Proclamation 2020 List of Instructional Materials Adopted by State Board of Education (PDF) 

    The State Board of Education (SBOE) issued Proclamation 2020 at its April 2018 meeting. The adoption of materials under Proclamation 2020 is scheduled to occur in November 2019. The adopted materials are scheduled to go into classrooms in the 2020–21 school year.

    Proclamation 2020 calls for English language arts and reading instructional materials for high school courses and English as a second language instructional materials for middle and high school courses.

    The SBOE requires that all Proclamation 2020 pre-adoption samples of instructional materials submitted for adoption be made available to the public online. Samples are only to be accessed for review purposes and may not be reproduced without the consent of the publisher.

    Instructional materials pre-adoption samples under Proclamation 2020 can be viewed on the TEA website.
    To preview pre-adoption materials onsite, please visit Region One ESC, 1900 W. Schunior Street, Edinburg, TX  78541.  Instructional materials will be available for viewing during the normal school year and summer months according to the following schedule:
    Monday - Thursday
    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    By appointment only 


    Proclamation 2020 calls for instructional materials for the following subject areas:

    • English Language Arts and Reading, English I
    • English Language Arts and Reading, English II
    • English Language Arts and Reading, English III
    • English Language Arts and Reading, English IV
    • Reading I
    • Reading II
    • Reading III
    • College Readiness and Study Skills
    • Visual Media Analysis and Production
    • Contemporary Media
    • Literary Genres
    • Creative Writing
    • Research and Technical Writing
    • Practical Writing Skills
    • Humanities
    • Public Speaking I
    • Public Speaking II
    • Public Speaking III
    • Communication Applications
    • Oral Interpretation I
    • Oral Interpretation II
    • Oral Interpretation III
    • Debate I
    • Debate II
    • Debate III
    • Journalism
    • Advanced Broadcast Journalism
    • Photojournalism
    • Advanced Journalism: Yearbook I
    • Advanced Journalism: Yearbook II
    • Advanced Journalism: Yearbook III
    • Advanced Journalism: Newspaper I
    • Advanced Journalism: Newspaper II
    • Advanced Journalism: Newspaper III
    • Advanced Journalism: Literary Magazine
    • English Learners Language Arts (ELLA), Grade 7

    NOTE:  English Language Arts and Reading

    • English Learners Language Arts, grades 7 and 8—No materials under consideration.
    • English for Speakers of Other Languages I and II—No materials were submitted for consideration.




    Textbook Expo 2020 held January 17, 2020.

    SCHED Online schedule at https://proc2020.sched.com/



    Contact Information

    Dr. Laura Sheneman
    Email:   lsheneman@esc1.net
    Phone:  956.984.6055
    Fax:      956.984.7600
    Fabiola Fuentes
    Program Assistant
    Email:    ffuentes@esc1.net
    Phone:   956.984.6072
    Fax:       956.984.7600
  • Instructional Materials
    Adoption Schedule
    The State Board of Education approves a cycle for the review and adoption of instructional materials. The adoption cycle is available on the TEA website.
  •  Proclamation 2020 Timeline
    • April 2019 - Pre-adoption samples available (Region One will make samples available in digital format when available
    • Spring/Summer 2019 - The state review panel evaluates instructional materials submitted for adoption
    • October 2019 - The List of Instructional Materials Recommended for Adoption Under Proclamation 2019 is posted on the TEA website
    • Novermber 2019 - SBOE takes action regarding materials submitted under Proclamation 2019
    • December 2019 - The List of Instructional Materials Adopted Under Proclamation 2019 is posted on the TEA website
    • April 2020 - School districts and open-enrollment charter schools that have funding available may begin submitting orders for new instructional materials through EMAT
Last Modified on January 28, 2020