Summer Institute IM Coordinators 101

The Instructional Material Coordinators' Association Annual Summer Institute features all the information you will need to begin your school year. The virtual training series will include six live one hour sessions on June 15 and June 16. Each live training session will cover a different topic and Q&A with the instructor.

Summer Institute Costs:

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

Non Member (employee of Texas school or open enrollment charter school):  $145 (includes IMCAT 2021 membership)

Session 1A – Tuesday, June 15, 8:30-9:30 am
Welcome and Overview, TEA guest speaker

Session 1B – Tuesday, June 15, 10-11 am
Identification of TIMA Team and collaboration amongst roles; introduction to EMAT including registration/permission, mandatory training, how to log on and confirmation of contacts, address and summer ship dates

Session 1C – Tuesday, June 15, 11:30 am-12:30 pm
Compliance with Texas Education Codes, Allotment and TEKS Certification; Disbursement Requests, Requisition or both; Closing out SY20-21 and preparing business and IM ledgers

Session 2A – Wednesday, June 16, 8:30-9:30 am
Overview of EMAT, EMAT Reports, Biennium Allocations, District's Curriculum Focus and Proclamations

Session 2B – Wednesday, June 16, 10-11 am
Ordering Consumables from previous adoptions; consideration to special populations when projecting/planning purchases; Accessible Instructional Materials (Braille and Large Print), Out of adoption materials and summer workers

Session 2C – Wednesday, June 16, 11:30 am-12:30 pm
Ordering new instructional materials (requisition and disbursement request routes); reimbursement for shipping; legislative update from Colby Nichols



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