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May 10, 2013 IQC Meeting Minutes

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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

Final Minutes of Meeting: May 10, 2013

(Approved on July 30, 2013)

Report of Action

Friday, May 10, 2013

Instructional Quality Commissioners Present:
Commissioners Absent:
Executive Director:
State Board of Education Liaisons:
  1. Full Instructional Quality Commission (Commission or IQC)

    1. Meeting called to order at 11:00 a.m. by 2012 Commission Chair Honig.

    2. Salute to the flag led by Commissioner Isken

    3. Overview of the Agenda

      There were no changes to the agenda.

    4. Election of Chair, Vice Chair, and Three Executive Committee Members (Action)

      2012 Commission Chair Honig turned the gavel over to Executive Director Thomas Adams to conduct the elections. There were three elections to conduct. Dr. Adams opened the nominations for Commission Chair. Commissioner Isken nominated Commissioner Honig. There were no further nominations. By acclamation, Commissioner Honig was elected Chair of the 2013 Instructional Quality Commission.

      Dr. Adams opened nominations for Vice Chair. Commissioner D’Souza nominated Commissioner Isken. There were no further nominations. By acclamation, Commissioner Isken was elected Vice Chair of the 2013 Instructional Quality Commission.

      Dr. Adams opened the nominations for three members to the Executive Committee. Commissioner Barrett nominated Commissioner Bennett. Commissioner McTygue nominated Commissioner Galvan. Commissioner D’Souza nominated Commissioner Spykerman. There were no other nominations. By acclamation, Commissioners Bennett, Galvan, and Spykerman were elected to the Executive Committee of the 2013 Instructional Quality Commission. Dr. Adams turned the gavel over to the new Commission Chair Honig.

    5. Approval of Minutes for the March 21–22, 2013, Commission Meeting (Action)

      Action:  Commissioner Herczog moved to approve the March 21–22, 2013, Commission meeting minutes. Commissioner Bennett seconded the motion. There was no discussion or public comment. The motion was approved by unanimous vote of the members present (15-0).

    6. Approval of Minutes for the April 19 and 29, 2013, Mathematics Subject Matter Committee Teleconference Meeting (Action)

      Action:  Commissioner Freiermuth moved to approve the April 19 and 29, 2013, Mathematics Subject Matter Committee teleconference meeting minutes. Commissioner Spykerman seconded the motion. There was no discussion or public comment. The motion was approved by unanimous vote of the members present (15-0).

    7. Report of the Chair

      Commission Chair Honig thanked his fellow commissioner for their support. He reported that at the May State Board of Education (SBE) meeting, the SBE had good discussions on issues that will be coming before the Commission – Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), accountability, assessment, and common core implementation. He urged commissioners to think about what the Commission wants to accomplish throughout the year.

      Commissioner Herczog gave an update on The College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Inquiry in Social Studies State Standards. The Los Angeles County Office of Education conducted a target review of the draft framework and the final version is scheduled to be released in June 2013. The National Council for Social Studies will be implementing the plan and she hopes to continue to be a resource to the Commission.

      In addition, Commissioner Herczog reported that in April, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson participated in a Town Hall on Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21) at Savanna High School, a model P21 school for the state.

    8. Executive Director’s Report

      Thomas Adams, Executive Director, Instructional Quality Commission, reported on the May SBE meeting. The SBE:

      • Approved the 2014 Mathematics Primary Adoption Instructional Materials Reviewers (IMRs), Content Review Experts (CREs) and Non-Instructional Quality Commissioner facilitators
      • Approved the Schedule of Significant Events allowing the SBE to take action on the mathematics adoption in January 2014. This allows school districts two additional months to access the SBE-adoption instructional resources prior to the implementation of the SMARTER Balanced assessments scheduled for the 2014-15 school year.
      • Approved the English Language Development Supplemental Instructional Materials reviewers
      • Adopted the new Standards for Evaluating Instructional Materials for Social Content, 2013 Edition which includes the addition of the section on sexual orientation and the addition of citations for the section on People with Disabilities.

