Summer Institutes


2020 Summer Institutes Virtual Training Series

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, IMCAT's Summer Institute will be offered online only.


The Instructional Materials Coordinators' Association Annual Summer Institute features all the information you will need to begin your school year while addressing the changes caused by the pandemic.  The virtual training series will include six weekly one hour sessions beginning mid-June.  Each live training session will cover a different topic and Q&A with the instructor.


Registration fees include all six live sessions.

IMCAT Member (employee of Texas school or open enrollment charter school):  $95

Non Member (employee of Texas school or open enrollment charter school):  $125  (includes IMCAT 2020 membership)

Representative of Commercial Enterprise:  $400

* TIMA funds may be used for registration cost.

* If you are unable to attend a live session, all paid registrants will have access to the recording. Links will be sent via email following the live session.

* All registrations are nonrefundable.  Credit will be issued for future IMCAT events.


Click Here To Complete Online Registration


All Sessions are scheduled 10:00-11:30 a.m. with check in starting at 9:30 am. 

Session 1 – June 15th
Instructional Materials – TIMA Team, Finance, Purchasing, TEA guest speaker

Session 2 – June 22nd
TIMA EMAT – TEKS Certification, Summer ship dates, Confirm contacts and addresses, EMAT access and training, Requisitions and Disbursements

Session 3 – July 6th
EMAT Reports, How to order consumables from previous adoptions, Growth in grade levels and how to purchase materials and TE’s

Session 4 – July 13th
Legislative update from Colby Nichols with questions and answers

Session 5 – July 20th
Accessible Instructional Materials (Braille and Large Print), Proclamations 2021, 2022 and 2023, Out of adoption materials

Session 6 – July 27th
General Information – Laws, Calendar year and website


For sponsorship information, please click here.


Thank you to our Summer Institute Sponsors!

Bedford, Freeman & Worth


Goodheart-Willcox Publisher

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Learning Without Tears


National Geographic Learning/Cengage


Savvas Learning Company

Studies Weekly

Superior Text