Regional events spotlight IMs
REGION IV - Houston area schools meet Feb. 22
Region IV IMCAT will be conducting a meeting in Feb. 22 at Katy ISD Administration Building. The meeting will start at 9:00 with breakfast snacks and networking at 8:30. Lunch will be provided. You may look on the Region IV IMCAT website for more details. http://regionivtextbooks.org
Other regional meetings were held Jan. 31 in Lubbock and Feb. 10 in Arlington.
Outgoing IMCAT Pres. Abel Villarreal (Corpus Christi ISD) presents the gavel to Incoming Pres. Rosa Ojeda (Waller ISD) during IMCAT's Silver Anniversary Annual Conference Dec. 7 in Galveston.
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.
For more photos and conference handouts, click to IMCAT's Conference App at http://my.yapp.us/IMCAT
IMCAT Board adopts 2017 Legislative Goals
The Instructional Materials Coordinators' Association of Texas Board of Directors has adopted its legislative goals for 2017.
The goals include:
• Support and encourage filing of legislation to restore additional funds for a Technology Allotment
• Support legislation to establish a study for efficiency in electronic instructional materials
• Propose and support legislation to clarify calculation of Instructional Materials Allotments
• Oppose legislation to raid the Instructional Material Fund to pay for broadband access
For a complete discussion of the goals, click here.