      In addition, Dr. Adams reported on the state budget and legislation:

      • Senate Bill 201 would authorize the SBE to adopt instructional materials for language arts and English language development no later than November 30, 2015 and require the California Department of Education 9CDE) to provide notice to publishers of a required fee.
      • Senate Bill 300 would require the SBE to consider the adoption of revised criteria for instructional materials in science on or before November 30, 2015 and required the revised framework to be based on specified science content standards.
    9. Report from the State Board of Education

      State Board of Education (SBE) Liaisons Ilene Straus and Patricia Rucker gave a report on the activities of SBE’s May 8–9, 2013 meeting. They reported on the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), accountability, assessment, and common core implementation.

    10. Other Matters/Public Comment: None
  1. Executive Committee
    Commission Chair called the Executive Committee meeting to order
    1. Appointment of Subject Matter Committee (SMC) Chairs (Action)
      Commission Chair Honig made the SMC Chair appointments.

    2. Assignment of Members to SMCs (Action)
      The members of the Executive Committee reviewed the Commissioners’ preference surveys. After a discussion, the Executive Committee assigned the commissioners to SMCs.
      2013 Commission SMC Chairs and SMC assignments:
      • Education Technology
        Chair:  Commissioner Bennett
        Members:  Commissioners Galvan, Herrera, Ulloa, and Wild

      • English Language Arts/English-Language Development
        Chair:  Commissioner Isken
        Members:  Commissioners Barrett, Bennett, Dorado, Estonina, Galvan, Herrera, and Ulloa

      • Health
        Chair:  Commissioner Spykerman
        Members:  Commissioners Freiermuth and D’Souza

      • History–Social Science
        Chair:  Commissioner McTygue
        Members:  Commissioners Dorado, Herczog, Ulloa, and Wild

      • Mathematics
        Co-Chair:  Commissioners D’Souza (Framework) and Spykerman (Adoption)
        Members:  Commissioners Barrett, Dorado, Freiermuth, and Isken

      • Physical Education
        Chair:  Commissioner Ulloa
        Members:  Commissioners Galvan and McTygue

      • Science
        Chair:  Commissioner Freiermuth
        Members:  Commissioners D’Souza, Bennett, Dorado, Spykerman, and Wild

      • Visual and Performing Arts
        Chair:  Commissioner Dorado
        Members:  Commissioners Barrett and Ulloa

      • World Language
        Chair:  Commissioners Galvan
        Members:  Commissioners Herrera and McTygue

      • Ad Hoc Committee on the Implementation of the California Common Core State Standards (CCSS):
        Chair:  Commissioner Barrett
        Members:  Commissioners Bennett, Estonina, Galvan, Herrera, McTygue, Shiels, and Wild

      • Ad Hoc Committee on Assessment and Accountability
        Chair:  Commissioner Shiels
        Members:  Estonina, Galvan, Herrera, Isken, McTygue, Ulloa, and Wild
    3. Designation of Liaisons (Action)
           Commission Chair Honig made the Liaison appointments.
      2013 Commission Liaisons:
      • Concurrence Committee for California Subject Matter Project (CSMP) – Commissioners D’Souza and Isken
      • Education and the Environment EEI) – Commissioner Ulloa
      • Sunshine Club – Commissioners Barrett, Isken, and Spykerman
    4. Establish Committee Goals for 2013 (Information/Action)
      After discussion, the following goals for 2013 were presented to the committee:
      1. Ensure every member of the Commission follows the Bagley-Keane Open Meeting Act.
      2. Provide support for the development of curriculum frameworks in mathematics and English language arts/English language development and support the implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).
      3. Provide support for the 2014 Mathematics Primary Adoption of Instructional Materials.
      4. Ensure that the Commission’s organization reflects the advisory needs of the State Board of Education.

      Action: Commissioner Isken moved to approve the 2013 Executive Committee goals and forward them to the full Commission. Commissioner Bennett seconded the motion. There was no discussion or public comment. The motion was approved by unanimous vote of the committee members present (5-0).

