Congratulations to Culver City High School teacher Kimberly R. Young, 39, of Culver City, who has been appointed to the California Instructional Quality Commission by Gov. Gavin Newsom. Young has been a teacher at Culver City High School since 2016.
The IQC develops and recommends curriculum frameworks; develops and recommends criteria for evaluating instructional materials submitted for adoption; evaluates instructional materials that have been submitted by publishers and makes recommendations to adopt or reject each submission; recommends policies and activities to the SBE, California Department of Education, and local education agencies regarding curriculum and instruction; advises and makes recommendations to the SBE on implementing the state’s academic content standards; and advises the SBE on professional development, pupil assessments, and academic accountability systems alignments to the standards.
Young enthused, “I love teaching and I know that we can change the world to become a more compassionate and inclusive place for all humans.”
Young will be one of 18 members serving the state on this commission, and the only member appointed by the governor. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation.