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WAI State Advisory Meeting March 24, 2020

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
Wednesday, March 24, 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

Wednesday, March 24, 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.
9:50–10:30 a.m.
  • Sexual Harassment Training: Dr. Michael Esposito to share the training developed by the California Association of Work Experience Educators (CAWEE).
10:30–10:45 a.m.
  • Break
10:45–11:45 a.m.
  • Bylaws: Advisory will discuss and make recommendations to the CDE on existing WAI Advisory Committee Bylaws.
11:15–11:45 a.m.
  • CALPADS Guidance: Presentation to Advisory on data collection in areas key to WorkAbility services.
11:45–11:55 a.m.
  • Advisory Committee Nominations: Advisory will announce the upcoming Advisory Committee elections, including positions available, nominating process, and election timeline.
11:55 a.m.–12:25 p.m.
  • Committee and Region Update / Open Floor
12:25–12:30 p.m.
  • Public Comment
12:30 p.m.
  • Adjournment of March WAI Advisory Meeting
Questions:   WorkAbility I | | 916-327-0878
Last Reviewed: Thursday, March 18, 2021
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