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General Information for All Adoption Cycles

If you are a Publisher interested in our upcoming Section F adoption process, please send your contact information to

Pre-bid Conference

To avoid the possibility of weather constraints preventing us from holding the Pre-Bid Conference, it will be via webinar on January 8, 2019. No travel will be necessary. More information will be released to publishers soon.



Textbook Substitution Guidelines and Directions

Cycle 2021 for Spring Textbook Commission Meeting (Meeting date will be published here once scheduled) 

At the first regular meeting of each calendar year, the Commission will consider: (1) The substitution of the revised edition of a textbook for the edition previously listed; and (2) The substitution of a textbook that contains content revisions made since the previous official listing of the book, provided that each book: (a) Will be sold at the same price as the book originally listed; and (b) Can be used with the book originally listed. For more details, please refer to Commission Rule 0520-05-01-07.

Publishers that wish to submit a substitution request for consideration at the next meeting must complete the following steps:  

Step One: 

Complete the Textbook Substitutions Template, and email the document as an attachment to Please also attach a statement which explicitly and completely satisfies the rule requirement of “setting forth in detail the differences between the book originally listed and the new book,” as stated in the Commission Rule 0520-05-01-07

Step Two: 

Submit a copy of each textbook version (old and new) for which a substitution request is being made to the address below. Materials in electronic form should be emailed to

Tennessee Textbook Services 

Attn: Grace Jones

710 James Robertson Pkwy, 11th floor 

Nashville, TN 37243