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Instructional Material Consideration Guides

Region 13 has a few general guideline and consideration documents available via our IMA website that may help as you move forward with making instructional materials decisions under Proclamation 2017. Additionally, below is a LOTE specific textbook evaluation document based on ACTFL guidelines and which may help guide your selections based on the unique needs of foreign language classrooms. […]

Instructional Materials Showcase – February 1, 2017

  Join us at Region 13 on February 1, 2017 for our Instructional Materials Showcase. The showcase will highlight instructional materials available under Proclamation 2017 in support of the following courses:  CTE, LOTE, Special Topics in Social Studies, Statistics, and Algebraic Reasoning. This will be a come-and-go event from 9:00-4:00 for districts who wish to […]

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 […]

Proclamation 2014 Instructional Materials Preview

Preview materials from Proclamation 2014 publishers are available for preview at ESC Region 13 throughout the adoption process.  We have created a couple of resources to make your preview process easier: Register for a time to come to Region 13 to view preview materials on the Textbooks for Adoption page: http://www4.esc13.net/textbooks/workshops/ Use this handy-dandy list […]

Save the Date – ESC Region 13 will host three days of Instructional Materials Preview at the Center in early spring 2014

This plan is subject to change. However, early notice might help with your planning. ESC Region 13 will host three days of Instructional Materials Preview at the Center in early spring 2014. January 7th – K-5 Math and Science January 8th – Secondary Math and Science February 21st – Technology Applications

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 […]

From TEA: Instructional Materials Allotment Calculations

TEA posted a new correspondence, dated Aug 3rd, relating to the Instructional Materials Allotment. The full letter is located on the TEA web site. EMAT is scheduled to open on Aug 8. To assist districts with planning a document has been provided with the Instructional Materials Allotment for all schools.

Power Point from SB6 Instructional Materials Allotment Training

TEA has published the power point from the TETN training for administrators regarding the Instructional Materials Allotment. The materials can be found at http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=2147501653 .