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WAI State Advisory Meeting May 12, 2020

WorkAbility I (WAI) State Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda.

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Meeting ID: 944 2379 2481; Password: 923797

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, May 12, 2020
9:00 a.m.–Noon Pacific Time ±

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Meeting ID: 944 2379 2481
Password: 923797
Call in number: +1-669-900-6833

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, March 12, 2020, 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time

Time Item
9–9:15 a.m.
  • Call to Order: Welcome and Introductions; Approval of Minutes
9:15–10 a.m.
  • CDE Update: CDE staff will discuss recent developments within the Special Education Division.
  • 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.
10–10:30 a.m.
  • Promising Distance Learning Models: WAI Advisory and CDE staff will discuss and highlight innovative programs throughout the state in regards to provision of services and distance learning.
10:30–10:40 a.m.
  • Break

10:40–11 a.m.

  • Region Feedback / Burning Issues: WAI Advisory will provide and discuss regional updates.
11–11:20 a.m.
  • Committee Feedback / Burning Issues: WAI Advisory will provide and discuss committee updates.
11:20 a.m.–12 p.m.
  • WorkAbility I Collaborative Institute Updates: WAI Advisory and CDE staff will discuss updates and next steps regarding future WAI Collaborative Institutes.


Questions:   WorkAbility I | | 916-327-0878
Last Reviewed: Thursday, May 7, 2020
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