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April 2021 State SARB Meeting Agenda

Agenda for the April 15, 2021 State School Attendance Review Board (SARB) Meeting.

California State School Attendance Review Board

Notice of Public Virtual Meeting

April 15, 2021
9:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

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Meeting ID: 863 8148 5296
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9:30 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

9:45 a.m.

Approval of July 29, 2021 Meeting Minutes

10 a.m.

Presentation: Updated Student Attendance Patterns and Trends Across California in the COVID-19 Era by Erica Peterson and Brenda Tapp from School Innovations & Achievement

10:45 a.m.

Presentation: Motivating Student Participation with Seesaw by Nicole Bowler

11:45 a.m.

Presentation: Legislative Update by State SARB Member Sherman Garnett

12:15 p.m.

Lunch Break and Questions

1 p.m.

Presentation: 2020–21 Model SARBs:

  • Alhambra Unified School District, Lindsey Ma
  • Alvord Unified School District, Ian Fish
  • Centinela Valley Union High School District, Vanessa Landesfiend
  • Centralia Unified School District, Dr. Stacy Chang
  • Corona-Norco Unified School District, John Reynoso
  • Fontana Unified School District, Jose Barzaga
  • Glendale Unified School District, Dr. Ilin Magran
  • Hacienda la Puente Unified School District, Cynthia Cabello
  • Jurupa Unified School District, Olga Lidia Alferez
  • Kern High School District, Erin Rader
  • Lake Elsinore Unified School District, Steve Behar
  • Long Beach Unified School District, Claudia Sosa-Valderrama
  • Murrieta Valley Unified School District, Katherine Wood
  • Pittsburg Unified School District, Dr. Rejois Fraziers-Myers
  • Romoland School District, Carmen Kaas
  • Sanger Unified School District, Johnny P. Gonzalez
  • Santa Ana Unified School District, Jackie Sanchez
  • Tuolomne County Superintendent of Schools, Rob Egger
  • Val Verde Unified School District, Thomas Gronotte
  • William S. Hart Union High School District, Erum Velek

2:45 p.m.

Review: Enforcing Compulsory Education under California Education Code Section 48291

2:50 p.m.

Discussion: Recognition of Model SARBs at the California Association of Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance State Conference on April 26–27, 2021

3 p.m.


If members of the public wish to speak, contact Chairperson David Kopperud at [Note: the preceding contact information is no longer valid and contact the Educational Options Office by email at] by April 7, 2021. Please note that members of the public may speak for no more than three minutes.

Reasonable Accommodation: Pursuant to state and federal statutes, individuals with a disability may request reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in the California State School Attendance Review Board meeting on April 15, 2021. Requests for Sign Language Interpreters should be directed to the Educational Options Office no later than ten (10) business days prior to the scheduled event. Mailing address: 1430 N Street, Suite 4202, Sacramento, CA 95814-5901; telephone: 916-323-2183.

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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, November 2, 2022