Coalition of Minorities Advisory Committee Agenda

Coalition of Minorities Advisory Committee (CMAC)
September 25, 2014
12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Utah State Office of Education Boardrooms
250 East 500 South, SLC


CMAC’s Purpose: To be an effective advocacy group for the educational needs of ethnic minority students.

Welcome – Freddie Cooper, CMAC Chair

Cultural Reverence – Jose Enriquez, Coordinator Title III, USOE

Item #1: Approval of August 28, 2014 Meeting Minutes – Freddie Cooper

Item #2: Report: National Indian Education Study (NIES) Questionnaire – Angela Battaglia,
Educational Specialist NAEP, USOE

Item #3: Introduction: New USOE Assessment Director – Jo Ellen Shaeffer, Director Assessment, USOE

• Discussion – CMAC Member Participation on:

o Policy Advisory Committee (PAC)
▪ Current CMAC Volunteer: Analis Ruiz
o Stake Holders Committee
▪ No Current CMAC Volunteer(s)
o Bias & Sensitivity Review Panels
▪ Current CMAC Volunteers: Freddie Cooper, Jeanie Groves, Edie Park & Jean Tokuda-Irwin

Item #4: Introduction of Interim USOE Directors – Sydnee Dickson, Interim Deputy Superintendent,

  • Ann White, Interim ESEA/Federal Programs Director
  • Dianna Suddreth, Interim Teaching & Learning Director
  • Thalea Longhurst Interim Career and Technology Education Director

Item #5: Op-ed “Back in Honduras, I see the place I was born but no longer recognize” – Roxana
Orellana, USOE Social Media Specialist

Item #6: CMAC Structure Working Committee Report – Charlene Lui, Committee Chair & Edie Park,
Committee Co-chair
• Prioritized Strategies/Next Steps

Item #7: Chair Report – Freddie Cooper
• Sarah Young, Educational Specialist K12 Science Education, USOE
o CMAC Volunteers for Utah Science and Engineering Education Standards Update Committee


THIS MEETING IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. The next CMAC meeting is scheduled for Oct. 23, 2014 from 12 2 p.m.
at the Utah State Office of Education in the Boardroom

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