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2018 Science Adoption Events

Approved by the California State Board of Education on March 9, 2017.

Event

Schedule

State Board of Education (SBE) Adoption of Science Framework/Evaluation Criteria

November 3, 2016

Instructional Quality Commission (IQC) approves Schedule of Significant Events (Timeline) and online reviewer application1

January 19–20, 2017

SBE approves Timeline and online reviewer application (per California Code of Regulations, Title 5 [5CCR] §9513)

March 8–9, 2017

Recruitment of reviewers (at least 90 days per 5CCR §9513)

April 21–July 21, 2017

IQC recommends reviewers to SBE

September 21–22, 2017

Small publisher fee reduction requests due

November 2, 2017

SBE appoints reviewers

November 8–9, 2017

IQC approves training materials (5CCR §9512[h])

November 16–17, 2017

Invitation to Submit meeting

January 17, 2018

SBE approves training materials (5CCR §9512[h]) and small publisher fee reduction requests (5CCR §9517.3)

January 18–19, 2018

Intent to Submit forms due from publishers (5CCR §9517.3)

February 1, 2018

Submission List information for programs and deadline for payment of publisher participation fees due (5CCR §9517.3)

March 8, 2018

Reviewer Training

April 16–20, 2018

Instructional Materials Samples Due

April 27, 2018

Independent Review

April–July 2018

Reviewer Deliberations

July 16–20, 2018

IQC holds public meeting to receive comment (5 CCR§9524[a])

August 2018

IQC makes recommendation

September 2018

SBE holds public hearing to receive comment (Education Code 60203 and 5 CCR §9524[b])

November 2018

SBE takes action on recommendation

November 2018

1All IQC dates beyond 2018 and SBE dates beyond November 2017 are estimates; those meetings have not yet been scheduled.

Questions:   Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division | CFIR@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0881
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, March 14, 2017
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