Report 2016-110 Recommendation 6 Responses

Report 2016-110: Trade Apprenticeship Programs: The State Needs to Better Oversee Apprenticeship Programs, Such as the Air Conditioning Trade Association's Sheet Metal Program (Release Date: November 2016)

Recommendation #6 To: Central Unified School District

To limit its risk and to clarify its roles and responsibilities as they relate to ACTA, Central Unified should update its agreement with ACTA to reflect each party's current roles and responsibilities. Further, Central Unified should periodically update this agreement to ensure that the agreement continues to reflect current roles and responsibilities.

1-Year Agency Response

An boilerplate agreement from the Chancellor's office was requested and received. This document was used to update the 2003-04 standing agreement with CUSD and ACTA. Final reviews of the agreement has been taking place and a newly updated and signed agreement is scheduled for late November 2017.

  • Estimated Completion Date: 11/25/17
  • Response Date: November 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Pending

6-Month Agency Response

A new MOU /Agreement will be generated when CAS and ACTA meet and come to and understanding for future collaboration. Defining the amount of hours needed, what is and is not allowable are to be provided prior to generating a new MOU /Agreement.

  • Estimated Completion Date: 6/20/17
  • Response Date: May 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending

60-Day Agency Response

To date, the current MOU and Agreement reflects 2003. It was the recommendation from the state to hold off until all preceding were complete. As the process continues we will be in communication with ACTA to develop a new Agreement and MOU.

  • Estimated Completion Date: 7/1/17
  • Response Date: January 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: No Action Taken

Based on our discussion with Central Unified, it has not begun the process for updating its agreement with ACTA.

All Recommendations in 2016-110

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.