1/10/22 EC Minutes

21st CPA Equity Council Minutes

1/10/22

In Attendance:

  • Jeremy Peckens
  • Jennifer Cruz
  • Jennifer Vargas
  1. Introduction of New Members
  2. Discussion of HB43: Black Education Act
    1. Modification of Student Handbook to include “race-based harassment” under the section covering harassment.
    2. Modification of Discipline Matrix to include a specific row describing disciplinary action for “race-based aggression”.
  3. Discussion of Recruitment
    1. New members of the EC are needed.  Reaching out to parents of the following groups is a priority:
      1. Economically Disadvantaged
      2. Native American
      3. English Learners
      4. Students with Disabilities

1/10/22 EC Agenda

Equity Council Meeting – 6:00PM, 10 January, 2022

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  • Welcome
  • Introduction of Mr. Peckens, who will take over as the administration representative on the council.
  • Open Forum for Advisory Topics
  • Review of the Student Handbook and Discipline Matrix in response to HB43: the Black Education Act.

9/13/21 EC Minutes

Minutes:

Equity Council Meeting- September 13, 2021 6pm
Agenda: Welcome, Open Forum for Advisory Topics, Adjourn
Attendance: Jennifer Cruz, Jennifer Bitsie, Jennifer Vargas, Florencio Reza, Kirsten Healy, Bianca Bemonte-Sapien, Doreen DiNaro (absent), Kendra Brown (absent).

Welcome- Sign in on Zoom
Brief history/accomplishments of 21st Equity Council overview
Introductions of New Members SY 21-22- Jennifer Cruz, Jennifer Bitsie, Jennifer Vargas. Established members introduced Kirsten Healy, Bianca Bemonte-Sapien, Doreen DiNaro (absent), Kendra Brown (absent).
Open Forum for Advisory Topics- Members shared topics in open forum: goal to have opportunity for policy review with equity lens. Council is a safe space for concerns to be voiced and to represent voices (Native American, bilingual, students with disabilities, economically disadvantaged). A space to listen and offer considerations from unique perspectives/experiences that could help the school and represent all voices.
Remote Access discussion- time, technology (swivl) for equity of access by all and least restrictive environment. Compliments shared for school responsiveness to support student needs. Suggestion to highlight school support systems on website.
Next meeting: 1 hour before PTA Meeting- TBD.
Adjourned

9/13/21 Equity Council Agenda

Equity Council Meeting- September 13, 2021
Agenda: Welcome, Open Forum for Advisory Topics, Adjourn

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Introductions of New Members SY 21-22
Open Forum for Advisory Topics

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Time: 6pm, September 13th

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