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ABM Building Solutions

ABM, a $6.4 billion Fortune 500 company, delivers facility solutions with an innovation mindset and dedicated, technology-enabled employees. The company is one of the largest facility management providers in the world with over 140,000 employees, over 350 offices, and various international locations. ABM provides facility services in areas such as electrical and lighting, energy, facility engineering, HVAC and mechanical, janitorial services, landscape and grounds, parking and transportation. ABM's services also include energy efficiency and sustainability such as building improvements, electric vehicle charging stations, and renewable energy solutions.

Contact: Derek Reichstein

website Web Site email Email website (916) 837-4038

Acellus - International Academy of Science

Acellus Academy is an accredited online K-12 school which utilizes the same Acellus Learning Accelerator technology used by thousands of schools across the nation. Students may earn an accredited high school diploma upon graduating from Acellus Academy.

Contact: Marti Asay

website Web Site email Email website 916-883-3814

ADERSA Group, LLC

Grasstik is a privacy fence that is made from chain link fence and artificial grass. It is resistant to all kinds of weather conditions, especially UV rays that cause fading. Likewise, its non-flammability is an important factor in its preference as a privacy fence. You can use it as a chain link fence or as well as cover your existing fence. No matter if it is wood, chain link, wrought iron fence or concrete wall. No gardener cost! No maintenance cost! No water cost!

Contact: Lutfi Kilic

website Web Site email Email website (949) 531-9335

Alliance of Schools for Cooperative Insurance Programs

We are a member-owned, non-profit, public agency JPA offering Property & Liability coverage, Workers’ Compensation and Health Benefits to California public schools. An Owner Controlled Insurance Program for school construction projects is also available to reduce costs and for safer construction projects. While affordable, member-focused broad coverage is provided, we believe it is more important to partner with our school members to create safer learning environments. Therefore, a host of loss control, training and risk management services are provided to our members at no additional cost.

Contact: Jazmine Martinez

website Web Site email Email website (562) 404-8029

Alterea

Alterea

Agents of Influence is a spy-themed, media literacy videogame about making informed choices in a digital era. Students play as freshmen at a fictional high school. Topics covered include echo chambers, social media, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence. Core skills taught are critically reading/analyzing media, researching claims online, and empathetically communicating with outpartisans. The game aligns with standards in SEL, ELA, Social Studies, Science and Technology. For grades 6-10, flexibly designed for a variety of classrooms and out-of-school use. Alterea, the parent company, also designs custom videogames and uses the power of interactive storytelling to create engaging, impactful educational experiences.

Contact: Anahita Dalmia

website Web Site email Email website (669) 262-9285

Assist Programs

Assist Programs is An Educator’s Best First Job®! We specialize in recruiting, clearing, and training future educators to facilitate a host of enriching activities through our During-The-Day Recess and After-School Enrichment programs at K-8 schools. Our evidence-based programs promote active play, sports-based games & activities, and positive character education, with social-emotional learning (SEL) and positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) disguised throughout. Assist’s full-service ASES and ELOP programs build a captivating experience for all age groups in the After School setting with homework assistance, daily cutting-edge STEAM and VAPA enrichment, and MVPA programs.

Contact: Jesse Arora

website Web Site email Email website 9166925239

Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (Cerritos)

We are a leader in Education Law, representing eight of the ten largest California school districts. AALRR is a full-service law firm, with more than 170 attorneys in nine offices statewide, and is regularly recognized as one of the most diverse firms in California.

Contact: Darrell Uran

website Web Site email Email website (562) 653-3200

Audio Enhancement

Audio Enhancement was founded in 1978 on the idea that “learning begins with hearing.” As pioneers of classroom audio technology, Audio Enhancement brings clarity and success to students and teachers. For 40 years, Audio Enhancement has created and delivered research-driven solutions to complex education problems in classrooms around the world. What started as an effort to help children with hearing impairments succeed in school quickly became a way to enable all students to hear and learn.

Contact: Tanner Anderson

website Web Site email Email website (801) 824-2168

A-Z Bus Sales, Inc.

We are the largest and longest serving school bus dealer, representing the industry's highest quality school buses! Bluebird, MicroBird & Collin

Contact: Pete Tuckerman

website Web Site email Email website (951) 781-1800

BAC Local #3

The objects and purpose of this Local Union are to provide for, protect and improve the general welfare of its members and the employees represented by it, both directly and indirectly by all lawful means and methods.

Contact: Ryan Ruf

website Web Site email Email website (180) 028-1878 x1

Baird

Baird

Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated (“Baird”) is a leading public finance bond underwriting firm with a longstanding presence in California. Baird has been underwriting bonds for California school districts for more than 20 years and provides underwriting services on general obligation bonds, certificates of participation, special tax bonds (community facilities district financings), tax and revenue anticipation notes, bond anticipation notes, tax-exempt and taxable refunding bonds, and private placement financings.

Contact: John Baracy

website Web Site email Email website (310) 492-8111

Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty is a full-service construction management, program management, CM multi-prime, lease-leaseback, CM-at-risk, design-build, and general contracting firm that specializes in the construction of educational facilities throughout California. With over $4B in K-12 projects, Balfour Beatty has consistently ranked as a top three Educational Builder in California within the past five years by Engineering News Record (ENR)!

Contact: John Bernardy

website Web Site email Email website (949) 502-4000

Ball Frost Group, LLC.

The Ball/Frost Group, LLP is a legislative services and governmental relations firm representing school districts, county offices of education and education related associations. We possess more than 60 years of combined experience in assessing the potential effects of issues before the California legislature and executive branch and advocating on behalf of our clients. Our work spans across issues and includes public education funding and programs, behavioral and mental health, early childhood, teacher and administrator preparation and development and fiscal policy.

Contact: Andrea Ball

website Web Site email Email website (916) 616-3116

Barber & Barber Associates, Inc.

We provide educational consulting services and Medi-Cal/LEA billing services. Proudly works with CSBA on the Medi-Cal Services Program.

Contact: Dr. Vicki L. Barber

website Web Site email Email website (916) 947-6165

BLICK art materials

BLICK art materials

BLICK Art Materials, is a leading art supply company, with award-winning customer service. Shop BLICK’s selection of over 110,000 art supplies, art equipment, and furniture to outfit any creative space. Find paints, drawing materials, brushes, canvas, papers, crafts, sculpture and ceramics, printmaking, airbrush, and so much more. Our Contracts & Quotes team is available to meet your procurement needs. BLICK Art Materials is family-owned and serving artists since 1911.

Contact: Heather Havens

website Web Site email Email website (847) 681-6800

Brightline

BrightLife Kids — a CalHOPE program by Brightline — supports the mental health of families who live in California with children aged 0–12. Offering free, easy-to-access, virtual mental health support (in 19 languages and with no referrals needed!), BrightLife Kids has on-demand digital resources, care coordination to outside resources, and personalized counseling from experts who are trained in cultural competency and have experience working with LGBTQ+, BIPOC, and gender-diverse populations. When kids learn how to express their feelings in healthy ways, everyday struggles and big emotions like sadness or worrying become more manageable — which helps both at home and in the classroom.

Contact: Sabrina Sandalo-Lee

website Web Site email Email website (805) 478-9181

Brookwood Partners

Brookwood Partners is a real estate development and strategic advisory firm dedicated to working with California school districts to deliver workforce housing and revenue-generating projects. Our strategic advice on districts’ surplus and underutilized property is tempered by real world experience and guided by the practical realities of the entitlement, C.E.Q.A., and community engagement process in California. Brookwood Partners brings our current expertise (including the development of 705 Serramonte, the highly acclaimed Faculty and Staff Housing project for Jefferson Union High School District) to the challenging strategic real estate questions, portfolio optimization, and workforce housing questions that California school boards are facing. To support our clients, our in-house team includes urban design, development, and financial personnel - enabling Brookwood Partners to efficiently analyze project issues and communicate key considerations with clarity for action by leaders of the District.

