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WAI State Advisory Meeting September 28, 2021

WorkAbility I (WAI) State Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda.
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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, September 28, 2021, 12:30–3:30 p.m. Pacific Time ±

Time Item
12:30–1:00 p.m.
  • Call to Order: Welcome and Introductions; Approval of Minutes. Reminder of Mission and Vision.
1:00–1:45 p.m.
  • Item 1–Bagley Keene Training: CDE will present a training on Bagley Keene requirements for WAI Advisory meetings.
1:45–1:50 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.
1:50–2:05 p.m.
  • Item 3–Bridge to the Future:Advisory will discuss WAI involvement in the planning for the 2021–22 Bridge to the Future Institute.
2:05–2:20 p.m.
  • Item 4–Annual Theme: WAI Advisory will discuss and determine an overall theme for the 2021–22 year.
2:20–2:35 p.m.
  • Item 5–WorkAbility Central: Discuss role of “WorkAbility Central” vs. the CDE WAI web page.
2:35–2:50 p.m.
  • Break
2:50–3:20 p.m.
  • Item 6–Committee Responsibilities: WAI Advisory will continue discussion regarding existing committee responsibilities; update on the upcoming Mentoring Committee presentation.
3:20–3:30 p.m.
  • Item 7–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.
3:30 p.m.
  • Adjournment of September 28, 2021, WAI Advisory Meeting
Questions:   WorkAbility I | WorkAbility1@cde.ca.gov | 916-327-0878
Last Reviewed: Friday, September 17, 2021
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