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California Practitioners Advisory Group Members

Information about the California Practitioners Advisory Group (CPAG) members, including representative category and term of appointment.
Practitioner Position/Employer Representative Initial Appt. Date Reappointed Date Term Expires
Jorge Aguilar Superintendent, Sacramento City Unified School District (USD) Superintendent/Educational Researcher
March 10, 2016
January 1, 2019
December 31, 2021
Ronald Anaya Teacher, Rocklin USD Teachers from a traditional public school January 1, 2020 N/A December 31, 2022
Bootsie Battle-Holt Teacher, Los Angeles USD Teachers from a traditional public school
January 1, 2019
N/A
December 31, 2021
Mia Cooper Instructional Tutor/Special Education Accountability Student Records, San Bernardino City USD Specialized instructional support personnel and paraprofessionals January 1, 2021 N/A December 21, 2023
Melanie Greene Director of Continuous Improvement and Support, San Joaquin COE Representatives of authorized public chartering agency/Chair January 1, 2020 N/A December 31, 2022
Diane Grotjohn Accountability Administrator, Lifelong Learning Administration Charter school leaders
January 1, 2019
N/A
December 31, 2021
Jo Ann Isken Interim Director, UC Los Angeles Teacher Education Program Educational Researchers
March 10, 2016
January 1, 2020
December 31, 2021
Linda Kaminski Superintendent, Azusa USD Superintendents or other administrators
November 2, 2016
January 1, 2019
December 31, 2021

Kimberly Kenne

School Board Member, Pasadena USD

Members of local school boards

March 10, 2016
January 1, 2019
December 31, 2021
Tara Kini Senior Policy Advisor, Learning Policy Institute Parents of students currently enrolled in K–12
March 10, 2016
January 1, 2019
December 31, 2021
Nancy Lara Teacher, San Diego USD Teachers at traditional public schools
November 2, 2016
January 1, 2020
December 31, 2021
Jesse Levin Principal Research Economist, American Institutes for Research Education Researchers
January 1, 2018
January 1, 2021
December 31, 2022
Dr. Ed Manansala County Superintendent, El Dorado County Office of Education (COE) Superintendents or other administrators/Vice Chair
March 10, 2016
January 1, 2021
December 31, 2022
Nancy Portillo Assistant Superintendent, Archdioceses of Los Angeles Representatives of Private School children
January 1, 2018
January 1, 2021
December 31, 2022
Terena Small Teacher, SIATECH Teachers from Charter Schools
January 1, 2018
N/A
December 31, 2021
Janelle Woodward Senior Leadership Associate, Riverside COE Principals and other school leaders
January 1, 2019
N/A
December 31, 2021
Questions:   CPAG Team | CPAG@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0942
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, January 5, 2021
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