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July 2011 Meeting Minutes

American Indian Education Oversight Committee July 20, 2011 meeting minutes.

American Indian Education Oversight Committee

Meeting Minutes July 20, 2011

Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Noon to 5 p.m.
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1801
Sacramento, CA 95814

Teleconferencing Locations:

Four Winds of Indian Education
2345 Fair Street
Chico, CA 95928

Pala Learning Center
2003 Pala Mission Circle
35008 Pala Temecula Road
Pala, CA 92059

Yurok Tribe Early Education Program
300 Minot Road
Klamath, CA 95548


This committee shall provide input and advice to the Superintendent on all aspects of American Indian education programs established by the state.

American Indian Education Oversight Committee Members

Laura Lee George, Chair (present)
Amber Machamer, Vice Chair (present)
Andre Cramblit, Parliamentarian (absent, excused)
*Irma Amaro (present)
Deborah DeForge (present)
Helen L. Doherty (present)
*John Focke (present)
Matthew Franklin (absent, unexcused)
*Rodney Lindsay (present)
Marc Luker (absent, unexcused)
Kathleen Marshall (absent, excused)
*Rachel McBride (present)
Bessie Shorty (present)

*Denotes American Indian Education Center Director

Agenda Items

Meeting called to order by Laura Lee George, Chairperson, at noon.

Roll call; notes above.

Approval of Current Agenda—Action

Moved to approve: Helen; Seconded: Rod; unanimous to approve

Approval of Minutes—Action

Moved to approve with minor corrections: Deb; Seconded: Rachel; unanimous to approve. Deb will forward corrections to Judy.

Public Comment

Item 1

Subject: California Department of Education (CDE) Updates. Including but not limited to, staffing changes, American Indian Education Center 2011-12 grant award amounts.

Presenter: Brian Centeno, Judy Delgado

Brian Centeno:

Item 2

Subject: State Board of Education Native American Advisory Committee Status

Presenter: Judy Delgado

Item 3

Subject: Implementation of Striving Readers Grant in California

Presenter: Phil Lafontaine

Item 4

Subject: AB 404-Native American Language Preservation. Introduced by Assembly member Gatto. Coauthors: Assembly Members Chesbro, Galgiani, and V. Manuel Pérez.

Presenter: From Assembly member Mike Gatto’s office:

John D. Ferrera, Chief of Staff
Aaron Moreno, Legislative Director
Frank Molina, Lobbyist

(10 minute break: 2:10pm – 2:20pm)

Item 5

Subject: Information regarding the Implications of the Common Core Standards

Presenter: Tom Adams, Director

Standards, Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division

Item 6

Subject: Tribal Education Departments National Assembly Proposed Statutory Language for the Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

Presenter: Judy Delgado

Moved to adjourn: Rod; Seconded: Helen; unanimous to approve. 5:00pm.

Questions: Judy Delgado | | 916-319-0506 
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