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Curriculum & Instruction
Assessment
Special Education

Joel Cox

Supervisor of Elementary Instruction

423-299-0471 ext. 7004

Dr. Jason Bell

Supervisor of Secondary Instruction

423-299-0471 ext. 7015

It is the mission of Polk County Schools to help each child acquire the knowledge, skills, and behaviors necessary to become productive citizens. Below are links to pages to provide you with information relating to curriculum and instruction.

Frances Bramblett

Supervisor of Special Education

504 Plan Coordinator

School Safety Coordinator

423-299-0471 ext. 7011

Zach Swafford

Supervisor of Assessment

PreK Coordinator

423-299-0471 ext 7020

The Polk County School System uses the following textbooks and materials for instruction in English/Language Arts:

  • Grades K-5 use the textbooks and materials from the state-approved, local approved Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) Company.  

  • Grades 6-12 use the textbooks and materials from the state-approved, local approved McGraw Hill Company.

Reading materials, such as stories, poems, excerpts, novels, etc., are taken from these approved materials. Anyone wishing to see copies of these materials can contact your local school office.