Digital Content

Digital Instructional Materials Acquisition Policies for States (DMAPS)

Updated in 2019 (originally launched in October 2015), the goal of the Digital Instructional Materials Acquisition Policies for States (DMAPS) portal is to provide a clear picture of each state’s instructional materials policies and practices to help encourage increased implementation of digital learning. Educators, policy makers and private sector executives have the opportunity to learn about state policies and practices regarding the procurement and implementation of instructional materials, including the ability to access individual state profiles.


The site includes multiple topics related to digital instructional materials including digital learning, instructional materials, procurement, and professional learning.

Site Features

Overview for each topic
State trends via heat map
Individual state profiles
Compare up to 5 states by topic
Print individual state profiles
Download spreadsheets by topic or state
School/district exemplars

Past Events

Webinar: Navigating the Digital Shift: Leveraging Quality Instructional Materials for Learning

Archives are available here.

Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 2 pm EST

This edWebinar was about SETDA’s updated and expanded Digital Instructional Materials Acquisition Policies for States (DMAPS), an online database providing details regarding each state’s policies and practices related to the acquisition of digital instructional materials. New for 2019 is a section on professional learning practices as related to instructional materials, details regarding state computer science standards and the reorganization of various sections.

Learn how to access specific details regarding each state’s policies and practices, and how to compare states and hear directly from state and local leaders on how to best access quality instructional materials for all students. Hear how Coeur d’Alene School District engages students in content by creating relevance. CDAS leverages digital resources to allow their educators greater abilities to deliver individualized instruction and allow students flexibility to complete assignments in unique ways and engage them at a higher rate.

This edWebinar will be of interest to administrators, teachers, policy makers, curriculum directors, IT staff, librarians, and instructional coaches. There will be time to get your questions answered at the end of the presentation.


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