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2020 Health Adoption Timeline

California 2020 Health Instructional Materials Adoption Schedule of Significant Events. Approved by the State Board of Education on March 13, 2019.


Event Date

Instructional Quality Commission (IQC) recommends the Schedule of Significant Events and online reviewer application

January 24–25, 2019

State Board of Education (SBE) approves the Schedule of Significant Events and online reviewer application

March 13–14, 2019

IQC recommends evaluation criteria map and standards maps

March 28–29, 2019

Reviewer application period open

April–July 2019

SBE adoption of the Health Education Curriculum Framework, including the instructional materials adoption evaluation criteria
SBE approves evaluation criteria map and standards maps

May 8–9, 2019

IQC recommends reviewers

September 19–20, 2019

SBE appoints reviewers

November 6–7, 2019

Small publisher fee waiver requests due

November 8, 2019

IQC recommends reviewer training materials

November 14–15, 2019

SBE approves training materials
SBE approves small publisher fee waiver requests

January 8–9, 2020

Publisher Invitation to Submit meeting

January 28, 2020

Publisher intent to submit forms due

February 12, 2020

Publisher submission forms due

March 9, 2020

Publisher fees due

March 27, 2020

Reviewer training week

April 20–24, 2020

Publisher complete instructional programs due

May 8, 2020

Independent review

April–July 2020

Reviewer deliberations week; review panels make program adoption recommendations

July 20–24, 2020

IQC holds public meeting to receive comment

August 13, 2020

IQC makes program adoption recommendations

September 16–17, 2020

SBE holds public meeting to receive comment
SBE takes action on program recommendations

November 5–6, 2020


This timeline is subject to change. The State Board of Education will only take action on changes to the approved timeline if they affect Instructional Quality Commission or State Board of Education action dates.

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, January 4, 2024
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