Riverside County African-American Achievement Initiative (RCAAAI)

RCAAAI was founded in 2013 by then-Riverside County Superintendent of Schools Kenneth M. Young to ensure that all African-American students in Riverside County achieve the levels of academic achievement necessary to graduate from high school well prepared for college and the workforce.

RCAAAI consists of 56 individuals who are focused on addressing the achievement gap among African-American students in Riverside County. DOWNLOAD the current RCAAAI membership list.

Blueprint For Action

Riverside County African American Achievement Initiative Blueprint for ActionThe “Blueprint For Action” was authored by 38 members of the RCAAAI with the intent to provide school districts with research-based actions that should be implemented to improve the educational outcomes of African-American students.

CLICK HERE to download a pdf version of the Blueprint for Action booklet

African American Parent Advisory Council Academy

The African-American Parent Advisory Council (AAPAC) Academy was established to provide district and site based AAPACs with information and training to support equity efforts and effective leadership. The Academy uses research-based resources from the state, county, and local levels to ensure that AAPACs will be able to develop effective, productive, and sustainable plans that will support student academic achievement for all students.

  • Part I:  Beginning and Structuring Your AAPAC
    October 15, 2018
    8:30 am – 2:30 pm
    Mimi Badura
    Family Engagement Consultant
    Riverside County Office of Education
  • Part II:  Building Your AAPAC Through Engagement and Evaluation
    February 6, 2019
    8:30 am – 2:30 pm
    Mimi Badura/Ellen Larson
    Family Engagement Consultants
    Riverside County Office of Education
  • Part III:  Becoming A Team:  Rewarding and Recognizing Your AAPAC
    March 19, 2019
    8:30 am – 2:30 pm
    Mimi Badura/Ellen Larson
    Family Engagement Consultants
    Riverside County Office of Education