Resource:

IMCAT's Best Practices
for Local Adoption

Click here for a PDF.

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Latest Adoption Cycle
The SBOE approved a new adoption cycle for foundation and enrichment subjects. The revised document can be found at THIS LINK

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You're invited to join the new IMCAT Google Group. This online forum was created for instructional materials coordinators to share information, thoughts and ideas.

Joining is free and easy. Just click here to access the IMCAT Google Group. Sign in with your Google account or click on "Sign up" to create a new account for free.

Make sure you've covered all the bases when negotiating with a publisher. Click here for IMCAT's sample commitment letter.

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Interoperability Webcast May 1

The drive to "Interoperability" in learning systems will change the way that schools use instructional materials in Texas. Join IMCAT for a special webcast focusing on the current state of interoperability in Learning Management Systems and a look at what the future holds. Register today for this free webcast.

Learn@Lunch Webcast
12:30-1:30pm Tuesday, May 1

TO REGISTER, USE THIS LINK.

OUR PRESENTER: Anne Boothe is a former public school teacher, principal, curriculum and assessment director, and is currently managing the Education Technology department for the seventh largest school district in the nation, Houston ISD. Implementing a new teaching and learning platform dubbed the "HUB", her team has integrated over a million learning objects into the repository, and currently works with dozens of vendors to ensure smooth interoperability and single sign-on for all students and staff, eliminating the need for multiple usernames and passwords. Her latest work has been in partnership with the Texas Education Agency and IMS Global, digitizing the Texas standards (the TEKS) into a machine-readable format.

Newly elected IMCAT Board members are Carol Bielke (San Antonio ISD), Laura Cruz (Magnolia ISD), Linda Gerhart (Barbers Hill ISD), Rosa Shelton (Houston ISD), Jill Dorland (Clear Creek ISD), Kim Slough (Abilene ISD), Lynn Grell-Boethel (Columbia-Brazoria ISD, alternate); Wayne Schaper (Spring Branch ISD, president-elect) and Cherie Crews (Keller ISD, treasurer). FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE 2017 CONFERENCE, CLICK HERE.

IMCAT's 27th Annual Conference

Save the Date for I.M. 2018!

November 11-14, 2018
Moody Gardens Hotel and Convention Center
Galveston, Texas