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Revised Agenda for September 24, 2009

State of California
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Governor

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


Revised: 9/15/09

Telephone Conference Meeting
Thursday, September 24, 2009
3:30 to 5:00 p.m. ±
Curriculum Commission Members
  • John Brooks, Chair
  • Martha Hernandez, Vice Chair
  • Hope Bjerke
  • Linda Childress
  • Katherine Crawford
  • Michelle Herczog
  • Glee Johnson
  • Christine Lanphere
  • Lucy Medina
  • Bama Medley
  • RoseMary Parga-Duran
  • Will Parish
  • Constance Tate
  • Richard Wagoner
  • Monica Ward
  • Kevin Wooldridge
  • Wilmer Carter, Assemblymember
  • Denise Ducheny, Senator

The Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission (Curriculum Commission) is an 18-member panel that includes two Members of the Legislature appointed, respectively, by the Senate Committee on Rules and 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 appointed 13 of the 16 public members, and the other three are appointed, respectively, by the Governor (Linda Childress), 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.

Telephone Conference Locations

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, CA 95814
Telephone: 916-319-0881
Contact Person: Tracie Yee

Gateway High School
Principal’s Conference Room
1430 Scott Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Telephone: 415-722-8222
Contact Person: Will Parish

Agua Caliente Elementary School
30-800 San Luis Rey Plaza
Cathedral City, CA 92234
Telephone: 760-416-8238
Contact Person: Lucy Medina

San Pedro High School
1001 West 15th Street, Room 148A
San Pedro, CA 90731
Telephone: 310-241-5879
Contact Person: Richard Wagoner

Los Angeles County Office of Education
9300 Imperial Hwy
Clark Bldg, Rm 236
Downey, CA 90242
Telephone: 562-922-6908
Contact Person: Michelle Herczog

Martin Luther King High School
9301 Wood Road, Room C-133
Riverside, CA 92508
Telephone: 951-789-5690 ext. 62121
Contact Person: Monica Ward

Santa Maria-Bonita School District
708 S. Miller Street
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Telephone: 805-361-8223
Contact Person: Bama Medley

Education for Change Office
303 Hegenberger Road, Suite 301
Oakland, CA 94621
Telephone: 510-568-7936
Contact Person: Kevin Wooldridge

Merced City School District
444 W. 23rd Street, Building A
Merced, CA 95340
Telephone: 209-385-6641
Contact Person: RoseMary Parga-Duran

Office of Senator Denise Ducheny
State Capitol, Room 5035
Sacramento, CA 95814
Telephone: 916-651-4040
Contact Person: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Alameda Unified School District Office
2200 Central Avenue, Room 202E
Alameda, CA 94501
Telephone: 510-337-7084
Contact Person: Katherine Crawford

Shasta County Office of Education
1644 Magnolia Avenue, Room 4
Redding, CA 96001
Telephone: 530-225-0275
Contact Person: Hope Bjerke

Riverside County Office of Education
3939 Thirteenth Street
Riverside, CA 92501
Telephone: 951-826-6648
Contact Person: Linda Childress

Ventura County Office of Education- Location Cancelled
5100 Adolfo Road
Camarillo, CA 93012
Telephone: 805-437-1333
Contact Person: Martha Hernandez

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

The Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission will hold a telephone conference meeting on Thursday, September 24, 2009 from 3:30 to 5:00+, at the locations listed on the previous page. The meeting will include activities involving the Curriculum Commission as a whole. 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 meeting. Timing and order of activities may change. The Full Curriculum Commission will commence, recess, and reconvene as necessary throughout the meeting.

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

The agenda for this Curriculum 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 Curriculum 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 Curriculum 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.

For more information:
California Department of Education
Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division
1430 N Street, Room 3207
Sacramento, California 95814
916-319-0881 or 916-319-0454
916-319-0172 (FAX)
Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials []

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 Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission may request assistance by contacting the Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Office, 1430 N Street, Room 3207, Sacramento, CA, 95814; telephone, 916-319-0881; fax, 916-319-0172.

Curriculum Commission Agenda

Telephone Conference Meeting
Thursday, September 24, 2009
3:30 to 5:00 p.m. ±
1430 N Street, Room 3102
Sacramento, California 95814

  1. Full Curriculum Commission

  2. Call to Order

  3. Overview of Agenda

  4. Approval of Minutes for the July 15-17, 2009, Curriculum Commission Meeting (Action)

  5. Approval of Minutes for the August 10, 2009, Curriculum Commission Teleconference Meeting (Action)

  6. Approval of Minutes for the September 10, 2009, Ad Hoc Committee on the Education and the Environment Initiative Committee Teleconference Meeting (Action)

  7. Report of the Chair
    John Brooks, Curriculum Commission Chair

  8. Executive Director’s Report
    Thomas Adams, Executive Director, Curriculum Commission

  9. Reports/Action from Subcommittees

  10. Ad Hoc Committee on the Education and the Environment Initiative (EEI)

  11. Report on the 2009 EEI Model Curriculum Review (Information)

  12. Public Comment on the 2009 EEI Model Curriculum

  13. Curriculum Commission’s Recommendation to the Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency (CALEPA) and the Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency on the 2009 EEI Model Curriculum (Action)

  14. Other Matters/Public Comment

***Adjournment of Meeting***

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