1GPA is a non-profit national governmental purchasing cooperative which allows public agencies to take advantage of existing contracts to purchase the goods and services they need from local and national vendors. 1GPA’s pooled purchasing power means public and private schools, cities, counties and state agencies, as well as colleges, universities and Native American communities can save actual budget dollars on our contracts utilizing best business practices. All of our contracts are competitively bid and awarded in compliance with state statutes, procurement laws and regulations.
ABM is a Fortune 500 company that provides commercial cleaning and maintenance, facility engineering, energy efficiency, and parking services to clients in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, and the United Kingdom. With fiscal 2018 revenues of approximately $6.4 billion and over 140,000 employees, we build value for more than 20,000 clients. In Arizona ABM partners with 16 public K-12 Districts, providing custodial/janitorial services to more than 20 million square feet. For more information, visit ABM.com.
American InterContinental University (AIU) provides students with the opportunity to pursue an education from an accredited university with the flexibility of attending online or on-campus. At AIU, we understand the demands and challenges students face on a daily basis. That’s why we offer support along the way. Our degree programs are designed so students can learn in ways that fit a busy lifestyle, with 24/7 access to classes online or through our mobile app. We also connect each student with a Graduation Team – a group of four advisors – to turn to anytime during their educational journey. AIU offers 45 online undergraduate and graduate degree programs and specializations in areas such as business, information technology (IT), healthcare management, criminal justice and education. American InterContinental University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The University operates ground campuses in Atlanta, GA, and Houston, TX – with the online campus headquartered in Chandler, AZ. For more information about AIU, please visit ww.aiuniv.edu.
A pioneer in K–12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Our captivating core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products turn data into practical instructional support to help students at every skill level build a strong foundation in early reading and math. Our programs provide teachers with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of all their students. Today, Amplify serves four million students in all 50 states.
The Arizona School Boards Association Insurance Trust or ASBAIT was established in 1981 by the Arizona School Board Association. Its formation was in response to Arizona school administrators desire to obtain comprehensive health benefits at reasonable costs. Meeting the needs of employees and their dependents is at the core of ASBAIT’s philosophy. These factors differentiate ASBAIT plans from commercial employee benefit programs making it the number one choice with Arizona schools.
Chasse Building Team was formed to provide extraordinary construction experiences for our Clients. It is our clear intention to form intimate relationships with our Clients, Designers, Subcontractors and fellow teammates. Our secret is to make the building process fun for you so we can enjoy the building journey too!
ConvergeOne is a leading IT services provider of collaboration and technology solutions. When you work with ConvergeOne, you’re working with a full-service provider. We are focused on supporting our customers throughout the project lifecycle, from consultation and design to implementation, optimization, and ongoing management. Our education specialists can help you transform your educational environment with cutting-edge, yet cost-effective solutions and services, to enhance the learning and teaching experience, across campus and beyond.
Achieving this mission begins by building teams with members who have unwavering, comprehensive trust in one another. Each team member understands the CORE Values we stand for: Integrity, Fairness, Continuous Improvement and Results. These CORE Values represent foundational elements of Trust itself. We are dedicated to earning the Trust of our Clients through our commitment to Teamwork, our adherence to our CORE Values, and our dedication to the belief that The Client Decides.
Whether your objective is to boost test scores, raise graduation rates, implement personalized learning, or improve college and career readiness, a partnership with Edmentum means access to a team of education technology professionals committed to making sure your investment enhances student achievement.
As a full-service construction management company serving the Southwest, GCON forges solid relationships with clients through proven performance – project after project. Our teams are experienced in building projects from small tenant improvements to large office complexes. We value relationships and work hard to earn the trust of our clients. Whether it is an initial sketch, site selection, providing feasibility numbers, design assistance, value engineering, or competitive bidding; GCON will Plan, Build and Deliver your project with confidence.
Grad Solutions empowers students that are 16-21 years of age and reside in Arizona, to customize an educational program, create their own schedule, and work anytime from anywhere, to achieve a goal of earning a high school diploma. We provide a personalized learning plan and a Mentor to guide students down the path to graduation.
Hellas Construction is the largest vertically-integrated sports construction contractor in the United States, specializing in the general construction of sports facilities and sports surfaces. Hellas champions innovative synthetic turf manufacturing, base construction, field, track and tennis planning, along with installation and maintenance.
