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November 2020 IQC Agenda

State of California
Gavin Newsom, Governor

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

Important Notice
Please note, the November Instructional Quality Commission (IQC) meeting will be held as a videoconference; Room 1101 (Board Room) will be closed to the public. Please see IQC Meeting Logistics section below for options to view and participate in the meeting.

MEETING AGENDA

November 18–19, 2020


Instructional Quality Commission Members
  • Yolanda Muñoz, Acting Chair and Vice Chair
  • Cristina Andre
  • Mariana Astorga-Almanza
  • Christine Chapman
  • Deborah Costa Hernández
  • Shay Fairchild
  • Anita Friedman
  • Linsey Gotanda
  • Lily Jarvis
  • David Phanthai
  • Alma-Delia Renteria
  • Manuel Rustin
  • Julie Tonkovich
  • Pamela Williamson
  • Maya Howard, Student Member
  • Shirley Weber, Assemblymember
  • Ben Allen, Senator
Executive Director
  • Shanine Coats
State Board of Education Liaisons
  • Patricia Rucker
  • Ilene Straus
  • Cynthia Glover-Woods
IQC MEETING LOGISTICS

On March 17, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-29-20 related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Executive Order allows state bodies covered by the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act (Act) to hold public meetings covered by the Act via web and/or audio teleconferencing. As such, the November IQC meeting will be held as an audio/video teleconference and will have a live webcast which will subsequently be archived on the IQC website. The Board Room 1101 in the California Department of Education (CDE) will be closed to the public. Please see the Public Comment Guidelines section below for options to view and participate during the meeting.

PUBLIC COMMENT GUIDELINES

Public comment on items before the IQC at this meeting may be provided via email or phone, as specified below.

Email

The public is highly encouraged to submit written comment to the IQC Commissioners in advance for their prior consideration. In order to help ensure that Commissioners have sufficient time to review comments prior to the meeting, please submit your comment by noon on Friday, November 13, 2020. Comments on Item 8 History–Social Science Subject Matter Committee (SMC) should be submitted to the Ethnic Studies mailbox at ethnicstudies@cde.ca.gov. Comments not related to Ethnic Studies should be submitted to the IQC mailbox at: iqc@cde.ca.gov. Join the IQC electronic mailing list to receive information and updates from the Commission.

While not required, we ask that you include the following information in the body of the email:

  • Commenter’s first and last name
  • Organization affiliation
  • Agenda item number or general public comment
Phone

Public comment on items before the IQC at this meeting may also be provided during the meeting by dialing the phone number and following a prompt to provide a participant access code. The operator will notify callers when it is their turn to provide public comment. Public comment will be limited to one minute. If possible, we recommend members of the public dialing in for public comment view the live-stream of the meeting for a better understanding of the meeting’s status. The number and access code is below and will also be announced at the start of public comment for each item.

  • The phone line will open before each agenda item and close at the conclusion of that item. Speakers should not call in until the beginning of the agenda item they wish to give public comment on.
  • Prior to making public comment, speakers who are watching the meeting via live webcast should make sure the volume on their computer is muted to avoid an echoing or feedback sounds during the call.
  • Each speaker will be allotted one minute of public comment for each agenda item.
  • Please use the phone number and access code provided below:
    • Phone number: 712-432-0075
    • Access code: 651905#
  • Speakers may only give comment for themselves and not provide comment on behalf of another individual or group.
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 IQC may request assistance by contacting the California Department of Education's Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division Office at 1430 N Street, Room 3207, Sacramento, CA 95814; telephone 916-319-0881; facsimile 916-319-0172 at least three (3) days in advance of the scheduled meeting date.

Please see the detailed agenda for more information about the items to be considered and acted upon. The public is welcome to view and/or dial in to the meeting and give public comment.

ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE AND ARE PROVIDED FOR CONVENIENCE ONLY.
ALL ITEMS MAY BE HEARD IN A DIFFERENT ORDER THAN HOW THEY ARE LISTED ON THE AGENDA ON ANY DAY OF THE NOTICED MEETING.

