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IMCAT's Lunchtime Learning Webcast 5/19/17


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IMCAT Legislative Counsel Colby Nichols discusses the progress of the 85th Legislature as Texas lawmakers enter the homestretch...maybe.

PLEASE NOTE: Phone numbers mentioned in the webcast were only active for questions during the LIVE broadcast.

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The Texas Education Agency on June 5 notified schools of important changes to the way instructional materials are ordered and paid for. On June 8, TEA elaborated. One key point: Use of IMA funds is not permissible for conferences EXCEPT FOR IMCAT conferences and training. Click here for more information.

Newly elected IMCAT Board members are, from left, Tony Black (Whitehouse ISD), President-Elect; Jeff Funderburgh (Birdville ISD); Frank Hernandez, III (United ISD), Susan Lenox (Plano ISD); Amy Melching (Georgetown ISD); Kelley Mosley (Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD); Greg Wright (Leander ISD); Derral Shelton (Splendora ISD), Alternate; and Misty Fisher (Duncanville ISD), Secretary.

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Other Presentations:

Colby Nichols: 85th Legislature Preview

SBOE Member-Elect Keven Ellis: SBOE Legislative Goals

IMCAT Statement on the Effects of HB 1474

TEA Issues Letter to the Administrator Addressed Concerning HB 1474 and the Recent IMA