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Instructional Quality Commission Members

Commission members, appointing agency and term of appointment.

2020 Membership List

Commissioner Position/Employer Appointed By Term
Cristina Andre Teacher
Ontario-Montclair School District
State Board

January 1, 2020
to
December 31, 2023

Mariana Astorga-Almanza Visual and Performing Arts Coordinator
Lynnwood Unified School District
State Board
January 1, 2020
to
December 31, 2023
Christine Chapman Director, Curriculum and Instruction
Bakersfield City School District
State Board
January 1, 2018
to
December 31, 2021
Deborah Costa Hernández

Executive Director
California Reading and Literature Project

State Board

January 1, 2019
to
December 31, 2022

Shay Fairchild Curriculum Specialist/Instructional Coach
Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District

State Board
January 1, 2018
to
December 31, 2021
Linsey Gotanda Assistant Superintendent
Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District
State Board
January 1, 2020
to
December 31, 2023
Jose Iniguez Assistant Superintendent
Fallbrook Union High School District
Governor

September 13, 2016
to
September 13, 2020

Lily Jarvis

Director of Bilingual Programs/Principal
Monrovia Unified School District

State Board
January 1, 2020
to
December 31, 2023
Jose Lara Assistant Principal
Anaheim Union High School District
State Board
January 1, 2018
to
December 31, 2021
Yolanda Muñoz Teacher
Pasadena Unified School District
State Board
January 1, 2018
to
December 31, 2021
Melanie Murphy-Corwin
Retired Educator
Senate Rules
June 6, 2016
to
June 6, 2020
David Phanthai

Teacher
Sacramento City Unified School District

State Board January 1, 2019
to
December 31, 2022
Alma-Delia Renteria Principal
El Rancho Unified School District
Speaker of the Assembly
October 25, 2017
to
October 25, 2021
Manuel Rustin Teacher
Pasadena Unified School District
State Board January 1, 2019
to
December 31, 2022
Julie Tonkovich

Teacher
Whittier Union High School District

State Board

January 1, 2017
to
December 31, 2020

Pamela Williamson Teacher
Fairfield Suisun Unified School District
State Board January 1, 2019
to
December 31, 2022

Assemblywoman
Shirley Weber

California State Assembly
Speaker of the Assembly
Pleasure of the Appointing Power
Senator
Ben Allen
California State Senate
Senate Rules Committee
Pleasure of the Appointing Power

Instructional Quality Commission Contact Information

Instructional Quality Commission
c/o California Department of Education
Curriculum Frameworks & Instructional Resources Division
1430 N Street, Suite 3207
Sacramento, CA 95814
Telephone: 916-319-0881; Fax: 916-319-0172
Email: iqc@cde.ca.gov

California Department of Education Staff

Shanine Coats, Executive Director
Instructional Quality Commission
Curriculum Frameworks & Instructional Resources Division (CFIRD)
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 3207
Sacramento, CA 95814
Telephone: 916-319-0881; Fax: 319-0172
Email: scoats@cde.ca.gov

Cliff Rudnick, Administrator
CFIRD, Instructional Resources Unit
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 3207
Sacramento, CA 95814
Telephone: 916-319-0736; Fax: 916-319-0172
Email: crudnick@cde.ca.gov

Constantino Silva, Administrator
CFIRD, Curriculum Frameworks Unit
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 3207
Sacramento, CA 95814
Telephone: 916-323-4583; Fax: 916-319-0172
Email: CoSilva@cde.ca.gov

Deniece Figueroa, Commission Liaison
CFIRD, Curriculum Frameworks Unit
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 3207
Sacramento, CA 95814
Telephone: 916-319-0450; Fax: 916-319-0172
Email: dfigueroa@cde.ca.gov

Tracie Yee, Analyst
CFIRD, Curriculum Frameworks Unit
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 3207
Sacramento, CA 95814
Telephone: 916-319-0454; Fax: 916-319-0172
Email: tyee@cde.ca.gov

Susan Sweeney, Analyst
CFIRD, Director's Office
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 3207
Sacramento, CA 95814
Telephone: 916-319-0664; Fax: 916-319-0172
Email: ssweeney@cde.ca.gov

Questions:   Instructional Quality Commission | IQC@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0881
Last Reviewed: Monday, December 30, 2019
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