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EEI Final Meeting Minutes for March 26, 2009

State of California
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Governor

Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission
An advisory body to the California State Board of Education

FINAL MEETING MINUTES: MARCH 26, 2009 AD HOC COMMITTEE ON THE EDUCATION AND THE ENVIRONMENT INITIATIVE

Approved on July 16, 2009

Report of Action

March 26, 2009
3:35 to 4:55 p.m

Ad Hoc Committee on the Education and the Environment Initiative (EEI) Members Present via Teleconference:
  • Connie Tate, Chair
  • Monica Ward, Vice Chair
  • Hope Bjerke
  • Christine Lanphee
  • Bama Medley
Curriculum Commission Members Present via Teleconference:
  • John Brooks, Commission Chair
  • Charles Munger, former Curriculum Commissioner
California Department of Education (CDE) Staff Present at CDE in Sacramento:
  • Thomas Adams
  • Veronica Aguila
  • Patrice Roseboom
  • Jim Long
Public Present via Teleconference:
  • Andrea Lewis, California Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Missy Kozacik, McGraw-Hill

Committee Chair, Connie Tate, called the Ad Hoc Committee on the Education and the Environment Initiative (EEI) meeting to order at 3:35 p.m.

Before addressing the meeting agenda, Chair Tate reported that the Cohort 3 applicants – four Content Review Experts (CREs) and four Instructional Materials Reviewers (IMRs) – were approved by the State Board of Education (SBE) at its March meeting. Chair Tate announced that Charles Munger would accept the role of lead CRE.

  1. Welcome and Introductions

    For the public record, Commissioners introduced themselves, stated their location, and had any members of the public at their locations introduce themselves.

  2. Approval of Reviewer Training

    Commissioners discussed the upcoming training for reviewers of the EEI curriculum. Staff reviewed the agenda for the training and Commissioners provided feedback. In addition, Commissioners reviewed the PowerPoint slides/talking points for the training and volunteered to present sections of the PowerPoint. The Commissioner’s edits and corrections on the PowerPoint and talking points were recorded by the staff.

  3. Panel Assignments

    Staff presented a brief overview of the preliminary assignment of CREs and IMRs to panels. Panel Assignments were based on subject-matter expertise (history–social science or science) and grade-level experience of the reviewers. In addition, Commissioners serving as facilitators for the review were assigned to panels.

  4. Public Comment: None

 

The meeting was adjourned at 4:55 p.m.

Last Reviewed: Monday, June 6, 2016

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