High-Quality Instructional Materials and State Textbooks Homepage


Rebecca Morales, M. Ed
Director of Instructional Materials
(405) 521-3456

State Textbook Committee recently approved instructional material rubrics for PK-5 Mathematics, Grades 6-12 Mathematics, and Early Childhood Education (Comprehensive). Go to the HQIM Evaluation Rubrics page to view or download the rubrics.
The Approved Titles for Secondary (6-12) English Language Arts and PK-12 World Languages Other Than English is now available. Click here to go to the Approved Titles table.

The Oklahoma Educational Publishers Association has scheduled the 2023 Textbook Caravan dates. Click here to view the Textbook Caravan schedule. 

UPDATE FROM OEPA: If schools are closed or announce virtual learning in the city and date where the Caravan is scheduled, the event is cancelled and will not be rescheduled. Please call Thompson School Book Depository (800.456.2828) or Archway Depository (888.658.3982) for any questions about the Caravan.

To support local school districts in accessing and selecting high-quality instructional materials, the Oklahoma State Department of Education provides the following support structures:

  • Robust Reviews for Statewide Adoption Lists - With the Oklahoma State Textbook Committee, facilitate a robust state-level, instructional material evaluation process with content experts in Oklahoma.Learn More.
  • Guidance and Support for District-Level Adoptions - Develop guidance and instructional material evaluation tools to support districts in selecting high-quality instructional materials that meet the needs of their students.Learn More.
  • Increased Access to Free, High-Quality Instructional Materials - Engage in projects that aim to provide free and open, comprehensive, high-quality instructional materials to districts and teachers.Learn More.

Learn more about why high-quality instructional materials matter in this presentation and this document.

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Last updated on February 6, 2023