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Curriculum Materials Centers Interest Group (CMCIG)

Updated February 21, 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 meet virtually through a WebEx session. The theme of this year's workshop will be "Creating Cultures of Reading." The WebEx session will be followed by a discussion via our newly formed Google Group listserve (see details below to join)!!

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. It is not necessary to have a gmail account. Just follow the directions below to join and participate in discussions. The CMCIG chair will approve requests to join.

To subscribe to this list, you can:

(1) Send an email to:


To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, 

(1) Send an email to:


List members can post a message to the list by:

(1) Using Google's web forum interface

(2) Sending an email to


Note: Non-member posts are sent to queue for moderator review.


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




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