District Advisory Committee
6:30 pm – 8:00 p.m.
Serna Center Community Room
January 12, 2010
Call to Order
Wanda Yanez, DAC Chairperson, called the meeting to order at 6:40 pm. She welcomed and thanked
School Site Council (SSC) representatives for coming, and introduced the Executive Board.
Pledge of Allegiance was led by Joan Phillips from Bret Harte. Agenda was reviewed by Wanda Yanez .
Attendees were determined from the sign-in sheets. The following
schools/departments and community members were represented:
Albert Einstein Joanie Liuzzi
AM Winn Cynthia Schafer
Barbara Comstock Kilolo Umi
Bowling Green Charter Stacy Moua
Bret Hart Joan Phillips
Caleb Greenwood Phil Bluckebaum
California Beth Herse
Camellia Basic Emiliano Hernandez
Capital City Alex Visaya, Jr.
Cesar Chavez Gladis Gonzalez
CK McClatchy Jim Haas
Clayton B. Wire Lydia Cruz
Collis P. Huntington Jacqalynn Bonini
DAC: Chairperson Wanda Yanez
DAC: Secretary Sara Myers Bisler
DAC: Vice Chair Joe Sison
David Lubin Sara Myers Bisler
District: Norm Tanaka
District: Crystal Vang
District: Parent Services Manuel Guillot
District: State and Federal Wanda Shironaka
DLAC David Quintero
DLAC May Fong
Earl Warren Pablo Abreu
Edward Kemble Laura Villegas, Kionne Cochran
Elder Creek Glenda Reed, Rex Reed, Renee Lu
Ethel I. Baker Scott Calhoun, Trish Calhoun
Ethel Phillips Gricelda jaime
Fern Bacon Paul DeLong, Lynn Bradley
Fruitridge Edbert Hart
Golden Empire Jon Renfrow
Hiram Johnson Susan Allen
HW Harkness Norma Rodriquez, Eric Chapman
January 12, 2009
Isador Cohen Christina Carri, David Carri
John Cabrillo Jacqueline Antolin
John F. Kennedy Laura Tairo
John Morse Waldorf William Alston
Joseph Bonnheim Dr. Mary Alvarez Jett
Luther Burbank Stanley Thao
Mark Hopkins Laura Reed, Gabriel Ortiz
Mark Twain Darlene Anderson, Grace Saldana
Matsuyama Charles Nevens
New Technology Toni Colley-Perry
Oakridge April Ford
OW Erlewine Ludivina Wallin, Cathy Singer
Parent Teacher HVP Jennifer Garcia, Michelle O'Campo
Phoebe Hearst Joe Sison
Pony Express Emily Bacchini
Rosa Parks Yvette Sanchez
SEIU Quincey Ballard
Success Academy Dennis Lomack
Susan B. Anthony Leng Vue
Sutterville David Ross
Tahoe Jennifer Garcia
Theodore Judah Chuck Czajkowski, Corrie Buckmaster
Washington Cyndi Salazar
Washington Art & Science William Alston
William Land Patty Fagalnifin
Woodbine Alicia Richardson
The following schools were unrepresented: AB Health Professions, Abraham Lincoln, American Legion,
Caroline Wenzel, Crocker/Riverside, Engineering & Sciences, Fr. Keith B. Kenny, Freeport, Freeport,
Genevieve Didion, Hollywood Park, Hubert Bancroft, James W. Marshall, Jedediah Smith, John Bidwell,
John Sloat, John Still Elementary, John Still Middle, Kit Carson, Leonardo da Vinci, Maple, Martin Luther
King, Jr., Nicholas, Pacific, Parkway, Peter Burnett, Rosemont, Sam Brannan, Sequoia, Sutter, the MET,
West Campus, Will C. Wood
Motion was made by Alex Visaya, seconded by Shane Sawyer, and carried by majority vote to approve the
minutes from the last meeting with corrections adding the following attendees: District – Mary Hardin
Young, Fern Bacon – Paul DeLong, Hiram Johnson - Susan Aten, Mark Twain – Grace Saldana, Phoebe
Hearst – Joe Sison, Rosa Parks - Yvette Sanchez, Susan B. Anthony - Leng Vue
ConAppPart II for 2009-10 – How was the money spent?
Wanda Shironaka distributed a handout showing the allocations for the school year. She clarified the
Title I is for schools with 36% or more students receiving free or reduced lunch
EIA is for schools with 25% - 35% of students receive free or reduced lunch
Only 3 schools in our district receive no Title I or EIA funds.
The Superintendent and School Board, with input from DAC, decide how the allocation
percentages are set.
Title I requires allocation to schools with 75% or more students receiving free or reduced lunch.
The district makes all other decisions.
January 12, 2009
DAC reviews the ConApp signature page, which must be complete by 1/29/10.
ConApp Part I, the application for funds was due last June. Part II, which shows how the funds
were allocated is due by the end of January.
Wanda Yanez questioned why there was such a large carryover.
Wanda Shironaka will deliver the final report at the February DAC meeting.
Creating a Winning Parent Involvement Policy and School Compact
Carol Dickson, from the California Department of Education, presented an overview of Title I.
The U.S. Congress is responsible for allocating Title I funds. Research has shown that if parents
are involved, academic achievement goes up. Therefore the government requires input from
parents and requires a program to reach out and involve parents be present at both the district and
Every district must meet 6 requirements and each school must meet 4 related to involving parents
and raising academic achievement.
The CDE monitors 1,450 districts in the state for compliance. It reviews 25% of districts each
year, and checks a representative sample of school sites with each audit. The federal government
then monitors the state CDE.
Each district must have a written plan for each of the 6 requirements and must show how the
requirements will be met.
Each school must have a parental involvement policy and a Compact, samples of which were
The law outlines compliant uses of Title I funds, including what must be covered and what may be
Project Inspire, www.bilingualeducation.org provides 12 modules of training.
www.calpirc.org provides an electronic survey.
The following announcements were listed in the agenda:
2010 census campaign
Statewide Assessments and Students with IEPs, CAC meeting 1/19/10, 7:00 to 8:30 pm at Marian
Anderson Therapeutic Center, 2850 49th Street, Sacramento. Contact: Cid Van Koersel at
916/922-9276 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Resource Fair, 1/20/10 from 3:00 to 7:00 at Marian Anderson/Success Academy,
2850 49th Street, Sacramento. Contact: Dennis Lomack or Carol Lambert at 916/277-6254.
Black Youth Leadership Project, Legislative Open House for African American Youth, 2/26/10
from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at State Capitol. Contact: Lorreen Pryor at 916/319-3822 or
SpaceWalk, see video information at www.brainbodyfit.org. There are ten slots available for
SCUSD schools this year. Contact: Bill Alston 916/628-5093
District Advisory Council (DAC) website, SacDac, separate from the district at
Motion to adjourn made by Alex Visaya, seconded by Dr. Jett, and unanimously approved by the DAC
membership at 8:11.
Next meeting will be February 9, 2010 from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Free dinner and childcare is provided before the meeting about 6:15 pm.
January 12, 2009