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WAI State Advisory Meeting January 14, 2021

WorkAbility I (WAI) State Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda.

This meeting will be held via Zoom; please contact for login information.

WorkAbility I Advisory Committee Members

  • Chris LeRoy, Chair
  • Shawna Pacheco, Alt-Chair
  • Lisa Martinez, Secretary
  • Lisa Garcia
  • Linda Osborn
  • Jennifer Reimer
  • Joanna Della Gatta
  • Lisa Fettig
  • Annette Rodarte
  • Barbara Watts
  • Tedra Trimm
  • Nathan Molina
  • Heather Humphrey
  • Robynn Gualtiere
  • Tara Jones
  • Mercille Lush
  • Richard Fujii
  • Jina Martelle
  • Cynthia Austin
  • Tracy Cleary

Agenda Times Are Approximate and Are Provided for Convenience Only

Items may be re-ordered or heard on any day of the noticed meeting or on a subsequent agenda. The order of business may be changed without notice.

WorkAbility I Advisory Committee

Meeting Schedule Meeting Location
Thursday, January 14, 2021
8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Pacific Time ±

This meeting will be held via Zoom; please contact for login information.

Please see the detailed agenda for more information about the items to be considered and acted upon. The public is welcome.

Guidelines for Public Input Sessions

WAI Advisory welcomes public involvement. Opportunities for public comment are provided at every meeting.

Reasonable Accommodation 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 WorkAbility I Advisory Committee (WAI Advisory) may request assistance by contacting the California Department of Education (CDE) Special Education Division (SED), 1430 N Street, Suite 2401, Sacramento, CA 95814; telephone: 916-445-4602; fax: 916-327-3706.

WorkAbility I Advisory Committee

Thursday, January 14, 2021, 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time

Time Item
8:30–8:45 a.m.
  • Call to Order: Welcome and Introductions; Approval of Minutes.
8:45–9:45 a.m.
  • CDE Update: CDE staff will discuss recent developments within the SED.
9:45–9:50 a.m.
  • Public Comment: General public comment is invited on any matter, including items not on the agenda. Issues raised by the public may be referred to a future meeting agenda. Chair reserves the right to establish time limits on presentations.
9:50–10:25 a.m.
  • Document Review and Project Approval Process: CDE and Advisory discussion. Process with CDE for review, approval and implementation for Advisory work groups and standing committees.
10:25–10:45 a.m.
  • Break
10:45–11:15 a.m.
  • Project Status Updates: CDE feedback on workgroup initiatives Advisory and CDE set proposed completion dates. Placement Options/Special Conditions/Bylaws.
11:15–11:45 a.m.
  • CALPADS Guidance: Presentation to Advisory on data collection in areas key to WorkAbility services.
11:45 a.m.–Noon
  • Project Status Updates: CDE feedback on standing committee products.
Noon–12:20 p.m.
  • Committee and Region Update / Open Floor
12:20–12:25 p.m.
  • Public Comment
12:25–12:30 p.m.
  • Adjournment of January WAI Advisory Meeting


Questions:   WorkAbility I | | 916-327-0878
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, January 5, 2021
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