DC State Board of Education Social Studies Standards Committee Meeting

Friday, December 6, 2019 - 09:00 to 10:30
Location name: 
One Judiciary Square, Room 1116
Street Address: 
441 4th St. NW

This committee will be an opportunity for members to discuss key issues and focus areas that the State Board has identified as priorities for 2019. The discussions will provide members the opportunity to share thoughts, recommendations, and next steps for the SBOE.


9:00-9:10am Review Updated Committee Workplan

  • Recent meetings

  • Forthcoming Meetings

9:10-9:30 Reflections on educator panel & testimony at 11/20 Public Meeting

9:30-10:00 Reviewing the current DC standards: What did we learn?

10:00-10:20 Designing a Standards Advisory Committee

  • See a few examples from:

    • Rhode Island (educators; application process)

    • Ohio (representatives of statewide organizations)

    • Oregon (specifically ethnic studies standards advisory cmtee)

10:20-10:30 Next Steps

  • Committee Meeting Time for 2020

    • Standard time or agreeable dates every 6 weeks or so?

  • Meeting with OSSE on Standards Advisory Committee

  • Setting additional SS panels for 2020 Public Meetings

    • Students

    • Special interest groups

    • Others?

Agency Name: 
DC State Board of Education