Summer Institutes


2021 Summer Institute Virtual Series - Register Today to Access the Session Recordings!

The Instructional Materials Coordinators' Association Annual Summer Institute features all the information you will need to begin your school year. The virtual training series includes six one hour recorded sessions. Each training session will cover a different topic and the recordings will be available for viewing until September 30.

Click here to register today!

Registration fees include all six recorded sessions. 

IMCAT Member (employee of Texas school or open enrollment charter school): $125

Non Member (employee of Texas school or open enrollment charter school): $185 (includes IMCAT 2021 membership)

Representative of Commercial Enterprise: $750

* TIMA funds may be used for registration cost.

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

Topics for Each Session:

Session 1A
Welcome and Overview, TEA guest speakers

Session 1B
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
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
Overview of EMAT, EMAT Reports, Biennium Allocations, District's Curriculum Focus and Proclamations

Session 2B
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
Ordering new instructional materials (requisition and disbursement request routes); reimbursement for shipping; legislative update from Colby Nichols


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