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September 2021 IQC Meeting Notice and Agenda

State of California
Gavin Newsom, Governor

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

 

Meeting Agenda

September 22–23, 2021


Instructional Quality Commission Members
  • Manuel Rustin, Chair
  • Deborah Costa Hernández, Vice Chair
  • Cristina Andre
  • Mariana Astorga-Almanza
  • Christine Chapman
  • Shay Fairchild
  • Anita Friedman
  • Linsey Gotanda
  • Lily Jarvis
  • Yolanda Muñoz
  • David Phanthai
  • Danae Popovich
  • Alma-Delia Renteria
  • Pamela Williamson
  • Kimberly Young
  • Julianna Garcia, Student Member
  • James Ramos, Assemblymember
  • Ben Allen, Senator

Interim Executive Director
  • Mike Torres
State Board of Education Liaisons
  • Patricia Rucker
  • Ilene Straus
    Cynthia Glover-Woods, World Languages Liaison
  • Haydee Rodriguez, Arts Liaison


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 September 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 Thursday, September 16, 2021. Comments on Items 3, 5.A, or 5.B should be submitted to vapa@cde.ca.gov. Comments on Items 4, 5.C, or 5.D should be submitted to worldlanguage@cde.ca.gov. General comments 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. 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 are 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.
  • The chairperson or presiding member of the hearing body shall determine the total amount of time that will be devoted to hearing oral comments, and may determine the time to be allotted to each person or to each side of an issue.
  • Please use the phone number and access code provided below:
    • Phone number: (712) 770-5330
    • Access code: 3874109
  • Speakers may only give comment for themselves and not provide comment on behalf of another individual or group.

TIME CERTAIN

Time certain designates a definite time for the start time of the public hearing. The public hearing may not begin earlier than the designated time certain. It may begin later than the designated time, but not earlier. The presiding officer reserves the right to impose time limits on public comment as may be necessary to ensure that the agenda is completed.

Reasonable Accommodation for Any Individual with 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, September 22, 2021, and Thursday, September 23, 2021, 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. 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, September 22, 2021
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ± (plus or minus)*

  1. Full Instructional Quality Commission

    1. Call to Order

    2. Salute to the Flag

    3. Administration of Oath of Office

    4. Overview of Agenda

    5. Approval of Minutes for the Following Meetings (Action)

    6. Report of the IQC Chair

    7. Report of the Executive Director

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

    9. Approve Proposed Revised 2022 IQC Meeting Calendar (Action)

  2. Executive Committee (DOCX)

    1. Assignment of New Student Commissioner to Subject Matter Committees (Action)
      Executive Committee Appoints

  3. Arts Subject Matter Committee (DOCX)

    1. Report on the 2021 Arts Education Adoption of K–8 Instructional Materials (Information)
    2. Public Hearing on the Submissions for the 2021 Arts Education Adoption of K–8 Instructional Materials (Time Certain – 10:45 a.m.)

    3. Subject Matter Committee Recommendations to the Full Commission on the Submissions for the 2021 Arts Education Adoption of K–8 Instructional Materials (Action)

  4. World Languages Subject Matter Committee (DOCX)

    1. Report on the 2021 World Languages Adoption of K–8 Instructional Materials (Information)
    2. Public Hearing on the Submissions for the 2021 World Languages Adoption of K–8 Instructional Materials (Time Certain – 1 p.m.)

    3. Subject Matter Committee Recommendations to the Full Commission on the Submissions for the 2021 World Languages Adoption of K–8 Instructional Materials (Action)


Adjournment for the Day


Instructional Quality Commission Agenda

Thursday, September 23, 2021
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ± (plus or minus)*

  1. Full Commission Reconvenes
    1. Public Hearing on the Submissions for the 2021 Arts Education Adoption of K–8 Instructional Materials (Time Certain – 9 a.m.)

    2. IQC Recommendation to the SBE of the Submissions for the 2021 Arts Education Adoption of K–8 Instructional Materials (Action)

    3. Public Hearing on the Submissions for the 2021 World Languages Adoption of K–8 Instructional Materials (Time Certain – 10 a.m.)

    4. IQC Recommendation to the SBE of the Submissions for the 2021 World Languages Adoption of K–8 Instructional Materials (Action)

    5. Clearinghouse for Specialized Media and Technology Presentation (Information)

    6. Adjournment

Last Reviewed: Thursday, September 9, 2021
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