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Today, Gabbart now proudly serves over 600 school districts across the United States while maintaining an industry leading, over 96% customer retention rate since it’s inception.  Even to this day, Atoka Public Schools remains a loyal customer.

Training and support is our #1 priority. Gabbart offers 24/7, Online, and Continued Personalized Support to ensure you never feel alone when you need assistance. At Gabbart we believe availability is the best ability!

Gabbart’s Team consists of 80% Educational background. We know how important it is to have a program that actually works well! The Home of Gabbart is located in Southeastern Oklahoma, where we developed all of our programs we use today!


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Grant Writing and Administrative Experience

25 years of work experience in grants:

Directing programs at a local college and university; Conducting grant evaluations for school districts, colleges, universities, and non-profit organizations; and Serving as a grant reader for state and federal agencies, as well as, Education Service Centers. 

GRANT CONSULTANT

Educational Research Institute (ERI) has an 80% success rate. ERI specializes in grant writing and management services and can work with your agency or organization from the start of a project idea to the completion of grant design. ERI is proud of its record of accomplishments since its establishment in 2001.

ERI has secured over $269.4 million in successful grant applications for Charters, School Districts, Colleges, Medical Institutions, Universities, Non-Profits, and Municipalities.

GRANT EVALUATOR

Many funding sources require a third party evaluator to ensure compliance with the program requirements. Even when it is not always required, it is always a good idea to have an outside assessment and evaluation of your grant program in order to objectively monitor the grant. Educational Research Institute can provide this service for your district or agency whether we write or review your grant.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

"ERI offers a broad array of professional development trainings that focus on specific content and target populations which can have positive effects on performance, production, and instructional practices.".


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TECS was founded in 1966 and has prided itself in the commitment of over 50 years of expertise and experience in educational services.  When TECS first opened its doors, it combined a vision of assisting school districts with a new focus on effective and comprehensive services.  It brought together specialists in grant compliance and management with expertise in many areas of education that were passionate about assisting districts in implementing Federal/State Regulations.  TECS remains committed to the core principals of customer service, excellence and trust with the goal of building partnerships in education.  School districts partner with TECS to improve their grant management, program/budget implementation and compliance.  Our service packages include comprehensive processes that develop district employees by training, educating and developing for continuous improvement in the areas of ESSA, Special Education, State Compensatory Education (SCE), and/or other Special Programs such as EDGAR, School Improvement (SIG), Carl Perkins, Rural & Low -Income (RLIS),  Small Rural School Achievement (SRSA), and Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER).   Link to TECS Brochure


Gov Cap

Government Capital Corporation is a leading public finance firm providing origination and underwriting to state and local government agencies in the U.S. Government Capital Corporation maintains expertise in the private placement of structured, tax-exempt debt instruments issued by local government and public education agencies. Government Capital Corporation was founded in 1992 with one simple mission: “Bring Wall Street to Main Street.” Although GCC routinely assists the largest municipal issuers across the country in financing personal property and infrastructure projects, their growing team of professionals deliver the same level of expertise and hands on customer service to all sizes and types of municipal entities. GCC believes that the small Volunteer Fire Department in rural America should have the same access to capital as the large metropolitan city. More importantly, GCC strives to partner with and educate their clients in a very personal way, on the uniquenesses and advantages of the many innovative tax exempt municipal financing structures which are available. To ensure that their clients have access to all financing alternatives, GCC incorporated a sister company, Government Capital Securities Corporation in 1999. GCC’s mission is to provide efficient, cost-effective municipal financing solutions. GCC deploys their Vendor Services team across the country every day to work with manufacturers and distributors who sell products and services to municipal entities. Working concurrently with municipal issuers and vendors together, our financing programs serve to simplify the municipal procurement process and expedite delivery and installation of equipment. This results in win-win solutions for both our municipal issuer clients and vendor clients as well. GCC has earned the trust of thousands of municipal issuers and vendor clients in all fifty states and would appreciate the opportunity to share their expertise with you.


E3

The founders of E3 have been in the energy management industry since the 1980s, before recycling was trendy and kale chips were palatable. President Klip Weaver landed his first job out of college in the energy industry, and it’s that experience that has molded our global understanding of this business. We understand energy management means more than simply addressing maintenance issues. It means creating the most sustainable and comfortable environments so you can focus on your true mission.

