Textbook Commission

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
North Carolina Textbook Commission
Department 
Public Instruction
Governor Appointments 
23
Total Board Positions 
23
Cite Name 
N.C. Gen. Stat.
Cite Number 
§ 115C-87
Ethics 
No
Term Length 
4 Years
Purpose 
The Commission shall evaluate all textbooks offered for adoption. Each proposed textbook shall be read by at least one expert certified in the discipline for which the textbook would be used. The Commission may use external experts if no Commission member or advisory committee member qualifies as an expert certified in a particular discipline.

Current Members


Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
Requirements 
Kathleen A. Linker 7/2/20144/1/2025LimitedElementary School Teacher/Principal
Major (RET) William D. Chesher2/19/20194/1/2025LimitedParent of a student in Middle School
Shannon Brayboy 6/30/20224/1/2025LimitedHigh School Teacher/Principal
Angela Martin 6/30/20224/1/2025LimitedHigh School Teacher/Principal
Susan G. Mills 1/11/20184/1/2025LimitedHigh School Teacher/Principal
Kathryn M. Bailey 6/30/20224/1/2025LimitedHigh School Teacher/Principal
Jarrod S. Dennis 6/30/20224/1/2025LimitedSuperintendent of a local school administrative unit
Shannon M. Everhart 6/3/20214/1/2025LimitedParent of a student in Elementary School
Melissa S. Jenkins 6/30/20224/1/2025LimitedParent of a student in Elementary School
Monica Desha Douglas 6/30/20224/1/2025LimitedParent of a student in Elementary School
Vacant6/9/20214/1/2025LimitedParent of a student in Middle School
Mathew A. McLean 6/30/20224/1/2025LimitedElementary School Teacher/Principal
Alicia Marie Ray 6/3/20214/1/2025LimitedParent of a student in Middle School
Rikki Baldwin 6/3/20214/1/2025LimitedMiddle School Teacher/Principal
Maria S. Bishop 6/30/20224/1/2025LimitedParent of a student in High School
Marlena Q. Bleau 6/7/20214/1/2025LimitedParent of a student in High School
Karina Cameron 7/11/20224/1/2025LimitedElementary School Teacher/Principal
Vacant1/11/20184/1/2025LimitedElementary School Teacher/Principal
Jodi Rae Autry 5/21/20214/1/2025LimitedElementary School Teacher/Principal
Robert D. Orrill 6/3/20214/1/2025LimitedMiddle School Teacher/Principal
Aubrey Godette 1/11/20184/1/2025LimitedMiddle School Teacher/Principal
Ashton D. Coppley 6/30/20224/1/2025LimitedMiddle School Teacher/Principal
Lindsey H. Sise 5/21/20214/1/2025LimitedMiddle School Teacher/Principal


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