Board awards contracts for educational / instructional software
New contracts for educational / instructional software and event rentals were awarded at the December 2015 board meeting of Harris County Department of Education and are accessible through HCDE Choice Partners cooperative. Governmental entities that have signed an interlocal contract with HCDE may access these legally procured contracts. Newly awarded contracts include
Educational and Instructional Software and Related Items: 3P Learning Inc.; Attainment Company Inc.; Reed Debra Howard dba Brain Hurricane/Wowzer; Burlington English Inc.; Carnegie Learning Inc.; DynaStudy Inc.; Imagination Station Inc. dba Istation; Lakeshore Equipment Company dba Lakeshore Learning Materials; Neufeld Learning Systems Inc.; Pitsco Inc.; Rosetta Stone Ltd.; Southwest Education Inc.; and TPR Education LLC dba The Princeton Review; and
Event Rentals: Awesome Events.
Other contracts that were renewed include Academic Programs (QZAB) with the following vendors: Compass Learning Inc.; and National Education Foundation;
Job Order Contracting:P2MG;
Moving and Relocation Services: A-Rocket Moving & Storage Inc.; and Roadrunner Ltd.;
IDIQ Plumbing and Related Services: Gowan Inc.; and Letsos Company Mechanical Contractors;
Printing (High Quality), Copying and Related Items: Thomas Printworks; Bayside Printing; and Signature Aspen Imaging LLC;
Technology Products & Services: Barnes & Noble Booksellers Inc.; Bass Computers Inc.; CDI Computer Dealers Inc.; Double M Laser Products Inc. dba Enhanced Laser Products (ELP); FireFly Computers LLC., Gaggle.Net Inc., Houston Information Team LLC (HIT), Insight Investments LLC; Insource Technology Direct LLC; iTech Enterprises dba iTech Solutions; LyncVerse Technologies Inc.; Netsync Network Solutions; NWN Corporation; Phonoscope Enterprises Group LLC dba Phonoscope Cable; Phonoscope LightWave Inc.; QA Systems Inc.; Rugged Protection LLC; Set Solutions Inc.; SHI/Government Solutions; Way Tech LLC dba Silicon Mountain Memory; PC Specialist Inc. dba Technology Integration Group (TIG); Allegis Group Holdings Inc. dba TEKSystems Inc.; Total Technologies LLC; True North Consulting Group LLC; and Tele-Communication Inc. dba Unified Communications;
Waterproofing/Masonry, Restoration, Cleaning and Related Services: Centennial Moisture Control Inc.; LD Tebben Company Inc.; PRC Roofing Co. Inc.; Reliable Commercial Roofing Services Inc.; Tecta America CS LLC; Tri-Lam Roofing & Waterproofing; and Weatherproofing Services;
Organizations and governmental entities that became members when contracts were approved by the HCDE board of trustees on Dec. 15 include Abilene ISD, Abilene; city of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; city of Columbus; Habitat for Humanity, McAllen; Jefferson ISD; city of Leonard; Odessa College; Pearsall ISD; Richard Milburn Academy Texas Inc., McQueeney; Special Olympics Texas Inc., Austin; and city of Yorktown.
Out-of-state members that recently joined include: Lee County, Fort Meyers, Fla.; Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tenn.; Paterson Public Schools, Paterson, N.J.; University of Memphis, Memphis, Tenn.; and Virginia Higher Education Procurement Cooperative, Charlottesville, Va..
About Choice Partners: Choice Partners national cooperative offers quality, legal procurement and contract solutions to meet the purchasing needs of governmental entities. Contracts are competitively bid so governmental entities can act immediately to access the contract they need, saving time and money on the bidding process and purchase. Choice Partners includes contracts for facilities, food, services, technology and supplies, including a unique supply catalog. For more information, call 877-696-2122 or visit www.choicepartners.org.