Information for Publishers

Publishers interested in bidding on Section A (Advanced Manufacturing, Information Technology, Human Services, Education & Training) should review the listing of available courses included in Section A.

General Information for All Adoption Cycles

Pre-Bid Conference

The Tennessee Department of Education will be hosting a Pre-Bid Conference in Nashville on January 12, 2015. This conference is designed for content writers and bid managers wishing to participate in the upcoming textbook adoption cycle (Section A).

Date and Time

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015
8:45 Sign-In
9:00 Official Start
4:00 End Time
*Attendees will be responsible for lunch. Several options are available nearby.


Goodwill Career Solutions Center
937 Herman Street
Nashville, TN 37208


Free and open parking is available onsite. Enter from Tredco Drive between 9th and 10th Avenues North. (Tredco Drive becomes Herman Street at 10th Avenue North.)

Meeting Room

Room 118

Textbook Substitution Guidelines and Directions

The Tennessee Department of Education will be accepting substitutions for all textbooks and instructional materials previously approved by the State Board of Education. All substitution requests must be received by February 4, 2015. All necessary documents are available here. If you have questions, please contact Monty Wilson at

Textbook and Instructional Resources Invitation to Bid (Section A)

The Tennessee Department of Education will be accepting bids for Section A of the Textbook Adoption Cycle. All bids must be received by 10 a.m. on March 3, 2015. The Invitation to Bid may be found here. Please direct any questions to Monty Wilson at

Last Update: December 19, 2014