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Community Advisory Committee


CAC Meeting Dates and Topics for 2023 - 24:

Tuesday, September 5, 2023 - How to Speak to Be Heard 
Tuesday, October 3, 2023 - Maintaining Your Child's Records 
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 - LRE- What is it? What does it look like for YOUR Child?
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 - Holiday Party
Tuesday, January 9, 2024 - Planning Ahead for Smooth Transitions
Tuesday, February 6, 2024 - Dyslexia & Other Disabilities Awareness and Advocacy
Tuesday, March 5, 2024 - Caring for the Career 
Tuesday, April 9, 2024 - ADR How to Identify & Resolve the Gaps. 
Tuesday, May 7, 2024 - Planning to Plan and Act Accordingly - An Overview of the Plans that Drive Education 


Meetings are held in person at the District Office. The meetings run from 7:00 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. 

DENT Center
1936 Carlotta Drive, Concord, CA 94519
Concord, CA 94519

CAC meetings are open to all members of the public. We hope all parents, teachers, and students with an interest will attend.

CAC Meetings will be held in person.  Viewers will have an opportunity to submit written comments via email to Melody Royal at to be provided to executive board members at the meeting. 


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The Community Advisory Committee (CAC) for Special Education is soliciting nominations for the “You Make A
Difference Award”. This award will be presented to persons or organizations that have made outstanding
contributions to the lives of special education students in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District. The awards will be
presented at a dessert social on:

Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at 6:00.

The theme this year is “YOU make a Difference.”

Eligible for consideration are:
a. Parents (General Education, Special Education)
b. Students (General Education)
c. Teaching Staff (General Education, Special Education)
d. Support Staff (i.e., Office Managers, Assistants, Custodians)
e. Community (Individuals or Organizations)
Evaluation Guidelines:
a. Nominees must have demonstrated contributions above and beyond their role as a
parent/student or their job description.
b. A balance will be sought from all aspects of the student’s life, i.e., educators, bus drivers,
custodians, employers and community organizations or individuals.
c. High priority consideration will be given to, but not limited to, activities in the area of
mainstreaming and integration, fostering parental involvement, job placement, career
development and curriculum enhancement.
d. Up to 20 awards will be given.
Please click on this link below to submit your nomination.  
All nominations must be received no later than Friday, September 1, 2023, 4:30 p.m. 

You Make a Difference Nominations




Dorothy Weisenberger (925) 372-3952


Janine Payne (510) 326-6965


Natalie Ivankovich (310) 872-4330


Lisa Buffum 925-440-7317