New contracts awarded for Ag Supplies, Books and Furniture
New contracts for agriculture supplies, furniture and books were awarded at the July 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
Agriculture/Livestock Supplies: Sullivan Supply South dba Sullivan Supply Inc;
Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:Allsteel Inc dba Contract Resource Group LLC; Anne Walther-Wood Etc Co dba Wood Etc Co; Boss and Hughes LLC; Carroll’s Discount Office Furniture Company; Challenge Office Products Inc; Computer Comforts Inc; D3 Inc dba 9 to 5 Seating; ESI Ergonomic Solutions LLC; Facility Interiors Inc; Hallmark Office Products Inc; Indeco Sales Inc; Lavaca County Office Supply Inc dba South Texas School Furniture; Palmieri Furniture; TESCO Industries LLC; Todays Classroom LLC; Vanguard Environments Inc; and Watson Furniture Group Inc;
Textbooks and Library Books: American Reading Company Inc; Barnes and Noble Booksellers Inc; Coughlan Companies Inc dba Capstone; Cengage Learning Inc dba Gale Group; Complete Book and Media Supply LLC; Cox Subscriptions Inc dba W.T. Cox Information Services; DLB Educational Corporation dba DLB Books Inc; Express Booksellers LLC dba Express Booksellers; KAMICO Instructional Media Inc; Keystone Books and Media; Lektro Inc dba Escue and Associates; Rainbow Books Inc; Rourke Publishing LLC dba Rourke Educational Media; Scholastic Library Publishing Inc; Library Sales Inc dba SEBCO Books; Steps To Literacy LLC; Teacher Created Materials Inc; Universal Time Release Publishing LLC.
Other contracts that were renewed and are effective immediately through Choice Partners include
Curriculum, Instructional, Assessment and Intervention Materials and Supplies: AbleNet Inc; Accelerate Learning Inc; Audio Optical Systems of Austin; Cengage Learning; Curriculum Associates LLC; Delaney Educational Enterprises; Discount School Supply; DrumFIT Inc; Educator’s Depot Inc; eInstruction by Turning Technologies; Escue and Associates; Inter-State Studio and Publishing Co; Kamico Instructional Media Inc; Kaplan Early Learning Company; Lerner Publishing Group; Lightspeed Technologies; McGraw-Hill School Education LLC; Peggy McGuire, M.A.; Peoples Education Inc; Positive Promotions; Rally! Education; School Specialty Inc; ShopK12 Inc; Southwest Education Inc; TCC Learning LLC; Teaching Systems Inc; Triumph Learning; and Troxell Communications Inc;
Digital Archiving, Imaging and Related Services:DataBank IMX LLC; Delta-T Digital Archiving Ltd; and The Winward Group LLC;
Disaster Mitigation Services: AKS Holding Inc dba ServPro of Spring/Tomball; Blackmon Mooring Services/BMS CAT; Dura Pier Facilities Service Ltd dba Facilities Sources; Gerloff Company Inc; Houston Refrigerant Recovery LLC dba Rapid Recovery; Mooring Recovery Services; Polygon US Corporation; Power Vac America Inc; S & R Operations Inc dba ServPro of The Woodlands/Conroe; and Texas General Contractors;
Managed Print Service Program: Dahill Office Technology Corporation dba Dahill; and Zeno Imaging;
Pest Control and Pool Services: Copesan Services Inc dba Holder’s Pest Control Solutions; and
Vocational Products and Services: Arbor Scientific; The Burmax Company; Cengage Learning Inc; Certification Partners; Digital Quest Inc; Education Associates Inc; Henry Schein Inc; Matters of Health; MIAT Institute of Technology; New Horizons Houston; Odysseyware; Penn State Industries; Teaching Systems Inc; Technical Laboratory Systems Inc; and Texas Pride Marketing.
Organizations and governmental entities that became members when contracts were approved by the HCDE board of trustees on July 21 include Arrow Child & Family Ministries Inc, Spring; Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District, Bandera; Coastal Bend College, Beeville; city of East Bernard; Grimes County, Anderson; Howard County Public School System, Ellicott City, Md.; Nocona ISD, Nocona; Northwest ISD, Justin; and Tarrant County, Fort Worth.
New out-of-state members include Kyrene Elementary School District, Tempe, Ariz.; Norfolk Public Schools, Norfolk, Virg.; Santa Cruz Valley USD 35, Rio Rico, Ariz.; city of Pensacola, Fla.; and School District of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Penn..
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.