• 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: Pupil Services Center - 2465 Dolan Way, San Pablo - Room 7 
    When:  All Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. and babysitting will be provided:
    Monday, September 9, 2019
    Monday, October 7, 2019
    Monday, November 4, 2019
    Monday, December 2, 2019
    Monday, January 6, 2020
    Monday, February 3, 2020
    Friday, March 6, 2020- DeJean Middle School
    Monday, April 13, 2020 - 4:00 p.m. - Via Zoom - Please click on this link to join the meeting - Link to Join the Meeting
    Monday, May 4, 2020 - 4:00 p.m. - Via Zoom - Please click on this link to join the meeting -  Link to Join the Meeting
    Friday, June 19, 2020 - 3:00 p.m. - Via Zoom - Please click on this link to join the meeting - Link to Join the Meeting CANCELLED


    You Make a Difference Awards Ceremony YMAD) will be on Friday, March 6, 2020 - 7:00 p.m. at DeJean Middle School -

    You Make a Difference 2020 Award Honorees:

    Robert Mendoza - Principal - Tara Hills

    LeAnne Wu – Special Education Teacher -Tara Hills Elementary

    Patricia Alberto -  Pupil Services

    Coaches  Derrick Poole, Allen Moore & Wayne Robinson – and Flag Football Team  -  Pinole Middle School

    Tristan (TJ) Simbulan - El Cerrito High School

    Evangeline Permalino – Special Education Preschool Teacher - Riverside Elementary

    Francis Pineda – Special Education Teacher - El Cerrito High School

    Ricardo Villas – Special Education Teacher- Hercules Middle School

    Karley Nuzman Umaru  - General Education Teacher - Fairmont Elementary

    Dajanee Darline Lee - Classroom Support Aide - Tara Hills Elementary

    Linda Le -  Classroom Support Aide - Transition Program

    Gloria Samad – Classroom Support Aide -El Cerrito high School

    Brian Rutford Memorial Service Award 2020: 

    Jazminn Gabriel -  First Student Driver

    Jake Rockeman Student Award Honorees 2020:

    Gabriel Day – Ellerhorst Elementary

    Jasmin Anguio - Tara Hills Elementary

    Hazelle Gardner - Tara Hills Elementary

    Teagan Kelly -  Fairmont Elementary

    Kai Sacia Dragull - Fairmont Elementary

    Fernanda Ramos Tara Hills Elementary

    Talissa Thompson - Tara Hills Elementary

    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:

    • Advises the district administration development of the Special Education Local Plan (the complete description of all programs and services offered Special Education Students within the WCCUSD Special Education Local Plan Area);
    • Reviews the Local Plan and programs included in the plan;
    • Makes recommendations on annual priorities to be addressed under the plan;
    • Assists in parent education and disability awareness activities;
    • Assists in recruiting parents and other volunteers who may contribute to the implementation of the Local Plan;
    • Acts in support of individuals with exceptional needs. 
      CAC Chair Person:  Patricia Albeno
      CAC Vice-Chair Person:  Lisa Steiner 
      CAC Secretary - Jeanine Bishop 

Contact Us

  • Community Advisory Committee for Special Education (CAC)
    Pupil Services Center
    2465 Dolan Way, San Pablo - Room 7