Contact: Chris White

website Web Site email Email website (760) 473-2233

Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP

We have been an integral part of the California legal landscape for over 80 years. Two of the firm's founding partners, Louis H. Burke and Thomas P. White, went on to serve as California Supreme Court Justices. Today, with nearly 100 attorneys and eight offices throughout California, we are fully prepared to meet your school district's legal needs. Our clients value not only our expertise and efficiency, but also our integrity, responsiveness and commitment to their public mission. In representing public entities and school districts throughout the State, our only focus is to serve our clients so that they may receive the very best possible results and maximize their valuable resources. Visit us online at www.bwslaw.com

Contact: Mark Garcia

website Web Site email Email website (213) 236-2847

BuyBoard National Purchasing Cooperative

The BuyBoard National Purchasing Cooperative provides schools with an opportunity to save time and money while purchasing the products they use every day. Contracts and vendors awarded through BuyBoard have been competitively procured, to assist members with compliance with local and state procurement requirements and a documented audit trail. With a wide range of contracts, products and vendors available, members will find almost everything needed to support their organization.

Contact: Steve Fisher

website Web Site email Email website (913) 424-5758

Caldwell Flores Winters, Inc.

We provide Planning, Financial Advisory and Program Implementation services to school districts throughout California.

Contact: Rosa Perez

website Web Site email Email website (510) 596-8170

CalHOPE Youth Powered By Kooth

CalHOPE Youth Powered By Kooth

CalHOPE Youth is an innovative virtual behavioral health program developed by the California Department of Health Care Services in collaboration with Kooth. Currently in its early-access phase, it is set to roll out statewide under the name 'Soluna' in early 2024. The platform is available on both iOS and Android, providing youth and young adults aged 13-25 with immediate access to a comprehensive mental health toolkit, community support, resources, and journaling—all at no cost to the user, their parents, or their school. For further details, visit www.calhopeyouth.org.

Contact: Jivan Muradian

website Web Site email Email website 818-512-5512

California Consulting, Inc.

California Consulting, Inc. is the State's largest grant-writing company. Founded in 2004 our grant writers have written more than 1500 grant applications that have been funded for our Clients. We have brought in more than $1.6 billion for our clients. Our grant writers specialize in writing complex grant applications for School Districts. We have landed major grant awards for SEL, MTSS, Buses, STEM, Facilities, School Safety, CTE, and, many other important projects. www.californiaconsulting.org

Contact: Steve Samuelian

website Web Site email Email website (559) 244-0801

California Education Partners

The California Education Partners team is made up of folks who’ve walked in your shoes. We share your commitment to creating better outcomes for students who’ve had too many barriers thrown in the way of their path to success. District teams join a collaboration with other district teams tackling similar challenges – from high school On Track to aligning learning TK to 3rd grade and everything in between. Contact us for specific collaboration opportunities.

Contact: Steven Kellner

website Web Site email Email website (415) 321-8017

California Schools VEBA

The California Schools Voluntary Employees Benefits Association (VEBA) provides health care benefits for education, municipal, and public agency employees that are effective, affordable, and of the highest quality and value.

Contact: Heather Simonson

website Web Site email Email website 619-481-3652

California Sheet Metal/HVAC Industry

We provide high quality technical education to men and women who seek a rewarding career in the sheet metal and HVAC industry through our joint apprenticeship programs. The contractor members of the California Association of Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors (CAL SMACNA) and the craftperson members of the Sheet Metal, Air Rail and Transportation Unions' (SMART) work together to design, construct and maintain advanced HVAC systems for schools that place a premium on energy efficiency and enhanced indoor air quality. Our goal is to create and ensure a learning environment that is healthy, high performing and comfortable for students and teachers alike. Our pool of contractors and professional craftpersons will make all of the difference when it comes to delivering work on education facilities that is safe, on-time and within budget.

Contact: Dion Abril

website Web Site email Email website (916) 492-6091

California Statewide Electrical JATC

We provide a career for highly skilled craftspeople. Electrical workers receive their training through local joint apprenticeship training centers utilizing a standardized education program supported by the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). This model education partnership produces a highly skilled and trained workforce equipped to meet the demands of the customer.

Contact: Jenny Fothergill

website Web Site email Email website (925) 828-6322

California Teachers Association

The California Teachers Association exists to protect and promote the well-being of its members; to improve the conditions of teaching and learning; to advance the cause of free, universal, and quality public education for all students; to ensure that the human dignity and civil rights of all children, youth and adults are protected; and to secure a more just, equitable, and democratic society. Our 310,000 members make up the largest affiliate in the 3-million member National Education Association. CTA has 1,100 local chapters in school districts throughout California. Find out more about CTA at www.cta.org

Contact: Candice Alexander

website Web Site email Email website 916-325-1553

California's Valued Trust

California's Valued Trust (CVT) is one of California's largest labor/management trusts specializing in healthcare benefits for the education community. CVT provides participants high-quality and cost-effective benefit choices including medical, pharmacy, dental, vision, group term life insurance, EAP and innovative health programs.

Contact: Trudi Robertson

website Web Site email Email website (559) 437-2960

Capitol Advisors Group, LLC

We are a team of experts in California education policy, finance, legislative strategy, and public affairs. Over the course of our collective careers, we have been helping schools, professional associations, industry/private sector interests, and non-profit organizations succeed in achieving important outcomes for students, educators, and the future of California. No team is more effective in building successful strategies to achieve your goals and priorities in the K-12 education sector. Our services include government relations and advocacy, State budget expertise, fiscal advising, State Board of Education waivers, school facilities eligibility compliance, OPSC/State Allocation Board representation, strategic consulting and public affairs, communications strategies, and issue management.

Contact: Kevin Gordon

website Web Site email Email website (916) 443-7468

Capturing Kids' Hearts / Powered by The Flippen Group

Through experiential training, expert coaching, an SEL curriculum for students, and ongoing personalized support, Capturing Kids' Hearts® equips professionals in K-12 education to implement transformational processes focused on social-emotional wellbeing, relationship-driven campus culture, and student connectedness. Our research-based processes improve the five key indicators of school performance: fewer discipline referrals, improved attendance, higher student achievement, lower dropout rates, and higher teacher satisfaction. Throughout our 30-year legacy of advancing social emotional learning, the Capturing Kids’ Hearts team has impacted millions of students. We train over 37,000 educators a year and our processes are being implemented with fidelity on campuses in 44 states nationwide.

Contact: Ruthy Boring

website Web Site email Email website 979-229-8391

Carahsoft

As government agencies and academic institutions implement large-scale telework and online learning initiatives, Carahsoft’s technology and reseller partners offer a range of solutions that enable telework, support collaboration, ensure business continuity, and scale communications channels and security.

Contact: Martin Gavin

website Web Site email Email website (703) 673-3518

CliffordMoss

We are here to help you tell your story. If your goal requires community, political, or electoral success, they can deliver. The apporach combines significant winning political experience with fresh thinking innovative tools, and a spirited belief that people support what they help create. Their services: political strategy, election feasibility/planning, public information, and effective ground and online campaigns. CliffordMoss. What's your story? Let us help you tell it.

Contact: Bonnie Moss

website Web Site email Email website (510) 757-9023

Climatec

Led by a highly credentialed team with more than 300 years of combined industry experience, Climatec helps public agencies find general fund relief through renewed infrastructure and funding solutions. The firm has delivered thousands of successful energy efficiency programs to clients across the public sector. Climatec’s customer-centric approach has not only forged an unmatched track record of implementation success and savings performance, but also a loyal client base of repeat customers that come back for multiple phases of work. Climatec’s formula is based on transparency and vendor neutrality that empowers customers with options for upgrading to smarter, safer and more efficient facilities. The relief modernizations can bring to a public agency’s general fund is immediate, and the long-term benefits–economic development; revenue growth; community engagement; and stakeholder health, comfort and safety–are long lasting.

Contact: Amber Fritsch

website Web Site email Email website 949-237-0110

Coastline Driving School

Coastline is the largest driving school in America, offering DMV-approved drivers ed and behind-the-wheel driving lessons. They also provide fleet training services, including defensive driving courses and in-car driving assessment and coaching. With over 80,000 5-star reviews and extensive coverage across California, Coastline is the ideal partner for school districts' driving safety programs. On top of being a price leader in the industry, Coastline's commitment to excellence ensures top-notch training and safety for all its students.

Contact: Renaud Delaquis

website Web Site email Email website (408) 508-5083

Compass Group

Chartwells K12 is a diverse family of dedicated chefs, dietitians and food experts who bring their passion and dedication to serve up happy and healthy in school cafeterias every day. Chartwells K12 is here to help you with nutritious, kid-approved food, and innovative programs. Our goal every day is to make sure that students leave the cafeteria happier and healthier than when they came in.

