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Regional Sub-Committees

Bay Area Regional Children’s Committee (BARCC) Sub-Committees


  • BAMM

  • AB12

  • Find all notes for these groups HERE


Training Advisory Board (TAB) Sub-Committees

CAST (Coastal/Central Area Staff Training)

CAST is comprised of staff development from Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties. Meetings are facilitated by the Bay Area Academy Southern Training Specialist. CAST members meet every other month with the primary purpose of coordinating CORE, advanced and regional trainings specific to their small county needs. Additionally, the team shares county experiences, information and resources.

For further information on the CAST meetings, please contact Adreanna Riley

View Past CAST Meeting Notes

RAP (Regional Area Professionals)

RAP is comprised of staff development from Sonoma, Solano, Napa, and Marin counties. These meetings are facilitated by the Bay Area Academy Northern Training Specialist. RAP members meet every other month. The purpose is to coordinate multiple county training as well as share county experiences and information.

For further information on the RAP meetings, please contact Emily Katz


The Collaborative

The Collaborative is a collaboration between Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, San Francisco, San Mateo County Staff Development and the Bay Area Academy. The group meets every other month to discuss training needs, Induction and CORE training as well as to brainstorm together about common issues and challenges. The Bay Area Academy also utilizes this opportunity to share any state mandates and hot topics of the year with the group. Big events such as a court summit, educational summit, visitation summit, and PQCR’s can also be talked about at these groups.

For further information on the RETAIN meetings, please contact Emily Katz

View Past Meeting Notes