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WAI State Advisory Meeting May 3, 2022

WorkAbility I (WAI) State Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda.
To obtain information to access the Workability I (WAI) Advisory Committee Meeting virtually, please contact the WAI inbox at WorkAbility1@cde.ca.gov.

WAI State Advisory Committee Members

  • Joanna Della Gatta, Chair
    Robynn Gualtiere, Chair Alternate
    Lisa Martinez, Secretary

    Lisa Garcia
    Linda Osborn
    Jennifer Reimer
    Melissa Mills
    Lisa Fettig
    Annette Rodarte
    Shawna Pacheco
    Linda Vargas
    Marjorie White
    Heather Humphrey
    Kymberly Hirst
    Tara Jones
    Mercille Lush
    Richard Fujii
    Bridget Denton
    Cynthia Austin
    Jorge Aleman

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 WAI 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.

Agenda Items

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.

Tuesday, May 3, 2022, 9:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Pacific Time ±

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California 95814
916-445-4602

Time Item
9:00–9:30 a.m.
  • Call to Order: Welcome and Introductions; Mission and Vision; Approval of Minutes.
9:30–10:30 a.m.
  • Item 1–End of Year Presentation
10:30–10:50 a.m.
  • Item 2–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.
10:50–11:00 a.m.
  • Break
11:00–11:15 a.m.
  • Item 3–Student Voice Workgroup: Updates. Discussion with WAI Advisory as to next steps.
11:15–11:35 a.m.
  • Item 4–CDE Update: CDE staff will discuss recent developments within the SED.
11:35–11:45 a.m.
  • Item 5–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.
11:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
  • Lunch Break
12:15–12:25 p.m.
  • Item 6–Bridge to the Future Debrief: Bridge to the Future Workgroup will provide debrief regarding the Bridge to the Future. WAI Advisory will provide input and take-aways for future events.
12:25–12:55 p.m.
  • Item 7–Rubric Revisions
12:55–1:25 p.m.
  • Item 8–Committee and Region Updates: Committees and Regions discuss concerns and updates.
1:251:30 p.m.
  • Item 9–Meeting Dates for Next Year
1:30 p.m.
  • Adjournment of May 3, 2022, WAI Advisory Meeting
Questions:   WorkAbility I | WorkAbility1@cde.ca.gov | 916-327-0878
Last Reviewed: Friday, April 8, 2022
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