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Mt. Diablo special education parent advisory committee to meet Tuesday

By Theresa Harrington
Monday, January 9th, 2012 at 6:21 pm in Education, Mt. Diablo school district, special education.

Now that the school board is meeting on Mondays, the special education Community Advisory Committee (CAC) has moved its meetings to Tuesdays. Here is the agenda for tomorrow’s meeting:

DATE: January 10, 2012
TIME: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
PLACE: Dent Center – Board Room (1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord)

1. Call to Order 7:00

2. Introductions (7:02 – 7:05)
Please notify the audience during introductions if you are recording the meeting

3. Adoption of Minutes – December 5, 2011 (7:05 – 7:10)

4. Presentations – NorCal Transitions – Doug Dildine (7:10 – 7:30)

5. Chairperson’s Report – Lorrie Davis (7:30 – 7:40

6. You Make A Difference- Hilary Shen (7:40 – 7:50)

7. Old Business (7:50 – 8:20)

7.1 Assistant Superintendent’s Report – Dr. Mildred D. Browne

7.2 Board of Education Report – Lynne Dennler

7.3 Board of Education Comments – Lisa Huynh

7.4 Parent Advisory Committee Report – Tricia Tamura-Li

7.5 Budget Advisory Committee Report – Tricia Tamura-Li

7.6 Equity Advisory Team Report – Dorothy Weisenberger

7.7 EL Master Plan Task Force – Morena Grimaldi


8. New Business (8:30 – 8:45)

8.1 Nurses’ Report – Christine Miric

8.2 Extended School Year – Carolyn Patton

8.3 Parent Liaison – Hilary Shen

8.4 Sub-Committee Updates

Parent & Community Education Committee – Julie Nibblett

Membership & Publicity Committee – Vi Ibarra

Legislative Committee – Denise Lambert

Blog Committee – Autumn Green

9. Public Comment (8:45 – 8:55)
Public comment is an opportunity to share concerns and comments with the CAC. In the interest of time, speakers are limited to three (3) minutes each with a total of fifteen (15) minutes for all speakers. Please respect student and personnel privacy. CAC members and district staff might not be able to respond to individual concerns in this forum, but will take your contact information and follow-up with you.

10. Information Items/Announcements/Adjournment (8:55 – 9:00)


Here is the link to the NorCal Transitions website: According to the site, the organization is “dedicated to providing quality benefits, housing and employment transition services empowering individuals seeking to live independently.”

Do you believe the Mt. Diablo district provides adequate support to families when students transition into adulthood?

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2 Responses to “Mt. Diablo special education parent advisory committee to meet Tuesday”

  1. Doctor J Says:

    I hope Mildred shared with all of you tonight that MDUSD has been named once again on the list of Disproportionality despite all of the efforts made this last year. Something is not working.

  2. Leona M Says:

    I think MDUSD has done a wonderful job transitioning students.

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