Final Recommendation

The MS Math Adoption Committee has recommended Core Focus on Math to the Instructional Materials Committee for implementation in IMT1 and IMT2 beginning in the 2014-15 school year.


Contact the Teaching & Learning Department at (425) 456-4056


The purpose of the Integrated Math Topics 1 (IMT1) and Integrated Math Topics 2 (IMT2) |6th and 7th Grade Math Instructional Material Adoption Committee is to carry out the textbook selection process and make a recommendation to the Instructional Materials Committee based upon objective evidence gathered during the process. The committee will include teacher representatives, building/district administration, and a parent representative. The committee will be facilitated by the K-12 Math Curriculum Developer.


The IMT1/IMT2 Instructional Material Adoption Committee members will:

  • Attend scheduled meetings
  • Serve as a communication link to the community they represent
  • Assist in collecting data regarding the instructional materials under consideration

Through a consensus process, make a formal recommendation to the Instructional Materials Committee


  • May 2013: Form Adoption Committee
  • Tuesday, May 21st: Adoption Committee Release Day to Review Materials
  • September 2013: Materials sent to schools for review (publisher dependent)
  • Monday, October 14: Adoption Committee selects 2 sets of materials to pilot
  • 2013-14
    • Fall-Spring: Pilot in classrooms
    • Spring: Adoption recommendation to Instructional Materials Committee
  • 2014-15: Implement – Goal!
    • Smarter Balanced Assessment Spring 2015

Should additional materials become available, the pilot may continue with new materials


Jami Hoeger Facilitator
Jonathan Shearer Administrator
Faraz Doan Parents and Community
Sue Kelly ELL
Kristin McChesney Special Education
Erin Thomas Gifted
Abigail Horsfall Chinook Middle School
Sara Clarke Highland Middle School
Hope Isitt Odle Middle School
Jessica Jolly Tillicum Middle School
Mary Boettcher Tyee Middle School
Eileen Wilcox Big Picture School
Merrill Tucker International School
Kerry Rogahn Teaching & Learning Department
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