Review the directory below for a vendor to fit your needs.
Featured Vendors are part of the National Charter Schools Group Purchasing Program powered by BUYQ, which harnesses the collective buying power of thousands of charter schools across the country to negotiate deep savings and other benefits exclusive to charter schools through an open, competitive RFP process. Referred vendors come to us recommended by at least three schools or organizations.
Description: From our groundbreaking partnership with MIT which launched one of the first eCommerce websites, to our partnership with IBM and Watson for schools, Office Depot leads through innovation.
When schools need new ways to think about challenges, Office Depot begins by listening–and assembles experts for collaboration. From makerspaces to professional learning and modern classroom environments, Office Depot brings together innovators to help design solutions that may not have seemed possible before.
Consultant, Education & Government Specialist
Description: Banks Finley White & Co. is a professional services team that fully understands and embraces the public’s desire to have accurate, easy to understand, transparent financial information at its fingertips to make the business decisions that will keep it on the cutting edge of economic, social and fiduciary responsibilities and obligations in today’s fast changing environment.
Gregory C. Ellison, Sr., CPA
Description: Delaney Educational Enterprises, Inc. proudly provides high quality and cost effective solutions from 150 of the top Publishers in the PK-12 grade markets. Areas of service include GA Standards aligned classroom leveled libraries, leveled bookroom collections, fiction and non-fiction library books that include shelf-ready library processing, technology and eBook solutions and Teacher Resource Materials. We work with some of the best publishers in the industry, so we guarantee that you receive the lowest published price on all the titles we support. All orders through Delaney Educational include one Purchase Order, Free & Customized Shipping, a local designated consultant to customize orders for you, and 100% customer satisfaction. Our dedicated and experienced sales consultants provide you with the convenience of local service, by providing you with a wide variety of catalogs and samples to browse and choose from. Delaney Educational is proud of our outstanding customer service and willingness to provide the school with customized cost effective solutions, while working with any budget.
Nature of Business: Classroom & Educational Supplies, Curriculum & Supplemental Materials, Special Education Materials, Technology (ebooks, audiobooks), RTI & School Improvement, Title 1.
Director of Sales & Marketing
(P) 800-788-5557 ext.229
1455 W. Morena Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92110
Description: One solution for all your special education needs programs, staffing, and therapists. Making a world of difference to those we serve since 1988.
Description: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is a global learning company with the mission of changing lives by fostering passionate, curious learners. Among the world’s largest providers of pre-K–12 education solutions, HMH combines cutting-edge research, editorial excellence and technological innovation to improve teaching and learning environments and solve education challenges.
Nature of Business: Curriculum; Professional Learning
Account Executive – Georgia Charter Schools
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Description: Innovative Modular Solutions (IMS) has extensive experience working with charter schools to utilize the benefits, cost-savings, and quality of modular buildings. Through all stages of growth, our permanent and temporary solutions can provide your charter school the space it needs.
Nature of Business: Modular Buildings/Modular Construction
Bob Spista, Southeast Sales Manager
Andrea Brand, Product Manager
155 Kirkland Circle, Suite 500 | PO Box 70
Oswego, IL 60543
Description: Joey Costa is the only endorsed benefits broker of the GCSA, and he has worked to create the GCSA Specialty Benefits Plan. With a focus on serving educators, Joey represents a large number of Charter Schools, and has been able to reduce cost and streamline benefits administration. Joey prides himself on having a “hands on” approach with Charter Schools, understanding that insurance should be made easy so that schools can focus on changing lives. Contact Joey to simplify your school’s success.
Nature of Business: Insurance Services, Employee Benefits, Affordable Care Act Compliance
Joe Costa & Associates, Inc.
3001 Monroe Highway
Suite 100 B
Bogart, GA 30622
Description: Lotterease is a Lottery and Parent Communication System that saves charter schools time and money. In addition, it ensures that charter schools are compliant with state lottery laws so that a school using Lotterease is protected from claims of lottery fraud. Lotterease automatically manages siblings and waitlists and parents can apply and confirm attendance online. If you are still using paper or excel based lotteries, save yourself the headache and get Lotterease.
Nature of Business: Administrative, IT, SoftwareVisit website
Description: Founded by two educators in 1926, Perfection Learning provides high-quality, innovative curriculum solutions to K-12 schools across the country and internationally.
For 90 years, Perfection Learning has been a leader in literature and language arts programs for grades 6-12. These programs cover the complete range of language arts skills and course areas with both textbooks and supplemental programs. Innovative literature programs provide cost-effective solutions for teaching critical thinking skills. K-8 reading/language arts solutions include hybrid print/digital handwriting and spelling programs, nonfiction reading, and intervention programs in reading and math.
Nature of Business: Curriculum materials
Description: Playworks is the leading nonprofit in the country leveraging play to promote healthy behaviors through an increase in physical activity and through social emotional learning, establishing play and recess as a core strategy for improving children’s health and wellbeing.
Ellen O. McCarty
Georgia Executive Director
Rhonda Sapp Buck
Description: T-Mobile is a front runner for consideration when searching for cost effective, reliable wireless communications. The aim is to take advantage of constantly evolving technology to help organizations increase productivity, promote safety, and reduce operating costs. Popular T-Mobile offerings for education include smartphones, tablets, embedded laptops, and mobile hotspots to connect staff and children when off campus. See why T-Mobile is the fastest growing wireless carrier in America!
James G. Maleiko
Description: The True North team brings over 60 years and $2 billion of development, finance and construction experience to help our clients achieve their mission and purpose by maximizing the value of their real estate investments. We focus our experience and knowledge on delivering great outcomes to the educational market. Why? We believe that education is the foundation on which communities and our country is built. By helping our education partners finance, develop and build great facilities, we are using our time and talents to help make a positive difference in the world.
Vice President, Development
Director, Legislative & Legal Affairs
Nature of Business:
403(B) Retirement Savings Plans
As a proud 2016 GCSA Leadership Conference Diamond Sponsor and partner, ValuTeachers implements 403(B) Retirement Savings Plans for GCSA independent member charter schools at no costs. The 403(B) is a supplemental retirement savings plan which provides employees with the opportunity to save pre-tax for retirement as a supplement to the Georgia TRS. Our mission statement is, “Helping Educators and School Employees to Retire with Financial Dignity.” ValuTeachers was created by a retired educator, Paula Smith, who formed the company to insure expertise is serving K through 12 Charter Schools and School Systems.
Rodney P. Keyes
National Director/GA Charter School Plans