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October 24, 2019 Meeting Minutes

State of California
Gavin Newsom, Governor
1430 N Street, Suite 5111
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-319-0827
Fax: 916-319-0175

California Practitioners Advisory Group Meeting



October 24, 2019

California Practitioners Advisory Group (CPAG) Members

  • Jo Ann Isken, Chair
  • Ed Manansala, Vice Chair (ABSENT)
  • Jorge Aguilar (ABSENT)
  • Mariana Astorga-Almanza
  • Bootsie Battle-Holt
  • Diane Grotjohn (ABSENT)
  • Linda Kaminski
  • Kimberly Kenne (ABSENT)
  • Tara Kini
  • Nancy Lara
  • Jesse Levin
  • Nancy Portillo (ABSENT)
  • Neva Rowden
  • Araceli Simeon
  • Terena Small
  • Janelle Woodward

Liaisons to the State Board of Education

  • Ilene Straus


  • Denise Parnell, Director, Improvement and Accountability Division, California Department of Education (CDE)
  • Sara Pietrowski, Policy Consultant, State Board of Education

Thursday, October 24, 2019
10:00 a.m. Pacific Time ±

  • Call to Order (10:04 am)
  • Salute to the Flag
  • Overview of Agenda
  • Announcements
  • Roll Call and Introductions
  • Special Presentations
    • Public notice is hereby given that special presentations for informational purposes may take place during this session.
  • Agenda Items
  • Adjournment


Item 04

Subject: California Practitioners Advisory Group Priorities, Including, but not limited to, Agenda Items; Approval of Minutes.

Type of Action: Action, Information

Motion to approve August 2019 CPAG Minutes – Linda Kaminski

Second – Tara Kini

VOTE – Yes: 11; No: 0; Abstain: 0

Item 01

Subject: Every Student Succeeds Act Update: Educator Equity definition, Participation rate for the academic indicator, Update to the long-term goal for graduation rate.

Type of Action: Action, Information

  • Julian Cuevas, Director, Government Affairs Division, CDE
  • Barbara Murchison, Director, Educator Excellence and Equity Division, CDE
  • Jenny Singh, Education Administrator, Academic Accountability Unit, CDE
  • Action: No action taken

Item 02

Subject: New Local Control and Accountability Plan Template – Project Update.

Type of Action: Action, Information

  • Jeff Breshears, Education Administrator, Local Agency System Support Office, CDE
  • Action: No action taken

Item 03

Subject: California's Integrated Local, State, and Federal Accountability and Continuous Improvement System: English Learner Progress Indicator and update on the development of a measure of individual student growth.

Type of Action: Action, Information

  • Jonathan Isler, Education Administrator, Data Reporting Office, CDE
  • Action: No action taken

Item 05

Subject: General 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 California Practitioners Advisory Group, the presiding officer may establish specific time limits on presentations.

Type of Action: Information


Last Reviewed: Wednesday, February 26, 2020
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