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IMCAT's Lunchtime Learning Webcast 10/20/16

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Join IMCAT and staff from the Texas Education Agency's Division of Instructional Materials for a webcast with information for new instructional materials coordinators, important news about Proclamation 2018 and an update on accessible instructional materials.

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

Brought to you by IMCAT with support from Follett.

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WINTER ACTIVITY
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

Other Presentations:

Colby Nichols: 85th Legislature Preview

SBOE Member-Elect Keven Ellis: SBOE Legislative Goals


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.


IMCAT Statement on the Effects of HB 1474

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