Information for Publishers
General Information for All Adoption Cycles
- Tennessee State Textbook Laws, Rules, and Policies
- If your company is interested in receiving information regarding textbooks and instructional materials, please complete this form and you will be added to the distribution list. Return the completed form to Tennessee.Textbooks@tn.gov.
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:
Complete the Textbook Substitutions Template, and email the document as an attachment to Tennessee.Textbooks@tn.gov. 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.
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.Textbooks@tn.gov.
Tennessee Textbook Services
Attn: Grace Jones
710 James Robertson Pkwy, 11th floor
Nashville, TN 37243