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Advisory Commission on Special Education (ACSE) meeting Agenda August 2-3, 2017 (CA Dept of Education)

ACSE Agenda August 2-3, 2017 - Administration & Support (CA Dept of Education):

ACSE Agenda August 2-3, 2017
Advisory Commission on Special Education (ACSE) meeting agenda.
Advisory Commission on Special Education (ACSE) meeting agenda June 21-22 (CA Dept of Education)

Agenda Times Are Approximate and Are Provided for Convenience Only
Items may be re-ordered to be heard on any day of the noticed meeting. The order of business may be changed without notice. Every effort will be made to Webcast this meeting in its entirety, but some portions may not be Webcast due to logistical constraints.
Advisory Commission on Special Education


Meeting ScheduleMeeting Location
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Pacific Time ±
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101 
Sacramento, California
916-445-4602
Thursday, August 3, 2017
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Pacific Time ±
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101 
Sacramento, California
916-445-4602

Advisory Commission on Special Education
Mental Health Subcommittee Ad Hoc Workgroup
(Due to logistical constraints, the Ad Hoc Workgroup will not be Webcast)
Meeting ScheduleMeeting Location
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
8 - 9:45 a.m. Pacific Time ±
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1103
Sacramento, California
916-445-4602
Please see the detailed agenda for more information about the items to be considered and acted upon. The public is welcome.

Advisory Commission on Special Education
Mental Health Subcommittee Ad-Hoc Workgroup
Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 8–9:45 a.m. Pacific Time
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1103
Sacramento, California

(Due to logistical constraints, the Ad-Hoc Workgroup will not be Webcast)
Members of the ACSE Mental Health Subcommittee Ad Hoc Workgroup will be meeting prior to the start of the ACSE meeting to discuss opportunities and challenges at the state level related to collaboration across systems to transform children's social, emotional, and behavioral health.
  • Review of legislation
  • Seneca proposal
  • CDE data document 

Advisory Commission on Special Education
Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 10 a.m. Pacific Time
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101 
Sacramento, California 
NOTE: Items not heard or completed on August 2, 2017, may be carried over to August 3, 2017.
10–10:15 a.m.
  • Call to Order–Roll Call
  • Salute to the Flag
  • Communications and Announcements
  • Review of Agenda
10:15–11 a.m.
Item 1
Subject: Success of trauma informed care and description of education challenges in the juvenile justice systems. Heather Bowlds, Deputy Director, Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Juvenile Justice, Health Care Services.
Type of Action: Information, discussion, action
Background information:
11–11:45 a.m.
Item 2
Subject: Overview of the California Department of Education (CDE) Dyslexia Guidelines and description of local educational agency (LEA) support. Theresa Costa Johansen, Education Administrator I, Special Education Division (SED), CDE.
Type of Action: Information, discussion, action
Background information:
11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m. LUNCH
1:15–2 p.m.
Item 3
Subject: Update on continuum of care reform and System of Care 2.0. Richard Knecht, Integrated Services Advisor, California Department of Social Services.
Type of Action: Information, discussion, action
Background information:
2–2:30 p.m.
Item 4
Subject: Legislation overview and discussion of Assembly Bill 254 (Thurmond) and Assembly Bill 834 (O’Donnell).
Type of Action: Information, discussion, action
Background information:
2:30–2:45 p.m.
Item 5
Subject: Student voice presentation addressing the issue of bullying in California schools. Leanne Libas, ACSE Student Commissioner.
Type of Action: Information, discussion
2:45–3 p.m.
Item 6
Subject: Mental Health Subcommittee report and discussion of the subcommittee’s activities, including potential outcomes or proposed action items from the meeting on August 2, 2017.
Type of Action: Information, discussion, action
3–3:15 p.m. BREAK
3:15–4 p.m.
Item 7
Subject: Update on the development of California’s Accountability system from the CDE Analysis, Measurement, and Accountability Reporting Division. Cindy Kazanis, Director. 
Type of Action: Information, discussion, action
Background information:
4–4:15 p.m.
Item 8
Subject: General public comment and organizational input is invited on any matter, including items not on the agenda. The ACSE is precluded from discussing matters not on the agenda; however, questions may be asked by Commissioners for clarification purposes. Issues raised by the public may be referred to a future meeting agenda. Chair reserves the right to establish time limits on presentations. 
Type of Action: Information, discussion
4:15 p.m. ADJOURNMENT
Adjournment of day's session.
Advisory Commission on Special Education
Thursday, August 3, 2017, 9 a.m. Pacific Time
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101 
Sacramento, California
9–9:15 a.m.
  • Call to Order–Roll Call
  • Salute to the Flag
  • Communications and Announcements
  • Review of Agenda
9:15–10 a.m.
Item 9
Subject: California Competitive Integrated Employment (CIE) Project overview including information on the CIE Blueprint five year plan, which outlines the creation of systems change through LEAs, Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) districts, and regional centers establishing Local Partnership Agreements (LPAs). Barbara Boyd, CDE; Michael Clay and Denyse Curtright, Department of Developmental Services; and Nina Presmont and Jessica Popjevalo, Department of Rehabilitation.
Type of Action: Information, discussion, action
Background information:
10–10:15 a.m.
Item 10
Subject: Liaison updates from Niki Sandoval, California State Board of Education; and ACSE Commissioners. 
Type of Action: Information, discussion
10:15–11 a.m.
Item 11
Subject: Overview of the strategies used for building and maintaining an inclusive campus at Del Norte High School that has become an exemplary model. Megan Gross, California Teacher of the Year; and Jennifer Conlon, Special Education Coordinator, Poway Unified School District
Type of Action: Information, discussion
Background information:
11–11:15 a.m. BREAK
11:15 a.m.–Noon
Item 12
Subject: Voices from the Field including input from stakeholders and experts about current special education service delivery models. Participants include Parent Training Institutes, Family Empowerment Centers, California Teachers Association, California Charter Schools Association, California Association of Resource Specialists Plus, and Special Education Local Plan Areas.
Type of Action: Information, discussion
Noon–12:15 p.m.
Item 13
Subject: State Special Education Director’s Report. Kristin Wright, Director.
Type of Action: Information, discussion
12:15–1:30 p.m. LUNCH
1:30–2 p.m.
Item 14
Subject: Discussion of the 2017–18 Grazer Outstanding Achievement in Learning (GOAL) award process including, but not limited to, appointing committee members to review GOAL applications.
Type of Action: Information, discussion, action
2–2:15 p.m.
Item 15
Subject: State Special Schools Director’s Report. Scott Kerby, Director.
Type of Action: Information, discussion
2:15–2:30 p.m.
Item 16
Subject: General public comment and organizational input is invited on any matter, including items not on the agenda. The ACSE is precluded from discussing matters not on the agenda; however, questions may be asked by Commissioners for clarification purposes. Issues raised by the public may be referred to a future meeting agenda. Chair reserves the right to establish time limits on presentations.
Type of Action: Information, discussion
2:30–3 p.m.
Item 17
Subject: Discussion of potential agenda items for future ACSE meetings. 
Type of Action: Information, discussion, action
3 p.m. ADJOURNMENT
Adjournment of day's session.
Adjournment of meeting.
Questions: Venetia Davis | vdavis@cde.ca.gov | 916-323-9773 


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