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Government Affairs Program Assignments


Government Affairs Division

Julian Cuevas, Director

jcuevas@cde.ca.gov
916-319-0821

Legislative Affairs Office

Alma Barreras, Legislative Representative

abarreras@cde.ca.gov
916-319-0521

  • Adult Education
  • Assessments
  • Career and Technical Education (CTE)
  • Charter Schools
  • Compensation/Merit Pay
  • Educator Credentialing/Preparation
  • Emergency/Disaster Relief
  • English Learners
    • Migrant and Bilingual Education
  • Higher Education/College Readiness
    • Concurrent Enrollment/Dual Enrollment
    • UC Regents and CSU Trustees
  • Induction/BTSA
  • Nutrition
  • Professional Learning/Staff Development & Recruitment
  • Safe Schools

Jonathon Howard, Legislative Representative

jhoward@cde.ca.gov
916-319-0544

  • Accountability
    • California School Dashboard
    • Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP)
    • School Accountability Report Card (SARC)
  • Average Daily Attendance (ADA)
    • Instructional Time
  • Classified Employees/Paraprofessionals
    • Labor
  • Curriculum Standards, Frameworks and Instructional Resources
  • Data
    • CSIS & CALPADS
    • P20 Data System
  • Early Learning and Care
  • Facilities
  • Public School Employees/PERS & STRS
  • School Choice
    • District of Choice/Open Enrollment

Bryan Sapp, Legislative Representative

bsapp@cde.ca.gov
916-319-0676

  • After School Programs
  • Civil Rights/Desegregation
    • Gender Equity/Title IX
    • Uniform Complaint Procedures (UCP)
  • Community Schools
  • Education Options/At Risk & Foster Youth
    • Continuation & Court Schools
    • Drop-out Prevention/Expulsion Policies
    • Chronic Absenteeism
    • Truancy/SARBs
  • Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF)
  • Omnibus Bill
  • Parent Engagement
  • School Climate
    • Social Emotional Learning
  • Special Education/State Special Schools
    • SMAA, LEA Billing
  • Student Health Wellness/Mental Health
    • School Nurses & Mental Health Professionals
  • Taxes

Vacant, Associate Governmental Program Analyst

  • American Indian Education
  • Athletics/CA Interscholastic Federation
  • CDE Administrative Governance
  • Counseling/Guidance
  • General Government
  • Legislative Reports
  • State Board of Education Waivers
  • Williams Act

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Federal Policy Office

Joseph Saenz, Federal Policy Liaison

jsaenz@cde.ca.gov
916-319-0570

  • Civil Rights/Desegregation
    • Gender Equity/Title IX
    • Uniform Complaint Procedures (UCP)
  • Federal Accountability
  • Federal Budget
  • Federal Issues
    • Child Care and Development Block Grant
    • Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
    • Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
    • Perkins Act
    • Public Charge
    • Waivers
  • Federal Legislation
  • Emergency/Disaster Relief

Fiscal Policy Office

Amy Tang-Paterno, Education Fiscal Policy Consultant

atangpaterno@cde.ca.gov
916-322-6630

Daniel Merwin, Education Fiscal Policy Consultant

dmerwin@cde.ca.gov
916-319-0658

  • Budget
  • School Finance
    • Adequacy
    • Apportionments
    • Average Daily Attendance (ADA):
      • Concurrent Enrollment/Dual Enrollment
      • Emergency/Disaster Relief
      • Instructional Time
      • Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF)
      • Lottery
      • Mandates
      • Property Taxes (ERAF)
      • Proposition 98
      • Vouchers
  • School Management
    • Audits
    • Business Services
    • District Reorganization
    • Fiscal Management (FCMAT)
    • Local School Boards
    • School Administrators
  • Transportation

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Questions:   Government Affairs Division | DL-GAD@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0821
Last Reviewed: Thursday, March 26, 2020
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