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May 3-4, 2012 Commission Agenda

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State of California
Edmund G. Brown Jr., Governor

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

Agenda

May 3-4, 2012
Members
Executive Director

The Instructional Quality Commission (IQC or Commission) is an 18-member panel that includes two Members of the Legislature appointed, respectively, by the Senate Committee on Rules and by the Speaker of the Assembly and serving at the pleasure of their appointing powers. The legislative members participate in the Commission's work to the extent that such participation is not incompatible with their positions as Members of the Legislature. The State Board of Education (SBE) appointed 13 of the 16 public members, and the other three are appointed, respectively, by the Governor (vacant), the Senate Committee on Rules (Martha Hernandez), and the Speaker of the Assembly (Michelle Herczog). The public members serve four-year, staggered terms and may serve only one full term.

Schedule of Meeting Location

Thursday, May 3, 2012
10:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. +

Friday, May 4, 2012
9:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. +

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California 95814
916-319-0881

Please see the detailed agenda for more information about the items to be considered and acted upon. The public is welcome.

All times are approximate and are provided for convenience only.
All times may be reordered to be heard on any day of the noticed meeting.

The Instructional Quality Commission will hold a two-day meeting on Thursday and Friday, May 3-4, 2012, at the location indicated on the previous page. The meeting will include some activities involving the Commission as a whole and others involving one or more of the Commission’s various committees. The following outline of activities is provided for convenience only. The actual order of business may be changed without notice by the Commission Chair to accommodate the needs of members, invited presenters, and key staff. Anyone interested in a particular matter should plan on being in attendance for the whole Thursday and Friday, May 3-4, 2012. Timing and order of activities may change. The Full Commission and its various committees will commence, recess, and reconvene as necessary throughout the two-day meeting.

The agenda listing is illustrative of the matters to be considered, but it is not necessary exhaustive.

The agenda for this Instructional Quality Commission meeting may involve the full scope of its statutory responsibilities which includes studying the problems of courses of study in the schools of the state; developing criteria for and conducting the evaluation of instructional materials; and recommending minimum standards for courses of study, curriculum frameworks, and the adoption or rejection of instructional materials. The Commission reserves the right to consider specific matters and take action within the full scope of its responsibilities. The list that follows is illustrative of the matters to be considered, but it is not necessarily exhaustive.

Persons wishing to address the Commission on a subject to be considered at this meeting, including any matter that may be designated for public hearing, are asked, but not required, to notify the Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division Office (see telephone/fax numbers below) by noon of the third working day before the scheduled meeting/hearing, stating the subject they wish to address, the organization they represent (if any), and the nature of their testimony. Time is set aside for individuals so desiring to speak on any topic NOT otherwise on the agenda (please see the detailed agenda for the Public Session). In all cases, the presiding officer reserves the right to impose time limits on presentations as may be necessary to ensure that the agenda is completed.

Reasonable accommodation for any individual with a disability

Pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in a meeting or function of the Instructional Quality Commission may request assistance by contacting the Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division Office, 1430 N Street, Room 3207, Sacramento, CA, 95814; telephone, 916-319-0881; fax, 916-319-0172.


New Commissioner Orientation Agenda

Thursday, May 3, 2012
10:00a.m. to 1:00p.m. +
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California 95814
  1. 2012 Instructional Quality Commission Orientation
  1. Overview of Agenda
    Martha Hernandez, 2009 Commission Vice Chair
  2. Oath of Office
    Sue Burr, Executive Director, State Board of Education
  3. Introductions
  4. Roles and Responsibilities
  1. State Board of Education
  2. Instructional Quality Commission
    Members of the 2009 Commission
  3. California Department of Education
    Thomas Adams, Director, Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division and Executive Director, Instructional Quality Commission
  1. Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act (Overview/Conflicts)
    Jill Rice, Assistant Legal Counsel, State Board of Education
  2. Ground Rules and Protocol
    Martha Hernandez, 2009 Commission Vice Chair
  1. Protocol
  2. Robert Rules of Order
  3. Elections
  4. Motions; Amendments
  5. Role of Chairs and Subject Matter Committees
  6. Subject Matter Committee Protocol
  7. Acronyms: What a Commissioner Should Know
  1. Curriculum Frameworks
    Kristen Cruz Allen, Administrator, Curriculum Frameworks Unit, California Department of Education (CDE)
  2. Adoptions of Instructional Materials
    Cliff Rudnick, Administrator, Instructional Resources Unit, CDE
  3. Facilitation: The Art of Focused Conversation
  4. Travel/Reimbursement
  5. Other Matters/Public Comment

 