Contact: Julie Veal

website Web Site email Email website (442) 222-0135

Creating Creators LLC

Creating Creators is a youth development company that supports academic and 21st century skill building through filmmaking in K-12th grade classrooms. With our combined 20 years of experience in filmmaking and input from educators, we provide film pathway curricula for districts that are aligned with ELA, ELD, VAPA, and CTE standards. Year long classroom support is provided by our trained teaching artists that guide students through writing, producing, and editing their own stories as 3-5 min films. Our mission is to introduce industry, technology, and executive skills to students through a seamless blend of education and apprenticeship style learning.

Contact: Jessica Just

website Web Site email Email website (201) 615-4284

Crisp Enterprises, Inc.

Crisp Imaging is a family-owned print and imaging business headquartered in Southern California, founded by husband and wife, Julie and Gary Crisp. With Community involvement a long-standing company imperative, Crisps' current mission is to assist in the protection and limit the exposure of COVID-19 in the community through PPE. In collaboration with local educational agencies, we have performed site surveys, designed custom barriers and social distancing signage. The company to date has produced and installed thousands of barriers and signs throughout the state of California.

Contact: Raul Cuevas

website Web Site email Email website (714) 351-1484

CSBA Legal Services

CSBA’s Legal Services program is a subscription-based program that provides CSBA members with cost-effective legal advice and legal services. Subscribers receive: (1) access to CSBA attorneys who can provide low-cost legal services on all matters related to public education, and (2) unlimited access to our online Resource Library: a repository of CBAs, MOUs, salary schedules, and legal resources designed to assist members in negotiations.

Contact: Alex Worthy

website Web Site email Email website (916) 371-4691

Curriculum Associates

Founded in 1969, Curriculum Associates builds research-based, award-winning products including i-Ready, Ready Classroom Mathematics and the all-new supplemental reading program Magnetic Reading. Through valid and reliable assessment data, high quality instructional materials, and world class support, we help educators realize all students’ greatest potential.

Contact: John Sipe

website Web Site email Email website 480-299-6993

Dale Scott & Company

We provide California school districts with comprehensive financial advisory services including customized bond financing plans, election planning, cash flow financing, and continuing disclosure filing services.

Contact: Dale Scott

website Web Site email Email website (415) 956-1030

Dannis Woliver Kelley

We are a full service education law firm focused entirely on serving the legal representation needs of California public school districts, county offices of education, community colleges and other educational organizations. Established in 1976, DWK was one of the first California law firms to devote its practice to governing boards, public schools and education. With seven offices throughout California, DWK provides preventive, practical and cost effective legal counsel on key issues surrounding your core mission--the education of students.

Contact: Luis Kischmischian

website Web Site email Email website (415) 543-4111

DCG Strategies

DCG Strategies is a commercial real estate firm that specializes in serving the real estate needs of California’s public school districts. From developing educator housing to repurposing unused sites to avoid non-use fees/vandalism/blight, and disposing of surplus real estate, our consulting, property planning, and brokerage services offer a comprehensive approach to real estate decision-making. We do this by partnering with you and your district as an extension of your staff. Our team will provide you with the necessary data needed to make fully informed decisions surrounding your real estate, while helping you mitigate and manage risk throughout the process. Our goal is to help transform your district’s real estate into resources to help you further your academic mission and better serve your students and families. Since 2005, we’ve helped forward-thinking leaders explore how their real property assets can be used to create reoccurring revenue, stabilize/grow reserves, fund the development of district employee housing, catalyze social and community impact, and much more.

Contact: Lauren Jennings

website Web Site email Email website 925-479-1350

DFA-Actuaries, LLC.

We are dedicated to providing designer actuarial and related services to a broad range of clients, with an emphasis on public sector retiree healthcare and pension valuations. They can help guide you through the GASB 45 process in a painless and efficient manner, even if it's your first experience with an actuarial valuation. They know how to make you look good in the eyes of those who are relying on you to successfully manage your retiree medical plan's finances.

Contact: Brian Demsey

website Web Site email Email website (949) 291-1422

Eastshore Consulting

• Eastshore Consulting provides trusted advice to meet the financial and political needs of California school districts. We are committed to using our 50-plus years of combined senior experience to serve as your true fiduciary, providing sound, independent recommendations and guidance that put your goals and your community first. We offer financial advisory and facilities planning services, bond and parcel tax election strategies, public relations assistance and fiscal and policy consulting.

Contact: Michael Riemenschneider

website Web Site email Email website (707) 367-2606

EDMO

EDMO

EDMO is a nonprofit organization committed to providing equitable out-of-school learning experiences for kids, with a focus on dismantling systemic inequities. We offer award-winning STEAM and SEL curriculum tailored to meet our partner schools' needs. Our inclusive programs empower kids to embrace their authentic selves and approach the world with curiosity, courage, and kindness. Experienced in ELO-P funding, program design, and compliance, we ensure your school meets state audit requirements. At EDMO, we celebrate differences, make learning fun, and encourage kids to believe in themselves, fostering a more connected and confident world.

Contact: Eduardo Caballero

website Web Site email Email website (415) 282-6673

eDynamic Learning

eDynamic Learning

eDynamic Learning is a teacher-founded company dedicated to supporting educators with equitable and accessible resources to prepare learners for life after graduation. With over 250 courses spanning grades 6-12, we are the largest publisher of teacher-facilitated CTE and elective digital curricula in North America. Our supplemental resources expand awareness of STEM, CS, and career exploration, with 1/3 of all US high schools using our virtual business simulations. We offer California-certified teachers to offer personalized learning when instructional services are needed. Our robust portfolio of solutions and services allows us to help educators overcome the common challenges of college and career readiness.

Contact: April Rubio

website Web Site email Email website (619) 790-3007

EH&A now part of MGT Consulting, LLC

We specialize in a school facility services through planning, construction, fiscal services and communication.

Contact: Claire Cote

website Web Site email Email website (760) 519-8531

Eide Bailly

Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP recently joined Top 25 CPA firm Eide Bailly, bringing more than 100 years of successful auditing, accounting, tax expertise and business consulting experience to serve you. Our combined firm is consistently ranked among the top five California CPA firms. Eide Bailly helps clients embrace the opportunities that change and innovation bring to the evolving business landscape and personal financial decisions, with offices throughout California, the West and Midwest.

Contact: Destiny Garcia

website Web Site email Email website (909) 466-4410

Elevo

Elevo provides students with the building blocks for a happier life. We work hand-in-hand with schools to nurture our next generation with a full range of in-person and online programs. Our curriculum is designed to promote social-emotional learning and support mental health and physical well-being

Contact: Stephanie Ayala

website Web Site email Email website (760) 687-3763

ENGIE N.A.

We are a national energy company that works with education, government, commercial, industrial, and other organizations. We deliver integrated Energy Effective™ programs that drive sustainable results. Over the past 40 years, ENGIE Services U.S. has provided more than $2 billion in savings for our customers.

Contact: Veronica Ornelas-Chinn

website Web Site email Email website (925)257-4313

Erickson-Hall Construction

We offer services in preconstruction, general contracting, construction management, design-build, design assist-build, lease-leaseback and program management. Our expertise with educational, fire, essential services, civic, parks, recreation, faith-based, office and healthcare facilities is well-known. Whether you are contemplating new construction or modernization, Erickson-Hall has a superior construction team ready to exceed your expectation

Contact: Kristy Rodriguez

website Web Site email Email website (760) 796-7700

ESS

Contact: LeeAnne Maronna

website Web Site email Email website (425) 922-3440

Evolv Technology

Evolv Technology (NASDAQ: EVLV) is transforming human security to make a safer, faster, and better experience for the world’s most iconic venues and companies as well as schools, hospitals, and public spaces, using industry leading artificial intelligence (AI)-powered weapons detection and analytics. Its mission is to transform security to create a safer world to live, learn, work, and play. Evolv has digitally transformed the gateways in places where people gather by enabling seamless integration combined with powerful analytics and insights. Evolv’s advanced systems have scanned more than 425 million people, second only to the Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in the United States. Evolv has been awarded the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) SAFETY Act Designation as a Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology (QATT) as well as the Security Industry Association (SIA) New Products and Solutions (NPS) Award in the Law Enforcement/Public Safety/Guarding Systems category. Evolv Technology®, Evolv Express®, Evolv Insights®, and Evolv Cortex AI® are registered trademarks of Evolv Technologies, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions. For more information, visit https://evolvtechnology.com.

