School Operations Resource Center

Curriculum

 

The TCSA Vendor Member Gallery is a vendor referral system.  The Vendor Member Gallery 1) builds a community of vendors that support and cater to charter schools, and 2) compiles referral information on school resources in one place, saving valuable time for busy charter school operators.  With the exception of Preferred Vendor Members, TCSA does not endorse or recommend any particular vendor member to charter schools.  TCSA Vendor Members are listed by industry.   Visit their websites by clicking on their respective logos.  

TCSA continues its pursuit of innovative vendor members that provide quality services and products to charter schools. See the benefits of becoming a Vendor Member and join the charter community today!

Curriculum Vendor Members

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 txcharters.ssww.com.
 
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
 

 

Gold Level Vendor Members

Achieve3000 is a leader in online differentiated instruction. Our innovative literacy solutions - KidBiz3000, TeenBiz3000, and Empower3000 - are scientifically proven to dramatically increase reading and writing proficiency for students in grades 2-12 and to accelerate their path to College and Career Readiness. We deliver engaging, 100% nonfiction content that supports core curriculum, Response to Intervention, English Language Learning, special education and other instructional models.

www.achieve3000.com/texas


Serving learners and educators since 1889, Harris County Department of Education Ensures School Success through coaching, consulting, curriculum support, customized training and learning management system hosting; Improves Systems with efficiency studies, facilities reviews ands school safety audits; and Saves Time and Money with legal, best-value contracts for facilities services, food, supplies and technology through Choice Partners cooperative. Maximize your charter school resources with HCDE's shared service solutions! For access to the right resources, right now, sign an interlocal contract - no membership fee!
   
Call 855-821-4233(HCDE) or 877-696-2122.
 
SunGard K-12 Education software solutions serve one out of six students nationally.  Experience the benefits of working with a single vendor and a fully integrated solution.  Offering Student Information, Curriculum and Assessment, Special Education, and Financial and Human Resource Management, our software products can be deployed to work together or implemented as powerful stand-alone systems.  Experience the benefits of working with a single vendor and a fully integrated solution. Call 866-905-8989 for a demonstration, or visit sungard.com/K12 today!

 

Vendor Members

We are a small Texas based publisher for Technology Applications, founded in 1997.

We have 18 publications for 9 grades, K to 8, adopted by TEA. We feature beginner to advanced level training and use TEKS, NETS and IC3 Certification Standards (for Grades 6, 7, 8) as the basis for our publications. We are NOT Common Core and design our materials to be flexible and customizable for teachers and students with all levels of ability.

www.albacorps.com

At Compass Learning we are helping educators transform education by empowering teachers to cultivate every student's potential for academic success and personal growth. Compass Learning offers two web-based applications that provide proven, engaging, interactive K-12 curriculum and content built on decades of confirmed research about the ways students think, engage and learn. We provide teachers with tools, information and professional development that help them fulfill their aspirations as a teacher, while providing each and every student with the 21st century skills they need to succeed. For more information visit us at:

www.compasslearning.com

 

Kaplan Early Learning Company is a leading international provider of products and services that enhance children's learning. A leader in the field of early care and education, we bring to market innovative curricula, cutting edge assessments, teacher resource materials and valuable professional development opportunities to early childhood and elementary school educators, caregivers and parents around the world.

 

Proximity learning, inc., is a video virtual K-12 staffing company that provides charter schools with the ability to either fill vacant positions with a virtual teacher or add new courses such as Mandarin, Spanish, Latin, Japanese, American Sign Language, and AP classes without the same cost requirement associated with hiring a full time faculty member. The students will actually see the teacher and the teacher will see the students creating a fun interactive learning environment.

All of our teachers are highly qualified, holding Master Degrees and at least 5 years of teaching experience.

www.proxlearn.com


Education Service Center.

www.esc4.net

 

Rowland Reading Foundation publishes Superkids, a research-proven, research-based core reading program designed just for K-2, when the critical skills of reading and writing must be mastered. Superkids seamlessly integrates reading with all the language arts and builds the foundation for success in third grade and beyond. No reading program better prepares students for rigorous academic work required by the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills. Ask about test scores of Superkids students! For more information, visit:   

 

At School Specialty, we offer award-winning brands and over 100,000 items. School Specialty brands address the full spectrum of educational needs, from basic school supplies to furniture and playground equipment, to standards-based curriculum solutions. That means you can find everything you need for your classroom from one trusted provider. School Specialty helps teachers and schools ensure that students of all ages receive the scholastic support they need to advance their learning and reach their full potential.

www.schoolspecialty.com

The Summer Principals Academy, New Orleans offers teachers a masters degree in School Building Leadership from Teachers College, Columbia University in 14 months without the need to quit their teaching position. The New Orleans Cohort services educators on a June/July summer break. Courses are delivered over two consecutive summers each with a five-week session. The first summer session starts June 7, 2014 and ends July 12, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. During the school year, students return to their school and complete a 450-hour School Leader Internship. They finish the program with the second five weeks the following June in 2015. Visit:

www.tc.edu/spanola

 

 

For more information, please contact Brian Levy at blevy@txcharterschools.org or call 512.584.8272.