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IMA May Updates

The EMAT system is open for instructional materials purchasing for the 2017-2018 school year. For more information about ordering instructional materials, including EMAT training videos, please refer to TEA’s Instructional Materials website. If you are new to the Instructional Materials Coordinator role, you may consider joining the Instructional Materials Coordinators’ Association of Texas (IMCAT) and […]

Preparing to Order Instructional Materials for 2017-2018

The EMAT system will be open for ordering instructional materials for school year 2017-2018 on May 1, 2017. Districts and charters are required to certify annually to the State Board of Education and the commissioner that, for each subject in the required curriculum other than physical education, students have access to instructional materials that cover […]

Instructional Materials Eligible for Adoption Under Proclamation 2017

TEA has released the list of instructional materials eligible for adoption under Proclamation 2017. You may view the list here: P2017 Instructional Materials Eligible for Adoption 10-7-2016   Save the date: Region 13 will host an IMA Showcase to allow districts to view samples and visit with vendors who have materials available for adoption related […]

Review Panel Nominations Open for Proclamation 2017

TEA is accepting nominations until January 15, 2016 for state review panel members to evaluate instructional materials up for adoption under Proclamation 2017.  The instructional materials up for review will be used in support of the following courses: CTE courses LOTE courses Special Topics in Social Studies Algebraic Reasoning Statistics Review panel members will be […]

Submit Proclamation 2014 Questions and Answers Before July 2012

The schedule for the adoption procedures indicates that the SBOE will approve the Proclamation 2014 Questions and Answers document at its July meeting. The Questions and Answers document contains questions posed by publishers and other stakeholders regarding the TEKS, the proclamation, and the review and adoption process. Answers to the questions are provided by TEA staff and approved by the State Board of Education.

April 13th Update: EMAT for 2011-2012 Closes April 27th, Opens for 2012-2013 May 7th

quoted from http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index4.aspx?id=2147506220 “The Texas Education Agency will close the Educational Materials System (EMAT) for the 2011-2012 school year on April 27, 2012. Districts and open-enrollment charter schools will be unable to submit requisition or disbursement requests; however, the EMAT system will provide access to the IMA TEKS Certification process. The district local board and superintendent […]

February 27, 2012: Instructional Materials Allotment TEKS Certification Form for 2012

February 27, 2012 TO THE ADMINISTRATOR ADDRESSED:  SUBJECT: Instructional Materials Allotment Certification and Access to EMAT                    Instructional Materials Allotment TEKS Certification Form for 2012 EMAT will reopen in April 2012 for districts to order instructional materials for the 2012-2013 school year.  Districts and open-enrollment charter schools are required to certify annually to the State Board […]