Contact: Ann Marshall

website Web Site email Email website +1 916.622.4139

Expatiate Communications Inc.

Expatiate Communications is a premier educational management consulting firm and brings real time AI based predictive analysis program ( iTAAP®)for LEAs which projects future California School Dashboard colors as well as various compliance metrics such as PIR, CIM, MOE, and SPED Excess Costs. Along with predictions at the District and school level, iTAAP drills down to identify specific students whose academic performance contributes heavily towards a lower category of colors. This data will empower the LEAs to achieve a higher classification in the CA School Dashboard by targeting those specific at need students for assistance before they are identified by the school's internal processes.

Contact: Arjun Kushwaha

website Web Site email Email website (626) 962-3311

Extron

For over 35 years, Extron has been a leader in the development of innovative AV solutions for the education market. This includes PoleVault Digital classroom AV systems, VoiceLift Pro microphone systems, TeamWork and ShareLink collaboration systems, StudioStation recording solutions, and GlobalViewer software for network based AV resource management and campus communications. Our unique Classroom Technology Grant Program provides increased visibility and expanded access to AV technology by supplying selected pilot classrooms with advanced audio video solutions.

Contact: Anthony Cortes

website Web Site email Email website (714) 491-1500 x6014

F3 Law

F3 Law provides legal services in the context of our clients’ mission, vision and values. Our more than 100 attorneys across the state of California offer their legal counsel and service to help clients achieve their goals, and their exceptional skills are matched only by their passion to serve public education. Many F3 attorneys began their professional careers in education and from this experience they never lose their passion for education’s central purpose. F3 Law represents more than 500 of California's educational institutions and related agencies.

Contact: Jennifer Larivee

website Web Site email Email website (760) 304-6000

Facilitron

Facilitron is a data-driven facilities management platform and marketplace that streamlines facility scheduling and the rental request process of school and public spaces while enabling insight into real-time cost and utilization data. In addition to facility scheduling, Facilitron now allows facility owners to manage work orders, maintenance requests and schedule preventive maintenance and connect to BAS-systems such as BACnet to schedule HVAC, lighting or other automations and all in one place and fully integrated across platforms. Using data and expertise in facility management, Facilitron provides information to schools on the benefits of data such as equitable use, fiscal responsibility to taxpayers and school safety. Benefiting from real-world experience with school boards and facility data analysis, Facilitron provides a complete platform and consulting solution that helps schools develop and implement well-managed facility use programs, gain new insights on their operational costs and prepare for a data-driven future.

Contact: Kristina Kirkland

website Web Site email Email website

Feet First California

Feet First California is forging resilient youth through movement and mindset. Their program transforms the lives of disengaged youth through an innovative approach that combines non-contact, cardio boxing workouts with social-emotional learning to build character, confidence and coping skills.

Contact: Dan Dorsett

website Web Site email Email website (833) 339-9119

Fieldman, Rolapp & Associates, Inc.

We are a California-based financial advisory (municipal advisor) that serve school districts and other public agencies. Fieldman, Rolapp & Associates was founded in 1966 and assist with all forms of debt including General Obligation Bonds, Certificate of Participation and Community Facilities Districts.

Contact: Deanne Coats

website Web Site email Email website (949) 660-7326

FieldTurf & Beynon Sports

Tarkett Sports is a world leader in sports surfacing and construction. At Tarkett Sports, everything we do – and the way we do it – is aimed to make the process easier for you. We focus on ensuring your experience is memorable and hassle free. We understood long ago that a successful sports surface relies on a quality product that’s installed by a quality team. We’ve built our family by combining the best people and the best partners with the best products. Tarkett Sports is a world leader in sports surfacing and construction. At Tarkett Sports, everything we do – and the way we do it – is aimed to make the process easier for you. We focus on ensuring your experience is memorable and hassle free. We understood long ago that a successful sports surface relies on a quality product that’s installed by a quality team. We’ve built our family by combining the best people and the best partners with the best products. Tarkett Sports is a world leader in sports surfacing and construction. At Tarkett Sports, everything we do – and the way we do it – is aimed to make the process easier for you. We focus on ensuring your experience is memorable and hassle free. We understood long ago that a successful sports surface relies on a quality product that’s installed by a quality team. We’ve built our family by combining the best people and the best partners with the best products.

Contact: Zak Sigler

website Web Site email Email website (514) 375-2613

Fonder-Salari, Inc.

Fonder-Salari, Inc.

Fonder-Salari Inc. provides comprehensive program and construction management (PM/CM) services, specializing in public education projects. We are successfully performing PM/CM services throughout Southern CA. Our team provides exceptional services from project planning and design through construction close-out to our k-12 educational clients across Southern California. We are a woman owned business and our ownership group has served numerous K-14 districts for the past 26 years. Our staff possess proven track records in support of some of the most complex local bond programs with program and construction management services, working from early in design through DSA close-out.

Contact: Shawn Fonder

website Web Site email Email website 661-857-3576

ForeFront Power

The ForeFront Power team holds 15 years of experience working together across nearly one gigawatt-DC (GW) of renewable electricity, spanning more than 1,300 distributed generation and community solar projects. Serving business, the public sector, and community solar customers in the U.S. and Mexico, ForeFront Power is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in New York City and Mexico City. ForeFront Power is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsui & Co. Ltd., a global energy infrastructure and investment leader with a robust balance sheet and an “A” credit rating from Standard & Poor’s. Visit forefrontpower.com.

Contact: Jesse Prier

website Web Site email Email website (212) 748-9821

Forms and Surfaces, Inc

Forms and Surfaces, Inc

Contact: Deron Thompson

website Web Site email Email website (805) 755-2610

Geary Pacific Corporation

We are an HVAC distributor serving the Western United States since 1961. We have 26 locations in 7 states. We distribute Bard Manufacturing Wall Mount HVAC equipment for the Modular Building Industry and specialize in HVAC design and comfort for School Facilities. www.gearypacific.com

Contact: Suzanne Miller

website Web Site email Email website (714) 279-2950 x 1024

Hellas Construction Inc.

Hellas Construction is the complete, one-stop solution for sports construction, offering long-term durability and unparalleled customer commitment. Since the company’s inception, Hellas has managed to impact more than 5 million students across the nation. With clients ranging from elementary schools and local parks, to the Home of the Dallas Cowboys, Hellas Construction delivers on time, every time, for every client.

Contact: Knute ODonnell

website Web Site email Email website (512) 673-6150

High Performance Acadamy

High Performance Academy (HPA), founded in 2012 in Fresno, California, stands at the forefront of sports education and career advancement, embodying our ethos 'Be Legendary'. With a commitment to nurturing over 10,000 athletes annually nationwide, HPA has become a home for aspiring talents, guiding over 100 athletes to elite colleges and professional stages. Our expansive curriculum, from youth and adult leagues to holistic child development and wellness programs, leverages global insights and innovative techniques. HPA's dedication to the growth of athletes—emphasizing mental, physical, and social-emotional skills alongside values like leadership, teamwork, and perseverance—extends through our School Programs. As we continue to expand our reach, integrating advanced techniques and fostering legendary achievements, HPA reshapes the future of sports, making every training session an opportunity to excel and inspire.

Contact: Christian Covarrubias

website Web Site email Email website (559) 283-7261

IDIS America

As the largest video surveillance manufacturer in South Korea, IDIS offers a range of cameras, recorders, deep-learning analytics, monitors, network accessories, and VMS choices to provide a genuine end-to-end solution. IDIS technology is flexible and scalable, able to meet the surveillance and intelligence requirements of businesses large and small — all with unrivaled performance, outstanding quality, and a low total cost of ownership.

Contact: Luis Monsante

website Web Site email Email website (469) 444-6548

Imagine Learning

A newly unified portfolio of products delivers services that creatively transform what's possible for all educators and K–12 students. Use insights from real-time data to meet each student’s individual learning needs and enable their success, not only for today but for a lifetime of future learning.

