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Instruction and Measurement Branch

Oversees programs promoting innovation and improved student achievement. Programs include statewide student assessment, school and district interventions, state and federal accountability, and the collection and reporting of educational data.

Rachael Maves
Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction

Phone: 916-319-0812
Fax: 916-319-0100


Analysis, Measurement & Accountability Reporting Division
Oversees the development, calculation and analyses of statewide education data for state and federal accountability reports, DataQuest, School Accountability Report Cards, School Awards programs, and the Local Control Funding Formula.

Assessment Development & Administration Division
Manages the development and administration for all statewide assessments.

Curriculum Frameworks & Instructional Resources Division
Supports the Instructional Quality Commission, develops curriculum frameworks, oversees the adoption of instructional materials, produces and distributes instructional materials in specialized media.

Educational Data Management Division
Provides leadership within CDE to manage its data, collects demographic data from districts and schools, and assists the field in their use of technology to improve learning.

Educator Excellence & Equity Division
Supports and promotes high quality professional learning for educators so every student has access to teachers and leaders who can support their academic achievement and social, emotional, and physical well-being.

Student Support & Accountability Division
Designs, develops and administers a system for schools, districts, and associated technical assistance providers to institute and implement coherent standards-based educational programs that result in improved student learning and make appropriate use of Title I and other NCLB resources.

Questions:   Instruction and Measurement Branch | 916-319-0812
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, October 27, 2020