Application for Appointment to the Mathematics Curriculum Framework and Evaluation Criteria Committee
Applications must be received by 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2012.
The State Board of Education (SBE) is recruiting members of the Mathematics Curriculum Framework and Evaluation Criteria Committee (CFCC). The CFCC will play a significant role in the revision of the Mathematics Framework for California Public Schools, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve (Mathematics Framework). The Mathematics Framework will be revised to incorporate and support the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, adopted by the California State Board of Education in August 2010, and to reflect current research in mathematics instruction. The CFCC provides input into the initial draft of the revised framework in accordance with guidelines approved by the SBE.
CFCC members include single-subject and multi-subject credentialed teachers; college and university personnel representing academic departments and schools of education; and representatives of citizen groups, educational organizations, industry, or other entities. The Instructional Quality Commission (IQC), which serves as an advisory body to the SBE, recommends applicants for the CFCC to the SBE.
Serving on the CFCC represents a significant commitment of time and personal energy. Between September 2012 and February 2013, CFCC members will participate in up to six meetings (two days each) in Sacramento and spend a considerable amount of time between meetings reviewing or researching portions of framework drafts. Travel and per diem costs are reimbursed at standard state rates; however, no stipend or substitute pay is provided.
The CFCC meetings are tentatively scheduled for the following dates: September 6–7, October 4–5, November 1–2, and December 6–7, 2012, and January 16–17 and February 13–14, 2013.
We recommend that you preview the application to determine what information you will need prior to starting the online application process. Link to the preview version (PDF; 135KB; 7pp.) of the application.
You will need to provide information about your current employment, areas of expertise and experience in education, mathematics content knowledge, and business relationship, if any, with publishers of instructional materials used in California schools. In addition, you will be asked to provide contact information for yourself, your supervisor, and professional references. You may paste information into your answers; however, please note the character limitations for each narrative response.
Once you have your information at the ready proceed to the application. Link to application form and its directions.