Textbook Ordering - Original Order

The Textbook Catalog is available online in the Curriculum Library, under each subject. This catalog includes all Board approved textbooks and supplemental materials available to use for instruction.

All vocational education materials are to be ordered directly through the Career Prep Center

Destiny Textbook Manager
Use the textbook manager to view textbook inventory or to request an in-district transfer of textbooks.

If after searching Destiny for additional materials you are in need of books, you may place an order with Follett. If the item is on backorder through Follett and you are in need of the item(s) right away, either fax a copy of the textbook list with quantity needed to the Textbook Coordinator at 68904 or email wcstextbooks with appropriate information (description, isbn, quantity, etc). Please be sure to state that items are on backorder at Follett.

Follett Online Textbook Catalog
Use the online textbook catalog to order textbooks not available in inventory.

Replacement Cost
If a textbook is returned without a barcode label, full replacement valve of the textbook will be assessed.


Expectations

Utilize the Destiny Textbook Manager for accountability of new and existing textbooks within their building.

Install the Textbook Manager scanner(s) in appropriate area(s) of the building.

Communicate to all staff who has been identified as the building’s Textbook Administrator(s).

Coordinate and distribute “student IDs” for assignment and collection of textbooks.

Plan, organize, and communicate to staff the logistical procedures for textbook assignment (check-out) and collection (check-in) within their building to all students.

As prescribed by IEPs or 504 Plans, assign and collect additional textbooks to Special Education and 504 students, respectively.

Develop and communicate to staff the building’s processes and protocols for notifying the building’s Textbook Administrator(s) to report lost textbooks or request additional textbooks.

Replace the textbook’s barcode if the barcode label becomes unidentifiable or accidentally removed.

Send notification to students and parents for lost and/or missing textbooks and related fines.

Collect textbooks from students withdrawing from school and/or related fine.

Accountable for all textbooks issued directly to the teacher (e.g. classroom sets, novels, etc.) and must report to the building’s Textbook Administrator(s) any books identified as missing and/or damaged.

Follow the building’s identified processes and protocols for notifying the building’s Textbook Administrator(s) of lost textbooks.

When a student has either reported a lost textbook or has not brought the book to class for more than three (3) days in a row, teachers are to make contact with the student’s parents/guardians as well as initiate the building’s processes and protocols for lost textbook.

Teachers are to encourage students to cover all textbooks to minimize and/or avoid excessive wear or missing barcode.

As prescribed by an IEP, notify the building’s Textbook Administrator of the need for additional textbooks.

When schedule changes are issued or new students are issued schedules, Counselors are to communicate and coordinate with the building’s textbook Administrator for the student to receive the appropriate textbooks, as well as return already issued textbooks.

As prescribed by a 504 Plan, notify the building’s Textbook Administrator of the need for additional textbooks.

Take good care of the book.

Return the book with the barcode label intact (this is the only way to verify the assigned book was the one returned) and free of defacement or destruction.

Cover the textbook to minimize and/or avoid excessive wear or missing barcode.

Immediately notify the building’s Textbook Administrator if the barcode label becomes unidentifiable or accidentally removed.

If a textbook is returned without the barcode label, full replacement value of the textbook will be assessed.


Textbook Checkout Procedures :

For accountability and fiscal responsibility, it is expected that the Destiny Textbook Manager system is used and used with fidelity in ALL buildings. Therefore, student textbooks are to be assigned using the Destiny Textbook Management system. A student textbook is defined as any book that is issued to an individual student or issued as a “class set” to the teacher for students to use within the classroom.

In Grade 3-12, all student textbooks are to be assigned directly to students using the Destiny Textbook Manager. In Grade K-2, individual student textbooks or “class sets” are to be assigned to the appropriate teachers. Class sets of novels, dictionaries and textbooks not meant to be issued directly to the student (e.g. Grade 6 & 7 Science, Art, Music, etc.), are to be assigned to the teachers.

Assignment (Checking “Out”) of Student Books

Elementary, K-5

* For textbooks being used by the same student for the entire year, textbooks will be assigned (checked out) to individual students in classrooms (grades 3-5).

* For textbooks which are housed throughout the year as a classroom set, textbooks will be assigned to teachers in classrooms.

* For Elementary Specials, these textbooks will be assigned directly to Specials Teachers.

* For students with 504 Plans or IEP’s that require additional textbook, these will be assigned directly to the student (checked out) by the building’s Textbook Administrator or his/her designee.

For accountability and fiscal responsibility, it is expected that the Destiny Textbook Manager system is used and used with fidelity in ALL buildings. Therefore, student textbooks are to be assigned using the Destiny Textbook Management system. A student textbook is defined as any book that is issued to an individual student or issued as a “class set” to the teacher for students to use within the classroom.

In Grade 3-12, all student textbooks are to be assigned directly to students using the Destiny Textbook Manager. In Grade K-2, individual student textbooks or “class sets” are to be assigned to the appropriate teachers. Class sets of novels, dictionaries and textbooks not meant to be issued directly to the student (e.g. Grade 6 &7 Science, Art, Music, etc.), are to be assigned to the teachers.

Assignment (Checking “Out”) of Student Books

Secondary, 6-12

* All student textbooks will be assigned (checked out) to individual students at Registration.

* After registration, textbooks will be assigned to individual students following the logistical procedures outlines to staff for textbook assignment (check-out) and collection (check-in) within their building to all students.

* For novels, class sets will be assigned to teachers as needed throughout the year. Should a teacher request that the books to be individually assigned to students, the teacher and the building’s Textbook Administrator will make appropriate arrangements for assignment.

* For students with 504 Plans or IEP’s that require additional textbook, these will be assigned directly to the student (checked out) by the building’s Textbook Administrator or his/her designee.

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