Orcutt | Winslow began more than four decades ago with two Arizona State University graduates eager to take on the architectural field with new and innovative design solutions. Along with the philosophies that “a project can only be as good as the information gathered,” and “behind every well-designed building is an architect who took the time to thoroughly understand the client’s needs,” Herman Orcutt and Paul Winslow began building client-focused design teams that could offer personal service during each stage of the architectural process.
Progressive Roofing is a family owned roofing contractor that has been offering high quality services since 1978. Our headquarters are located in Phoenix, AZ and we have 12 regional offices throughout the United States. Whether it is maintenance or replacement of your existing roof, waterproofing weather barriers, or the design and installation of new applications, Progressive Roofing is prepared to meet and exceed your expectations.
Pueblo Mechanical & Controls is Arizona’s largest full-spectrum HVAC, Plumbing, Mechanical and Controls contractor performing work since 2001. Pueblo specializes in providing quality service and installation for school districts, higher education, cities, towns, municipalities, and private entities.
As a global leader in assessment, reading, and math solutions for pre-K–12 schools and districts, Renaissance is committed to providing educators with insights and resources to accelerate growth and help all students build a strong foundation for success. Renaissance solutions reach more than 40 percent of US schools and more than half a million students in other regions across the world. Our portfolio includes solutions for assessment (Star Assessments, Star Phonics, myIGDIs for Preschool, FastBridge, DnA, and SchoolCity); practice (Accelerated Reader, myON, Freckle, and Lalilo); data-driven insights (eduCLIMBER and Schoolzilla); and teacher-facilitated instructional delivery (Nearpod).
Saga Construction is a construction services corporation building homes and commercial buildings such as banks and hospitals.
SSC Services for Education and Chartwells K12 provide the highest quality services for school communities across the country. Backed by our parent company, Compass Group, SSC and Chartwells have a wealth of experience and resources to ensure your district’s facilities and foodservice operations are innovative and designed to meet your exact goals.
Stifel Public Finance – Local Knowledge, National Presence
Through 150 professionals in 29 offices in 22 states, Stifel’s Public Finance professionals specialize in helping state and local government agencies raise capital to build and maintain essential infrastructure in the communities they serve. From some of the nation’s largest public states, cities, and counties to rural school districts and small towns and nearly everything in between, our municipal banking and underwriting groups work with public agencies to develop and implement financing strategies that allow them to operate and optimize the important work they do.
Nationally, Stifel ranks as the top bond underwriter for K-12 public school districts. Our banking professionals serve school districts of diverse size and location, ranging from rural districts composed of a single school facility to some of the nation’s largest school districts in major metropolitan areas. Stifel provides market-driven guidance through every step of a transaction, with the awareness of a school district’s legal framework, policy objectives, and financing constraints. Our experience includes advisory and underwriting as sole, senior, or co-senior underwriter on district transactions for K-12 (public and private). Proceeds are typically raised for construction and/or modernization of capital facilities.
For Arizona K‐12 districts, we are intimately familiar with the financial challenges facing school districts. Stifel provides a distinct advantage over all other firms through superior services marked by fully dedicated Arizona K‐12 banking professionals, school finance consulting expertise and support for clients before and after bond sales, including budget override election services, municipal market and legislative updates, school capital finance updates, bond industry developments, annual reminders, assistance with Arizona School Facilities Board issues, election results and topical client seminars. Stifel is the leading underwriter for Arizona school districts, including a number 1 ranking for both number of and par amount of Arizona K‐12 school district bond issues in 2013 – 2018. Stifel provides coverage of the full range of institutional and individual retail investors who purchase Arizona municipal bonds. With three West Coast underwriting offices in Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco, a national network of over 360 retail branch offices and 2,100 brokers, and total capital over $1.2 billion, Stifel is particularly qualified to serve Arizona school districts. We note that most other firms underwrite bonds from offices in New York, Chicago, or other locations.
In Arizona, Stifel and its professionals have a long history of supporting public schools and the various school organizations that serve school districts including AASBO, ASA, ASBA, to name a few. Stifel is excited to become a sponsor and partner with AzALAS.
As a leader in the commercial mechanical industry and construction community, Veregy devotes its management resources to insure the safest, highest quality, on-time construction services possible. Through determination of management and teamwork with all concerned parties, we will strive to achieve the highest level of perfection, exceeding all expectations.