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September 26, 2017 Public Meeting Notice

California Department of Education
Official Letter
California Department of Education
Official Letter
Public Meeting Notice and Agenda

(Meeting is Open to the Public)

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Courtyard Sacramento Airport Natomas
2101 River Plaza Drive
Sacramento, CA 95833-3877
Telephone: 916-319-0265
Contact Person: Gina Garcia-Smith


The purpose of this public meeting is for a panel of experts, practitioners, and community stakeholders to provide recommendations to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction on the development of the California English Learner Roadmap: Strengthening Comprehensive Educational Policies, Programs, and Practices for English Learners (EL Roadmap). In consultation with the State Board of Education, the EL Roadmap will be published to inform policy regarding the education of English Learner students. The EL Roadmap will be designed to assist local educational agencies to implement California’s 21st Century college- and career-ready standards, curriculum, instructional programs, and assessments.


9:00 a.m. ±

1.0     Welcome and Introductions
2.0     Review Approved Policy for Enactment
3.0     Stakeholder Survey
4.0     Guidance Document Overview
5.0     Realizing the Roadmap
6.0     Close
7.0     Public Comment     

5:00 p.m. ±
Meeting Adjourned

All times are approximate and are provided for convenience only. The order of business may be changed without notice.

Written Comments

In addition to comments at the public meeting, written comments will be accepted. All written comments must be received prior to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, September 27, 2017.

Written comments can be submitted by mail, fax, or e-mail as follows:


Gina Garcia-Smith, EL Roadmap Project Coordinator
Language Policy and Leadership Office
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 2204
Sacramento, CA 95814


Attention: Gina Garcia-Smith


For more Information

California Department of Education
Language Policy and Leadership Office
1430 N Street, Room 2204
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-319-0845, (FAX) 916-319-0138

Reasonable Accommodations 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 this meeting may request assistance by contacting the Language Policy and Leadership Office at least ten days prior to the meeting.

Last Reviewed: Friday, August 18, 2017

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