Contact: Ann Zinni

website Web Site email Email website (877) 725-4257 x1710

Instructional Access, Inc.

Instructional Access, Inc.

The Instructional Access, Inc. was founded in 1998. The Diploma Access Academy is a supplemental diploma granting and career certification program for vulnerable students most likely to drop out due to credit deficiency and/or other adverse experiences. As a supplemental alternative education option, Diploma Access Academy classrooms embed within partner districts and include online synchronous/asynchronous learning, classroom-based teachers, Individualized Graduation Plans, onsite case management, and “wrap-a-around” services. Diploma Access Academy staffing and management are provided by Instructional Access, Inc. The program assists districts with dropout prevention, credit recovery, improved student attendance (LCFF growth), graduation rate increases, and a decrease in dropout occurrences.

Contact: Steve Martin

website Web Site email Email website 9513418982

International Masonry Institute

The International Masonry Institute (IMI) is a partnership between International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (BAC) members and the contractors who employ them. Our renowned education, technical support, research, and training support the architecture, engineering, and construction community throughout the project lifecycle, from new construction to renovation and restoration projects. Team IMI represents labor and management working in partnership to create a safer, better built world. We believe in educating and empowering people to build responsibly.

Contact: Sunup Mathew

website Web Site email Email website (415) 205-9760

Isom Advisors

We are a full-service planning, campaign, and financial advisory firm that serves California school districts. Our team has worked with both large and small school districts throughout the state and continues to be a leader in this industry. With over 25 years of experience providing innovative solutions and the highest level of service. Our staff has not only been the most active, but the most successful in assisting school districts improve their facilities and their general fund in recent years.

Contact: Jon Isom

website Web Site email Email website (925) 478-7450

Jones Hall

Since the establishment of Jones Hall in 1978, it has been among the leading bond counsel firms in California, providing legal services of the highest quality. With one office located in the financial district of San Francisco near the offices of the national rating agencies of S&P and Moody’s and the offices of numerous bond underwriting firms, Jones Hall is well positioned to provide its clients with the highest level of legal expertise and service. Most Jones Hall attorneys have careers that have spanned decades in the bond industry, with first-hand experience responding to changes in the law, the economy and political climate. For calendar year 2017, Jones Hall ranked number one in the number of successful bond closings among other California Bond Counsel firms, leading over 225 deals with total par amount of over $6.3 billion to a successful close (Source: Thomson-Reuters News Group). A large percentage of the firm’s representations are for California school districts in connection with the calling of general obligation bond elections, the issuance of general obligation bonds and refunding bonds, and the delivery of certificates of participation. On the November 2016 ballot alone, Jones Hall represented school districts on over 50 measures presented to California voters.

Contact: Courtney Jones

website Web Site email Email website (415) 391-5780

JTS Modular, Inc.

At JTS Modular, innovative building design and construction is our specialty. Standards in modular manufacturing have changed in the past decade. Today there is a realization that permanent modular buildings have limitless design capabilities with precision engineering and indistinguishable characteristics from site-built construction.

Contact: Kip Hearron

website Web Site email Email website 661-204-7238

Kaiser Permanente

At Kaiser Permanente, we’re committed to helping shape schools to be healthy and vibrant places of learning and development for all. For over 75 years, Kaiser Permanente has been committed to shaping the future of health and health care. Kaiser Permanente’s mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. Click here for resources on Health & Wellness, Self-Care and information on coping with COVID-19.

Contact: Paola Gonzalez

website Web Site email Email website (619) 542-7274

Keenan

We provide innovative insurance and financial solutions for schools, public agencies and health care organizations. We are the experts you can rely on when it comes to employee benefits, risk management, claims services, and technology.

Contact: Brenda Liu

website Web Site email Email website (949) 940-1760

KeyAnalytics, a division of California Financial Services

KeyAnalytics provides key professional support and information management software to enable school districts to clearly see options, challenges and obligations of ongoing bond programs and multi-year construction programs. In addition to tracking and standardizing compliant reporting of project revenue and expenditures with minimal additional staff time, KeyAnalytics also provides experienced consulting support to quickly answer district's questions regarding the State School Building Program, developer mitigation expenditure rules, and general municipal bond rules.

Contact: Michael Dodge

website Web Site email Email website (209) 595-0791

Keygent LLC

Keygent provides strategic and technical municipal advisory services to California school districts. We serve as our clients’ fiduciary at all times, ensuring their best interests are met. In a complex process that can span months or even years, we are there every step of the way. We are committed to providing our clients with the lowest cost of borrowing. This is achieved through expert financial modeling, credit analysis and pricing review.

Contact: Jennifer Bruner

website Web Site email Email website 310-322-4222

KNN Public Finance

We are a financial advisory firm serving public agencies by structuring financing for capital projects and have been ranked first in the number of issues in California for the last 15 years.

Contact: Jessi Vasile

website Web Site email Email website 949-346-4900

Leadership Associates

Leadership Associates, California’s premier executive search and leadership development firm, provides its clients customized services. Partners develop and use relevant, engaging learning activities for Boards and executive leaders, and remain committed to finding and training leaders who strive to achieve equitable, excellent education outcomes for California’s diverse student population. In addition to executive search services, LA offers networks for superintendents and assistant superintendents, support for new Superintendents, publications, a Summer Institute, specialized services including organizational audits, Board/Superintendent evaluations, conflict facilitation, leadership training, and 360-degree feedback reviews. LA’s partners are recognized for leadership roles at the local, state, and national levels

Contact: Serena Fairrington

website Web Site email Email website (916) 520-4951

Ledesma & Meyer Construction Co. Inc.

Contact: Charlene Whitlinger

website Web Site email Email website (909) 476-0590

LexisNexis

LexisNexis® Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of legal, regulatory and business information and analytics that help customers increase productivity, improve decision-making and outcomes, and advance the rule of law around the world. We help lawyers win cases, manage their work more efficiently, serve their clients better and grow their practices. We assist corporations in better understanding their markets and preventing bribery and corruption within their supply chains. We partner with leading global associations and customers to help collect evidence against war criminals and provide tools to combat human trafficking. We endeavour to advance the rule of law across the world.

Contact: Anne Vitale

website Web Site email Email website (800) 533-1637

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore

We are a full-service law firm for public schools. For nearly 40 years we’ve had the privilege of being their trusted advisors, providing general counsel, labor and litigation advice, assistance and training in all legal aspects of education, employment, student matters, labor relations, governance, business, construction and facilities. We understand the urgent and sensitive nature of legal issues in the academic environment.

Contact: Nancy Lopez

website Web Site email Email website (310) 981-2000

LifeWings Peak Performance

LifeWings Peak Performance LLC is comprised of an unparalleled team of physicians, nurses, pilots, engineers and healthcare executives. It relies on methodologies used in commercial and military aviation, nuclear submarines and cutting-edge manufacturing to assist healthcare organizations in creating safe, efficient and high-performing hospitals and clinics.

Contact: Richard Doss

website Web Site email Email website (952) 201-9560

Lincoln Learning Solutions

Lincoln Learning Solutions is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 2005 and accredited through Cognia and WASC. Dedicated to collaborating with educators in leveraging our curriculum and services, we facilitate student success in and beyond the classroom. We have been developing an innovative EK-12 digital curriculum and providing students with personalized learning pathways for almost two decades. In addition to our curriculum, we provide supplemental content support with our Lincoln Content Bank, training and implementation services, and customer support services with our highly qualified Customer Success Specialists. As a nonprofit organization, maximizing student potential is our bottom line. Our education solutions can guarantee our clients and their students will receive the tools necessary for success in the most streamlined manner possible. Our versatile EK-12 curriculum is textbook-free and comprised of granular learning objects consumed in a full-course format or individually, allowing for unlimited personalization and customization. From a technical standpoint, our digital content delivery methodology allows us to enhance our curriculum on demand, which is essential to maintaining the most effective, user-friendly, and accurate content possible. Additionally, our Lincoln Content Bank is a repository of vetted material containing over 100,000 Learning Objects empowering teachers to easily find and seamlessly incorporate any content into students’ existing learning materials for supplemental support, remediation, and enrichment opportunities, individualized tutoring support, and much more. Finally, the Lincoln Learning Solutions’ training and implementation services equip administrators, teachers, and families with the tools necessary for student success through webinars, workshops, and a variety of resources. Our team strives to provide clients with relevant, customized training and is present during the entire lifetime of a client from implementation to course finalization.

