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January 2021 Final IQC Minutes

State of California
Gavin Newsom, Governor

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

 

Final Minutes of Meeting: January 21–22, 2021

(Commission approved on May 19, 2021)

 

Report of Action
Thursday, January 21, 2021

Instructional Quality Commissioners Present:
  • Cristina Andre
  • Mariana Astorga-Almanza
  • Christine Chapman
  • Shay Fairchild
  • Anita Friedman
  • Linsey Gotanda
  • Lily Jarvis
  • Yolanda Muñoz
  • David Phanthai
  • Danae Popovich
  • Alma-Delia Renteria
  • Manuel Rustin
  • Pamela Williamson
  • Kimberly Young
  • Student Member Maya Howard
  • Senator Ben Allen
Commissioners Absent:
  • Deborah Costa-Hernández
  • Assemblymember Shirley Weber
Executive Director:
  • Shanine Coats
State Board of Education Liaison Present:
  • Patricia Rucker
  • Ilene Straus


2021 Instructional Quality Commission Orientation
The Commission conducted an orientation that provided an opportunity for new and returning commissioners to learn and reflect upon the Commission’s policies, procedures, and goals and to focus on some training areas which time does not permit during the year.

Public Comment: None


Report of Action
Friday, January 22, 2021
Instructional Quality Commissioners Present:
  • Cristina Andre
  • Mariana Astorga-Almanza
  • Christine Chapman
  • Deborah Costa-Hernández
  • Shay Fairchild
  • Anita Friedman
  • Linsey Gotanda
  • Lily Jarvis
  • Yolanda Muñoz
  • David Phanthai
  • Danae Popovich
  • Alma-Delia Renteria
  • Manuel Rustin
  • Pamela Williamson
  • Kimberly Young
  • Student Member Maya Howard
  • Senator Ben Allen
Commissioners Absent:
  • Assemblymember Shirley Weber
Executive Director:
  • Shanine Coats
State Board of Education Liaison Present:
  • Patricia Rucker
  • Ilene Straus


Please note that the complete proceedings of the January 22, 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

    1. Call to Order
      2020 Acting Chair Muñoz called the meeting to order at approximately 9 a.m.

    2. Salute to the Flag
      Executive Director Coats led the salute to the flag.

    3. Overview of Agenda
      2020 Acting Chair Muñoz welcomed the new State Board of Education (SBE)-appointed commissioner to the IQC: Danae Popovich.

    4. 2021 Election of Chair, Vice Chair, and Three Executive Committee Members
      2020 Acting Chair Muñoz turned the gavel over to Executive Director Shanine Coats to conduct the elections. There were three elections to conduct. Executive Director Coats opened the nominations for Commission Chair. Commissioner Jarvis nominated Commissioner Rustin. There were no other nominations. The Commissioners voted by roll call vote. Commissioner Rustin was elected 2021 Chair of the IQC.

      Executive Director Coats opened nominations for Vice Chair. Commissioner Renteria nominated Commissioner Costa-Hernández. There were no other nominations. The Commissioners voted by a roll call vote. Commissioner Costa-Hernández was elected 2021 Vice Chair of the IQC.

      Executive Director Coats opened the nominations for three members to the Executive Committee. Commissioner Chapman nominated Commissioner Fairchild. Commissioner Williamson nominated Commissioner Gotanda. Commissioner Gotanda nominated Commissioner Renteria. Commissioner Rustin nominated Commissioner Muñoz. There were no other nominations. By a roll call vote, Commissioners Fairchild, Gotanda, and Renteria were elected 2021 Executive Committee Members of the IQC. Executive Director Coats turned the gavel over to 2021 Commission Chair Rustin.

    5. Approval of Minutes for the November 18–19, 2020, and December 18, 2020, Commission Meetings (Action)

      ACTION: Commissioner Gotanda moved to approve the November 18–19, 2020, and December 18, 2020, Commission meeting minutes. Commissioner Williamson seconded the motion. There was no discussion or public comment. The motion was approved by a unanimous vote of the members present (17–0). Assemblymember Weber was absent from the meeting.

    6. Report of the Chair
      Commission Chair Rustin gave a report.

    7. Executive Director’s Report
      Executive Director Shanine Coats gave a report.

    8. Report for the State Board of Education
      SBE liaisons Rucker and Straus reported on the activities of SBE.

    9. 2020 IQC Goals (Action)
      The Commission discussed the proposed 2021 goals as follows:
      1. Ensure every member of the IQC follows the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act.
      2. Provide support for the 2021 Arts Education and World Languages Instructional Materials Adoptions.
      3. Provide support for the 2021 revision of the Mathematics Framework, and 2022 revision of the Physical Education Framework.
      4. Provide support for the preparation of the 2023 Mathematics Instructional Materials Adoptions.
      5. Provide support for the launch events, rollout plans, and professional learning activities of the various curriculum frameworks and model curricula, as appropriate.
      6. Ensure that the IQC’s organization reflects the advisory needs of the SBE.
      7. Engage and participate in a continuous improvement protocol as the IQC works through relevant curriculum and instruction issues.
      8. Remain informed on the California Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) and integrate, as appropriate, guidance aligned with the MTSS.