The Instructional Quality Commission will hold a two-day meeting on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, and Thursday, November 19, 2020, that will be held remotely with a live webcast. The meeting will include some activities involving the IQC as a whole and others involving one or more of the IQC’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 IQC Chair to accommodate the needs of members, invited presenters, and key staff. This includes the movement of items between days. Further, meeting items not completed on day one may be continued on the following day. Anyone interested in a particular matter should plan to view/listen to the entire meeting. Timing and order of activities may change. The full IQC and its various committees will commence, recess, and reconvene as necessary throughout the meeting.

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

The agenda for this IQC 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 IQC 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.

This agenda is posted on the IQC website.



INSTRUCTIONAL QUALITY COMMISSION AGENDA

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ± (plus or minus)*

  1. Full Instructional Quality Commission

    1. Call to Order

    2. Administration of Oath of Office

    3. Salute to the Flag

    4. Overview of Agenda

    5. Consideration Regarding Election of Vice Chair for November Meeting (Information/Action)

    6. Approval of Minutes for the Following Meeting (Action)

    1. Report of the IQC Chair

    2. Report of the Executive Director

    3. Report of the State Board of Education (SBE)

  2. Executive Committee (DOCX)

    1. Assignment of New Commissioners to Subject Matter Committees
      Executive Committee Appoints

    2. Public Comment

  3. English Language Arts/English Language Development Subject Matter Committee (DOCX)

    1. California Comprehensive State Literacy Plan (Information/Action)

      1. Discussion on Edits to the Draft Comprehensive State Literacy Plan (Information)

      2. Public Comment on the Draft Comprehensive State Literacy Plan

      3. Committee Recommendation to the Full Commission the Draft Comprehensive State Literacy Plan (Action)

  4. Arts Subject Matter Committee (DOCX)

    1. Consideration Regarding Election of Vice Chair for November Meeting (Information/Action)

    2. 2021 Arts Education Instructional Materials Adoption (Information/Action)

      1. Recommendation of Instructional Materials Reviewers (IMRs) and Content Review Experts (CREs) (Information/Action)

    3. Public Comment

  5. World Languages Subject Matter Committee (DOCX)

    1. 2021 World Languages Instructional Materials Adoption (Information/Action)

      1. Recommendation of IMRs and CREs (Information/Action)

    2. Public Comment

  6. Full Commission Reconvenes

    1. Reports/Actions from Subcommittees
      English Language Arts/English Language Development Subject Matter Committee

      1. Approve and Recommend to the SBE the draft Comprehensive State Literacy Plan (Action)

      Arts Subject Matter Committee

      1. Recommend IMRs and CREs to the SBE (Action)

      World Languages Subject Matter Committee

      1. Recommend IMRs and CREs to the SBE (Action)
  7. Lunch

  8. History–Social Science Subject Matter Committee (DOCX): 12:15 p.m. ± (plus or minus)

    1. Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (Information/Action)

      1. CDE Update (Information)

      2. Review Public Comment and Review Period Results (Information)

      3. Public Comment on the Draft Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (Information)

      4. Review Feedback on the Draft Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum and Recommend Edits (Information/Action)

 

ADJOURNMENT FOR THE DAY

*MEETING MAY END EARLIER OR LATER THAN SPECIFIED TIME BASED ON TIME NEEDED TO COMPLETE THE AGENDA. FURTHER, MEETING ITEMS NOT COMPLETED ON DAY ONE MAY BE CONTINUED ON THE FOLLOWING DAY.

INSTRUCTIONAL QUALITY COMMISSION AGENDA

Thursday, November 19, 2020
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ± (plus or minus)*

Continuation of Item 8.A.4: Review Feedback on the Draft Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum and Recommend Edits

  1. Recommend to the Full Commission Approval of the Draft Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum With Subject Matter Committee Edits (Action)
  1. Full Commission Reconvenes
    1. Reports/Actions from Subcommittees
      History–Social Science Subject Matter Committee

      1. Recommend draft Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum to the SBE following a 45-day Public Comment Period (Action)

    2. Plan January 20, 2021, New Commissioner Orientation (Discussion)

    3. Commissioner Acknowledgements

    4. Adjournment of Meeting

*MEETING MAY END EARLIER OR LATER THAN SPECIFIED TIME BASED ON TIME NEEDED TO COMPLETE THE AGENDA.
Last Reviewed: Thursday, November 12, 2020
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