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IQC Final Meeting Minutes August 17, 2017

State of California
Edmund G. Brown Jr., Governor

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

 

FINAL MINUTES OF MEETING: August 17, 2017

(Approved on September 27, 2017)

 

Report of Action
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Instructional Quality Commission (IQC) Members Present:
  • Lizette Diaz, Commission Chair
  • Bill Honig, Vice Chair
  • Jocelyn Broemmelsiek
  • Soomin Chao
  • Jose Flores
  • Melanie Murphy-Corwin
  • Jennifer Woo
Executive Director:
  • Stephanie Gregson
State Board of Education Liaison:
  • Niki Sandoval
  1. Instructional Quality Committee
    1. Call to Order
      IQC Chair Diaz called the meeting to order at 9 a.m. She welcomed commissioners, California Department of Education staff, and members of the public to the meeting to accept public comments on the 2017 History–Social Science Adoption of Instructional Materials. The meeting was only to accept comments and no action was taken.

    2. 2017 History–Social Science Adoption: Public Comment on Submitted Instructional Materials Programs (Information)
      Each speaker had two minutes to speak. The following individuals provided public comment:

      1. Bryan Ehlers, Office of Education and the Environment/CalRecycle
      2. Will Parish, Environmental Literacy Steering Committee
      3. Thomas Richards, Fair Education Act Implementation Coalition
      4. Guy Burns, Fair Education Act Implementation Coalition
      5. Tarah Fleming, OFC
      6. Don Romesburg, FAIR
      7. Ken Levin
      8. Craig R. Givens, African American Education & Economic Policy Advocacy Group
      9. Curtis L. Gardner, African American Education & Economic Policy Advocacy Group
      10. Theresa Buggay, African American Education & Economic Policy Advocacy Group
      11. Polly Pagenhart, Citizen & Our Family Coalition
      12. Maclain Pagenhart, King Middle School
      13. Lakshmi Aradhya, Birch Lane Elementary
      14. Kristin Stangl
      15. Rick Oculto, Our Family Coalition
      16. Jann Dorothy, Sacramento Stonewall Democrats
      17. Jagdeep Sekhon, Sikh Coalition
      18. Gauri Nair, San Ramon School
      19. Jayakrishnan Nair, Parent, CAPEEM
      20. Arvind Kumas, CAPEEM
      21. Samir Kalra, Hindu American Foundation
      22. Dakshata Talekar, Parent
      23. Abhinay Mahajan, Student
      24. Dhwani Maroo, Student
      25. Sujata Joshi, Parent
      26. Mukta Ambhaikar, Parent
      27. Nihar S, community member
      28. Julie Roberts-Phung, Parent
      29. Gayle Pitman, Sacramento City College
      30. Emma Barton, Student
      31. Jen Barton, Parent
      32. Thirupathaiah Gande, Parent
      33. Vaidemi Ramya, Active Member
      34. Krystal Torres Covanbias, LGBT Coalition Member
      35. Krishna Maheshwari, HIndupedia
      36. Jerroyd Moore
      37. Diana Monroy
      38. Jo Michael, Equality California
      39. Eva Seligman-Kennard, Jewish Community Relations Council
      40. Dana Vendley-Fogle, Sacramento Stonewall Democrats
      41. Anurag Saxena
      42. Hamsa Bangalore
      43. Anu Jha
      44. Amanda Wallner, CA LGBT HHS Network
      45. Pranav Hegde
      46. Shreyas Ayena
      47. Sheiya Monoo, Parent
      48. Mandy Taylor, CA LGBT HSS Network
      49. Nilay Varshney
      50. Sreeparna Bhavenk
      51. Anamitra Bhaumik, Student
      52. Aditya Kataria, Student
      53. Pranshu Wagh, Student
      54. Shobhit Gupta, Community Member
      55. Giyom Sharma, Student
      56. Mary Huttner, Sacramento Stonewall Democrats/Placer Stonewall Democrats
      57. Keyush Shah, OVBI
      58. Astha Tripathi, Student
      59. Himanshu Wagh, Student
      60. Swati Wagh, Parent
      61. Raghav Sharma, Student
      62. Sarah Astarte, Professor
      63. Clayton Bergamin, Professor
      64. Prakul Agarwal, Student
      65. Navin Shety, Parent
      66. Basavaraj Swamy, Parent
      67. Alina Hernandez, CA Legal LGBT Caucus
      68. Atharva Kulkarni, Student
      69. Renata Moreira, Our Family Coalition
      70. Shantharam Nekkar, Parent
      71. Deepti Sharon, Parent
      72. Hari Patel
      73. Venu Mallesara, HEF
      74. Gregory Cramer, PPAC

        Prior to adjourning the meeting, IQC Chair Diaz reminded members of the public that written comments can be submitted to the History–Social Science Adoption e-mail box at hssadoption@cde.ca.gov any time up to the day before the September 27, 2017 IQC meeting.

        IQC Chair Diaz adjourned the meeting at approximately 11:12 a.m.

 

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