In this webinar, Dr. Peter Crosta helped viewers gain insights into reasons for pricing disparities and initiatives to increase transparency. Learn about competitive purchasing practices, state-negotiated purchasing contracts, district-approved vendor lists, and minimum bidder requirements.
Each month, John Harrington, the CEO of Funds for Learning, provides a timely update on the latest news, analysis, and professional guidance to help best position your school or library to fully leverage E-rate discounts. By viewing this exceptional series of monthly webinar updates, you will receive the most current news and best practices for successfully navigating the E-rate program, provided by John Harrington and other E-rate professionals.
The search for curriculum and other instructional resources can be an unwieldy process for educators, because the marketplace is saturated with options: core curriculum, supplements, intervention, apps, tech-enabled, etc. At the same time, federal, state, and district regulations require specific steps in the process to ensure compliance. How can educators get complete information about vendors to make the best curriculum purchases? K-12 stakeholders from curriculum directors to classroom teachers should know the methods districts employ to discover and evaluate the resources that make it to students…
As education innovation advances, so does the compounding frustration of all parties involved in K-12 purchasing due to decentralized, antiquated and bureaucratic processes. Learn about the current state of procurement, the ways an efficient connecting of buyers and sellers can be a game-changer in education, and what you can do now to take action. Nicole Neal explained how to increase transparency for educators and level playing field for vendors.