Choice Partners national purchasing cooperative offers quality, legal procurement and contract solutions to meet government purchasing requirements. We also meet all cooperative requirements of the EDGAR/Uniform Guidance/2 CFR 200!  

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Contracts awarded for Affordable Care Act auditing and more

New contracts for Affordable Care Act auditing services, ice cream delivery, and third party code inspection were awarded at the October 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
Affordable Care Act (ACA) Auditing/Reporting Services: Businessolver Inc; Eligibility Tracking Calculators LLC; and U.S. Employee Benefits Services Group;

Direct Delivery of Ice Cream: Dippin’ Dots; and Southern Ice Cream; and

Third Party Code Inspection Services: Bureau Veritas North America Inc; and ProTech Group LLC.

Other contracts that were renewed and are effective immediately through Choice Partners include
Curriculum, Instructional, Assessment and Intervention Materials and Supplies: 3P Learning; Achieve3000; Adventures In Learning; Agile Mind Educational Holdings Inc; Art In History Inc; B.E. Publishing; Benchmark Education Company; DLB Educational Corporation; Dynastudy Inc; EAI Education; Education Plus; Frog Street Press; Greenwood Publishing dba Heinemann; Hands-On Tasks Inc; Harrison and Company; Istation; Jarrett Publishing Company; Keystone Books & Media; Kimco Educational Products dba Learning Zone; Lab Resources Inc; Lakeshore Equipment Company dba Lakeshore Learning Materials; Lectorum Publications Inc; LEGO Education; Mentoring Minds LP; Newmark Learning; Northwest Evaluation Association; Pitsco Education; Primary Concepts; Proliteracy Worldwide dba New Readers Press; Saddleback Educational Publishing Inc; Scholastic Inc, Scholastic Classroom & Community Division; Steps To Literacy; Teacher Heaven Inc; The Lorenz Company; Unity Education Resources; and UR Investment Inc dba Texas Teacher Supply;

Infrastructure as a Service: Austin Ribbon & Computing Supplies; and SunGard;

Playground Equipment (IDIQ): McKenna Contracting Inc; and

Temporary Personnel Services: Execu Team Staffing LP; Objectwin Technology Inc; Prime Systems/Directron; Staffmark; and Superior Talent Resources Inc.

New Members
Organizations and governmental entities that became members when contracts were approved by the HCDE board of trustees on Oct. 20 include A.W. Fellowship Leadership, Dallas; city of Angleton; Blessings in a Backpack, Houston; Golden Rule Schools Inc., Dallas; Lamar Institute of Technology, Beaumont; Nova Academy SE, Dallas; Oak Hills Church of Christ Inc. dba Western Hills Church of Christ, Austin; city of Port Aransas; city of Quintana; Reach Unlimited Inc, Houston; Reagan County ISD, Big Lake; city of San Marcos; Spindletop Center, Beaumont; and Texas A&M University – San Antonio.

New out-of-state members include:District of Columbia schools, Washington, D.C.; city of Henderson, Nev.; and Palomar Community College District, San Marcos, Calif..

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