    5. Other Matters/Public Comment: None
  1. English Language Arts/English Language Development (ELA/ELD) Subject Matter Committee
          SMC Chair Isken called the ELA/ELD SMC meeting to order.
    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
      Chair Isken asked for nomination for vice chair of the committee. Commissioner Ulloa nominated Commissioner Herrera. With no further nominations, Commissioner Herrera was elected vice chair by acclamation.
    2. Establish Goals for 2013 (Information/Action)
      After a discussion, the following goals for 2013 were presented to the SMC.
      1. Provide guidance and support for the 2014 revision of the English Language Arts/English Language Development Framework.
      2. Consult with other content Subject Matter Committees on the revision of the English Language Arts/English Language Development Framework, with focus on the shared responsibility of the reading and writing Literacy       Standards in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects.
      3. Support the implementation of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects and the California English Language Development standards.
      4. Prepare the draft framework for presentation to the Instructional Quality Commission and for field review.

      Action: Commissioner Galvan moved to approve the proposed goals for 2013 and forward them to the full Commission. Commissioner Herrera seconded the motion. The motion was approved by a unanimous vote of the committee members present (8–0). Commissioner Estonina was absent.

    3. The 2014 ELA/ELD Framework (Information)
      1. Update on the ELA/ELD Framework for California Public Schools, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve (ELA/ELD Framework), 2014 Revision (Information)

        Chair Isken reported on the most recent meeting of the ELA/ELD Curriculum Framework and Evaluation Criteria Committee (CFCC) that was held on March 27-28, 2013. As with all the CFCC meetings, it was filled with great discussions about providing the best guidance to implement the CCSS for ELA/Literacy, including the integration of the English Language Development (ELD) standards. The CFCC reviewed grade-level chapters, with a focus on the format and organization, as well as discussed first drafts of the assessment and technology chapters.

        Chair Isken reminded the committee that at the last Commission meeting in March, an update was provided about changes to the CFCC meeting schedule – the April CFCC meeting was cancelled and a September meeting was added. Based on that change, and the change to the ELA/ELD SMC membership, the committee revisited and reconfirmed who would be attending the remaining CFCC meetings, noting that funding was available for only two members per meeting and priority given to ELA/ELD SMC members.

    4. Other Matters/Public Comment: None

 

  1. Mathematics Subject Matter Committee
    SMC Co-Chair D’Souza called the Mathematics SMC meeting to order.
    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
      Co-Chair D’Souza called for nominations for the vice chair of the committee. Commissioner Isken nominated Freiermuth. With no further nominations, Commissioner Freiermuth was elected vice chair by acclamation.
    2. Establish Goals for 2013 (Information/Action)
      The following goals for 2013 were presented and discussed:
      1. After the first 60-day public review and comment period, make additional edits to the draft Mathematics Framework.
      2. Recommend to the State Board of Education the 2013 Revision of the Mathematics Framework, which will then be posted for a second 60-day public review and comment period.
      3. Conduct the 2014 Mathematics Instructional Materials Primary Adoption, including:
        1. Recommending Instructional Materials Reviewers and Content Review Experts to the State Board of Education
        2. Facilitating the training for reviewers
        3. Facilitating review panel deliberations
        4. Finalizing recommendations for adoption to the full Instructional Quality Commission
        5. Assisting in presenting the recommendations to the State Board of Education
        Commission Chair Honig suggested adding a fourth goal:
      4. Explore options for higher mathematics course sequencing and alternative pathways in career technical education.
      Action: Commissioner Isken moved to approve the four 2013 Mathematics Subject Matter Committee goals and forward them to the full Commission. Commissioner Freiermuth seconded the motion. There was no further discussion or public comment. The motion was approved by unanimous vote of the committee members present (7–0).
    3. Mathematics Framework for California Public Schools, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve (Mathematics Framework), 2013 Revision (Information)
      Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division (CFIRD) staff members Tom Adams and Deborah Franklin provided an update on the framework development process and informed the Commissioners that the draft framework and online survey had been posted on April 17, 2013, for the first 60-day public review and comment period and would remain posted through June 17. Deborah Franklin provided a summary of outreach activities to promote the public review and comment opportunity. Tom Adams stated that Commissioners could receive written comments on the draft framework if they desired to and would be sent an e-mail regarding their preferences for receiving comments.

Each member of the Mathematics Subject Matter Committee agreed to facilitate the discussion on draft framework chapters at upcoming meetings. Facilitation will include reviewing and then presenting to the Committee the edits suggested for assigned chapters and helping the Committee members come to consensus on the edits and directions to staff.

