All Instructional Materials will be selected using the district process in accordance with Texas State law, Texas Education Agency guidelines, and LISD Board Policy. Teachers will be instrumental in the process of review and selection for grade levels/course Instructional Materials in their area(s) of expertise. Parents, students, and community members will be provided multiple opportunities to provide feedback during the selection process. The Board of Trustees shall approve final selections for new instructional materials selected and ratify the district’s certification of instructional materials (EHAA Local).

Timeline

  • September–October: Call for campus committee members
  • October–January: District-level meetings with campus members
  • November–February: Campus-level meetings
  • January–February: Gather community feedback
  • February: Gather campus-level feedback
  • March–April: Recommendation to Board of Trustees

2021–22 School Year

During the 2021–22 school year, Leander ISD will review the following subjects:

Community Feedback

Material descriptions for each subject are listed below. The community feedback window closed Feb. 18. You can reach out to the Curriculum team through Let’s Talk if you have a question about the process.

K-12 Health & PE 

Resource: CATCH PE

  • Publisher: CATCH
  • Grade Levels: K–8

Resource: Spark PE

  • Publisher: Spark
  • Grade Levels: K–12

Resource: QuaverEd PE

  • Publisher: QuaverEd
  • Grade Levels: K–5

Resource: Texas Fitness and Wellness Skills Curriculum

  • Publisher: Goodheart-Wilcox
  • Grade Levels: 9–12

6th Grade Social Studies 

Text: World Geography & Cultures Techbook

  • Publisher: Discovery Education

Text: World Cultures & Geography, Texas Edition

  • Publisher: McGraw Hill

AP Environmental Science

Text: Environment: The Science Behind the Stories, Withgott/Laposata

  • Publisher: Pearson

Text: Environmental Science of the AP Course, Friedland/Relyea

  • Publisher: Bedford, Freeman & Worth Publishing Group

Marketing

Text: Essentials of Marketing, 17th Edition, William Perreault/Joseph Cannon/E.Jerome McCarthy

  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill 

Text: Marketing, 5th Edition, James Burrow

  • Publisher: National Geographic Learning/Cengage

Nutrition & Dietetics

Text: Nutrition Counseling and Education Skills: A Guide for Professionals, 7th Edition, Betsy B. Holi/Judith A. Beto

  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning 

Kinesiology

Text: Manual of Structural Kinesiology, 21st Edition, R.T. Floyd

  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill 

Text: MindTap Sports Medicine Essentials: Core Concepts in Athletic Training & Fitness Instruction, 3rd Edition, J. Clover

  • Publisher: National Geographic Learning/Cengage

Text: MindTap for Introduction to Sports Medicine and Athletic Training 3rd, Robert C. France

  • Publisher: National Geographic Learning/Cengage

Previous Reviews

2020–21

  • AP Social Studies