CAEP Desert Regional Consortium Meeting Agenda

November 8, 2021

Location:  RCOE – Room B-55

47-336 Oasis Street, Indio, CA 92201

Desert Regional Consortium Members:

Dean Papas, COD – Chair

Jereme Weischedel, CVUSD

Larry Bellanich, DSUSD

Deanna Keuilian, PSUSD

Lucie M. Gonzalez, RCOE – Vice-Chair


Open Session

Call to Order: Roll Call – Time and Date:

Establishment of a Quorum:


Board Meeting Agenda: Pursuant to the Desert Regional Consortium Governance Plan, the consortium member’s relative voting power will be one vote for each member. A quorum is three members present. A majority of the quorum is necessary for approval of decisions. Votes will be voiced by stating yes or no. Abstentions will be noted. Votes will be recorded in the minutes, including the names of the members making and seconding the motion.

Approval/Addition to Agenda:

Motion:                                                       Second:

Vote:  Yes:                                                  No:

There will be an allotment of time (up to 3 minutes per person) given to members of the public for comment. Additional time will be given to the voting members to consider public comments. After discussion, the executive voting committee will vote or agree to pull the item for a second reading if members feel more time is necessary.

Public Comments


Agenda Items


  1. Approve Agenda Minutes from August 9, 2021.

Motion:                                                     Second:

Vote:  Yes:                                                 No:


  1. Approve DRC Support letter to develop a community-based collaborative High School Equivalency Program (HEP) for migrant youth in our region – Jereme Weischedel/Steven Carr, US Department of Education, Office of Migrant Education


Motion:                                                     Second:

Vote:  Yes:                                                 No:



  1. Discussion Only – Review DIR Data for Quarter 1 – Guillermo Mendoza


  1. Informational Only:


  • July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 Instructional Hours and Expenses by Program Area due (actuals) in NOVA – Before December 1
  • Quarter 1 19/20, 20/21 & 21/22 Member Expense Report Due in NOVA – Before December 1
  • New DRC 2022-25 Three-Year Plan – Due June 2022


  1. Informational only – Member Roundtable Updates.


 Next Meeting: Monday, December 6, 2021, Via Zoom