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History-Social Science SMC Meeting Minutes

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: JULY 13, 2009 HISTORY-SOCIAL SCIENCE
SUBJECT MATTER COMMITTEE

Approved on July 16, 2009.

Report of Action

July 13, 2009
3:00 to 4:00 p.m.

SMC Vice-Chair Hernandez called the History–Social Science SMC meeting to order.

  1. Welcome and Introductions

    Commissioners, CDE staff, and members of the public present at the four sites participating in the conference call identified themselves.

    The following Commissioners were present:

    • Martha Hernandez at Ventura County Office of Education
    • John Brooks at El Camino High School in Oceanside
    • Lucy Medina at Agua Caliente Middle School in Cathedral city
    • Christine Lanphere at CDE Headquarters in Sacramento

    The following CDE staff members were present in Sacramento:

    • Thomas Adams
    • Susan Martimo
    • Kenneth McDonald
    • Kristen Cruz
    • Deborah Franklin

    In addition, several members of the public were present in Sacramento:

    • Missy Kozacik, McGraw-Hill
    • Sandi-Adams Jones, Harcourt-Houghton Mifflin
    • Susan Mogull, Institute for Curriculum Services
    • Natasha Martin, Teachers’ Curriculum Institute
    • Andrea Lewis, California Environmental Protection Agency
  2. Review Curriculum Framework and Evaluation Criteria Committee (CFCC) Draft Updated History–Social Science Framework

    The SMC discussed edits to the proposed draft. Commissioner Lanphere suggested a minor edit to chapter two. Commissioner Hernandez suggested several edits to the chapter on universal access. Commissioner Brooks raised an issue about the treatment of the California missions in grade four.

    No actions were taken by the SMC.

  3. Review Suggested Edits from SMC Chair Monica Ward

    Due to a delay in getting Commissioner Ward’s edits to the SMC, the committee agreed to discuss these edits at the SMC meeting on July 16.

  4. Public Comment

    There were no public comments.

Last Reviewed: Friday, September 11, 2015

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