School Operations Resource Center


TCSA's Preferred Vendor Members have been selected by the TCSA Board of Directors after completing the competitive process set out in the Board of Director's Preferred Vendor Policy. As part of the competitive process, TCSA considers, among other things:  vendor offers, special or discounted services or prices to members.  Preferred Vendor Members have the right to use the "TCSA Preferred Vendor" slogan in their product or service materials and have the right to use the TCSA name and logo in connection with their products and services.


Preferred Vendors

CDW-G, the public sector subsidiary of CDW, is a leading provider of technology solutions to K-12 schools. Dedicated account managers help customers choose the right technology products and services to meet their needs. The company's solution architects offer expertise designing customized solutions, while our advanced technology engineers assist customers with the implementation and long-term management of those solutions. Areas of focus include software, network communications, notebooks/mobile devices, data storage, video monitors, desktops and printers and solutions such as virtualization, collaboration, security, mobility, data center optimization and cloud computing.

Kathryn Haran
Sales Manager K12
Toll Free: 866-339-5674
Direct: 312-705-9030
Fax: 312-705-9130

Hertz Furniture is committed to offering well-made and reasonably priced furniture and accessory items. We strive to provide the best buying experience beginning with the initial contact all the way through the completed sale. Our goal is complete customer satisfaction and customers' concerns are our number one priority.
Daniel Goldfine
(713) - 557-8181


The Alliance agreement between TCSA and Microsoft provides the opportunity for member schools to get best pricing on crucial software and licensing. Gain access to resources and pricing that enable schools to lower their overall IT costs while increasing capacity, productivity and effectiveness.  Member schools will only pay a license fee for each FTE on staff versus each desktop/laptop. 
To learn more, contact:
Kathryn Haran
Sales Manager K12
Toll Free: 866-339-5674
Direct: 312-705-9030
Fax: 312-705-9130

S&S Worldwide provides Classroom Supplies, Furniture, Sports, & PE Equipment, and Arts & Crafts Supplies to educators and learning institutions nationwide. As part of a National Charter School Discount Program, we are making it EASY by saving you time and money.
Shop any time and see your discount at
The program includes:
  • 25-75% Discounts off S&S List Prices
  • Fast & Free Standard Ground Shipping on ALL orders
  • No Minimum for Discounts or Free Shipping
  • "No Hassle" Return Policy
  • 30%+ Discounts for New Schools
  • Superior Customer Service with a unified team
S&S Worldwide Program Manager
Andrew Kimball
Phone: 800-642-7354 x2452

Staples Advantage is committed to providing Texas Charter Schools great deals on quality products. Did you know? Staples is more than just office supplies.

  • Office Supplies
  • School Supplies
  • Classroom Furniture
  • School Uniforms
  • Technology Solutions

"An Outstanding Customer Service Experience."
J.D. Power and Associates

Contact TCSA's dedicated account manager, Tim Taylor at to learn more.

TCSA Electricity Pool - Leverage your purchasing power with member charters and cap electricity rates for up to five years with the TCSA Electricity Pool. 
TCSA brings contract language and discounted rates (previously available only to large school districts) to our members.  TCSA conducted a rigorous RFQ process and selected the following firms to compete to offer your school the best contracts at the lowest price:  Constellation Energy, Gexa Energy, Mid American Energy, Reliant Energy and TriEagle Energy.
- Unlimited Swing (No Set Usage to Meet)
- Contract Protection for Your School
- Lowest Pricing with No Hidden Fees
- Flexible Allowance to Add and/or Delete Meters
To Participate:
1. Complete and Sign Letter of Authorization
(This allows us to obtain your school's electricity usage) 
2. Provide Your Most Recent Electricity Bill(s) (or a list of your ESI IDs)
3. Provide a Copy of Your Current Electricity Contract (if applicable)
4. Forward all documents to:
Brian Levy at or fax to 512.584.8492
Practically Perfect...WebSmart by JR3 was designed to provide Texas Charter Schools software tools required to operate in today's challenging education environment. From its inception of being a Web Based product with no hardware involvement, to its robust feature set that reduces clerical burden to its seamless TEA submissions, it's all there. WebSmart is simple to use, cutting edge software backed by 24/7 support from Texas School people familiar in all area of school operations. With WebSmart focus on the Charter environment, modification and customization are not only possible, they're inevitable. From WebSmart to iCap Digital Records Management JR3 is keeping pace with tomorrow's technology and today's Charter movement in Texas.
For more information, contact David Hankins at (254) 715-7616 or
The TCSA Insurance Program is designed to provide schools with adequate coverage to manage legal risks at a competitive price. Your school will save money by leveraging your purchasing power with other Texas schools. We have gone through a rigorous selection process (RFP) to create a team of insurance companies that not only understand charter schools, but have customized programs aimed directly at charter school needs.
  • Property & Casualty
  • Directors and Officers Legal Liability
  • Workmen's Compensation
  • Major Medical
  • Supplemental Health
For more information contact Eric Smith at 210-249-2396 or



For more information, please contact Brian Levy at or call 512.584.8272.