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August 2017 State SARB Meeting Agenda

Agenda for the August 16, 2017 State School Attendance Review Board (SARB) Meeting at the California Department of Education.
Notice of Public Videoconference Meeting

August 16, 2017
9:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 3102
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901

Time Discussion Item
9:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
9:45 a.m. Approval of May 18, 2017, Meeting Minutes
10:00 a.m.

Legislative Update: Brad Strong, Senior Director, Children Now

  • Assembly Bill 254, AB 834, AB 1029, AB 1321, AB 1497
  • Senate Bill 257, SB 328, SB 379
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m.

Presentation: Bi Vuong, Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University Proving Ground: Network for Continuous Improvement

11:30 a.m. Discussion: Updated Sample Policy for Attendance Supervision
11:45 a.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Presentation: Plans for the Learning Communities for School Success Program

  • Angela Urquidies, Principal, San Bernardino City Unified School District
  • Larry Bellanich, Child Welfare and Attendance Director, Desert Sands Unified School District
  • Ken Fitzgerald, Director, Stanislaus County Office of Education
1:45 p.m. Discussion: Revision of the School Attendance Review Boards Handbook
2:00 p.m. Discussion: Review of Plans for 2018 Model School Attendance Review Board Recognition Program
2:30 p.m.

Discussion: Review of Plans for Attendance Awareness Month

3:00 p.m. Adjournment


If members of the public wish to speak, please write to Chairperson David Kopperud at by August 1, 2017. Please note that members of the public may speak for no more than three minutes.

Reasonable Accommodation

Pursuant to state and federal statutes, individuals with a disability may request reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in the California State School Attendance Review Board meeting on August 16, 2017. Requests for Sign Language Interpreters should be directed to the Department's Office of Equal Opportunity no later than three business days prior to the scheduled event. Mailing address: 1430 N Street, Suite 4206, Sacramento, CA 95814-5901; Telephone: 916-445-9174; Fax: 916-324-9818.


Questions: David Kopperud | | 916-323-1028 
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, July 26, 2017