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"Hot Topics in Special Education" 
 an interactive conversation with
MaryAnn Frates, Contra Costa County SELPA Director
Thursday, October 7th, at 5:30 PM via Zoom.
Hello Contra Costa School Board Members and Superintendents,

You're invited to our next CCCSBA meeting, featuring:
"Hot Topics in Special Education" 
- an interactive conversation with Contra Costa County SELPA Director, MaryAnn Frates

Thursday, October 7th, at 5:30 PM via Zoom.

The program and Q&A will run from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM.  
Following the program, there will be a brief business meeting of the CCCSBA representatives from each district.

Please register in advance and a customized link to join the meeting will be emailed to you from

Survey Results are In
Thank you to all who completed our programs survey!  We received 13 responses from 10 school districts, and the winners are:

#1: Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain

#2 & #3 tied: Special Ed Hot Topics & Grading for Equity

The majority indicated they would like meetings to continue via Zoom.  See detailed results here.

We are in touch with Zaretta Hammond to schedule her to speak in the spring, and have not yet been able to reach Joe Feldman.  Please let us know if you have any contacts we should reach out to.

Save these dates for upcoming CCCSBA meetings this year:
  • January 20, 2022: Governor's Budget, CSBA's Dennis Meyers
  • March 3, 2022: Legislative Advocacy
  • May 19, 2022: May Revise, CSBA's Dennis Meyers and Election of Officers
View the CCCSBA website here:

Hope to see you next Thursday!


The CCCSBA Executive Committee

 Cherise Khaund, President

 Rachel Hurd, 1st VP - Programs

 Richard Severy, 2nd VP - Legislation 

 Linda Mayo, 3rd VP - Communications

 Sarah Butler, Secretary

 Yolanda Mendrek, Treasurer

 Marina Ramos, Immediate Past President

 De'Shawn Woolridge, NCS/CIF Rep
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