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

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.
 
Rowland Reading Foundation publishes the Superkids Reading Program, a core reading program designed just for kindergarten through second grade that teaches all aspects of reading seamlessly integrated with the language arts. Happily Ever After is the Foundation's motivating, literature-based reading readiness program. 

 

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

Publisher of Early Childhood Educational Materials. Pre-K to 5th Grade. "Home of the Letter People". Kindervention, Key Links Literacy, Interactive Big Books and modules, Content Area Reading, Reading Trends, Intervention Backpacks for Reading Comprehension, Shared Readers, Group Independent Reading.

www.abramslearningtrends.com

 

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.

 

The National Beta Club is the nation's largest independent, non-profit, educational youth organization. Beta is committed to recognizing and promoting academic achievement, encouraging service to others and developing character and leadership skills. Since 1934, National Beta Club has worked with over six and a half million students in grades 5-9 (Junior Beta division) and grades 9-12 (Senior Beta division).

www.betaclub.org

 

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


Region 4 Education Service Center (Region 4) is one of 20 regional education service centers established by the Texas Legislature in 1967 to assist school districts and charter schools in improving efficiencies and student performance.

Region 4 serves a seven-county area composed of 50 public school districts and 50 public charter schools, representing more than 1.1 million students, 84,000 educators and 1,400 campuses.

www.esc4.net

 

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.