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Food-related, telemedicine and technology labs contracts awarded


New contracts for technology labs, telemedicine services, and technical services and products for food service were awarded at the November 2014 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
Integrated Technology Laboratories: Creative Learning Systems;

Telemedicine Services: Doc-Aid Telemedicine Services; Lone Star Telemedicine Services Inc.; and Phonoscope Health Network; 

Technical Services and Products for Food Service:  Broadcast Signage Network LLC dba Epicure Digital Systems; Education Management Systems Inc. dba Meals Plus; Heartland School Solutions, a division of Heartland Payment Systems Inc.; ISITE Software dba School Nutrition and Fitness; PCS Revenue Control Systems Inc.; Robert Beyer Enterprises LLC dba Automated Financial Systems; and Water Walkers Inc. dba Health-e Meal Planner Pro.

Contracts that were renewed and may be accessed 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; Brainstorm; Capstone; Carnegie Learning Inc.; Carolina Biological Supply Company; Constructive Playthings; DLB Educational Corporation; Dynastudy Inc.; EAI Education; Educations Associates Inc.; Education Plus; Flinn Scientific Inc.; Frey Scientific; Frog Street Press; Hands-On Tasks Inc.; Harrison and Company; Heinemann; Istation; Jarrett Publishing Company; Keystone Books & Media; Knowledge-First Empowerment Center; Lab Resources Inc.; Lakeshore Learning Materials; Laureate Learning Systems Inc.; Learning Zone; Lectorum Publications Inc.; LEGO Education; Mentoring Minds L.P.; New Readers Press; Newmark Learning; Northwest Evaluation Association; Pitsco Education; Primary Concepts; Rainbow Book Company; Saddleback Educational Publishing Inc.; Scholastic Classroom & Community Division; Scholastic Library Publishing Inc.; Show What You Know Publishing; Steps To Literacy; Teacher Heaven Inc.; Texas Teacher Supply; and Unity Education Resources;

Job Order Contracting: E Contractors USA; and Quad-Tex Construction; and

Promotional Items: Rain Ponchos Plus.

New members join

Organizations and governmental entities that became members when contracts were approved by the HCDE board of trustees on Nov. 18 include Beeville ISD, Beeville; Brazos Maternal and Child Health Clinic Inc., Bryan; city of Granbury; city of Rosenberg; Scurry County, Snyder; Taylor County, Abilene; Texas Retailers Association, Austin; The Woodlands Township, The Woodlands; and University of Dallas, Irving.

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.                    

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