Contact: Amanda Clear

website Web Site email Email website 7245449800

Littera Education Inc.

Littera Education Collaborates with schools and districts to tailor, deliver, and sustain K-12 High-Impact Tutoring programs to help students achieve greater learning outcomes. Our US Based tutors are highly vetted and trained in a number of award-winning curriculum options with many being bilingual and multilingual. Our tutors meet live through our proprietary virtual classroom which also captures robust data for program managers to track student attendance, progress, feedback, and skill development. We specialize in Literacy (with an emphasis on foundational reading and writing), English Language Acquisition for newcomers, and Math (with an emphasis on skills and support leading to Algebra readiness).

Contact: Tanya Lerch

website Web Site email Email website (914) 310-8616

Lozano Smith, LLP

We are proud to partner with California’s school districts as a leader in education law. We are constantly finding ways to integrate passion and innovation into our legal counsel in an effort to support you and your district. It started over 30 years ago when our founding partners chose to focus on relationships and accessibility. Today our clients have the benefits of a large firm with 8 offices throughout California, but with the comfortable relationships of a small firm. Every day we see school district leaders experiencing new and unforeseen issues, which is why you deserve a law firm that covers every area of education law. We are unique in that we essentially operate as would in-house counsel, and our team of more than 100 Lozano Smith attorneys is available at the moment you need us and fully-informed about your needs. www.LozanoSmith.com

Contact: Andrew Garcia

website Web Site email Email website (800) 445-9430

LPA, Inc

LPA was founded in 1965. Today, the firm has expanded to more than 400 people with four locations in California and two in Texas. We bring together experts in architecture, engineering, interior design, landscape architecture and master planning to collaborate with clients from start to finish. LPA offers a better approach to the design and delivery of K-12 learning spaces. Our mission is to create engaging environments that put 21st century skills at the center of learning and foster the next generation of innovators and achievers. We think beyond the traditional classroom, designing flexible spaces that adapt to changing needs and support a wide range of learning behaviors and activities. We also integrate intuitive, facility-wide technology, so students can satisfy their curiosity and access the information they need wherever they are on campus. Our designs are optimized to accommodate individual differences, promote student leadership and decision-making and increase each learner’s sense of ownership in his or her achievement.

Contact: Kyle Rebector

website Web Site email Email website (949) 261-1001

Luminace

Luminace brings together the complementary assets and capabilities of the distributed generation platforms that Brookfield Renewable acquired from WGL, Constellation NewEnergy and Exelon (including PFMG Solar), as well as TerraForm Power, making us the leading decarbonization-as-a-service platform.

Contact: Michael Munoz

website Web Site email Email website (714) 465-4894

McPherson & Jacobson LLC

CSBA, in partnership with McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., offers Executive Search Service to provide districts and county offices of education with a streamlined process to meet their executive hiring needs. From identifying possible candidates, to the selection of a qualified superintendent, Executive Search Services offers an extensive and comprehensive process that guides the board through this critical time with ease and professionalism.

Contact: Pam Gaare

website Web Site email Email website (402) 991-7031

Mission Strategy Group

Mission Strategy Group is a Vision and Values driven firm. Our vision is to create the “Preschool to Leadership Pipeline” by supporting state education systems and local school leaders to build frameworks that drive student success. Our expertise and experience are vast: Helping clients foster strategic relationships, navigate state and federal policy, understand and decode complex legislation processes, enhance coalition building and translate atmospherics into actionable plans. We provide leadership development by partnering with decision makers and thought leaders to identify their potential to navigate through change, analyze complex challenges and maneuver through rapid decision cycles.

Contact: Khieem Jackson

website Web Site email Email website (760) 842-2949

Musco Sports Lighting LLC

Musco designs and manufactures quality sports lighting that offers youth reliable and safe play.

Contact: Nick Mauer

website Web Site email Email website (641) 673-0411

Myers Stevens & Toohey

We are the leading student accident insurance provider in the west. We currently work with more than 20,000 schools that range from the smallest school districts to the largest with over 750,000 students.

Contact: Kevin Toohey

website Web Site email Email website (800) 827-4695

NECA-IBEW

We are the voice of the $150+ billion industry responsible for bringing power & communications to buildings & communities throughout the U.S. NECA promotes & supports the union electrical contracting industry through advocacy, education, research & standards development. NECA contractors are equipped to meet the demands of their customers through sustainable construction and energy management solutions. The IBEW is a leader in the electrical industry. IBEW electricians are highly skilled & trained in the latest technologies with a focus on quality & safety.

Contact: Janet Siemans

website Web Site email Email website (925) 828-6322

NGS

NGS is the largest dealer and installer of 3M™ solar and security films, Riot Glass® access denial products, and ballistic glazing security products in America. We complete over 10,000 installations annually and lead the industry in K-12 installations with hundreds of school districts served nationwide. We hold EDGAR-compliant contracts with CMAS, GSA, TIPS-USA, Purchase Cooperative of America, and more. Our building hardening and assessment program offers area reports based on the Federal Commission on School Safety's zoned approach which enables the owner to see scope and pricing by unit, building, zone, and area.

Contact: Jesse Chase

website Web Site email Email website (470) 869-9344

Nicole Anderson and Associates, LLC

Nicole Anderson and Associates Consulting specializes in providing professional development services focused on educational and racial equity for school districts, county offices, non-profits, and multiple industries around the state of California and nation.

Contact: Nicole Anderson

website Web Site email Email website (707) 333-8552

Nor Cal Carpenters Union

The Nor Cal Carpenters Union and its contractors invest over 45 million dollars annually to train our over 36,000 members. We produce the highest trained and skilled workforce in the construction industry. Our members earn living wages, family medical, vacation and retirement benefits.

Contact: Ron Rowlett

website Web Site email Email website (510) 568-4788

nuXight, Inc

Contact: Edmond Kwan

website Web Site email Email website (408) 390-6872

Orbach Huff & Henderson LLP

We are a leader in the field of public agency representation throughout the state, serviced by offices in Los Angeles, Oakland, Costa Mesa and San Diego. Our public agency representation focuses on matters of construction, real estate, labor and employment, environmental, education, and charter school law.

Contact: David Huff

website Web Site email Email website (310) 788-9200

Orcam

Contact: Luiza Albek

website Web Site email Email website (151) 657-0322 x6

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

We are the nation's top ranked bond counsel firm, we provide reliable, cost-effective, innovative services and solutions for all types of public finance matters. We also act as disclosure counsel, issues counsel and special tax counsel in connection with the issuance of tax-exempt bonds, as well as providing post-issuance services in connection with arbitrage rebate, continuing disclosure, IRS audits, SEC investigations, defaults and bankruptcies.

Contact: Lauren Sommerhauser

website Web Site email Email website 415-773-4133

PacificWest

PacificWest is known for cultivating lasting partnerships with districts to improve the built environment. With our clients’ best interests in mind, PacificWest provides comprehensive energy and infrastructure solutions, including facility modernization, energy-efficiency upgrades, renewable generation and energy storage. Based in California, our team provides turnkey assessment, design, engineering, and implementation, while also assisting districts with accessing government/utility incentives and third-party financing. Let’s build a more sustainable world together, one project at a time.

Contact: Kevin Waters

website Web Site email Email website (562) 231-7038

Pali Institute

At Pali Institute our mission is to introduce experiential education to young people by providing progressive learning experiences that extend far beyond classroom walls. Students will experience the thrill of seeing, touching, and learning about the environment and our impact on the world. Each student that attends Pali Institute should leave with an increased understanding of our human impact and respect for themselves, each other, and the environment. At Pali Institute, we bring textbooks to life!

Contact: Bridgette Janes

website Web Site email Email website (909) 939-0888

Panorama Education

Panorama Education partners with K-12 schools and districts across the country to collect and analyze data about social-emotional learning, school climate, family engagement, and more. With research-backed surveys and a leading technology platform, Panorama helps educators act on data and improve student outcomes. Panorama supports over 15 million students in 25,000 schools and 2,000 districts across 50 states, including those in the New York City Department of Education, Dallas Independent School District, Seattle Public Schools, and San Francisco Unified School District.

