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Draft May 2021 Meeting Minutes

State of California
Gavin Newsom, Governor

Instructional Quality Commission
An advisory body to the California State Board of Education



Draft MINUTES OF MEETING: August 17, 2021

(Commission will consider for approval on September 22, 2021)


Preliminary Report of Action
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Instructional Quality Commissioners Present:
  • Manuel Rustin, Chair
  • Deborah Costa Hernández, Vice Chair
  • Cristina Andre
  • Mariana Astorga-Almanza
  • Christine Chapman
  • Shay Fairchild
  • Linsey Gotanda
  • Lily Jarvis
  • Yolanda Muñoz
  • David Phanthai
  • Danae Popovich
  • Alma-Delia Renteria
  • Pamela Williamson
  • Assemblymember James Ramos
Commissioners Absent:
  • Senator Ben Allen
Interim Executive Director:
  • Mike Torres
State Board of Education Liaisons Present:
  • Cynthia Glover-Woods
  • Patricia Rucker
  • Ilene Straus

Please note that the complete proceedings of the August 17, 2021, Instructional Quality Commission (Commission or IQC) meeting, including closed-captioning, are available on the IQC 2021 Public Meeting Notices, Agendas, Minutes, Webcasts web page.

  1. Full Instructional Quality Commission (Commission or IQC)
    1. Call to Order
      IQC Chair Rustin called the meeting to order at approximately 10 a.m.

    2. Salute to the Flag
      IQC Chair Rustin led the salute to the flag.

    3. Deputy Superintendent Report Regarding IQC Staffing
      Deputy Superintendent Rachael Maves announced Mike Torres as Interim Executive Director of the IQC.

    4. Public Comment on Submitted Instructional Materials Programs (Information)
      1. 2021 Arts Education Adoption
      2. 2021 World Languages Adoption
        The Commission heard public comment.

    5. Adjournment of Meeting
      IQC Chair Rustin adjourned the meeting at approximately 10:24 a.m.
Last Reviewed: Thursday, September 9, 2021
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