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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
Ronald Anaya Assistant Principal, Rocklin Unified School District (USD) Principals and other school leaders January 1, 2020 January 1, 2023 December 31, 2024
Melanie Greene Director of Continuous Improvement and Support, San Joaquin County Office of Education (COE) Representatives of authorized public chartering agency/Chair January 1, 2020 January 1, 2023 December 31, 2024
Bootsie Battle-Holt Teacher, Los Angeles USD Teachers from a traditional public school
January 1, 2019
January 1, 2022
December 31, 2023
Diane Grotjohn Accountability Administrator, Lifelong Learning Administration Charter school leaders January 1, 2019 January 1, 2022 December 31, 2023
Terena Small Teacher, SIATECH Teachers from Charter Schools January 1, 2018 January 1, 2022 December 31, 2023
Janelle Woodward Senior Leadership Associate, Riverside COE Principals and other school leaders January 1, 2019 January 1, 2022 December 31, 2023
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 31, 2023
Sunya Rody Boonchouy Superintendent, Winters Joint USD Superintendents or other administrators January 1, 2022 N/A December 31, 2023
Xilonin Cruz-Gonzalez Deputy Director, Californians Together/ Member Azusa USD governing board Members of local school boards January 1, 2022 N/A December 31, 2023
Babatunde Ilori CEO, Parsec Education Parents of student(s) currently enrolled in the K–12 January 1, 2022 N/A December 31, 2024
Gabriela Tavitian Superintendent, Lennox School District Superintendents or other administrators January 1, 2022 N/A December 31, 2024
Amy Nguyen-Hernandez Superintendent, Central School District Superintendents or other administrators January 1, 2022 N/A December 31, 2024
Todd Collins Self-employed/ Member Palo Alto School District governing board Members of local school boards January 1, 2022 N/A December 31, 2024
Judy Flores Superintendent, Shasta COE Superintendents or other Administrators/Vice-Chair January 1, 2023 N/A December 31, 2025
Kelsey Krausen Senior Manager, WestEd Education Researcher January 1, 2023 N/A December 31, 2025
Samara Palko Director of Education, California Catholic Conference Representative of private school children January 1, 2023 N/A December 31, 2025
Questions:   CPAG Team | CPAG@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0942
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, January 25, 2023
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