New contracts for student information systems were awarded at the October 2016 board meeting of Harris County Department of Education and are accessible through HCDE Choice Partners cooperative. The newly awarded contracts include Student Information Systems: Focus School Software; SunGard Public Sector LLC (an FIS Company) doing business as SunGard K-12; and Tyler Technologies Inc.
Other contracts were renewed and include Curriculum, Instructional, Assessment and Intervention Materials and Supplies: 3P Learning Inc. doing business as 3P Learning; Achieve3000 Inc.; Gregory D. Laufer doing business as Adventures In Learning; B.E. Publishing; Carnegie Learning Inc.; DLB Educational Corp.; DynaStudy Inc.; Eric Armin Inc. doing business as EAI Education; Education Plus; Frog Street Press Inc.; Richards Investments Inc. doing business as Hands-On Tasks Inc.; John R. Green doing business as Harrison and Co.; Imagination Station Inc. doing business as Istation; Jarrett Publishing Co.; Keystone Books & Media; Lab Resources Inc.; Lakeshore Equipment Co. doing business as Lakeshore Learning Materials; Kimco Educational Products doing business as Learning Zone; Lectorum Publications Inc.; LEGO Dacta-Pitsco LLC doing business as LEGO Education; Mentoring Minds LP; ProLiteracy Worldwide doing business as New Readers Press; Northwest Evaluation Association; Pitsco Inc. doing business as Pitsco Education; Primary Concepts Inc.; Saddleback Educational Publishing Inc.; Scholastic Library Publishing Inc.; Steps To Literacy; Teacher Heaven Inc.; and UR Investment Inc. doing business as Texas Teacher Supply;
Elevators and Related Services: EMR Elevator Inc.;
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS): ARC Government Solutions Inc. (GTS Technology Solutions);
Integrated Technology Learning Laboratories (Furnish and Install):Learnscapes Inc. doing business as Creative Learning Systems;
Janitorial Products and Services: Buckeye International Inc. doing business as Buckeye Cleaning Center-Houston; Complete Supply Inc.; and Cordell Inc. doing business as Ridley’s Vacuum & Janitorial Supply;
Road Products and Equipment (Signage, Chemicals, Gravel and Concrete): Cambell’s Signs of Texas LLC; and Southwest Geo-Solutions Inc. doing business as Geo-Solutions Inc,;
Telemedicine Services: Lone Star Telemedicine Services Inc.; and Phonoscope Health Network Inc.; and
Temporary Personnel Services: ExecuTeam Staffing LP; ObjectWin Technology Inc.; RLS Interest doing business as Prime Systems; CBS Personnel Services LLC doing business as Staffmark; and Superior Talent Resources Inc.
Organizations and governmental entities that became members when contracts were approved by the HCDE Board of Trustees on Oct. 18 include Everman ISD, Everman; city of Highland Village; and city of Rockwall.
New out-of-state members include Jennings County Public Library, North Vernon, Ind.; Little Rock School District, Ark.; and Troy University, Troy, Ala.
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 education, facilities, food, services, technology and supplies, including a unique supply catalog. For more information, call 877-696-2122 or visit www.choicepartners.org.