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WAI State Advisory Meeting November 9, 2020

WorkAbility I (WAI) State Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda.

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Meeting ID: 893 4942 7724; Password: 697961

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
  • Cynthia Austin
  • Tracy Cleary

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
Monday, November 9, 2020
Noon–3:30 p.m. Pacific Time ±

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Meeting ID: 893 4942 7724
Password: 697961
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

Monday, November 9, 2020, Noon Pacific Time

Time Item
Noon–12:15 p.m.
  • Call to Order: Welcome and Introductions; Approval of Minutes
12:15–12:45 p.m.
  • Work Permit Training: Dr. Michael Esposito will give an overview and address long-time partnership with WorkAbility.
12:45–12:50 p.m.
  • 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.
12:50–1:00 p.m.
  • Break
1:00–2:00 p.m.
  • CDE Update: CDE staff will discuss recent developments within the SED.
2:00–2:20 p.m.
  • Sexual Harassment Training: WAI Advisory and CDE staff will review updates to SB 788, and review and discuss Department of Fair Employment and Housing Sexual Harassment training and other options.
2:20–2:50 p.m.
  • CALPADS Guidance: Presentation to Advisory on data collection in areas key to WorkAbility services.
2:50–3:05 p.m.
  • Project Status Updates: WAI Advisory and CDE staff will review status of current initiatives/workgroups and set proposed completion dates.
3:05–3:20 p.m.
  • Committee Feedback / Open Floor: WAI Advisory will provide and discuss committee updates.
3:20–3:25 p.m.
  • Public Comment
3:25–3:30 p.m.
  • Adjournment of November WAI Advisory Meeting


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Last Reviewed: Friday, November 06, 2020
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