Mathematics Subject Matter Committee Chapter Assignments
Member Assignment
Ed D'Souza
  • Overall Facilitation
  • Technology
  • Assessment
  • Criteria for Evaluating Instructional Materials
  • Appendices
    • Acceleration Options
    • List of Adaptations for Students with Learning Difficulties
    • Modeling
    • Financial Literacy
  • Glossary
Jo Ann Isken
  • Introduction
  • Overview of Grade-Level and Course-Level Chapters
  • Transitional Kindergarten
Angel Barrett
  • Kindergarten
  • Grade One
  • Grade Two
  • Universal Access
Jose Dorado
  • Grade Three
  • Grade Four
  • Grade Five
Julie Spykerman
  • Grade Six
  • Grade Seven
  • Grade Eight
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Supporting High Quality Common Core Mathematics Instruction
Lori Freiermuth
  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Algebra II
  • Mathematics I
  • Mathematics II
  • Mathematics III
  • Precalculus
  • Probability and Statistics

During the discussion, it was determined that an additional Mathematics Subject Matter Committee meeting would be necessary on Monday, July 8, from 3 to 5 p.m. and that the meeting would be by conference call. It was also determined that the July 12th meeting time would need to be extended from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There was a consensus decision to add the July 8 meeting and extend the time of the July 12 meeting.

  1. 2014 Mathematics Instructional Materials Primary Adoption (Information/Action)
    1. Review of Actions from the April 19 and 29, 2013 Meetings (Information)
      CFIRD staff member Dmitriy Voloshin reported that additional reviewers had been recommended to the SBE based on actions at the April 19 and April 29, 2013, meetings of the Mathematics Subject Matter Committee. In total, 107 instructional materials reviewers and 11 content review experts were recommended to the SBE for appointment. The SBE appointed all of the reviewers as recommended. 
    2. California Code of Regulations, Title 5 (Information)
      Tom Adams explained to the Commissioners the California Code of Regulations, Title 5, as they pertain to the Commissioners’ roles and responsibilities in the adoption process with particular attention to the limits on communications with publishers and the importance of following the regulations.
    3. Preparation for Training (Information)
      Dmitriy Voloshin outlined the training process for the reviewers, including the major roles that the Commissioners take in facilitating the review panels. All Commissioners were asked to be available to serve as trainers and facilitators. Training will be held June 17–21, 2013, and deliberations will take September 10–14, 2013, both in Sacramento.
    4. Subject Matter Committee Meeting in May (Action)
      Dmitriy Voloshin informed the Commissioners that CDE staff would assign reviewers to the panels following the submission of publisher programs for the 2014 Mathematics Primary Adoption and proposed that a Mathematics Subject Matter Committee conference call be set for May 21, 2013, to review the panel assignments and assign IQC members to facilitate the panels.
    Action: Commissioner Spykerman moved to hold a Mathematics Subject Matter Committee meeting via conference call on May 21, 2013, from 3 to 4 p.m. Commissioner Isken seconded the motion. There was no further discussion or public comment. The motion was approved by unanimous vote of the committee members present (7–0).
  2. Other Matters/Public Comment

 

  1. Ad Hoc Committee on the Implementation of the California Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
    Committee Chair Barrett called the Ad Hoc Committee on the Implementation of the CCSS meeting to order.
    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
      Committee Chair Barrett asked for nomination for vice chair of the committee. Commissioner Bennett nominated Commissioner Shiels. With no further nominations, Commissioner Shiels was elected vice chair by acclamation.
    2. Establish Goals for 2013 (Information/Action)
      After a discussion, the following goals for 2013 were presented to the committee:
      1. Remain informed on issues that affect curriculum, assessment, professional development, and instructional materials related to the Common Core State Standards.
      2. Become informed and provide feedback on issues on curriculum, assessment, including SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium, instruction, and accountability.
      3. Become informed and provide feedback on professional development, including the Common Core State Standards stand on Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technology, and Response to Instruction and Intervention (Rti2).
      4. Become informed and provide feedback on instructional materials, including supplemental materials for CCSS to prepare students for college and career readiness.
      Action: Commissioner Honig moved to approve the proposed goals for 2013 and forward them to the full Commission. Commissioner Wild seconded the motion. The motion was approved by a unanimous vote of the committee members present (8–0). Commissioner Estonina was absent.
    3. Other Matters/Public Comment: None

