Bay Section

The Bay Section is composed of Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, and Trinity counties.

Resources from the Bay Section Winter Conference

The ALLIES and SBCAE Immigrant Integration Framework - An innovative approach to supporting adult education’s mission of integrating new Americans

Learn more about the comprehensive immigrant integration framework developed by ALLIES, a collaborative network of ESL providers in the Silicon Valley region and the South Bay Consortium for Adult Education (SBCAE, San Jose, CA). The framework and associated metrics can be used to track student outcomes, design integrated service delivery models and promote multi-sector collaboration. The presenters will give an overview of the framework itself and present concrete implementation projects piloted by SBCAE.

Presenter: Ilse Pollet, Program Coordinator - ALLIES

Immigrant Rights in Troubled Times

Keynote Speaker: Kathy Brady, Senior Staff Attorney Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Below some resources that you can distribute or make available on the current immigration landscape.

  1. Family Preparedness Plan:
  2. Post-Election Community Information Sheet: 
  3. KYR and What Immigrant Families Should Do Now
  4. ACLU: KYR When Encountering Law Enforcement
  5. Post-Election DACA Talking Points and Resources:
  6. Post-Election Talking Points for Victims of Crime: 
  7. Post-Election AB 60 KYR
  8. Special Considerations for LGBTQ Immigrants:
  9. Local Options for Protecting Immigrants:
  10. Post-Election Resource for Schools
  11. FAQ on Trump's Executive Orders:
  12. Searching for Sanctuary:
  13. Then there are also our know-your-rights “red cards”:


2016–2017 Bay Section Board Members

Tim Doyle
San Mateo Adult School

Tom Reid
Section and State Awards Chair
Berkeley Adult School

Rob Lawrence
Martinez Adult Education
925.228.3276, Ext. 218

Eric Saavedra
President Elect
San Mateo Adult School

Dr. Bob Harper
Member at Large
Campbell Adult and Community Education


Bay Section Chapters

Alameda Chapter
Brad Frazier, President

Contra Costa Chapter
Lillie Clausen, President

Mid-Peninsula Chapter
Janine Sahm, President

North Coast Chapter
Laurel Leonard-Brol, President