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November 2012 Meeting Agenda

American Indian Education Oversight Committee meeting agenda for November 14, 2012.

American Indian Education Oversight Committee Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
10:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 6102
Sacramento, CA 95814

Agenda Items

The order of business may be changed without notice.

Item 1

Subject: California Department of Education (CDE) Updates
Presenter: Judy Delgado, American Indian Education Consultant, CDE

Updates include but are not limited to:

Item 2

Subject: Public Comment

Public Comment is invited on any matter not included on the printed agenda. Depending on the number of individuals wishing to address the American Indian Education Oversight Committee (AIEOC), the presiding officer may establish specific time limits on presentations.

Item 3

Subject: Career Counseling
Presenter: John Merris-Coots

Resources for career counseling to assist students and adults in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that enable a successful transition from school to work.

Item 4

Subject: Region IX Equity Assistance Center
Presenter: Rose Owens-West

The Region IX Equity Assistance Center (EAC) at WestEd is one of ten EACs funded by the U.S. Department of Education to provide technical assistance and training in the areas of civil rights, equity, and school reform. Serving schools and communities in Arizona, California, and Nevada, the Region IX EAC at WestEd ensures that equitable education opportunities are available and accessible for all children.

Item 5

Subject: Mascot issue in California public schools
Presenter: TBD

Presentation and discussion on the use of Native American mascots in California public schools.

Item 6

Subject: Committee Business

Including, but not limited to, future meeting plans; future agenda items; officer nominations and/or elections; declaratory and commendatory resolutions; bylaw review and revision; Board policy; approval of minutes; Board liaison reports; training of Board members; and announcement of matters of general interest.

Statute for American Indian Education Oversight Committee

California Education Code Section 33370(g) states:

The Superintendent, with input from existing center directors, shall appoint an American Indian Education Oversight Committee by January 30, 2007, composed of at least seven educators, four of whom shall be American Indian education center directors. All members shall possess proven knowledge of current educational policies relating to, and issues faced by, American Indian communities in California. This committee shall provide input and advice to the Superintendent on all aspects of American Indian education programs established by the state.

All times are approximate and are provided for convenience only. The order of business may be changed without notice. Anyone interested in a particular matter should plan on being in attendance. The AIEOC will commence, recess, and reconvene as necessary throughout the meeting. Time is set aside for individuals to speak on any topic not otherwise on the agenda. In all cases, the presiding officer reserves the right to impose time limits on presentations as necessary to ensure that the agenda is completed.

Reasonable accommodation will be provided for any individual with a disability. Pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in a meeting or function of the task force may request assistance by contacting the Educational Options, Student Support, and American Indian Education Office at 1430 N Street, Suite 6408, Sacramento, CA, 95814, or by telephone at 916-323-2183; Fax 916-323-6061.

For more information concerning this agenda, please contact the Educational Options, Student Support, and American Indian Education Office at 916-323-2183. This agenda is posted on the CDE AIEOC Web page.
Questions: Judy Delgado | judelgado@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0506 
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