Information Packet (available online) Presentation Calendar of Events Adoption Groupings/Schedule WV Code 18-2A Criteria for English/Language Arts (Composition, Grammar, Handwriting, Journalism and Speech), Music and Visual Arts
Cycles of Review, Evaluation, Selection, and Adoption West Virginia, as an adoption state, has established and maintains a specific cycle of adoption ensuring that curriculum materials are current.
(2005)2006 Science K-12 Health K-12 (2006)2007 English Lang. Arts K-12 Reading/Literature S (2004)2005 Mathematics K-12 (2003)2004 Social Studies K-12 (2007) 2008 English Lang. Arts K-12 Composition Grammar Handwriting Journalism Speech Spelling Music Art (2008)2009 Foreign Language Driver Education Fine Arts Vocational Agriculture Family & Consumer Science Instructional Material Adoption Cycle
ADOPTION PERIOD*July 1 - June 30GROUPSUBJECTSRequired subjects, as applicable, in Early Childhood Education, Middle Childhood Education, and Adolescent Education, unless otherwise indicated.Early and MiddleChildhood EducationAdolescent Education 2008 to 20142008 to 2015IIEnglish Language Arts(Composition, Grammar, Handwriting, Journalism and Speech)Music Visual Art English Language Arts(Composition, Grammar, Handwriting, Journalism and Speech)Music Visual Art 2009 to 2015VIForeign Language Foreign LanguageDriver EducationDanceTheatreVocational AgricultureFamily & Consumer Science2010 to 2016IVMathematicsMathematics2011 to 2017IIISocial StudiesSocial Studies2012 to 2018VScienceHealthScienceHealth2013 to 2019IEnglish Language Arts(Reading)English Language Arts(Literature)2014 to 2020IIEnglish Language Arts(Composition, Grammar, Handwriting, Journalism and Speech)English Language Arts(Composition, Grammar, Handwriting, Journalism and Speech) 2015 to 2021VIForeign Language MusicVisual ArtForeign LanguageDanceTheatreDriver EducationVocational AgricultureFamily & Consumer ScienceMusicVisual Art
Call for Bids Definitions Primary Source - materials that are required to deliver the program of study, must substantially cover the Content Standards and Objectives of the subject. Supplementary Materials – printed material, audio tapes, video tapes, software, etc., materials that enhance delivery, but are not required to deliver the program of study
Call for Bids Bid Deposit and Contract Bond $1,000 Certified Check (April 12, 2007) – Forfeited if bidder refuses to make contract and bond – Reimbursed after contract is made and bond approved by WV Attorney General Bond Requirements (when contract is made) – Prices are bonded until 2014 – Primary Source - $10,000 – Supplementary - $2,000 – (Must be a bond, not a check)
Samples Official Sample to WVDE Official Sample to WVDE –Marked Official Copy –Marked with Subject, Course Title, Grade Level –Cannot be recalled –Form B or Form M Warranty attached –WVDE Samples to be kept at CTRC –Notify WVDE of delivery date in advance –Sample kits in Representative form
Sample Books/Software Samples to Adoption Committee Members Samples to Adoption Committee Members –Exact duplicate of Official Sample –Marked with Subject, Course Title, Grade Level –Can be recalled at vendors expense upon completion of the examination Must notify committee members by letter prior to June 11.
Sample Kits Sampler Kits to Adoption Committee Members Sampler Kits to Adoption Committee Members –Representative Samples (one student) Minimal units –Marked with Subject, Course Title, Grade Level –Can be recalled at vendors expense upon completion of the examination Must notify committee members by letter prior to June 11.
Shipping County School Districts Choice –Depository –Direct from vendor Shipping and/or transportation provided without cost to the county school districts/schools
Galley Proofs Must be manufactured prior to August 1, 2007 Must be available to schools by July, 2008
Qualifying the Ratings for Selecting Instructional Materials The evaluation of all materials is based on separate criteria for four parts: Part I: Generic Criteria Part II: Learning for the 21 st Century Part III: General Evaluation Criteria Part IV: Specific Criteria In order to be approved and listed on the West Virginia Multiple List for English Language Arts II Materials, each category must be evaluated separately.
Assessing the Content I = (In-Depth) extensively addresses the criteria item A = (Adequate) addresses criteria item adequately
INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS ADOPTION GENERIC EVALUATION CRITERIA GROUP VI – 2007 TO 2013 English K-12 M = (Minimal) criteria item addressed minimally and would require additional (supplemental) materials to develop the concept N = (Non-Existent) not acceptable as presented
Example of Assessing Correlation to Specific Criteria (Publisher)I=In-depth IMR Committee SPECIFIC LOCATIONA=Adequate RESPONSE OF CONTENT WITHINM=Minimal I A M N PRODUCTN=Nonexistent A. VOCABULARY: the use of words to enhance and improve reading comprehension and fluency 1 1.use root words, prefixes, and suffixes to spell and comprehend word meanings. 2.understand and use resource materials (e.g., thesaurus, dictionaries). 38-39; Activity 2, page 44, 65-67, 92-94, 125 40-41, 44-45 46-47, 161, 162-163 164-165, 196-197 198-199, 230-231 _ _
Criteria Requirements Part I: Generic Criteria- Must meet 100% Part II-IV: Must meet 80% of the criteria at in-depth and/or adequate for each grade level or course.
§ 18-2A-9 Gifts and bribes to influence adoption of books, instructional materials or learning technologies a felony; penalty … no person shall receive, solicit, or accept a gift, present, or thing of value to influence that individual in the vote for the adoption of books, instructional materials or learning technologies… guilty of a felony, not less than one year in penitentiary West Virginia Code 18-2A Adoption of Instructional Materials
Changes to Bids 5.2 No changes will be permitted after the vendor hearing date and the declaration shall become part of the contract for the adoption period.
Most Favored Nations 2.2. Vendors shall provide to West Virginia schools and counties any financial benefit in the highest amount that has been made available to any other school unit, dealer, county, or depository in any other state. This applies to all services, materials, and equipment as well as loaned or free items for the delivery of any component in the instructional program.
Multiple Lists Specific Criteria Calendar of Events State Evaluations Policy and State Code http://wvde.state.wv.us/http://wvde.state.wv.us/materials WVDE Instructional Materials Web Site
Publisher Hearings July 9-12 Presentation times have been randomly selected and the schedule is posted on the WVDE site