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EQUITY AND ACCESS IS A PROCESS, WE’LL HELP YOU CREATE AND SUSTAIN PROGRESS IN EQUITY AND ACCESS FOR CTE STUDENTS FROM SPECIAL POPULATIONS.

The California Joint Special Populations Advisory Committee (JSPAC) is committed to empowering educators with equity and access resources to address barriers to opportunities for Career Technical Education students related to special populations.

We Empower with Equity and Access to enhance the Career and Technical Education field, encourage girls, women, boys, and men to explore and enter into training programs and careers that are non-traditional by gender as well as high-wage and high-demand.

JSPAC is a committee comprised of educators from the K-12, adult education, community colleges (CC), and public and private sector.

Our members are equity-based capacity building leaders. Together these members have invested a long-term commitment to make and sustain progress of empowering with equity and access for educators.

 

We Cultivate Equity

Equity is a process which involves creating and sustaining progress. Our committee members are active equity-based capacity building leaders setting high expectations, engagement, expansion and professional growth for educators.

What the committee says about cultivating equity

 

Our Actions

Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 State Leadership funding supports our ongoing efforts to:

  1. Identify and disseminate specialized curriculum materials and resources to support services to Special Populations.

  2. Expand linkages with other programs for which equity and access to Special Populations is mandated by funding sources and for which that service is critical to program success; share information on best practices; coordinate and leverage resources to maximize the number of students who can be served; and incorporate the expertise, resources, and support those having a stake in assuring all students succeed in school and the workforce, including business and labor, and community-based organizations.

  3. Continue to expand the strong relationship between the CCCCO and CDE in service to students who are members of special populations and involve other Special Populations staffing in all Perkins VTEA planning and implementation.

  4. Create linkages with other state and federal agencies serving the identified Special Populations and offer jointly developed professional development and technical assistance opportunities.


Leadership Team 

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K-Adult Ed.
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Community College 
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Charlene cOWAN
Education Programs Consultant
California Department of Education

 

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California Community College
Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO)

Tonette Salter

Tonette Salter
Equity Analyst
Foundation for Grossmont
Cuyamaca Colleges GCCCD/ Auxiliary Organization
Staff

 

 


 Members

 K-12 / Adult Education

 Karling Skoglund
Region 1
Term Ends: TBD

Jeff OChs
Region 2 
Term Ends: 2021

Elodia Ortega-lampkin
Region 3
Term Ends: 2021

Chris Boynton
Region 4
Term Ends: 2022

 OPEN
Region 5
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Pam Knapp
Region 6
Term Ends: 2022

Kristen Boroski
Region 7
Term Ends: 2021

Dr. Zenda Mitchell Abbott
Region 8
Term Ends: 2021

don isbell
Region 9
Term Ends: 2021

Nicole Robinson
Region 10
Term Ends: 2021

Leslie Aaronson
Region 11
Term Ends: 2021

 Community College

Adam Runyan 
Region - Northern Inland Consortium
Term Ends: 2022

OPEN
Region - South Central Consortium
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Region - Central Mode Consortium
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Ashley Phillips
Region - East Bay Consortium
Term Ends: 2022

Frederico Saucedo
Region  - Los Angeles Orange Consortium
Term Ends: 2021

Sheryl Plumley
Region - Inland Empire
Term Ends: 2021



Rosie Antonecchia
Region - San Diego & Imperial Valley Consortium
Term Ends: 2021







 Private / Public Sector

                Lisa Wilson                        CEO Lisa Wilson Consulting Education
Term Ends: 2021

Marie Ganister
Sonoma County Office of Education
Term Ends: 2021

LaVonne Slaton
Solano Community College
Term Ends: 2022

Susan Wheeler
Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)
Term Ends: 2023

         Allison Burdett              Wayfinder's Family Office of Education
Term Ends: 2021

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 Supporting Members

Windy Martinez
            Berkeley City College                 Term Ends: 2022

cHRISTINA mULcahy
Cerritos College

   Rubie Acosta MacaraeG           San Mateo County Office of Ed.                

Jacquelyn  Miller
Temecula Unified School District

Carla Yorke
Cerritos College

Kim Beaton
Feather River College
Term Ends: 2022

Alexander Berry
San Diego Continuing Education
Term Ends: 2022

 

Carmen Lamha
            City College of                                  San Francisco                        Term Ends: 2020

 

WILCOXSON
Riverside Community College

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