Instructional Materials Newsletter

Updates and News Regarding Proclamations, etc

November Updates

Welcome to the November edition of the ESC 15 Instructional Materials Newsletter. Please contact Traci Terrill if you have questions regarding adoptions, proclamations, etc.

If you would like to view Proclamation 2021 materials prior to the February 25 Showcase, please let me know.

TEA Presenting at IMCAT Virtual Conference - Dec. 15 & 16

TEA representatives will be providing essential information at IMCAT's Virtual Conference -- I.M. 2020, the premier Instructional Materials Event in Texas. Register now for this ground-breaking event, held virtually December 15-16, 2020.

Here are the topics TEA instructional materials staff is preparing for IMCAT registrants:

• SBOE Review and Adoption Process and Texas Resource Review

• Purchasing Materials

• TEA Resources to Support Your Local IM Selection Process

* Accessible Instructional Materials

During their presentation times, TEA staff members will be available to answer questions and take comments.

Along with these important TEA presentations, the 29th annual event includes essential information for instructional materials coordinators, curriculum staff, technology specialists, business office personnel and warehouse managers. For additional information and to register, use this link.

Proclamation 2022 Instructional Materials Review

TEA needs individuals to review health and physical education materials to determine the extent to which they address the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills.

Please consider joining us—or nominating someone else to join us—for this important work. Teachers, administrators, parents, business community members, and others with appropriate content knowledge are all welcome. Candidates must be available during June and July 2021, be proficient in Microsoft Excel, and be able to read on a computer screen for an extended period of time.

Applications are available on the Instructional Materials webpage. When asked for your committee preference, please choose Proclamation 2022 Instructional Materials Review (Summer 2021).

Proclamation 2021 Registration

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