Contact: Alveeta Bower

website Web Site email Email website (857) 371-2463

PARS

PARS is the market pioneer and trusted provider of innovative retirement solutions exclusively for school districts and other public agencies. With over 35 years of experience, PARS has helped hundreds of school districts design and implement strategic retirement solutions that meet their specific organizational and budgetary needs. Our services include the OPEB Solutions Program (in proud partnership with CSBA) and the Pension Rate Stabilization Program (PRSP) designed in a combination trust to help districts address their OPEB (GASB 75) and Pension (GASB 68) liabilities. Other solutions include our well-known early retirement incentive program, the Supplementary Retirement Plan (SRP), and our Social Security alternative program, Alternate Retirement System (ARS).

Contact: Eric O'Leary

website Web Site email Email website (800) 540-6369

PBK

In the Fall of 2020, WLC and PBK Architects united to form PBK-WLC, a transformational partnership that maximizes the cultures and capabilities of two industry-leading educational facilities design firms. With over 85 years of combined experience, PBK-WLC has provided our educational clients with award-winning architectural and engineering design solutions in California since 1974. With over 500 planning, design, and engineering professionals across 20 local offices, we embrace a truly unique business culture which prioritizes customer service and transforms our client’s needs and visions into groundbreaking architecture, resulting in functional and inspirational instructional environments.

Contact: Amanda Prag

website Web Site email Email website (909) 413-4343

Pipe Trades Training Center (formely California State Pipe Trades)

We train thousands of plumbers, steamfitters, sprinklerfitters, welders and HVACR technicians in union sponsored and State and Federal Government accredited programs throughout California.

Contact: Brian Murphy

website Web Site email Email website (559) 455-1526

Piper Sandler

We are the nation's top underwriter of education financings, providing cost-effective assistance to schools for all their financing needs (e.g., TRANs, COPs and G.O. bonds). Proudly works with CSBA to provide the Cash Reserve and Certificates of Participation programs, part of the CSBA Finance and District Services Corporations.

Contact: Mark Adler

website Web Site email Email website (800) 876-1854

PowerSchool, LLC

PowerSchool is the leading cloud-based software provider in North America based in Folsom, California and expanding internationally. From the front office to the classroom to the home, PowerSchool helps schools and districts efficiently manage instruction, learning, grading, attendance, assessment, analytics, state reporting, special education, student registration, talent, finance, and HR. Our mission is to power the education ecosystem with unified technology that helps educators and students realize their full potential in their own way. With more than two decades of experience delivering innovative, best-in-class education technology, we connect students, teachers, administrators, and parents, with the shared goal of improving student outcomes.

Contact: Jeff Pelzel

website Web Site email Email website (916) 288-1768

Quiel School Signs

Quiel School signs is a full-service school sign company based locally in southern California, that specializes in school marquee signs and scoreboards. Our company has been a leader in providing school signage to California’s elementary schools, intermediate schools, high schools and colleges. We ensure that all Quiel customers receive, excellent quality of work, and great customer service. Quiel School Signs offer an end-to-end client experience that includes seamless communication, budgeting, staffing, on-site organization, and solid, quality handiwork every time. The team at Quiel School Signs takes great pride in having an incredibly quick response time, and putting our clients’ needs first. Point of Contact: Isabela Middlebrook 909.276.0126 Terry Pratt 909.225.7133

Contact: Isabela Middlebrook

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Raymond James & Associates

We are among the leading public finance bond underwriters in the nation and California, providing investment banking services to California’s school districts. Our services include the issuance of General Obligation Bonds, Certificates of Participation and financing for energy, equipment and other facilities.

Contact: Randy Merritt

website Web Site email Email website (949) 485-5903

RBC Capital Markets

RBC Capital Markets has proudly served as one of the leading bond underwriters for California school districts for over three decades. Our firm combines the most knowledgeable education team with the deepest underwriting resources dedicated to school districts.

Contact: Katherine Jacobson

website Web Site email Email website (231) 362-3950

Redistricting Partners

Redistricting Partners is a specialized redistricting firm with a strong commitment to the core principles of open and transparent public redistricting. Our work is focused on ensuring our clients receive high quality, data informed maps driven by community and board input. Redistricting Partners has done work with cities, school boards, community colleges, special districts, and other entities for the past ten years. Our unparalleled experience and staff are the answer for your local redistricting needs.

Contact: Chris Chaffee

website Web Site email Email website (800) 996-1019

Rethink Ed

Rethink Ed provides a comprehensive platform featuring web-based assessments, curriculum, PD, delta-tracking, SEL, mental health and special education support and tools to promote collaboration and inspire learning.

Contact: Tania Bradford

website Web Site email Email website (714) 356-4966

RIDE Mobility

BYD | RIDE: BYD is the world’s leading battery-electric bus manufacturer with over 80,000 vehicles on the road globally. Its U.S. spinoff, RIDE Mobility has more than 1,000 vehicles on the road or in production in the United States. Together, BYD | RIDE is creating hundreds of American jobs, making battery-electric buses that are helping to clean our air while improving efficiency and the bottom line for our customers.

Contact: Bryan Morales

website Web Site email Email website (213) 245-6503

Russell Sigler, Inc.

Russell Sigler Inc is a leading HVAC distributor representing Carrier in the West region. With K-12 school districts as our primary focus, we offer unprecedented support for all district related needs whether it be project design, estimation, procurement, or post-sale support. We go above and beyond, providing resources and information, commercial training and customer support to help your business operate at its best. Contact us for all your Indoor Air Quality and Building Automation Control Systems solutions. We don’t simply sell equipment, we build smart, energy efficient systems!

Contact: Mindy Jean

website Web Site email Email website (623) 297-5516

Schneider Electric

We offer California school districts integrated solutions addressing energy and infrastructure, building automation, security, and data centers/networks. Making energy safe, reliable and efficient is our core mission. We actively commit to help school districts maximize fiscal resources, improve the learning environment and uphold strong community relations. We help our clients "make the most of their energy."

Contact: Olivia Pierangelino

website Web Site email Email website (657) 744-9617

Schools Excess Liability Fund

We are a not-for-profit, joint powers authority, that has been providing excess liability coverage for California Schools and colleges since 1986.

Contact: Lois Gormley

website Web Site email Email website (916) 553-3203

SchoolStatus

SchoolStatus, the K-12 success platform, helps districts increase the quality and frequency of school-family communications and combat chronic absenteeism. With more than two hundred million successful school-home interactions and millions of users across all product lines, SchoolStatus drives meaningful results for districts and schools across the US. Our easy-to-use communications hub and data-driven attendance solutions drive results with school-home engagement that promotes student success and engages all families in their preferred language. We strive to create an integrated and impactful educational experience, from district leadership to families at home. For more information, visit schoolstatus.com.

Contact: Kara Stern

website Web Site email Email website (800) 487-9234

Self-Insured Schools of California - SISC

We provide the best coverage and service to our members while keeping costs affordable and stable.

Contact: Kristy Comstock

website Web Site email Email website (661) 636-4682

SitelogIQ

Efficiency Powered by Intelligence - SitelogIQ is dedicated to the idea that an organization’s facilities play a crucial role in its success. Efficient, comfortable, and forward-thinking spaces all help organizations keep overhead costs down, improve productivity, and plan for a sustainable future.

Contact: Sarah Kennedy

website Web Site email Email website (916) 988-8808

Sodexo School Services

We provide food service management consulting programs for California School Districts.

Contact: Amy Oliver

website Web Site email Email website 512-527-9191

Southern Bleacher Company

Since 1946, Southern Bleacher has set the standard for high school bleachers, college stadiums, fairgrounds, speedways, and more. Fans in every U.S. state and Canada cheer from Southern Bleacher grandstands. With more than three million seats to our name in the past five years alone, no one comes close to our experience. Financially sound with no influence from investors, our customers rest easy knowing we'll be here for decades to come. By not outsourcing our aluminum or steel fabrication, we control both quality and schedule, and a veteran project manager is your single point of contact, your advisor and ally, from your complimentary design through your stadium build and beyond.

