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July 2011 Meeting Agenda

July 20, 2011 meeting agenda of the American Indian Education Oversight Committee.

American Indian Education Oversight Committee Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Noon to 5 p.m.
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1801
Sacramento, CA 95814
Teleconferencing Locations:
Four Winds of Indian Education
2345 Fair Street
Chico, CA 95928
Pala Learning Center
2003 Pala Mission Circle
35008 Pala Temecula Road
Pala, CA 92059
Yurok Tribe Early Education Program
300 Minot Road
Klamath, CA 95548


This committee shall provide input and advice to the Superintendent on all aspects of American Indian education programs established by the state.

American Indian Education Oversight Committee Members

Laura Lee George, Chair

Amber Machamer, Vice Chair

Andre Cramblit, Parliamentarian

*Irma Amaro
Deborah DeForge
Helen L. Doherty
*John Focke
Matthew Franklin
*Rodney Lindsay
Marc Luker
Kathleen Marshall
*Rachel McBride
Bessie Shorty

*Denotes American Indian Education Center Director

Agenda Items

  • Approval of Current Agenda—Action
  • Approval of Minutes—Action
  • Public Comment

Item 1

Subject: California Department of Education Updates. Including but not limited to, staffing changes, American Indian Education Center 2011-12 grant award amounts.

Presenter: Brian Centeno, Judy Delgado

Item 2

Subject: State Board of Education Native American Advisory Committee Status

Presenter: Judy Delgado

Item 3

Subject: Implementation of Striving Readers Grant in California

Presenter: Phil Lafontaine

Item 4

Subject: AB 404-Native American Language Preservation. Introduced by Assembly Member Gatto. Coauthors: Assembly Members Chesbro, Galgiani, and V. Manuel Pérez.


Item 5

Subject: Information regarding the Implications of the Common Core Standards


Item 6

Subject: Tribal Education Departments National Assembly Proposed Statutory Language for the Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

Presenter: Judy Delgado

Statute for American Indian Education Oversight Committee

California Education Code Section 33370 (g): The Superintendent, with input from existing center directors, shall appoint an American Indian Education Oversight Committee by January 30, 2007, composed of at least seven educators, four of whom shall be American Indian education center directors. All members shall possess proven knowledge of current educational policies relating to, and issues faced by, American Indian communities in California. This committee shall provide input and advice to the Superintendent on all aspects of American Indian education programs established by the state.

All times are approximate and are provided for convenience only. The order of business may be changed without notice. Anyone interested in a particular matter should plan on being in attendance. The Oversight Committee will commence, recess, and reconvene as necessary throughout the meeting. Time is set aside for individuals to speak on any topic NOT otherwise on the agenda. In all cases, the presiding officer reserves the right to impose time limits on presentations as may be necessary to ensure that the agenda is completed.

Reasonable accommodation will be provided for any individual with a disability. Pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in a meeting or function of the task force may request assistance by contacting the Migrant, Indian, and International Education Office at 1430 N Street, Suite 6408, Sacramento, CA, 95814; telephone 916-319-0851; fax 916-319-0139.

For more information concerning this agenda, please contact the Educational Options, Student Support, and American Indian Education Office at 916-323-2183. This agenda is posted at California Department of Education, American Indian Oversight Committee's Resources.

Questions: Judy Delgado | | 916-319-0506 
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, November 1, 2016
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