 

  1. Ad Hoc Committee on Assessment and Accountability
    Committee Chair Shiels called the Ad Hoc Committee on Assessment and Accountability meeting to order.
    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
      Committee Chair Shiels asked for nomination for vice chair of the committee. Commissioner McTygue nominated Commissioner Galvan. With no further nominations, Commissioner Galvan was elected vice chair by acclamation.
    2. Establish Goals for 2013 (Information/Action)
      After a discussion, the following goals for 2013 were presented to the committee:
      1. Support the implementation of the new standards-based assessments.
      2. When requested, advise the State Board of Education on assessment and accountability policy.
      3. Ensure that the new assessments are reflected in curriculum and instructional materials.
      Action: Commissioner Honig moved to approve the proposed goals for 2013 and forward them to the full Commission. Commissioner Isken seconded the motion. The motion was approved by a unanimous vote of the committee members present (8–0). Commissioner Estonina was absent.
    3. Other Matters/Public Comment: None

 

  1. Science Subject Matter Committee
    SMC Chair Freiermuth called the Science SMC meeting to order.
    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
      Chair Freiermuth asked for nominations for vice chair of the committee. Commissioner D'Souza nominated himself. With no further nominations, Commissioner D’Souza was elected vice chair by acclamation.
    2. Establish Goals for 2013 (Information/Action)
      After a discussion, the following goals for 2013 were presented to the SMC:
      1. Remain informed on issues that affect curriculum, assessment, professional development, and instructional materials in science education, including the Next Generation Science Standards, the Common Core State Standards strand for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects, and the Education and the Environment Initiative.
      2. Begin preparation for the new Science Framework timeline.
      Action: Commissioner Honig moved to approve the proposed goals for 2013 and forward them to the full Commission. Commissioner Spykerman seconded the motion. The motion was approved by a unanimous vote of the committee members present (7–0).
    3. Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Update (Information)
      Stacey Christopher, Consultant, Professional Learning Support Division, gave an update on the NGSS.
    4. Other Matters/Public Comment: None

 

  1. History–Social Science Subject Matter Committee
    SMC Chair McTygue called the History–Social Science SMC meeting to order.
    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
      Chair McTygue asked for nomination for vice chair of the committee. Commissioner Wild nominated herself. With no further nominations, Commissioner Wild was elected vice chair by acclamation.
    2. Establish Goals for 2013 (Information/Action)
      After a discussion, the following goals for 2013 were presented to the SMC:
      1. Remain informed on issues that affect curriculum, assessment, professional development, and instructional materials in history–social science, especially insofar as they could affect the future development of the History–Social Science Framework.
      2. Remain informed on resources to support history–social science teachers in the implementation of the Common Core State Standards, and advise the English Language Arts/English Language Development Subject Matter Committee on the development of the English Language Arts/English Language Development Framework, particularly regarding the Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects.
      3. Provide specific guidance in the implementation of the Common Core in both History–Social Science and English Language Arts.
      4. Become informed about and provide specific feedback in response to the proposed changes in California’s testing schedule and the potential impact that these proposed changes may have upon history–social science instruction.
      5. Provide leadership for the 2013 revision of the History–Social Science Framework.
      6. Consider and provide specific guidance regarding the proposed new College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards in light of existing history–social science standards and framework, as well as the Common Core State Standards.
      Action: Commissioner Wild moved to approve the proposed goals for 2013 and forward them to the full Commission. Commissioner Honig seconded the motion. The motion was approved by a unanimous vote of the committee members present (6–0).
    3. Other Matters/Public Comment: None

 

  1. Education Technology Committee
    Committee Chair Bennett called the Education Technology Committee meeting to order.
    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
      Committee Chair Bennett asked for nomination for vice chair of the committee. Commissioner Herrera nominated Commissioner Ulloa. With no further nominations, Commissioner Ulloa was elected vice chair by acclamation.
    2. Establish Goals for 2013 (Information/Action)
      After a discussion, the following goals for 2013 were presented to the committee:
      1. Remain informed on issues that affect education technology as it relates to enhancing student achievement.
      2. Support the implementation of the Common Core State Standards and Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium through effective use of education technology.
      Action: Commissioner Honig moved to approve the proposed goals for 2013 and forward them to the full Commission. Commissioner Herrera seconded the motion. The motion was approved by a unanimous vote of the committee members present (6–0).
    3. Other Matters/Public Comment: None

