DELTA SIERRA SECTION PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE


Dear CASCWA Community,

It certainly has been a difficult start to the school year. Our rural communities have experienced power outages, evacuations, wildfires, and air quality issues in the midst of COVID and political upheaval. Students, families, and educators are doing the very best that they can. Supporting one another is so very critical right now. 

As always, CASCWA provides assistance and networking opportunities to those in roles with varying responsibilities, who are often spread thin and doing everything within their ability to aid those in need.  Delta-Sierra aims to adapt and best support its membership as well as districts and schools across Northern California.  We welcome input from those within our region regarding training and technical assistance needs so that Delta Sierra may provide support.  Please connect with us!

Thankful for all of the hard work that you do.

Melissa Parrett

Student Services Program Coordinator

Nevada County Superintendent of Schools Office

380 Crown Point Circle., Grass Valley, CA 95945

Tel. (530) 478-6400 ext. 2021  Fax (530) 478-6410

 


Melissa Parrett is the Student Services Program Coordinator for the Nevada County Superintendent of Schools Office. Prior to entering the field of education she spent 10 years working for the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges in close partnership with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. In this role, she traveled the nation extensively conducting a variety of research and program evaluation projects related to child abuse and neglect, foster care, adoption and court procedure. These projects touched a broad range of areas including social psychology/sociology, child development and family dynamics, organizational behavior, and systems change. Roughly 14 years ago, Melissa joined the staff at the Nevada County Superintendent of Schools Office. Overtime, she has acquired many “hats” as is typical in smaller rural county offices. She is President of the California Association of Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance, Delta-Sierra Section. Melissa and her husband have been married for fifteen years and have two school aged children and a newborn at home.

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Delta-Sierra Executive Board Meetings

All regularly scheduled meetings are from 1:30-3:00

You can contact our secretary direct at EricaP@sia-us.com

2020-21 Meetings:

Our first meeting of 2020/21 will be a Board retreat on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 from 10 am- 2 pm.

Please RSVP to attend.  MINUTES OF MEETING WILL BE PLACED ON THE WEBSITE.


Information on our future Delta Sierra workshops, certification, and other events are currently being determined.




DELTA SIERRA AREA STATE/COUNTY/DISTRICT EVENTS

BELOW YOU WILL FIND A LIST OF 2020-21 SCHOOL YEAR EVENTS IN THE CASCWA DELTA SIERRA SECTION AREA HOSTED BY STATE, COUNTY OR DISTRICT AGENCIES:





The Faces Behind CASCWA's Delta Sierra Executive Board






Melissa Parrett

CASCWA President Elect

Nevada County Superintendent of Schools

mparrett@nevco.org



Virginia Burns 

President Elect

Sutter COE

virginiab@sutter.k12.ca.us



Dan Sackheim

Vice President

California Department of Education Programs Consultant

dsackheim@cde.gov



Erica Peterson

Secretary

School Innovation & Achievement

ericap@sia-us.com





Melina Medina

Treasurer

Woodland Joint USD

melina.medina@wjusd.org



Lisa Sanchez

Past President

Woodland Joint USD

lisa.sanchez@wjusd.org


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