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2019 World Language Standards Timeline

Schedule of Significant Events 2019 World Language Standards for California Public Schools: Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve
Event Schedule
Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 2290 into law September 25, 2016
Focus Group recruitment letter and application distributed to Local Educational Agencies (LEAs), world language stakeholder organizations, and institutes of higher education October 2016
Recruitment of Focus Group members, pursuant to California Code of Regulations, Title 5 (5 CCR), Section 9511(c) and Education Code Section 44013(a) November–December 2016
State Superintendent of Public Instruction (SSPI) appoints Focus Group members December 2016

Focus Group Meeting Locations:

  • January 23, 2017: Santa Clara County Office of Education and via videoconference at the Humboldt and Fresno County Offices of Education (4 to 6 p.m.)
  • January 25, 2017: California Department of Education and via videoconference at the Shasta County Office of Education (4 to 6 p.m.)
  • February 6, 2017: San Diego County Office of Education and via videoconference at the Los Angeles and Riverside County Offices of Education (4 to 6 p.m.)
January–February 2017

Instructional Quality Commission (IQC)/SSPI Approves Schedule of Significant Events (Timeline) and World Language (WL) Standards Advisory Committee (SAC) Application

January 19–20, 2017

State Board of Education (SBE) action on Timeline and WL SAC application form

September 13–14, 2017

IQC receives Focus Group Report and approves WL SAC Guidelines for the revised WL Standards

September 27–28, 2017

WL SAC recruitment letter and online application published/released for LEAs, world language education stakeholder organizations, and institutes of higher education

September 2017

Recruitment of WL SAC members

September–October 2017

IQC approves WL SAC members

November 16–17, 2017

SBE appoints WL SAC members, receives Focus Group Report, and approves guidance for the revised WL Standards

January 18–19, 2018

World Language SAC Meetings

The WL SAC meetings are scheduled for the following dates:

  • February 1–2, 2018
  • March 20–21, 2018
  • May 24–25, 2018
  • June 28–29, 2018
February–June 2018

IQC WL Subject Matter Committee (SMC) reviews draft revised WL Standards in preparation for full IQC review. IQC approves draft revised WL Standards for initial 60-day public review period

July 26–27, 2018

IQC post draft revised WL Standards for 60-day field review/feedback

August–September 2018

WL SMC/IQC analyze field review results and revised WL Standards and recommend draft revised WL Standards to the SBE

November 15–16, 2018

SBE action on draft revised WL Standards

January 2019

Statutory deadline for SBE action

March 31, 2019

Questions:   Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division | CFIRD@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0881
Last Reviewed: Monday, September 25, 2017
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