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Curriculum Materials Centers Interest Group (CMCIG)

Updated February, 2018

Purpose:  To provide opportunity at a statewide level for CMCs personnel to meet and exchange information.


·       To address mutual issues or problems related to Curriculum Materials Centers that can be discussed in a group setting for the purpose of       generating ideas and solutions.

·       To share ideas and information regarding Curriculum Materials Centers by sponsoring or co-sponsoring programs and workshops.

·       To provide opportunity for networking between CMCs through the publication of a directory of Curriculum Materials Centers.

·       To promote the interests of CMCs and CMC personnel through contributions to the ALAO Newsletter.

·       To support continued professional development of CMCs personnel to insure high standards of service to education programs in the state (Ohio).

Objectives:  To be determined annually by the Interest Group chair(s) in consultation with its members.

Membership:  The Interest Group will consist of ALAO members who have expressed an interest in curriculum materials. The Chair will be elected each spring from the membership.

Workshop Information:

Plans are underway for the 2018 CMCIG workshop. This year we are trying something new. We will be meeting virtually and utilizing WebEx. The theme of this year's workshop will be "Creating Cultures of Reading." The WebEx will be followed by a discussion via our newly formed Google Group!!

ALAO members can browse the information from past workshops, and download PDFs of shared programs. Join now and then visit the Past Workshops page.


February 18, 2018

  • Join the newly formed CMCIG Discussion Group. This is a Google Group that operates as our Interest Group's listserve. It is open to the public which means anyone can join if they have a gmail account. Just go to the discussion group following the link above and click on "Join Group". The CMCIG chair will approve your request and then you are free to post a topic or question to the Group by going to the group page or by emailing

February 18, 2018

  • Interested in being a CMCIG co-chair for 2018-2019? Contact Colleen Boff via email or phone number listed below. 


November, 2017

  • Several of us met for a roundtable discussion at the 2017 ALAO Annual meeting. Here are the notes that summarize our discussion. 



Dr. Colleen Boff

Head Librarian, Curriculum Resource Center

Bowling Green State University


William Modrow

Head, Sustain & Steward Department: Walter Havighurst Special Collections and University Archives

350 King Library

campus: 92024

513 529-2024



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