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WAI State Advisory Meeting May 4, 2021

WorkAbility I (WAI) State Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda.
This meeting will be held via Zoom and requires Zoom meeting registration External link opens in new window or tab., please see the detailed agenda for more information about the items to be considered and acted upon. Contact WorkAbility1@cde.ca.gov for more information.

WAI State 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

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 4, 2021, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Pacific Time

Time Item
11:00–11:30 a.m.
  • Call to Order: Welcome and Introductions; Approval of Minutes.
11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
  • Item 1–CDE Update: CDE staff will discuss recent developments within the SED.
12:15–12:20 p.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.
12:20–1:00 p.m.
  • Item 3–Discussion: WAI Advisory will discuss and make recommendations to the CDE regarding Regional Accounts.
1:00–1:15 p.m.
  • Break
1:15–1:45 p.m.
  • Item 4–Budget Amendment 101: The CDE will present on the Budget Amendment Request process for the WAI grant.
1:45–2:15 p.m.
  • Item 5–Advisory Committee Election: WAI Advisory conduct the elections for the WAI State Advisory Chair and WAI State Advisory Chair Alternate.
2:15–2:50 p.m.
  • Item 6–Committee and Region Update / Open Floor
2:50–3:00 p.m.
  • Item 7–Public Comment
3:00 p.m.
  • Adjournment of March WAI Advisory Meeting
Questions:   WorkAbility I | WorkAbility1@cde.ca.gov | 916-327-0878
Last Reviewed: Thursday, April 22, 2021
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