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To join a cooperative, visit the ESC-20 Commitment System.
 
 
The 2013 Purchasing Cooperative assists member districts in reducing costs and improving the quality of technology-related purchases.
ESC-20 Benefits Cooperative with Financial Benefit Services (FBS), Third Party Administrator (TPA), provides a cooperative proposal service arrangement for regional school districts, charter schools, and political subdivisions.
The Bilingual/ESL Cooperative is a cooperative agreement between ESC-20 and districts that provides program assistance for bilingual/ESL program development.
 
The ESC-20 Business Financial Services Cooperative is now available to provide services to assist school districts and charter schools in the areas of Accounting, Finance, Payroll and Human Resources Services.
 
This cooperative provides multiple school finance critical issues sessions for two participants, onsite technical assistance and phone support for all areas of school finance including FIRST and estimating state aide. Membership also includes attendance at mandatory investment officer training.
 
Career and Technical Education (CTE) services are designed to assist districts in promoting the development and implementation of rigorous and challenging CTE programs.
 
Each member is entitled to unlimited participation in foundational College Preparatory Course professional development for English and Math teams.
 
The Educational Resources Cooperative includes access for participating ESC-20 districts to a variety of online resources and services that support digital literacies and school libraries in all content areas. Membership also includes access to the Living Science Materials Center to support science instruction.
 
 
The Gifted and Talented program promotes and supports the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented students through professional development and technical assistance.
 
 
The Human Capital Services Cooperative serves as a strategic partner supporting ESC-20 LEA’s by recruiting, sustaining, and empowering human resource staff, thus allowing them to staff their schools with highly effective teachers and paraprofessionals.
 
The netVision20 consortium collaborates with partners to fulfill a vision of data, video, and voice networking by connecting partners through high-speed access to products and services at the most cost-effective price.
 
PACE offers cooperative members additional awarded contract tools to assist their entities in meeting bidding requirements and to save valuable staff resources, finding vendors to assist members in meeting their operation goals, and to save funds when obtaining best value supplies.
 
The Professional Development Series is a cooperative that includes both synchronous and asynchronous sessions for your educational staff.  Sessions will be focused on the four content areas and may incorporate topics in technology, special programs, and parent engagement.
 
This cooperative provides districts with speech therapy and related service vendors to assist districts in efficiently providing these services for students with disabilities whose Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) committees deem appropriate.
 
The School Counselor Cooperative provides opportunities for professional development and collaboration for school counselors and social workers in both elementary and secondary school settings within the four components of the Texas Model for Comprehensive School Counseling Programs: Guidance Curriculum, Responsive Services, Individual Planning, and System Support. 
 
The School Health Cooperative is designed to provide ongoing professional development and technical assistance for school health professionals (RN, LVN, MA, EMT) and School Health Advisory Councils. 
 
The School Safety Cooperative is designed to provide ongoing professional development and technical assistance for district law enforcement, school resource officers, and school administrators responsible for school safety.
 
TCMPC TEKS Resource System is a comprehensive, customized, user-friendly K-12 grade curriculum support system.
 
The TEXAS 20 Food Purchasing Cooperative services over 100 members through an annual bid process open to vendors and manufacturers in order to solicit pricing for the upcoming bid term.