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.

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.