Skip to main content
California Department of Education Logo

WAI State Advisory Meeting March 12, 2020

WorkAbility I (WAI) State Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda.

1-877-810-0296, Access Code: 6580204

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
    Cheryl Ramos

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, March 12, 2020
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Pacific Time ±

California Department of Education
1430 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-445-4602

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.

Participant Access Information

1-877-810-0296, Access Code: 6580204

Press #
Press #

Tips for Participants: As you enter the conference call, please identify yourself. After identifying yourself, please MUTE your phone unless there is an open discussion and you are contributing. This will eliminate any background noise that can disturb the call.

Participant Feature Keys:

*5 Participant Count – will provide the number of callers on the call.
*6 Mute/Un-Mute – this will mute or un-mute your line.
*9 Roll Call – to hear a list of names of the conference participants.

WorkAbility I Advisory Committee

Thursday, March 12, 2020, 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time
California Department of Education
1430 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-445-4602

Time Item
9–9:30 a.m.
  • Call to Order–Welcome and Introductions
  • Approval of Minutes
9:30–10 a.m.
  • CDE Update: CDE staff will discuss recent developments within the Special Education Division.
10–11:15 a.m.
  • Workgroup Feedback: Workgroups created in the September 2019 Advisory meeting will report on the Budget Change Proposal, conditions to the Grant Award Notices, and Bylaws.
  • 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.
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
  • Lunch
12:15–12:45 p.m.
  • WorkAbility I Collaborative Institute Updates: WAI Advisory will discuss updates to the Northern and Southern Regional Institutes, as well as potential Northern and Southern Advisory Meetings.
12:45–1:30 p.m.
  • College and Career Indicator (CCI) Feedback: The CDE will present proposed changes to the CCI and discuss feedback and next steps with WAI Advisory.
1:30–1:45 p.m.
  • Break
1:45–2:15 p.m.
  • WAI Student Placement: WAI Advisory will discuss redefining placements in WAI.
2:15–2:30 p.m.
  • Committee Reports: Committees will provide updates.
2:30–3 p.m.
  • Next Workgroup Steps: WAI Advisory members will recommend items to be included on future WAI Advisory agendas.
3 p.m.
  • Adjournment:
    • Adjournment of the day's session
Questions:   WorkAbility I | WorkAbility1@cde.ca.gov | 916-327-0878
Last Reviewed: Friday, February 28, 2020
Related Content
Recently Posted in Special Education
  • New Regulations for Special Education Complaints (added 06-Jul-2020)
    The purpose of this memo is to provide guidance on some key clarifications and/or changes in the state regulations.
  • Guidance for LEA Onsite Visit to NPS (updated 30-Jun-2020)
    Pursuant to AB 1172, effective January 1, 2020, the CDE is required to create and publish criteria for reporting onsite visit findings resulting from monitoring visits to nonpublic, nonsectarian schools (NPS), on or before June 30, 2020.
  • FMTA Consultant Assignments by Region (updated 29-Jun-2020)
    The Focused Monitoring and Technical Assistance (FMTA) Consultants are assigned geographically and by quality assurance activity to align with the eleven California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA) regions.
  • ACSE Meeting Webcasts (updated 22-Jun-2020)
    Live and recent webcasts of the California Advisory Commission for Special Education (ACSE) meetings.
  • ACSE Agenda June 17, 2020 (updated 16-Jun-2020)
    Advisory Commission on Special Education (ACSE) meeting agenda.