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WAI State Advisory Meeting September 18-19, 2019

WorkAbility I (WAI) State Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda.

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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
  • Danine Barone

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, September 18, 2019
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Pacific Time ±
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 6313
Sacramento, CA
Phone: 916-445-4602
Thursday, September 19, 2019
8:45 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Pacific Time ±
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 6102
Sacramento, CA
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: 91-327-3706.

WorkAbility I Advisory Committee

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 9 a.m. Pacific Time
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 6313
Sacramento, CA

Time Item
9–9:30 a.m.
  • Call to Order–Welcome
  • Approval of Documents by Advisory/Hot Topics List
  • Approval of Minutes
9:30–11:30 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.
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
  • Lunch
12:30–1:30 p.m.
  • Advisory Planning based on CDE Update: WAI Advisory will develop plans for 2019-20 based on information presented during the CDE Update.
1:45–2:30 p.m.
  • Advisory Tasks: WAI Advisory will discuss specific objectives pertaining to the Advisory Committee, their Bylaws, and the WorkAbility Central website.
2:30–3 p.m.
  • Hot Topics and Update for Day Two: WAI Advisory will discuss any pertinent issues raised by members and provide an overview of day two.
  • 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.
3 p.m.
  • Adjournment:
    • Adjournment of the day's session

WorkAbility I Advisory Committee

Thursday, September 19, 2019, 8:45 a.m. Pacific Time
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 6313
Sacramento, CA

Time Item
8:45–9:15 a.m.
  • CVS Health Update: Representatives from CVS will discuss the development of local agreements between the CVS and WAI projects
9:15–10 a.m.
  • Department of Rehabilitation Potentially Eligible Support Strategies: Lisa Harris, Chief, Cooperative Programs, Department of Rehabilitation, will provide information regarding support strategies for the Potentially Eligible case type.
10–10:15 a.m.
  • Break
10:15–11 a.m.
  • Department of Developmental Services: Michael Luna, Chief, Work Services Section Department of Developmental Services, will provide an update.
  • 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 a.m.–Noon
  • Lunch
Noon–1:30 p.m.
  • WAI Funding Proposal Group Process, Next Steps: WAI Advisory will discuss a proposal to increase funding for the WAI program.
1:30–2:15 p.m.
  • Region and Committee Reports and Planning: WAI Committees will meet and provide updates.
2:15–3 p.m.
  • Preliminary Next Agenda: WAI Advisory members will recommend items to be included on future WAI Advisory agendas.
  • 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.
3 p.m.
  • Adjournment:
    • Adjournment of the day's session
    • Adjournment of meeting
Questions:   WorkAbility I | WorkAbility1@cde.ca.gov | 916-327-0878
Last Reviewed: Thursday, September 5, 2019
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