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May 2013 SAC Meeting Agenda

State Advisory Council on Early Learning and Care (SAC) May 2013 meeting agenda.

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, 5th Floor
Executive Conference Room
Sacramento, CA 95814

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Council Members

Pete Cervinka, Co-chair
Lupita Cortez Alcalá, Interim Co-chair

Nancy Bargmann
Magdalena Carrasco
Julian Crocker
Sydney Fisher-Larson
Mark Friedman
Linda James Perry
Katie Johnson
Nancy Remley
Ryan Storm
Natalie Woods Andrews

Item 1  Welcome and Introductions

Council Co-Chairs Pete Cervinka, Program Deputy Director, Benefits and Services, California Department of Social Services and Lupita Cortez Alcalá, Deputy Superintendent, Instruction and Learning Support Branch, California Department of Education

Item 2  California Comprehensive Early Learning Plan (CCELP)


Item 3  Federal Grants Update

Cecelia Fisher-Dahms, Education Administrator, Quality Improvement Office, California Department of Education

  • SAC Projects
  • Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge
Item 4  Department of Social Services Child Care Characteristic Study

Stan Cagle, Chief, Child Care & Refugee Programs Branch, California Department of Social Services

Item 5  California Head Start State Collaboration Office Update

Nancy Remley, Director, California Head Start State Collaboration Office, California Department of Education

Item 6 Future Meeting Topics and Dates

Please note: This council was named the Head Start and Early Learning Advisory Committee when originally designated by Governor Brown. It is now referred to as the State Advisory Council on Early Learning and Care.


Public comment is taken on each agenda item. If you wish to speak, place your name on the sign-in list. Prior to making your comments, please state your name for the record and identify any group or organization you represent. Depending on the number of individuals wishing to address the commission, the chair may establish specific time limits on presentations.

Materials available for this meeting are posted on the State Advisory Council on Early Learning and Care Web site no later than the Monday preceding the meeting. Any person who wishes to request this notice or other meeting materials in an alternative format, requires translation services, or needs any disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, which would enable that person to participate at the meeting, must make that request at least seven days prior to the meeting date to Simon Marquez (contact information below).


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 may request assistance by contacting the Early Education and Support Division, 1430 N Street, Suite 3410, Sacramento, CA, 916-322-6233.

Questions:   Early Education and Support Division | 916-322-6233
Last Reviewed: Monday, February 2, 2015

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