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Linked Learning Vendor Advisory Committee

The Board of Education has required that a Linked Learning Vendor Advisory Committee be formed to assist with the implementation of the Linked Learning initiative and the promotion of business and community partnerships.

Functions of the Advisory Committee:

  1. Provide assistance and recommendations in the implementation of the Resolution objectives.
  2. Assist with the development of the Linked Learning procurement process, guidelines and reviews of proposals.
  3. Review follow-up data and evaluation of progress towards Resolution objectives.
  4. Provide opportunity for community, District staff, labor and business input.
  5. Develop strategies to communicate and promote Resolution objectives.
  6. Review and offer input into website design and function.

Committee Members

Christina Vargas, Policy Director, Alliance for a Better Community

Jsane Tyler, Parent, Palms Middle School

Megan Boyd, Teacher, Elizabeth Learning Center

Chris Hannan, Representative, LA/OC Building Trades Council

Dalton Cole, Principal, Miguel Contreras Learning Center / Business and Tourism Academy

Jasmine Beltran, Student, Miguel Contreras Learning Center

Leslie Valmonte, Representative, United Way of Los Angeles

Jose Artiles, Work-Based Learning Coordinator

Sybil Ward, Assistant Contract Manager, Procurement Services Division

Esther Soliman, Linked Learning Administrator

Samuel Dovlatian, Work Based Learning Coordinator

Michael Romero, Administrator, Office of Chief Operating Officer

Margaret Caputo, Representative, Facilities Contracts


Committe Meeting Dates

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Thursday, May 15, 2014



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