 

  1. World Language Subject Matter Committee
    SMC Chair Galvan called the World Language SMC meeting to order.
    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
      Chair Galvan asked for nomination for vice chair of the committee. Commissioner McTygue nominated herself. With no further nominations, Commissioner McTygue was elected vice chair by acclamation.
    2. Establish Goals for 2013 (Information/Action)
      After a discussion, the following goal for 2013 was presented to the SMC:
      1. Remain informed on issues that affect curriculum, assessment, professional development, and instructional materials in world language education.
      Action: Commissioner McTygue moved to approve the proposed goal for 2013 and forward it to the full Commission. Commissioner Herrera seconded the motion. The motion was approved by a unanimous vote of the committee members present (4–0).
    3. Other Matters/Public Comment: None

 

  1. Health Subject Matter Committee
    SMC Chair Spykerman called the Health SMC meeting to order.
    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
      Chair Spykerman asked for nomination for vice chair of the committee. Commissioner Freiermuth nominated herself. With no further nominations, Commissioner Freiermuth was elected vice chair by acclamation.
    2. Establish Goals for 2013 (Information/Action)
      After a discussion, the following goals for 2013 were presented to the SMC:
      1. Remain informed on issues that affect curriculum, assessment, professional development, and instructional materials in health education.
      2. Support the implementation of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, the Next Generation Science Standards, and Education and the Environment Initiative.
      Action: Commissioner Freiermuth moved to approve the proposed goals for 2013 and forward them to the full Commission. Commissioner D’Souza seconded the motion. The motion was approved by a unanimous vote of the committee members present (4–0).
    3. Other Matters/Public Comment: None

 

  1. Physical Education Subject Matter Committee
    SMC Chair Ulloa called the Physical Education SMC meeting to order.
    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
      Chair Ulloa asked for nomination for vice chair of the committee. Commissioner Galvan nominated Commissioner McTygue. With no further nominations, Commissioner McTygue was elected vice chair by acclamation.
    2. Establish Goals for 2013 (Information/Action)
      After a discussion, the following goal for 2013 was presented to the SMC:
      1. Remain informed on issues that affect curriculum, assessment, and professional development in physical education.
      Action: Commissioner McTygue moved to approve the proposed goal for 2013 and forward it to the full Commission. Commissioner Galvan seconded the motion. The motion was approved by a unanimous vote of the committee members present (4–0).
    3. Other Matters/Public Comment: None

 

  1. Visual and Performing Arts Subject Matter Committee
    SMC Chair Dorado called the Visual and Performing Arts SMC meeting to order.
    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
      Chair Dorado asked for nomination for vice chair of the committee. Commissioner Barrett nominated Commissioner Ulloa. With no further nominations, Commissioner Ulloa was elected vice chair by acclamation.
    2. Establish Goals for 2013 (Information/Action)
      After a discussion, the following goal for 2013 was presented to the SMC:
      1. Remain informed on issues that affect curriculum, assessment, professional development, and instructional materials in the visual and performing arts.
      Action: Commissioner Barrett moved to approve the proposed goal for 2013 and forward it to the full Commission. Commissioner Ulloa seconded the motion. The motion was approved by a unanimous vote of the committee members present (4–0).
    3. Other Matters/Public Comment: None

 

  1. Full Commission Reconvenes
    1. Reports/Action from Subcommittees
      Action:  Approve Committee Action Items
      Commissioner Herczog made a blanket motion to approve all of the committee goals for 2013 and actions. Commissioner Freiermuth seconded the motion. There was no discussion or public comment. The motion was approved by unanimous vote of the members present (15-0).
    2. Individual Commissioner Reports
      With Commissioner Herczog’s term on the Commission ending July 13, 2013, this was her last meeting. On behalf of the Commission, Commissioner Spykerman presented Commissioner Herczog with a plaque and card.
    3. Other Matters/Public Comment: None

Commission Chair Honig adjourned the meeting at 3:00 p.m.

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