(Approved on May 10, 2013)
April 19, 2013
8 to 8:20 a.m.
Mathematics Subject Matter Committee (MSMC) Chair Ed D’Souza called the meeting to order.
Commissioners and California Department of Education (CDE) staff present at the seven sites participating in the conference call identified themselves.
The following Commissioners participated:
The following Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division (CFIRD) staff members were present at the CDE, Sacramento:
The following members of the public were present:
MSMC Chair D’Souza asked Dmitriy Voloshin, CFIRD staff, to address the committee. Mr. Voloshin noted that at the March 21–22, 2013, meeting the full Instructional Quality Commission (IQC) delegated authority to the MSMC to approve additional applicants for Instructional Materials Reviewers (IMR) and Content Review (CRE) experts for the 2014 Mathematics Instructional Materials Primary Adoption. Since the March meeting, the CFIRD received 30 additional applications for IMRs and no additional applications for CREs. None of the applicants stated any conflict of interest; therefore, the CFIRD staff recommended that all applicants be considered for approval.
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Commissioner Isken noted that applicant #710 is from her district and had to withdraw. CFIRD staff confirmed the withdrawal of applicant #710.
Including applicants reviewed today, there is a total of 73 applicants to participate in the adoption. The goal is to have at least 100 applicants, therefore, the application deadline is being extended one week. The MSMC will receive a final cohort of applicants to be discussed at an additional scheduled teleconference meeting on April 29, 2013.
There was no other discussion. MSMC Chair D’Souza called for a motion.
ACTION: Commissioner Spykerman moved to recommend approval of the additional Instructional Materials Reviewers to the State Board of Education. Commissioner Freiermuth seconded the motion. There was no discussion or public comment.
There was a roll call vote. The motion was approved by a unanimous vote of the members present (6–0).
MSMC Chair D’Souza adjourned the meeting.