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Supplementary Biographical Information

NYC HOLD Founding Committee and National Advisors
This page contains extended or supplementary biographical information
for members of the NYC HOLD Founding Committee or for
National Advisors of NYC HOLD, in cases where the information is not
conveniently available on the individual's web pages elsewhere. Only
activities relevant to the mission of NYC HOLD are listed here.

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R. James Milgram

Together with Gunnar Carlsson, Ralph Cohen, and Steve Kerckhoff,
revised the California Mathematics Standards under the direction of
and for the California Board of Education, 1997.

Together with H.-H. Wu, Dept. of Mathematics, Berkeley, revised and
rewrote most of the California Mathematics Framework under the
direction of and for the California Board of Education, 1998.

Panelist, California State University at Northridge Conference on
implementing the new California State Standards in Language Arts and
Mathematics, 1999.

Member, Content Review Panel of Textbooks in Mathematics, for the
California Partial Textbook Adoption, 1999.

Member, Achieve Commission on the National Eighth Grade Mathematics
Examination.

Met with and advised the Governor's Committee on K - 12 Education in
Texas on the process of writing and revising state standards in
mathematics, Jan. 2000.

Testied Before the Committee on Education and the Workforce of the
Congress of the United States on the effects of programs funded by the
Education and Human Resources group at the National Science
Foundation. February 2, 2000.

Member, Content Review Panel for Mathematics Curricula, for the
California Textbook Adoption, 2000.

Reviewed State Mathematics Standards for Wisconsin, Texas, Oklahoma,
Tennessee, Oregon, for Achieve 2000 - 2001.

Member, State Mathematics Standards Writing Team, New Mexico,
2001-2002.

Member, supervisory board (with D. Askey, R. Dixon), for Fordham
Foundation, Smith-Richardson Foundation funded study of State
Mathematics Assessments by Accountability Works, 2002.

Member, Panel evaluating Math Science Partnerships Proposals, National
Science Foundation, EHR, 2002.

Member, Educational Testing Service SAT I Review Panel, 2002.

Reviewed Montgomery County, VA, Mathematics Standards for Achieve,
2002.

Member, Advisory Board Israel Pilot Singapore Mathematics Program,
2002.

Advisor, U.S. Dept. of Education, on Implementation of Math-Science
Initiative.