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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Google Group

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.

Welcome to IMCAT!

Access a recording of IMCAT's webcast on interoperability by clicking here. Above: Dr. Anne Boothe of Houston ISD discusses latest technologies with IMCAT Pres. Tony Black.


IMCAT Summer Institutes:
Essential Training: Pick from 11 Sites

The Instructional Materials Coordinators' Association of Texas Annual Summer Institute - Instructional Materials 101 - features all the information you need to begin your 2018-2019 school year. It's great for instructional materials professionals who are new to the process or for veterans who want a summer refresher.

Member (employee of Texas public school or open enrollment charter school):

Cost: $65.00 Includes morning refreshments, lunch and materials

Nonmember (employee of Texas public school or open enrollment charter school):
Cost: $95.00 Includes morning refreshments, lunch, materials and 2018 IMCAT Membership

Representative of Commercial Enterprise
Cost: $275.00 Includes morning refreshments, lunch and materials
Commercial entities may also contact IMCAT at 512-251-8101 for sponsorship options.

Here's the schedule for 2018 (Note: Registrants may attend one session at any site; City/region listings are for suggestion only):
 
Abilene Area
8:30am-3:30pm, Tues. June 12
Winters ISD Special Events Center
700 N. Heights St.
Winters, TX 79567

East Texas
8:30am-3:30pm, Thurs. June 14
Region 7 ESC Innovate Room
1909 N. Longview St.
Kilgore, TX 75662

North/West Houston
9am-3pm, Tues. June 19
Graves Education Support Center
31141 Nichols Sawmill Rd.
Magnolia, TX 77355.

East Houston
9am-3pm, Wed. June 20
Barbers Hill ISD Professional Development Center
9600 Eagle Dr.
Mont Belvieu, TX 77580

Metroplex
8:30am-3:30pm, Wed. June 20
LISD Assessment Center and Textbook Warehouse
900 South Mill St.
Lewisville, TX 75057

Wichita Falls Area
9am-3pm, Mon. June 25
WFISD Education Center Rm. 302
1104 Broad St.
Wichita Falls, TX 76302

El Paso Area
8:30am-3:30pm, Tues. June 26
ESC Region 19
6611 Boeing Dr,
El Paso, TX 79925

Panhandle 
8:30am-3:30pm, Tues. July 10
Hyatt Place Lubbock
2309 Mac Davis Ln.
Lubbock, TX 79401

Austin Area
9am-3pm, Mon. July 16
Georgetown ISD Wagner Middle School
1621 Rockride Lane
Georgetown, TX 78626

San Antonio Area
8:30am-3:30pm, Thurs. July 19
Marion Dolford Learning Center
(in SCUCISD)
200 W. Schlather St.
Cibolo, TX 78108

South Texas
8:30am-3:30pm, Mon. July 23
Adkins Middle School
2402 Ennis Joslin Rd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78414

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