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IQC Public Meeting Notice January 21-22, 2016

State of California
Edmund G. Brown Jr., Governor

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

INSTRUCTIONAL QUALITY COMMISSION

An Advisory Body to the California State Board of Education

AGENDA

January 21–22, 2016

Instructional Quality Commission Members
  • Louis “Bill” Honig, 2015 Vice Chair
  • Jocelyn Broemmelsiek
  • Soomin Chao
  • Lizette Diaz
  • Jose Flores
  • Robert Foster
  • Lori Freiermuth
  • Marlene Galvan
  • Carla Herrera
  • Risha Krishna
  • Brian Muller
  • Nicole Naditz
  • Dean Reese
  • Carlos Ulloa
  • Lauryn Wild
  • Jennifer Woo
  • Carol Liu, Senator
  • Kevin McCarty, Assemblymember
Executive Director
  • Thomas Adams
State Board of Education Liaisons
  • Patricia Rucker
  • Niki Sandoval
  • IIene Straus
  • Trish Williams

The Instructional Quality Commission (IQC or Commission) is an 18-member panel that includes two Members of the Legislature appointed, respectively, by the Senate Committee on Rules and by the Speaker of the Assembly and serving at the pleasure of their appointing powers. The legislative members participate in the Commission's work to the extent that such participation is not incompatible with their positions as Members of the Legislature. The State Board of Education (SBE) appointed 13 of the 16 public members, and the other three are appointed, respectively, by the Governor (Carlos Ulloa), the Senate Committee on Rules (Carla Herrera), and the Speaker of the Assembly (Brian Muller). The public members serve four-year, staggered terms and may serve only one full term.

Schedule of Meeting Location

Schedule of Meeting Location
New Commissioner Orientation
Thursday, January 21, 2016
1 to 4 p.m. +

Friday, January 22, 2016*
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. +
*Will be Webcast

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 1101
Sacramento, California 95814
916-319-0881

Please see the detailed agenda for more information about the items to be considered and acted upon. The public is welcome.

ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE AND ARE PROVIDED FOR CONVENIENCE ONLY. ALL ITEMS MAY BE RE-ORDERED TO BE HEARD AT ANY TIME OF THE NOTICED MEETING

The Instructional Quality Commission will hold a two-day meeting on Thursday–Friday,
January 21–22, 2016, at the location indicated on the previous page. The meeting will include some activities involving the Commission as a whole and others involving one or more of the Commission’s various committees. The following outline of activities is provided for convenience only. The actual order of business may be changed without notice by the Commission Chair to accommodate the needs of members, invited presenters, and key staff. Anyone interested in a particular matter should plan on being in attendance for the whole two-day meeting, January 21–22, 2016. Timing and order of activities may change. The full Commission and its various committees will commence, recess, and reconvene as necessary throughout the two-day meeting.

THE AGENDA LISTING IS ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED, BUT IT IS NOT NECESSARILY EXHAUSTIVE

The agenda for this Instructional Quality Commission meeting may involve the full scope of its statutory responsibilities, which includes studying the problems of courses of study in the schools of the state; developing criteria, conducting the evaluation of instructional materials; and recommending minimum standards for courses of study, curriculum frameworks, and the adoption or rejection of instructional materials. The Commission reserves the right to consider specific matters and take action within the full scope of its responsibilities. The list that follows is illustrative of the matters to be considered, but it is not necessarily exhaustive.

Persons wishing to address the Commission on a subject to be considered at this meeting, including any matter that may be designated for public hearing, are asked, but not required, to notify the Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division Office (see telephone/fax numbers below) by noon of the third working day before the scheduled meeting/hearing, stating the subject they wish to address, the organization they represent (if any), and the nature of their testimony. Time is set aside for individuals so desiring to speak on any topic NOT otherwise on the agenda (please see the detailed agenda for the Public Session). In all cases, the presiding officer reserves the right to impose time limits on presentations as may be necessary to ensure that the agenda is completed.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY

Pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, any individual with a disability or any other individual who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in a meeting or function of the Instructional Quality Commission may request assistance by contacting the Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division Office, 1430 N Street, Room 3207, Sacramento, CA, 95814 by telephone at 916-319-0881 or by facsimile at
916-319-0172, at least seven days prior to the meeting.