        Action: Commissioner Muñoz moved to approve the proposed 2021 IQC goals. Commissioner Chapman seconded the motion. There was no discussion. The motion was approved by a unanimous vote of the members present (17–0). Assemblymember Weber was absent from the meeting.

  2. Executive Committee
    Commission Chair Rustin called the Executive Committee to order.

    1. Appointment of Subject Matter Committee Chairs (Action)
      Commission Chair Rustin appointed the Subject Matter Committee (SMC) Chairs as noted below.

    2. Assignment of Members to SMCs (Action)
      Commission Chair Rustin and the Executive Committee made the following appointments and assignments: (NOTE: The Commission Chair serves as an ex-officio member of all the Commission’s SMCs and Ad Hoc Committee.)

      • Arts SMC
        Chair: Commissioner Astorga-Almanza
        Members: Commissioners Chapman, Costa-Hernández, Fairchild, Howard, Phanthai, and Popovich

      • Education Technology Committee
        Chair: Commissioner Gotanda
        Members: Commissioners Chapman and Young

      • English Language Arts/English Language Development (ELA/ELD) SMC
        Chair: Commissioner Jarvis
        Members: Commissioners Andre and Phanthai

      • Health SMC
        Chair: Commissioner Fairchild
        Members: Commissioners Friedman and Howard

      • History–Social Science SMC
        Chair: Commissioner Muñoz
        Members: Senator Allen as well as Commissioners Friedman, Gotanda, Phanthai, Williamson, and Young

      • Mathematics SMC
        Chair: Commissioner Chapman
        Members: Commissioners Fairchild, Gotanda, Muñoz, Popovich, Renteria, and Williamson

      • Physical Education SMC
        Chair: Commissioner Fairchild
        Members: Commissioners Andre, Astorga-Almanza, Muñoz, Howard, and Friedman

      • Science SMC
        Chair: Commissioner Fairchild
        Members: Commissioners Chapman and Jarvis

      • World Languages SMC
        Chair: Commissioner Renteria
        Members: Commissioners Gotanda, Jarvis, Muñoz, Phanthai, Williamson, and Young

      • Ad Hoc Committee on California System of Support
        Chair: Commissioner Williamson
        Members: Commissioners Popovich and Young

    3. Designation of Liaisons (Action)
      Commission Chair Rustin made the following liaison appointments:

      2021 Commission Liaisons
      1. Concurrence Committee for California Subject Matter Project: Commissioner Andre
      2. Sunshine Club: Commissioner Jarvis
        There was no public comment.

  3. Ad Hoc Committee on California System of Support
    Committee Chair Williamson called the Ad Hoc Committee on California System of Support meeting to order.

    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
      Committee Chair Williamson called for nominations for vice chair of the committee. Commissioner Young nominated Commissioner Popovich. With no further nominations, Commissioner Popovich was elected vice chair of the Ad Hoc Committee on California System of Support by acclamation. There was no public comment.

  4. Arts Subject Matter Committee
    SMC Chair Astorga-Almanza called the Arts SMC meeting to order.

    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
      SMC Chair Astorga-Almanza called for nominations for vice chair of the committee. Commissioner Costa-Hernández nominated Commissioner Phanthai. With no further nominations, Commissioner Phanthai was elected vice chair of the Arts SMC by acclamation. There was no public comment.

  5. Education Technology Committee
    Committee Chair Gotanda called the Education Technology Committee meeting to order.

    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
      Committee Chair Gotanda called for nominations for vice chair of the committee. Commissioner Chapman nominated Commissioner Young. With no further nominations, Commissioner Young was elected vice chair of the Education Technology Committee by acclamation. There was no public comment.

  6. English Language Arts/English Language Development (ELA/ELD) Subject Matter Committee
    SMC Chair Jarvis called the ELA/ELD SMC meeting to order.

    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
      SMC Chair Jarvis called for nominations for vice chair of the committee. Commissioner Andre was nominated by Commissioner Phanthai. With no further nominations, Commissioner Andre was elected vice chair of the ELA/ELD SMC by acclamation. There was no public comment.

  7. Health Subject Matter Committee
    SMC Chair Fairchild called the Health SMC meeting to order.

    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
      SMC Chair Fairchild called for nominations for vice chair of the committee. Commissioner Friedman nominated Commissioner Howard. With no further nominations, Commissioner Howard was elected vice chair of the Health SMC by acclamation. There was no public comment.

  8. History–Social Science (HSS) Subject Matter Committee
    SMC Chair Muñoz called the HSS SMC meeting to order.

    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
      SMC Chair Muñoz called for nominations for vice chair of the committee. Commissioner Williamson nominated Commissioner Gotanda. With no further nominations, Commissioner Gotanda was elected vice chair of the HSS SMC by acclamation. There was no public comment.

