Chandler Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC)
Date August 28, 2019
Attendance: Kristen Plamenon, Dana Groom, Kara Swierz, Erica Chaney, Dena Berg, and Amanda Rivas
Absent: Lisa Montez and Christina Nguyen
The regular meeting of the Chandler Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) was called to order at 8pm on August 28, 2019 in Chandler, AZ at the Chandler Unified District Office by Kristen Plamendon.
Prior to the regular meeting, board members attended the regularly scheduled session for the CUSD board meeting. Dr. Adama Sallu, director of Equity and Inclusion with CUSD gave an Equity and Inclusion update.
Approval of Minutes
The minutes of the previous meeting were unanimously approved as distributed (N/A)
*Reviewed progress of website completion: Erica’s husband will continue to work on the website by addings bios, links, and logo. Add links for resources, minutes, event calendar, CUSD board meetings, and bios.
*Logo-Attendees brainstormed logo ideas and came up with a logo and hash tag. #allincluded. Dena’s friend designed the logo.
*T-shirt- Logo and hashtag to be on new t-shirts. The color will be a heather blue.
*Attendees met with Dr. Sallu and introduced themselves as Chandler SEPAC. Look forward to collaborating,
*Discussed attendance rules for meetings. Beginning on September 26, 2019, board members will be expected to attend 75% of board meetings for an entire year. Should chronic absences occur, board member will be asked to step down.
Looking forward to introducing the Chandler SEPAC to the CUSD board members via email. Attend a study session in the fall.
Agenda for Next Meeting
Discuss items we want to talk about at study session.
Meeting was adjourned at 9:10pm by Kristen Plamendon The next general meeting will be at 7pm on September 26th, at Panera Bread on Ocotillo/Arizona.
Minutes respectfully submitted by:
Amanda Rivas and Kara Swierz