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New contracts awarded for curriculum, signage and medical supplies

New contracts for curriculum materials, signage and scoreboards, and medical supplies were awarded at the August 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
Curriculum, Instructional, Assessment & Intervention Materials and Supplies: AbleNet Inc.; Accelerate Learning Inc.; Audio Optical Systems of Austin Inc.; Brain Hurricane/Wowzers; Brainchild; Cengage Learning Inc.; Curriculum Associates LLC; Delaney Educational Enterprises Inc.; DrumFIT Inc.; Early Childhood LLC dba Discount School Supply; Educator's Depot; Georgia Holdings Inc. dba McGraw-Hill School Education LLC; Haights Cross Communications dba Triumph Learning LLC; Herff Jones/Nystrom; Inter-State Studio and Publishing Co.; K12 Virtual Schools LLC; KAMICO Instructional Media Inc.; Kaplan Early Learning Company; Lektro Inc dba Escue & Associates; Lerner Publishing Group; Lightspeed Technologies Inc.; Peggy (Margaret M.) McGuire, M.A.; Peoples Education Inc.; Positive Promotions Inc.; Rally! Education; School Specialty Inc.; ShopK12 Inc; Southwest Education Inc.; TCC Learning LLC; Teaching Systems Inc.; Technical Laboratory Systems Inc.; Troxell Communications Inc.; and Turning Tech LLC dba eInstruction by Turning Technologies.

Job Order Contracting/IDIQ Coefficient(s) for Interior/Exterior Signage & Scoreboards: Kaiser International Inc.; and National Signs LLC.

Medical Supplies: Alpha Omega System Services Inc. dba AOSS Medical Supply; Heartsafe America Inc.; Henry Schein Inc.; NAO Global Supply LLC; and School Health Corporation.

Contracts that were renewed and may be accessed through Choice Partners include
Art and Artwork Advisory Professional Consulting Services: Art + Artisans Consulting Inc.;

Charter Bus Transportation Services: AFC Transportation; and B.H. Goodman Bus Service Inc.;

Food Equipment, Parts, Repair, Maintenance, Installation and Small Wares: Ace Mart; Edward Don & Company; H.A. Franz; Heritage Food Service; Hobart Service; ISI Commercial Refrigeration; Jean’s Restaurant Supply; Kommercial Kitchens; Pasco Brokerage; Preferred Food Service Design; Shepherd Food Equipment; and Texas Food Service;

Rental, Lease and Purchase of Copiers: Apollo Office Systems; Office Systems of Texas; and Zeno Imaging;

Specialty Furniture: Business Interiors by Staples, Carroll’s Discount Office Furniture; Computer Comforts Inc.; Debner + Company; Library Design Systems Inc.; and Vanguard Environments; and

Trenchless Technology Rehabilitation: SAK Construction LLC.

New Members
Organizations and governmental entities that became members when contracts were approved by the HCDE board of trustees on Aug. 19 include Collin County Community College District, McKinney; city of Florence; Jewish Community Center and Pre-School, Corpus Christi; Kendall County; Kimball County; city of La Feria; Lady Lex Museum on the Bay Association, Corpus Christi; city of Mission; Plano ISD; Prairie Lea ISD; San Jacinto River Authority, Conroe; Sanger ISD; city of South Houston; and Willing Workers Baptist Church.

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