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Utah's Instructional Materials Review Process

Fall 2015 Newsletter

Adoption Information

The Spring 2016 Instructional Materials Review will be for career and technical education courses (Agriculture, Business, Family and Consumer Sciences, Financial Literacy, Health Science, Information Technology, Marketing, Technology and Engineering, Trade Technology, Work-Based Learning). It will also include ELL and ESL titles.

Spring 2016 Notice of Adoption/Recommendation of Instructional Materials

Spring 2016 Adoption Schedule


Bid File Text Format (Refer to page 9 of the Fall 2015Program Guidebook)

Bid File Preparation Information

Building a Bid Sheet

Course Codes

2015-2016 Course Codes

General Information

Colleges of Education

Utah Requirements for Access to Electronic Instructional Materials

Program Guidebook 

Spring 2016 Program Guidebook

Fall 2015 Program Guidebook


10 Common Criteria in the Evaluation of Instructional Materials

Open Education Resources  

U. S. Department of Education #GoOpen Intitiative

State Instructional Materials Review Association (SIMRA)

SIMRA Intro Video

Interested in reviewing instructional materials? Are you a highly qualified educator with a current license?  If so, complete the application form and e-mail it to alan[dot]griffin[at]schools[dot]utah[dot]gov(Alan Griffin).