CSU California Academic Partnership Program

CAPP Advisory Committee & Staff

Pursuant to statute, the Chancellor of the California State University has established an advisory committee to assist in selecting proposals to be funded and developing criteria for project evaluation. Appointments to the Advisory Committee are made by the following:

  • State Superintendent of Public Instruction. 4 Appointments.
  • Student Aid Commission. 1 Appointment
  • Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges. 2 Appointments
  • Chancellor of the California State University. 2 Appointments
  • President of the University of California. 2 Appointments.
  • Director of the California Postsecondary Education Commission. 1 Appointment.

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The CAPP office is located in the California State University, Office of the Chancellor.

CAPP Office
CSU, Office of the Chancellor
401 Golden Shore, 6th Floor
Long Beach, CA 90802
Phone: 562-951-4780
E-mail: CAPP Staff


California Community Colleges
Madeline Grant Santa Ana College
Jeff Spano, Chair CCC Chancellorís Office

California State University
Sandra B. Chong CSU, Northridge
Beverly Young CSU, Office of the Chancellor

State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Peter Batkin Teacher, Kit Carson Middle School, Sacramento City USD
Lawton Gray Principal, Oak Avenue Intermediate School, Temple City USD
Ed Samuels Middle School Math Advisor, Long Beach Unified School District
Sayuri Shimada Teacher & Small Learning Community Coordinator, San Lorenzo High School, San Lorenzo USD

Student Aid Commission
Ismael Ulloa Student Aid Commission Cal-SOAP

University of California
Jorge Aguilar,
Vice Chair
UC Merced
Robert Cooper UCLA, Graduate School of Education
& Information Studies and
CAPP High School Leadership Initiative
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Project & Institutional Liaisons
Bruce ArnoldMathematics Diagnostic Testing Project (MDTP) Director, UC San Diego
Katrine Czajkowski Expository Literacy
Penny Edgert CA Education Round Table
Intersegmental Coordinating Committee
Rick Miller Alliance for Regional Collaboration to Heighten Educational Success (ARCHES)
Nina Moore UC Office of the President & CAPP High School Leadership Initiative
Joe Radding California Department of Education
John Sarli Mathematics Diagnostic Testing Project
Workgroup Chair, CSU San Bernardino
Kristen Soares Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities

CAPP Staff
Zulmara Cline Statewide CAPP Director
Daba AsemeboSenior Manager
Emil BautistaFiscal & Grants Manager


Content Contact:
CAPP Office
(562) 951-4780
Technical Contact:

Last Updated: July 09, 2014