Agenda Item
Meeting Date:
3/30/2017 - 6:30 PM  
Category:
Consideration and Possible Action Item (s)  
Type:
Action  
Subject:
Instructional Materials Adoption for Proclamation 2017  
District Goals:
Goal 1
Student Achievement for All
Goal 5
Effective and Efficient Use of Resources
 
Enclosure:
Proclamation 2017 (Amended April 2016) is attached for your reference. As well as a timeline of the activities associated with the selection process.  
File Attachment:
Proclamation 2017 Timeline.pdf
Proclamation 2017 TEA.pdf
 
Summary:
According to the Texas Education Agency's instructional material adoption schedule, the following subjects will be selected for implementation beginning the 2017-18 school year:

Languages other than English
Career and Technical Education
Mathematics: Algebraic Reasoning, Statistics
Social Studies; Special Topics in Social Studies

Board Policy EFAA (LOCAL) requires the Instructional Material Selection Committees to select materials for use in the District and recommend selections to the Board for approval.

The instructional materials were selected by a committee of teachers, campus administration, and central content coordinators. A timeline of activities associated with the selection process is attached as an exhibit document.

The district would like to acknowledge and thank members of the Instructional Material Selection committee for Proclamation 2017. These faculty and staff put in a number of hours collaborating with fellow content faculty searching for the best material for our students.

We are requesting that the school board approve the adoption of all conforming instructional materials by the state under Proclamation 2017, as well as any open educational resource available, to give us flexibility in the selection of, and the implementation of the instructional materials listed below for the 2017 -18 school year:

Languages other than English: EMC Publishing, LLC
Career and Technical Education: CVE Multimedia Ltd. and Goodheart-WIllcox Company
Mathematics: No new vendor selected.
Social Studies: Removed by TEA from Proclamation 2017. Nothing submitted for review.
 
Budgetary Impact:
Selected Materials will be funded with Instructional Material Allotment funds.  
Recommendation
Recommend the approval of the adoption of all conforming instructional materials by the state under Proclamation 2017, as well as any open educational resource available, for the 2017 -18 school year.  
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Jerry N. Allen - Executive Director of Technology
Signed By:  
Trent Lovette - Chief of School Leadership
Signed By:  
Patricia Linares - Interim Superintendent
 
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Mia Hall Moved, Member Gary Grassia seconded to approve the Original motion 'Recommend the approval of the adoption of all conforming instructional materials by the state under Proclamation 2017, as well as any open educational resource available, for the 2017 -18 school year.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 6 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 6 - 0
   
June Davis     Yes
Ryan Ray     Yes
Thedrick Franklin     Yes
Mia Hall     Yes
Gary Grassia     Yes
Lyndsae Benton     Yes