Adjournment of the Orientation

Lunch Recess


Full Commission Agenda

Thursday, May 3, 2012
2:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. ±

1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California 95814
  1. Full Commission
  1. Call to Order
  2. Salute to the Flag
  3. Overview of Agenda
  4. Election of Chair, Vice Chair, and Three Executive Committee Members
  5. Approval of Minutes for the March 29, 2012, Commission Teleconference Meeting (Action) 
    (DOC)
  6. Approval of Minutes for the April 6, 2012, Commission Teleconference Meeting (Action)
    (DOC)
  7. Report of the Chair
    Commission Chair
  8. Executive Director’s Report
    Thomas Adams, Executive Director
  9. Report from the State Board of Education
    State Board of Education Liaison and Staff (Invited)
  10. Report from the California Department of Education (CDE)
  1. Report from the Instruction & Learning Support Branch
  1. English Learner Support Division
    Karen Cadiero-Kaplan, Director
  2. Professional Learning Support Division
    Carrie Roberts, Administrator
  3. Career & College Transition Division
    Patrick Ainsworth, Director
  1. District, School & Innovation Branch
    Deb Sigman, Deputy Superintendent (Invited)
  1. Assessment Development & Administration Division
    Patrick Traynor, Director
  2. High School & Physical Fitness Assessment Office
    Diane Hernandez, Administrator 
  1. Student Support & Special Services Branch
  1. Special Education Division
    Fred Balcom, Director
  1. Other Matters/Public Comment
  1. Executive Committee (DOC)
  1. Appointment of Subject Matter Committee Chairs (Action) (DOC)
    Commission Chair Appoints
  2. Assignment of Members to Subject Matter Committees (Action) (DOC)
    Executive Committee Appoints
  3. Designation of Liaisons (Action)
    Commission Chair Appoints
  1. Concurrence Committee for the California Subject Matter Projects (CSMP)
  2. Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC)
  3. Commission "Sunshine Club"
  1. Establish Executive Committee Goals for 2012 (Information/Action)
  2. Bylaws of the Commission (Information/Action) (DOC)
  3. Other Matters/Public Comment
  1. Education Technology Committee (DOC)
  1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
  2. Establish Goals for 2012 (Information/Action)
  3. Other Matters/Public Comment
  1. World Language Subject Matter Committee (DOC)
  1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
  2. Establish Goals for 2012 (Information/Action)
  3. Other Matters/Public Comment
  1. Science Subject Matter Committee (DOC)
  1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
  2. Establish Goals for 2012 (Information/Action)
  3. Other Matters/Public Comment
  1. History–Social Science Subject Matter Committee (DOC)
  1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
  2. Establish Goals for 2012 (Information/Action)
  3. Other Matters/Public Comment
  1. Health Subject Matter Committee (DOC)
  1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
  2. Establish Goals for 2012 (Information/Action)
  3. Other Matters/Public Comment
  1. Physical Education Subject Matter Committee (DOC)
  1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
  2. Establish Goals for 2012 (Information/Action)
  3. Other Matters/Public Comment
  1. Visual and Performing Arts Subject Matter Committee (DOC)
  1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
  2. Establish Goals for 2012 (Information/Action)
  3. Other Matters/Public Comment
  1. Ad Hoc Committee on the Implementation of the California Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
    (DOC)
  1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
  2. Establish Goals for 2012 (Information/Action)
  3. Update on the Implementation of the CCSS (Information)
    Barbara Murchison, Consultant, Common Core Systems Implementation Office, CDE
    D. Update on the 2012 Supplemental Instructional Materials Review (SIMR)          (Information)
    E. Other Matters/Public Comment

 

Adjournment of Day's Session

Celebration Dinner in Honor of
Outgoing 2012 Commission Member Martha Hernandez
and
Welcome Dinner for New Commissioners

Lucca Restaurant
1615 J Street
Sacramento, California 95814

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
(No business will be conducted at this event)


Full Commission Agenda

Friday, May 4, 2012
9:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.±

1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California 95814
  1. Mathematics Subject Matter Committee (DOC) | Memorandum #2 (DOC)
  1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
  2. Establish Goals for 2012 (Information/Action)
  3. Presentation on the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM) (Information)
    Jason Zimba, Writing Team Member, CCSSM, Student Achievement Partners
    Beth Cocuzza, Director of Mathematics, Student Achievement Partners
  1. The Mathematics Framework for California Public Schools, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve (Mathematics Framework), 2013 Revision
  1. Timeline and Development Process for the Revision of the Mathematics Framework (Information)
  1. Report on the Mathematics Focus Group Meetings and Public Comment Received Regarding the Revision of the Mathematics Framework (Information)
  1. Draft Guidelines for the Curriculum Framework and Evaluation Criteria Committee (CFCC) (Information/Action)
  1. Recommendation of Members of the Curriculum Framework and Evaluation Criteria Committee to the State Board of Education (Information/Action)
  1. Other Matters/Public Comment

 

Working Lunch

 

  1. English Language Arts/English Language Development (ELA/ELD) Subject Matter Committee
    (DOC)
  1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
  2. Establish Goals for 2012 (Information/Action)
  3. Common Core State Standards (CCSS)  for English Language Arts (ELA) and the English Language Development (ELD) Standards (Information)
  1. Highlights of the Key Developments and Content Shifts in the CCSS for ELA
  2. Timeline and Update on the Development Process for ELD Standards
    Update on the ELD Standards Development, Karen Cadiero-Kaplan, Director,  English Learner Support Division, CDE
  1. The 2014 ELA/ELD Framework (Information) Timeline, Development Process, and Curriculum Framework and Evaluation Criteria Committee (CFCC) Application for the Revision of the ELA/ELD Framework
  1. Attendance at ELA/ELD Focus Group Meetings
  1. Other Matters/Public Comment
  1. Full Commission Reconvenes
  1. Reports/Action from Subcommittees
  2. Individual Commissioner Reports
  3. 2012-2013 Meeting Dates (Information/Action) (DOC)
  4. Other Matters/Public Comment
  1. Additional Resources
    Additional reading:

 

Adjournment of Meeting

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