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March 18 Science SMC Meeting Agenda

State of California
Edmund G. Brown Jr., Governor

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

Science Subject Matter Committee


Public Meeting Notice and Agenda

(Meeting is Open to the Public)

Telephone Conference

Friday, March 18, 2016
3 to 5 p.m. ±

Meeting locations and contacts are subject to change.
For updates, please visit the Instructional Quality Commission Web page.


Meeting Locations:

California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Room 3101
Sacramento, CA 95814
Telephone: 916-319-0454
Contact Person: Tracie Yee

Beattie Middle School
7800 Orange Street, Room E-27
Highland, CA 92346
Telephone: 909-307-2400 ext. 40627
Contact Person: Rob Foster

Tracy High School, Room E101
315 East 11th Street
Tracy, CA 95376
Telephone: 209-830-3360
Contact Person: Dean Reese

650 Redwood Highway
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Telephone: 415-686-7905
Contact Person: Bill Honig

Olympian High School (Main Office)
1925 Magdalena Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91913
Telephone: 619-656-2400
Contact Person: Lori Freiermuth

Ontario-Montclair School District
950 West D Street
Ontario, CA 91762
Telephone: 909.459.2500 ext. 6502
Contact Person: Lizette Diaz

Marengo Elementary School
1400 Marengo Avenue
South Pasadena, CA 91030
Telephone: 626-441-5850 ext. 5909
Contact Person: Soomin Chao

San Bernardino City Unified School District
777 N F Street
San Bernardino, CA 92410
Telephone: 909-381-5040 ext. 714674
Contact Person: Lauryn Wild

Rio Linda High School, Room S9
6309 Dry Creek Road
Rio Linda, CA 95673
Telephone: 916-566-2725
Contact Person: Jennifer Woo

11400 W. Olympic Blvd. #780
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Telephone: 310-481-0404
Contact Person: Ilene Straus

11430 Caminito Armida
San Diego, CA 92131
Telephone: 858-564-8031
Contact Person: Trish Williams

1228 Live Oak Hall on the CSU Northridge Campus
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330
Telephone: 818-677-3647
Contact Person: Matthew d'Alessio


A conference call meeting involving the Science Subject Matter Committee & Science Framework Writer to prepare for the May 19–20, 2016 Instructional Quality Commission meeting.


Science Subject Matter Committee

  1. Welcome and Introductions

  2. Preparations for the May 19–20, 2016 Instructional Quality Commission Meeting (Information/Action)  
  1. Draft Science Framework, Discussion on the Following:
  • Attachment 1: Revised Chapter 8 – Assessment (Available on request)

    Next Generation Science Standards Instructional Segment Tables

  • Attachment 2: Table 1 from February 19, 2016 (Available on request)
  • Attachment 3: Table 2 - Long Table (Available on request)
  • Attachment 4: Table 3 - Condensed Table (Available on request)


    Science English Language Arts/English Language Development (ELA/ELD) Vignettes
    Computer Science Vignettes Appendix

  • Attachment 8: ELA/ELD and Mathematics Connection Boxes – California Department of Education Updates (Available on request)
  1. Public Comment on Today’s Meeting Agenda Items
  2. Adjournment of Meeting

The Science Subject Matter Committee will hold a conference call meeting on Friday, March 18, 2016 at the various locations listed above. The following outline of activities is provided for convenience only. The actual order of business may be changed without notice by the Science SMC Chair to accommodate the needs of members and key staff.

Reasonable Accommodation Will Be Provided 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 who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting may request assistance by contacting the California Department of Education's Curriculum Framework and Instructional Resources Division, 1430 N Street Room 3207, Sacramento, CA 95814; 916-319-0881, at least seven days prior to the meeting.

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