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Kathy Behrendsen

Director of Federal and State Programs & Instructional Materials



Mena Tamayo

Administrative Assistant

Office of Educational Services


Instructional Materials

Instructional Materials falls under the Educational Services Department and is overseen by the Director of Federal Programs. Instructional Materials covers textbooks, workbooks (consumables), teacher materials, technology, and on-line resources. Our mission is to provide relevant support, training, and information to district staff ensuring they are equipped with knowledge and skills to fulfill the district's mission.


Instructional Materials Requests


Dickinson ISD campuses can follow the link below to request additional instructional materials:     

                                             Instructional Materials Request Form 

Dickinson ISD is a closed district.  For information, regarding instructional materials and the adoption process,

contact Kathy Behrendsen or Mena Tamayo.




Parents and community members are invited to preview the 2021-2022 adoption materials Dickinson ISD is considering for our Pre-Kindergarten program. A district committee, including district Pre-K teachers, principals and various directors and specialists in the Education Services and Technology Departments, has chosen materials for consideration. The recommended materials may be reviewed using the links below.


Please complete the survey to provide input to the district committee as final selections for the adopted materials are considered.  Adopted materials will be used for eight years as part of the Texas Education Agency’s adoption process, Proclamation 2021. The public preview is available January 22 -- February 28, 2021. 


Survey Link: please complete a survey for each product reviewed



 Publisher Samples

Benchmark: Ready to Advance



English and Spanish Samples

User Name: texasreview
Password: benchmark2020

Frog Street


English Samples

Spanish Samples

Savvas (Formally Pearson)


English and Spanish Samples

User Name: txprekreview
Password:    savvas1


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