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Meeting Minutes August 23, 2012

State of California
Edmund G. Brown Jr., Governor

Instructional Quality Commission
An advisory body to the California State Board of Education

Final Meeting Minutes:
August 23, 2012 Teleconference

(Approved on September 25, 2012)


Report of Action

August 23, 2012
3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Ad Hoc Committee on the Implementation of the Common Core State Standards
Chair Angel Barrett called the meeting to order.

  1. Welcome and Introductions (Information)
    Commissioners, California Department of Education (CDE) staff, and State Board of Education (SBE) staff present at the twelve sites participating in the conference call identified themselves.

The following Commissioners participated:

  • Angel Barrett at Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Marlene Galvan at Dinuba Unified School District
  • Kristyn Bennett at Grace S. Thille Elementary School
  • Julie Spykerman at Anaheim Union High School District
  • Nancy McTygue at the University of California, Davis
  • Michelle Herczog at the Los Angeles County Office of Education
  • Lori Freiermuth at Olympian High School
  • Jo Ann Isken at Lennox School District
  • Carla Herrera at ABC Unified School District
  • Angie Estonina at San Francisco Unified School District
  • Carla Herrera at ABC Unified School District

The following CDE staff members were present at the CDE, Sacramento:

  • Tom Adams
  • Cliff Rudnick
  • Tracie Yee
  • David Almquist
  • Joy Kessel
  • Deborah Franklin
  • Olga Cid
  • Patrick Traynor

The following SBE staff were present at the CDE, Sacramento:

  • Nancy Brownell
  • Bonnie Klatt

The following public members were present:

  • Lisa Usher at Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Mike Matsuda at Anaheim Union High School District
  • Mary Fennell at Grace Thille Elementary School
  1. Update on the SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium (Information)
    Patrick Traynor, Director of Assessment Development and Administration Division, at the California Department of Education, provided an update on the status of the SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC). Following the presentation, Angel Barrett called upon members of the Instructional Quality Commission to ask any questions which were subsequently addressed by Mr. Traynor.

No actions were taken by the committee.

  1. Public Comment
    Each member of the public present on the conference call asked brief questions regarding California’s planned implementation of future SBAC assessments.

Committee Chair Angel Barrett adjourned the meeting.

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