JFK Student Appointed to CA Dept. of Ed IQC

JFK Student Appointed to CA Dept. of Ed IQC
Posted on 12/14/2020

NORCO - John F. Kennedy Middle College student, Julianna Garcia, was appointed to the California Department of Education Instructional Quality Commission (IQC or Commission).

StudentOn November 5, 2020, Julianna was appointed by the State Board of Education (SBE) to serve a one-year term beginning her Senior year on September 1, 2021, and ending on May 1, 2022. The IQC appoints student representatives who will view matters related to the work it does through the perspective of the students it serves.

The IQC is responsible for advising the SBE on matters related to curriculum and instruction. The IQC (1) develops and recommends curriculum frameworks; (2) develops and recommends criteria for evaluating instructional materials submitted for adoption; (3) evaluates instructional materials that have been submitted by publishers and makes recommendations to adopt or reject each submission; (4) recommends policies and activities to the SBE, California Department of Education, and local education agencies regarding curriculum and instruction; (5) advises and makes recommendations to the SBE on implementing the state’s academic content standards; and (6) advises the SBE on professional development, pupil assessments, and academic accountability systems alignments to the standards.