West Contra Costa Unified

School District

What : The Community Advisory Committee for Special Education (CAC) is a mandated organization whose purpose is to advise the district on the unique requirements of individuals with exceptional needs.
Where: Cameron School, 7140 Gladys Avenue, El Cerrito
When:  All Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. and babysitting will be provided:
Monday, September 11, 2017
Monday, October 2, 2017
Monday, November 6, 2017 
Monday, December 4, 2017
Monday, January 8, 2018
Monday, February 5, 2018
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - DeJean Middle School
Monday, April 9, 2018
Monday, May 7, 2018

Who: Membership on the CAC includes interested parents of regular and special education students, representatives of public and private agencies, both regular and special education teachers, and others interested in the delivery of services to special education students.

How: The CAC performs the following activities:


You Make a Difference 2017 Award Honorees:
  • Alison Makela, Principal, Madera Elementary
  • Wilson Elementary School Staff and Students
  • Clemencia Turner, Resource Teacher, Dover Elementary
  • Gail Tsujimoto-Cho and Rosaline Soneda, SH Teachers Fairmont Elementary
  • Jennifer Walden, General Education Teacher, Pinole Valley High
  • Merissi Argueta, Instructional Aide, Helms Middle
  • Joyce Forte, Program Specialist, Cameron Early Intervention
  • Sandy Oliver, Assistive Technology Specialist, Harding Elementary
  • Marywin Deegan and Margaret Mowry-Evans, Assistive Technology Specialists

Brian Rutford Memorial Service Award 2017:

  • Jaime Sanchez- First Student Driver - Highland Elementary School
Jake Rockeman Student Award Honorees 2017:
  • Gurshan Sahota - 1st Grader - Ohlone Elementary
  • Addison Nash - 3rd Grader - Olinda Elementary
  • Jessica Wilbur - 6th Grader - Collins Elementary
  • Alina Nguyen - 6th Grader - Collins Elementary
  • Caitlin Louis - 6th Grader - Collins Elementary
Agendas 2016-17 
Minutes 2016-17 
Agendas 2015-16
Minutes 2015-16
Agendas  2014-15
Minutes 2014-15