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WAI State Advisory Meeting September 7-8, 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
    Advisory Secretary— Vacant

    Lisa Garcia
    Linda Osborn
    Jennifer Reimer
    Melissa Mills
    Lisa Fettig
    Annette Rodarte
    Julie Romero
    Geralyn Elliot
    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 – Day 1

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.

Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Pacific Time ±

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

Time Item
10:00–10:30 a.m.
  • Item 1–Call to Order: Welcome and Introductions; Mission and Vision; Approval of Minutes.
10:30–10:50 a.m.
  • Item 2–Special Vote: WAI Advisory will vote on two positions: Advisory Secretary and Executive Committee Member.
10:50–11:35 a.m.
  • Item 3–CDE Update: CDE staff will discuss recent developments within the SED, as well as updates to key areas related to the WAI grant.
11:35–11:45 a.m.
  • Break
11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
  • Item 4–Bagley Keene Review: Annual review of Bagley Keene mandates relating to how the WAI Advisory meetings are to be conducted.
12:30–1:00 p.m.
  • Item 5–Robert’s Rules of Order Review: Review of Robert's Rules of Order to ensure that all WAI Advisory members are aware of the guidelines to a smooth, orderly, and fairly conducted meeting.
1:00–1:10 p.m.
  • Item 6–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.
1:10–2:30 p.m.
  • Lunch Break
2:30–3:30 p.m.
  • Item 7–Role of Committee Members: WAI Advisory will discuss Standing Committee roles, responsibilities/expectations, and resources. WAI Advisory will break into groups (Committee Chairs and Region Managers) to discuss old tasks, collaborations, new tasks, tips, and hints.
3:30–3:50 p.m.
  • Item 8–Hot topics and Updates for Day 2: WAI Advisory will discuss possible trainings that need to be developed (New Grantee, Work Permit, New Grantee Contact, Sexual Harassment Training), Legislation day supports, AB 130, Paper vs. Electronic Files, Student Advisory Position, etc.
3:50–4:00 p.m.
  • Item 9–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.
4:00 p.m.
  • Adjournment of September 7, 2022, WAI Advisory Meeting

Agenda Items – Day 2

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.

Thursday, September 8, 2022, 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Pacific Time ±

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

Time Item
8:30–9:00 a.m.
  • Item 1–Call to Order: Welcome and Introductions; Mission and Vision; Approval of Minutes.
9:00–9:30 a.m.
  • Item 2–Rubric Revisions: WAI Advisory will discuss how the Annual Program Requirements Report scoring rubric can be updated to better reflect the strengths of a program.
9:30–10:20 a.m.
  • Item 3–Student Voice: WAI Advisory will discuss next steps to include a student position on the WAI Advisory Committee.
10:20–10:30 a.m.
  • Break
10:30–11:00 a.m.
  • Item 4–Multi-Region or Statewide Meeting: WAI Advisory will discuss the prospects of conducting a WAI meeting on the off years from Bridges. WAI Advisory will also discuss the need for statewide Work Permit training.
11:00–11:20 a.m.
  • Item 5–Competitive Integrated Employment Blueprint Wrap-up: Update on the California Competitive Integrated Employment Blueprint.
11:20–11:30 a.m.
  • Item 6–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.–1:00 p.m.
  • Lunch Break
1:00–1:45 p.m.
  • Item 7–Advisory Recommendations to the California Department of Education: WAI Advisory will develop recommendations to the CDE based upon work over the two-day meeting.
1:45–2:15 p.m.
  • Item 8–Committee and Region Reports: Region co-managers and committee chairs share news and updates.
2:15–2:30 p.m.
  • Item 9–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.
2:30 p.m.
  • Adjournment of September 8, 2022, WAI Advisory Meeting

 

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, August 11, 2022
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