  9. Physical Education Subject Matter Committee
    SMC Chair Fairchild called the Physical Education SMC meeting to order.

    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
      SMC Chair Fairchild called for nominations for vice chair of the committee. Commissioner Andre nominated Commissioner Friedman. With no further nominations, Commissioner Friedman was elected vice chair of the Physical Education SMC by acclamation. There was no public comment.

  10. Science Subject Matter Committee
    SMC Chair Fairchild called the Science SMC meeting to order.

    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
      SMC Chair Fairchild called for nominations for vice chair of the committee. Commissioner Jarvis nominated Commissioner Chapman. Commissioner Chapman nominated Commissioner Jarvis. With no further nominations, a roll call vote was conducted. Commissioner Chapman was elected vice chair of the Science SMC. There was no public comment.

  11. World Languages Subject Matter Committee
    SMC Chair Renteria called the World Languages SMC meeting to order.

    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
      SMC Chair Renteria called for nominations for vice chair of the committee. Commissioner Muñoz nominated Commissioner Jarvis. With no further nominations, Commissioner Jarvis was elected vice chair of the World Languages SMC by acclamation. There was no public comment.

  12. Mathematics Subject Matter Committee
    SMC Chair Chapman called the Mathematics SMC meeting to order.

    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)
      SMC Chair Chapman called for nominations for vice chair of the committee. Commissioner Muñoz nominated Commissioner Williamson. With no further nominations, Commissioner Williamson was elected vice chair of the Mathematics SMC by acclamation.

    2. 2021 Mathematics Framework for California Public Schools, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve (Mathematics Framework) (Information/Action)

      1. Recommend to the Full IQC Approval of the Draft Mathematics Framework (Information/Action)

      2. Online Survey Questions for the Public Review and Comment Period (Information/Action)
        The draft Mathematics Framework and online survey was discussed by the Mathematics SMC. Several members of the public gave public comment.

        ACTION 1: Commissioner Fairchild moved to recommend the online survey and draft Mathematics Framework with the suggested edits on which the Mathematics SMC reached consensus to the full IQC. Commissioner Muñoz seconded the motion. There was no further discussion. The motion was approved by a unanimous vote of the committee members present (7–0). Commissioner Renteria was not present for the vote.

        ACTION 2: Commissioner Costa-Hernández moved to ask the full IQC to delegate to the Chair and Vice Chair of the Mathematics SMC the review and approval of the agreed-upon changes to the draft framework and online survey as well as any minor edits identified by staff or the writers (e.g., grammar, punctuation, word order, citations) before the draft framework is sent out for its first 60-day public review and comment period. Commissioner Williamson seconded the motion. There was no further discussion. The motion was approved by a unanimous vote of the members present (7–0). Commissioner Renteria was not present for the vote.

  13. Full Commission Reconvenes
    1. Reports/Action from Subcommittees

      Mathematics Subject Matter Committee
      1. Approve the Draft Mathematics Framework for the First 60-Day Public Review and Comment Period (Action)

      2. Approve the Online Survey Questions for the Public Review and Comment Period (Action)

        ACTION 1: Mathematics SMC Chair Chapman moved that the full Commission approve that the draft framework and online survey be sent out for the first 60-day public review and comment period with the changes that were agreed upon. Commissioner Muñoz seconded the motion. There was no further discussion. The motion was approved by a unanimous vote of the Commissioners present (15–0). Senator Allen and Commissioner Renteria were not present for the vote. Assemblymember Weber was absent from the meeting.

        ACTION 2: Mathematics SMC Chair Chapman moved that the full Commission delegate to the Chair and Vice Chair of the Mathematics SMC the review and approval of the agreed-upon changes to the draft framework and online survey as well as any minor edits identified by staff or the writers (e.g., grammar, punctuation, word order, citations) before the draft framework is sent out for its first 60-day public review and comment period. Commissioner Fairchild seconded the motion. There was no further discussion. The motion was approved by a unanimous vote of the Commissioners present (15–0). Senator Allen and Commissioner Renteria were not present for the vote. Assemblymember Weber was absent from the meeting.

        ACTION 3: Mathematics SMC Chair Chapman moved that the full Commission approve the online survey questions for the public comment and review period. Commissioner Gotanda seconded the motion. There was no further discussion. The motion was approved by a unanimous vote of the Commissioners present (15–0). Senator Allen and Commissioner Renteria were not present for the vote. Assemblymember Weber was absent from the meeting.

    2. Approve Proposed 2022–2024 IQC Meeting Dates
      There were no speakers to give public comment.

      ACTION: Commissioner Fairchild moved to approve the proposed 2022–2024 IQC meeting dates. Commissioner Friedman seconded the motion. There was no further discussion. The motion was approved by a unanimous vote of the Commissioners present (15–0). Senator Allen and Commissioner Renteria were not present for the vote. Assemblymember Weber was absent from the meeting.

    3. Adjournment
      Commission Chair Rustin adjourned the meeting at approximately 12:56 p.m.
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