Skip to main content
California Department of Education Logo

Revision of the Mathematics Framework

California Department of Education
Official Letter
California Department of Education
Official Letter
January 18, 2012

Dear County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, Learning Resource Display Centers, and Interested Individuals and Organizations:

RECRUITING CURRICULUM FRAMEWORK AND EVALUATION CRITERIA
COMMITTEE MEMBERS FOR THE REVISION OF THE MATHEMATICS
FRAMEWORK FOR CALIFORNIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS: KINDERGARTEN THROUGH
GRADE TWELVE

The California Department of Education (CDE) and the State Board of Education (SBE) are pleased to announce that they are recruiting applicants for the Curriculum Framework and Evaluation Criteria Committee (CFCC) to assist with 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 SBE in August 2010, and to reflect recent research on effective mathematics instruction and current statutes.

Applications will be accepted through April 18, 2012. The Instructional Quality Commission (IQC) will submit a list of recommended applicants to the SBE for appointment in July 2012.

The CFCC will meet up to six times to conduct the work of revising the Mathematics Framework. The meetings have been tentatively scheduled for the following dates: September 6–7, 2012; October 4–5, 2012; November 1–2, 2012; December 6–7, 2012; January 16–17, 2013; and February 13–14, 2013. All CFCC meetings will be public and take place in Sacramento. The CFCC will work with the framework writers and CDE staff to develop a draft Mathematics Framework that will be submitted to the IQC for field review in March 2013. The SBE will take final action on the Mathematics Framework in November 2013.

The CFCC will include between 9 and 20 members who will be selected to ensure balanced representation of regions, mathematical content knowledge, and grade-level experience. Please note that there is no stipend for service on the CFCC, but reimbursements for travel costs will be provided by the CDE. Unfortunately, the CDE cannot provide reimbursements for substitute costs.

The application process uses an online application posted on the CDE Mathematics Curriculum Framework Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/ma/cf/. The deadline for submission of applications is April 18, 2012. Please forward this information to any and all qualified candidates in your schools or organizations who might be interested in serving on the CFCC.

I encourage you to help us recruit qualified applicants for this important work. Thank you for your assistance and cooperation in disseminating this information.

If you have any questions regarding the CFCC or the framework revision process, please contact Deborah Franklin, Education Programs Consultant, Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division, by phone at 916-319-0442 or by e-mail at dfrankli@cde.ca.gov.

Sincerely,

Tom Torlakson

TT:df

cc: Michael Kirst, President, State Board of Education
Sue Burr, Executive Director, State Board of Education

Last Reviewed: Monday, July 27, 2015

Recently Posted in Editorials & Letters

  • 2017 Professional Development Summit (added 24-Aug-2016)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding the California Association of African-American Superintendents and Administrators 2017 Professional Development Summit.
  • Zika Virus Information (added 17-Aug-2016)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding Zika virus information for schools and students.
  • 2017 United States Senate Youth Program (added 10-Aug-2016)
    Letter to High School Principals, Counselors, and Scholarship Coordinators inviting them to nominate up to two students between any of their outstanding seniors or juniors to participate in the 2017 United States Senate Youth Program.
  • 2016 Directing Change Program and Film Contest (added 08-Aug-2016)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and High School Principals regarding the fifth annual Directing Change Program and Film Contest.
  • Budget Act for 2016–17 (added 08-Aug-2016)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents, Direct-Funded Charter School Administrators, and County Chief Business Officers regarding the 2016–17 Budget Act and Spending Plans.

  • New Health Coverage Opportunities for Students (added 27-Jul-2016)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding new health coverage opportunities and enrollment assistance for California's students.
  • LeadLearn2016 Forum Flyer (PDF) (added 26-Jul-2016)
    The LeadLearn2016 forum flyer that gives information regarding forum topics, forum registration, and forum dates and location.
  • History–Social Science Request for Reviewers (added 20-Jul-2016)
    Letter regarding the recruitment of individuals to participate in the evaluation of kindergarten through grade eight (K–8) instructional materials for the 2017 History–Social Science Adoption.
  • History–Social Science Recruitment (PDF) (added 20-Jul-2016)
    Recruitment flyer from The California Department of Education and State Board of Education. They are seeking reviewers to participate in the 2017 History–Social Science Instructional Materials Adoption.
  • 2017 California History–Social Science (added 20-Jul-2016)
    Instructional Materials Adoption (Kindergarten through Grade Eight)