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Textbook Commission

The State Textbook Commission is composed of 10 members whose responsibility is to recommend an official list of textbooks for approval of the State Board of Education. By law, the Commission includes a county superintendent, a city superintendent, a principal, one teacher or supervisor from grades 1-3, one teacher or supervisor from grades 4-8, one teacher or supervisor from grades 9-12, and one member not employed in the educational system of the state from each of the three grand divisions of the state. The Commissioner of Education serves as Secretary of the Commission.

Members

Position Sitting Member Term Grand Division Email Address
Commissioner of Education Kevin Huffman April 2011 – M Commissioner.Huffman@tn.gov
Principal Dr. Craig Hammond July 2011 – June 2014 M Craig.Hammond@mnps.org
Lay Member – East TN Dr. Jason Robinson Aug. 2013 – Dec. 2015 E jrobinson@leeuniversity.edu 
Lay Member – Middle TN Mr. Emmett Lewis Moorer, Jr. July 2011 – June 2014 M landcmoorer@bellsouth.net
Lay Member – West TN Vacant      
County Director of Schools Vacant      
City Director of Schools Vacant      
Teacher/ Supervisor 1-3 Vacant      
Teacher/ Supervisor 4-8 Vacant      
Teacher/ Supervisor 9-12 Vacant      

Meeting Dates