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APPROVED VENDOR LIST:  Download the MASTER COOPERATIVE list in Excel for all the coops listed below.

Interlocal Agreements and Cooperatives

Buyboard - Administered by Texas Association of School Boards

     Alphabetical Vendor list

     Vendor list by category

     EDGAR only vendors

     EDGAR Notice

Choice Partners Purchasing Cooperative – Administered by HCDE

     Vendor List

     Supply Catalog

DIR – Department of Information Resources, Information and Communications Technology Cooperative Contracts

ESC 5 – Southeast Purchasing Cooperative administered by Education Service Center Region 5

     Vendor List - search by vendor/commodity     

NCPA - National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance, administered by Region 14 Education Service Center

TCPN - Texas Cooperative Purchasing Network, administered by Region 4 Education Services Center

     (Note: Only use contracts/vendors under the TCPN portfolio)

TIPS/TAPS – The Interlocal Purchasing System, administered by Education Service Center Region 8

     Vendor List

TXMAS - Texas multiple award schedule established by The Texas Procurement and Support Services (TPASS) and administered by Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

US Communities – Government Purchasing Alliance

     Vendor List


Purchasing Laws and Policies

La Porte ISD Policy Online

Texas Education Agency

     EDGAR - New regulations governing all federal grants awarded by the US Department of Education (USDE)

     Financial Accountability Resource Guide (FASRG) - Describes the rules of financial accounting for school districts

Procurement Ethics


Consumer Information

Better Business Bureau

Consumer Products Safety Commission

Fraud Hotline

Government (Local/State/Federal)

City of La Porte, TX

General Services Administration

Harris County, TX Official Home

Harris County Department of Education

State of Texas Official Website

Texas Department of Transportation

Texas State Comptroller Chapter 313 Information