Instructional Quality Commission Minutes
Instructional Quality CommissionAn advisory body to the California State Board of Education
FINAL MINUTES OF MEETING
March 15, 2023
Report of Action
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Instructional Quality Commissioners Present:
- Cristina Andre
- Mariana Astorga-Almanza
- Charice Guerra
- Jennifer Hicks
- Lily Jarvis
- Janet Lanning
- Neil MacGaffey
- Alicia Raygoza
- Niki Reina-Guerra
- Kou Vang
- Marcey Winawer
- Kimberly Young
- Erica Zepeda
- Student Member Meera Chakradeo
- Anita Friedman
- Linsey Gotanda
- Senator Ben Allen
- Assemblymember James Ramos
- Mike Torres
State Board of Education Liaison Present:
- Cynthia Glover Woods
- Brenda Lewis
Please note that the complete proceedings of the March 15, 2023, Instructional Quality Commission (Commission or IQC) meeting, including closed-captioning, are available on the IQC 2023 Public Meeting Notices, Agendas, Minutes, Webcasts web page.
- Full Instructional Quality Commission
- Call to Order
Commission Chair Jarvis called the meeting to order at approximately 10 a.m.
- Salute to the Flag
Student Commissioner Chakradeo led the salute to the flag.
- Overview of Agenda
Commission Chair Jarvis gave an overview of the agenda.
- Approval of Minutes for the January 25–26, 2023, Commission Meeting (Action)
ACTION: Commissioner Hicks moved to approve the January 25–26, 2023, Commission meeting minutes. Commissioner Chakradeo seconded the motion. There was no discussion or public comment. The motion was approved by a roll call vote of the members present (13–0). Commissioners Gotanda and Friedman were absent from the meeting, as well as Assemblymember Ramos and Senator Allen. Commissioner Astorga-Almanza abstained.
- Report of the Chair
Commission Chair Jarvis gave a report.
- Report of the Deputy Superintendent
Deputy Superintendent Cheryl Cotton was not present to give a report.
- Report of the Executive Director’s
Executive Director Mike Torres gave a report.
- Report of the State Board of Education
State Board of Education (SBE) liaisons Glover Woods and Lewis reported on the activities of the SBE.
- Approve Amended Bylaws of the Commission (Action)
There were no speakers to give public comment. Commission Chair Jarvis noted a grammatical correction.
ACTION: Commissioner Andre moved to approve the amended bylaws of the Commission. Commissioner Guerra seconded the motion. There was no further discussion. The motion was approved by a roll call vote of the members present (14–0). Commissioners Gotanda and Friedman were absent from the meeting, as well as Assemblymember Ramos and Senator Allen.
- Instructional Materials Piloting Guidelines (Information)
The Commission received a presentation from staff on the Instructional Materials Piloting Guidelines. The Commission had a discussion on the presentation. There was no public comment.
- Expression Options Diploma Project Presentation – Senate Bill 154 (Discussion)
The Commission received a presentation on the Expression Options Diploma. There was no public comment.
- Individual Commissioner Report
There were no Commissioner reports.
- Commissioner Acknowledgments (Discussion)
Commissioner Lanning recognized Commissioner Emeritus Danae Popovich’s life and contributions to the Commission. This was also the last meeting for Commissioner Chakradeo with her term on the Commission ending. Commissioners acknowledged her work while on the Commission. Commissioner Chakradeo also shared some parting words and reflected on her time on the Commission. There was no public comment.
Commission Chair Jarvis adjourned the meeting at approximately noon.
- Call to Order