Secondary Math- Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 Adoption

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Kathryn Coffin
Secondary Math Specialist

State standards

What materials we use now

Adoption process and timeline

  • Teacher adoption committee: Formed March 2017
  • Parent survey available for comment March 6 – 20, 2017
  • Teacher adoption committee meeting dates
    Each meeting date includes its planned main agenda item(s), then links to the specific meeting summary when available
    • March 27, 2017: Finalize charter, review scope and sequence, review parent survey feedback, begin reviewing curriculum materials
    • May 2,2017: Evaluate materials, make field testing decisions
    • May 22, 5:30pm to 6:30pm: Secondary Math Preview Open House: Publishers' materials will be on display at the Administration Building Board Rooms for the public to preview. Parents and community members are invited to provide written input.
    • June 2, 2017: Field Test Training
    • November 6, 2017: Review field test and collaboration 
    • February 12, Scope and Sequence Design
    • April 17, 2017: Begin planning for implementation
    • May 11, 2017: Receive new materials
  • IMC review: materials presented February 8, 2018
  • IMC decision: March 8, 2018
  • TBD (contingent on IMC recommendation) — March 9 – 23, 2018 parents and community members can review and provide written input on the recommended materials during normal business hours at the Administration Building.
  • Board review: March 28, 2018

MEETING SUMMARIES

May 2,2017
The adoption committee reviewed and evaluated the five curriculum programs under consideration. The committee recommended moving forward three programs for further review, enVision, Big Ideas and Glencoe.

March 27, 2017
Team members finalized charter, reviewed parent survey feedback, created the Secondary Mathematics Adoption Vision and began reviewing curriculum materials.

June 2, 2017
The adoption committee reviewed and evaluated the three curriculum programs under consideration (enVision, Big Ideas and Glencoe). Through extensive evaluation the committee recommended moving forward to field test two programs: enVision and Glencoe. The field testing will take place in the fall of 2017. 

November 6, 2017
The secondary math materials selection (adoption) committee met on November 6, 2017. The day included evaluating the teacher and student feedback from the field testing that took place in September and October of 2017. There was discussion surrounding questions the adoption committee members still had of publishers, which were sent via email to each of the publishers. After further discussion, the consensus decision was made to recommend enVision to Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning, Emilie Hard and then to the Instructional Materials Committee.