Contact: Sarah Lundgren

website Web Site email Email website (940) 549-0733

Southern California Labor Compliance

The Southern California Labor Compliance (SCLC) is committed to the enforcement of labor standards on Roofing and Waterproofing construction projects performed in the State of California. Labor compliance was one of the principal reasons for the formation of SCLC, and remains an important consideration to this day. Toward this end we monitor public and privately‐funded projects from bidding through project award and construction, always seeking to maintain fairness for all contractors. The entire structure of construction bidding rests upon a foundation of honesty and fair dealing.

Contact: Marcos Ong

website Web Site email Email website 714-719-7889

Stifel, Nicolaus & Company

We are the leading public finance firm in California providing bond underwriting services to California school districts. We assist school districts with the issuance of general obligation bonds, Mello-Roos special tax bonds, COPs and leases, and financings for solar and energy projects.

Contact: Bruce Kerns

website Web Site email Email website (415) 364-6839

SVA Architects

SVA Architects was established to serve the educational sector. Our project experience is highlighted by a portfolio of award-winning K-12 work that is innovative, sustainable, and designed to provide future-ready spaces for teaching and learning. Our team of architects, planners, and interior designers are dedicated to the creation of stimulating learning environments that foster collaboration and cultivate a passion for learning. We have three office in California to serve our clients, please visit our website at www.sva-architects.com for more information.

Contact: Judy Cheng

website Web Site email Email website (949) 809-3380

Swing Education

Contact: Jill Caldwell

website Web Site email Email website (916) 266-1417

SyTech Solutions

We are a leading document management company that specializes in identifying and scanning permanent school records. Our services also include data capture, document management systems, and online hosting services. We provide award-winning technology solutions that minimize up-front cost and maximize value. SyTech is CMAS certified.

Contact: Casey Morris

website Web Site email Email website 9163813010

TeamCivX, LLC

TeamCivX helps school districts secure billions in local revenue through successful bond and parcel tax elections. We’re a team of seasoned professionals with decades of experience helping school districts and other public agencies implement informational communication efforts to raise awareness of your needs and support agency transparency and community engagement. We’re proud to maintain a win rate of over 90% in every corner of our home state. Visit TeamCivX.com to learn more.

Contact: Joy Kummer

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TELACU Construction Management

We are a full service program and construction management firm serving school districts and public agencies throughout California.

Contact: Dan Clem

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The Maclean Group

We are a California based diversity supplier (Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise) that specializes in delivering health and safety supplies to school districts—ventilation and air purification equipment, masks, sanitizing products, and much more. With a track record across the U.S. and a current awardee of the California statewide mask contract, Maclean Health is the solution for all procurement, including healthcare supplies, technology supplies, office supplies, and critical school safety supplies. Maclean Health seeks to be your one-stop solution for supply procurement.

Contact: Tony Campos

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The Spyglass Group

SpyGlass provides technology expense management solutions to our 14,000+ clients across the U.S. and Canada. Via a proprietary, industry-leading SnapShot Audit® process, we help optimize the technology cost center resulting in bottom-line profit acceleration. To further support our client’s profitability, we offer the exclusive energy management service ePro+® to provide energy cost clarity for businesses across all industries — in both deregulated and regulated states.

Contact: Larry Seiler

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Total School Solutions

Total School Solutions is a full-service firm serving the interests of school districts and the students. We offer comprehensive services in the areas of education, budget and finance, facilities and planning, human resources, leadership and governance, operations, technology, professional development and legal compliance training. We help design solutions to enhance school districts’ performance, productivity, and viability.

Contact: Aaisha Ahad

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Trivigil Inc

Contact: Anvi Trivedi

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U.S. Bank Global Corporate Trust Services

We proudly serve as the trustee for the Cash Reserve Programs, part of the CSBA Finance Corporation.

Contact: Sheri Ball

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Varsity Tutors for Schools

Varsity Tutors for Schools is a leading education solution provider, offering personalized one-to-one and small group high-dosage tutoring, 24/7 on-demand chat tutoring, and a range of robust learning resources. Trusted by over 500 schools and districts, our tailored offerings empower educational institutions to meet their goals for student success and family engagement.

Contact: Kim Guerin

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Verde Design, Inc.

Verde Design is an integrated landscape architecture and civil engineering firm specializing in award-winning and sustainable community-focused spaces. We provide our clients with comprehensive planning, community outreach, master planning, design, and engineering services. Our mission is to provide excellence in design and outstanding service to our clients. We are passionate about athletic facilities, student plazas, sports stadiums, recreation space, and parks, and are committed to creating enduring facilities that serve schools, athletes, and local communities. Our Principals are actively involved in projects, and our clients' satisfaction is their top priority. Verde Design serves California communities from offices in Santa Clara, Folsom, Santa Rosa, and Riverside.

Contact: Raquel Raybon

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Verkada

Verkada is the leader in cloud-managed enterprise building security, enabling thousands of schools worldwide to protect their employees, students, and assets while prioritizing privacy. Designed with simplicity in mind, Verkada’s six product lines - video security cameras, door-based access control, environmental sensors, alarms, visitor management, and mailroom - provide unparalleled visibility through a single secure cloud-based software platform.

Contact: Danny Shulman

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VMA Communications, Inc.

We are an online media service developed to facilitate media coverage of events, programs and services in schools throughout Southern California.

Contact: Valerie Martinez

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Voccent Languages

Voccent is a transformative language learning platform empowering schools to cultivate multilingual proficiency and emotional understanding in students. Schools can craft their unique learning content or tap into our extensive pre-existing materials, tailored for any language. With our innovative technologies, we provide comprehensive vocal analysis and voice vibration studies, teaching students not just how to listen and speak, but also imparting a deeper emotional comprehension. At Voccent, we go beyond conventional language teaching - we create linguistically adept, emotionally intelligent global citizens.

Contact: Victor Brunko

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Voler Strategic Advisors

Voler Strategic Advisors is a premier strategic communications firm which specializes in working with educational institutions. Offering seamless daily support, expert public relations, crisis management, and tailored marketing strategies, we assist partners in navigating challenges with proven success. With over 60 awards for excellence, including 9 Emmys, our team brings creativity and results-oriented approaches to help organizations throughout California achieve their goals. Partner with us to engage your communities and expand your impact.

Contact: Diego Barragan

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Wellness Together

Wellness Together partners with K-12 school districts to provide turn-key mental health services for students, families, and educators. Culturally competent Mental Health Specialists (MHS) take a collaborative approach with existing school staff to provide evidence-based intervention within each school’s Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS). Wellness Together offers individual counseling, group counseling, crisis intervention, family engagement, and social-emotional learning.

Contact: Melissa Cairo

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WIN ELEMENTS

WIN ELEMENTS

Contact: John Nguyen

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Wonder Valley Outdoor Education Center

Bring the classroom outdoors to Wonder Valley Outdoor Education Center, where learning comes naturally! In Central California on a 75-acre campus, students engage in hands-on learning with our qualified instructors. With 40+ courses aligning with California State and NGSS, schools customize two, three, or four-night programs. Overnight trips include a health center and licensed nurse, along with well-balanced buffet meals. Participants stay in easily accessible, comfortable resort-style accommodations. As an award-winning youth industry leader for over 50 years, Wonder Valley offers memorable outdoor experiences and innovative learning opportunities, designed to complement any school’s curriculum.

Contact: Josh Peine

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Woodcraft Rangers

Woodcraft Rangers is a leader in expanded learning, supporting 20,000 youth at over 110 Title I schools throughout Los Angeles county, with before and after school enrichment, and summer day and sleepaway camp programs. In 1922, Woodcraft Rangers opened its doors in Los Angeles and began its mission of guiding young people as they explore pathways to purposeful lives. Always committed to access and inclusion, all youth regardless of their background were invited to participate, and guided to develop a holistic sense of self through the “Woodcraft Way,” a fourfold path of body, mind, spirit, and service and a precursor to the whole development model.

Contact: Andres De La Peza

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Youth Truth Student Survey

YouthTruth believes, and research shows, that student voice matters. YouthTruth works at the intersection of student voice and school improvement. Our valid and reliable surveys help school districts harness student, family, and staff perceptions to drive change that will improve academic and behavioral outcomes. Since 2008, YouthTruth has surveyed over 2.6 million students and nearly 600,000 staff and family members. YouthTruth’s team is here to assist our California school districts with strategic planning, student leadership groups, LCAP metrics, and so much more. Visit www.youthtruthsurvey.org to learn more.

Contact: Sachi Takahashi-Rial

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