SCUSD DAC Meeting Minutes 1-12-10 by coopmike48


SCUSD DAC Meeting Minutes 1-12-10
Wanda Yañez


District Advisory Committee (DAC)

Sacramento City Unified School District

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									                                                                     District Advisory Committee
                                                                                   (DAC) Meeting
                                                                               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 .

Roll Call
 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

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  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

Schools Absent
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
following points:
      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.

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       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
        school levels.
     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, provides 12 modules of training.
     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
     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 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.

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