Southern California Chapter

Western Association of Educational Opportunity Personnel

​​Western Association of Educational Opportunity Personnel

Southern California Chapter

​SoCal Chapter Meeting

Friday, May 31, 2019
10:00AM-2:00PM
Pfizer Inc,
10770 Science Center Drive
San Diego, CA 92121

Agenda


  • Welcome – Pfizer Representative
  • Call meeting to order - Dalia Hernández
  • Roll Call and Quorum  Claudia Garcia
  • Approval of the Agenda
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Executive Board Reports
  • Service Council Reports
    • COE Fair share Campaign – Miriam Carrillo/Laura Orozco
    • Legislation & Education - Horacio Aceves
      • ​Policy Seminar Debrief
      • Reauthorization of Higher Education Act
      • Expanding Disability Access to Higher Education Act (S. 1176). This legislation, which is co-sponsored by Senator Sherrod Brown, Democrat of Ohio, would require the Department of Education to use $50 million out of the underlying TRIO appropriation to fund supplemental grants to increase the number of students with disabilities served by TRIO
      • ​​The House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS) released its FY 2020 bill. This committee is led by Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Tom Cole (R-OK). Thanks to their leadership, the bill includes a historic level of funding for federal TRIO Programs. Specifically, the bill provides a $100 million increase for a total proposed appropriation of $1.16 billion for FY 2020. This appropriation would represent the single largest increase in TRIO funding in a single year if passed in the final appropriation bill.
    • Membership & Elections – Desiree Rivera
      • Vice-President Elections
    • Professional Development
      • PDS – Hortencia Cuevas/Sergio Galvez
      • PD Academy – Dalia Hernandez/ Angie Alvarez
        • May 3, 5, 2019 at UCLA Lake Arrowhead Conference Center
        • 9 Participants Selected
      • Scholarships – Angie Alvarez/Dalia Hernandez
    • Public Relations – Laura Garcia
    • Resource Development – Caroline Felix/Ernesto Partida
      • Sporting Event (Student/Member)
        • Rancho Cucamonga Quakes - MiLB
          • ​June 12, 2019​
        • Member Networking Mixer -Summer
    • Student Development – Liz Hanna
      • TRIO Day of Service 2018 – Laura Orozco
        • ​Final Report
      • SLC 2019 – Liz Hanna
        • ​​Final Report
    • Technology – Amel Khan
    • TRIO Alumni – Dalia Hernandez/Angie Alvarez
  • Unfinished Business
  • Action Items
  • Membership Discussion Items
  • Announcements
    • TRIO and GEAR UP Report
      https://d1y8sb8igg2f8e.cloudfront.net/documents/Closing_the_Evidence_Gap_2019-04-29_172206.pdf

    • Opportunity Drawings
      • Opportunity drawing tickets: $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00
      • Proceeds will go towards SLC Student Scholarships
  • Adjournment