 


INSTRUCTIONAL QUALITY COMMISSION
NEW COMMISSIONER ORIENTATION

Thursday, January 21, 2016
1 to 4 p.m. ±
1430 N Street, Room 1101, Sacramento, CA 95814

 

  1. 2016 Instructional Quality Commission Orientation
    1. Overview of Agenda
      Bill Honig, 2015 Commission Vice Chair

    2. Oath of Office
      Ilene Straus, State Board of Education

    3. Introductions / Ice Breaker

    4. Roles and Responsibilities
      1. State Board of Education
      2. Instructional Quality Commission
        Members of the 2015 Commission
      3. California Department of Education
        Tom Adams, Deputy Superintendent, Instruction and Learning Support Branch and Executive Director, Instructional Quality Commission

    5. Curriculum Frameworks
      Cynthia Gunderson, Acting Administrator, Curriculum Frameworks Unit, California Department of Education (CDE)

    6. Adoption of Instructional Materials
      Cliff Rudnick, Interim Director, Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division, CDE

    7. Facilitation: The Art of Focused Conversation

    8. Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act

    9. Ground Rules and Protocol
      1. Protocol
      2. Robert Rules of Order
      3. Elections
      4. Executive Committee, Subject Matter and Ad Hoc Committees, and Liaisons
      5. Agendas and Talking Points
      6. Motions and Amendments
      7. Public Comments and Public Hearings

    10. Acronyms and Abbreviations

    11. Travel/Reimbursement

    12. Commission Sunshine Club

    13. Other Matters/Public Comment
***ADJOURNMENT OF ORIENTATION***

Commission Dinner

Cafeteria 15L
1116 15th Street

6 to 8 p.m.
(No business will be conducted at this event.)


 

INSTRUCTIONAL QUALITY COMMISSION
FULL COMMISSION AGENDA

Friday, January 22, 2016
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ±
1430 N Street, Room 1101, Sacramento, CA 95814

 

  1. Full Instructional Quality Commission
    1. Call to Order
      Bill Honig, 2015 Commission Vice Chair

    2. Salute to the Flag

    3. Overview of Agenda

    4. 2016 Election of Chair, Vice Chair, and Three Executive Committee Members

    5. Approval of Minutes for the November 19–20, 2015, and December 11, 2015, Commission Meetings (Action)

    6. Report of the Chair
      2016 Commission Chair

    7. Executive Director’s Report
      Thomas Adams, Executive Director

    8. Report from the State Board of Education
      State Board of Education Liaison

    9. Other Matters/Public Comments

  2. Executive Committee (DOC)
    1. Appointment of Subject Matter Committee Chairs (Action)
      (Commission Chair Appoints)

    2. Assignment of Members to Subject Matter Committees (Action)
      (Executive Committee Appoints)

      Attachment 1
      Attachment 2

    3. Designation of Liaisons (Action)
      (Commission Chair Appoints)
      1. Concurrence Committee for the California Subject Matter Projects (CSMP)
      2. Education and the Environment Initiative (EEI)
      3. Commission “Sunshine Club"

    4. Establish Executive Committee Goals for 2016 (Information/Action)

    5. Other Matters/Public Comment

  3. English Language Arts/English Language Development (ELA/ELD) Subject Matter Committee (DOC)
    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)

    2. Establish Goals for 2016 (Information/Action)

    3. 2014 ELA/ELD Framework for California Public Schools: Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve (Information

    4. 2015 ELA/ELD Adoption of K–8 Instructional Materials (Information)

    5. Other Matters/Public Comment

  4. Science Subject Matter Committee (DOC)
    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)

    2. Establish Goals for 2016 (Information/Action)

    3. Science Framework for California Public Schools: Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve (Science Framework), 2016 Revision (Information)

    4. Other Matters/Public Comment

  5. Health Subject Matter Committee (DOC)
    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)

    2. Establish Goals for 2016 (Information/Action)

    3. Health Framework Revision (DOC) (Information)

    4. Other Matters/Public Comment

  6. Mathematics Subject Matter Committee (DOC)
    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)

    2. Establish Goals for 2016 (Information/Action)

    3. Other Matters/Public Comment

  7. Visual and Performing Arts Subject Matter Committee (DOC)
    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)

    2. Establish Goals for 2016 (Information/Action)

    3. Other Matters/Public Comment


  8. World Language Subject Matter Committee (DOC)
    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)

    2. Establish Goals for 2016 (Information/Action)

    3. Other Matters/Public Comment


  9. Education Technology Committee (DOC)
    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)

    2. Establish Goals for 2016 (Information/Action)

    3. Other Matters/Public Comment


  10. Physical Education Subject Matter Committee (DOC)
    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)

    2. Establish Goals for 2016 (Information/Action)

    3. Other Matters/Public Comment

  11. Ad Hoc Committee on Assessment and Accountability (DOC)
    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)

    2. Establish Goals for 2016 (Information/Action)

    3. Update on Recent State Board of Education and California Department of Education Activities (Information)

    4. Other Matters/Public Comment


  12. History–Social Science Subject Matter Committee (DOC)
    1. Election of Vice Chair (Action)

    2. Establish Goals for 2016 (Information/Action)

    3. History–Social Science Framework for California Public Schools: Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve (Information)

    4. Other Matters/Public Comment


  13. Full Commission Reconvenes
    1. Reports/Action from Subcommittees
      1. Blanket Motion for 2016 Goals for All Subcommittees (Action)

    2. Individual Commissioner Report

    3. Other Matters/Public Comments


      ***ADJOURNMENT OF MEETING***

 

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