, benefiting special education students.

Diana Blackmon Transition Scholarship – Open to teachers with five years of experience or less who are teaching at the secondary level (7-12), who are members of CARS+, and who are using the Transition to Adult Life document and/or CD are eligible to apply for this new CARS+ award.

For more information and to download an application please look under grants.

Chapter Information:

STARS+ (Stanislaus County)
Email: none at this time
Phone: none at this time
Fax: none at this time

Sequoia CARS+ (Visalia, Tulare, Hanford, Porterville, and surrounding areas)
Email: none at this time
Phone: none at this time
Fax: none at this time

If you are interested in forming a chapter in your area please contact your region director.


Chapter Information:
– STARS+ — Serving the Stanislaus, Turlock, and surrounding areas. This chapter is currently on hiatus – If you are interested in more information about STARS+ please contact Dee Torrington at president@carsplus.org.

– Bakersfield/Kern County — If you are interested in more information about a chapter in this area, please contact Dee Torrington at president@carsplus.org..

– Sequoia CARS+ — Serving the Visalia, Tulare, Hanford, Porterville, and surrounding areas. If you are interested in more information about a chapter in this area, please contact Dee Torrington at president@carsplus.org.


Chapter Contact Information:

If you are interested in participating in a chapter in your area please contact Dee Torrington at president@carsplus.org.. We are also interested in anyone that may have ideas for region events.

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