E3 is a construction and engineering firm providing holistic solutions that reduce energy usage, create comfortable environments, and improve operational efficiency. Offering comprehensive solutions for facilities, our design and installation expertise is in HVAC system replacements, LED lighting upgrades, building automation system optimization and commissioning, energy auditing, water conservation, and performance management services that ensure ongoing efficient operation of facilities.


 

MSBAt our core, we believe that a culture of compliant and maximized documentation is within every district’s reach. It’s going to take a lot of commitment and it’s going to be worthwhile. We are signing up for that journey with you because we can’t wait to see how you leverage it to grow your district’s impact.

MSB is not new to the educational realm, but our approach is. Since we began serving school districts 25 years ago, we have learned how to make this program work in a way that makes certain that the return is worth the effort. Our drive toward Medicaid excellence is stronger than ever and our motivation is the impact we believe educators can have on the world when obstacles that could slow them down are removed from their path.

School districts have instilled in us the power of transparency, the importance of authenticity, the result of hard work, and the strength of pursuit required to become a better company for them, one day at a time. MSB has and will continue to transform to serve our clients across the state where they need us the most: through Medicaid excellence.

We are raving fans of educators and strive to be the type of people, and to provide the level of service that makes them raving fans of us. To know the educators we work with is to know who we aspire to be.


Frost Bank

Real-world, customized financial solutions – Whether you work with a state institution or a local nonprofit, our Public Finance Specialists can deliver financial services that work on your terms. And a specialist will be with you every step of the way.

Education

Whether your organization focuses on pre-K, K-12 or higher education, we can provide the expertise to help you reach your financial goals. And Frost supports education through an investment of more than $3 billion in Texas educational bonds. Frost offers:

  • Experience with all levels of public and private education in each of the markets we serve
  • Assistance with the structuring, pricing and the issuance of debt, taxable or tax-exempt
  • Familiarity with the banking requirements of the Texas Education Code, Local Government Code, Public Funds Investment Act and Public Funds Collateral Act

Our experts have years of experience with government and non-profit organization, and they'll be there to answer the phone whenever you call.

  • Dedicated team of public finance experts focusing on government and non-profit solutions
  • Expertise with government, religious, housing, education, healthcare and social services
  • Committed to delivering award-winning, personal service

 

IDN

Security Hardware and Door Distributor
Servicing Security Professionals

IDN, Inc., International Distribution Network, provides security products, access control solutions, and related services to security professionals through its six regional business hubs located in North America. With a wholesale distribution network of more than 50 locations representing over 300 manufacturers, IDN offers customers the strength and buying power of a national organization along with local product availability and personal, customized service.

Over 300 new products were added to the catalog including electronic deadlatches, access control products and accessories, padlocks, maglocks, Wave to Open switches, mechanical locks, foot pulls, arm pulls, pushbutton locks, exit devices, cylinders, automotive transponders & fobs, door closers, and more. In addition, new cross reference guides and additional resource guides are included. The most current information can also be found on our online catalog at www.idn-inc.com.


Eichelbaum

Our Clients Know That We Care

From our most experienced shareholder to our newest associate, you can have confidence that you are talking to some of the most experienced and well trained lawyers in Texas school law and labor and employment law. Chances are that if you have a problem you need solved you will be able to speak to a lawyer who has successfully litigated that issue.

When you need someone who's won before the highest Courts in the United States and Texas you can pick up the phone and talk to that attorney. If you need an expert that has written books on copyright, call us and talk to her. If you have a construction problem that can't seem to get resolved and need to talk to an attorney who has achieved superior results both in and out of litigation, pick up the phone and talk to him. 

Our commitment is to provide you with the highest level legal advice you can find in the state of Texas. We would love to provide these services to your district or organization.

In addition to our quality legal advice, Eichelbaum Wardell provides innovative trainings, materials, client alert updates, and a popular semi-monthly "Board Minutes" publication. You can also read our monthly Preventive Law Corner articles on TexasISD.com.

Eichelbaum Wardell has been recognized for high professional legal standards and ethics in the 2013 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers Edition of Martindale-Hubbell and has been awarded an AV rating, and has been so recognized since 1998.  The A signifies the highest level of legal ability, while the V denotes very high adherence to the professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability and diligence.  


 

Moak, Casey & Associates

The Texas education system is a complex business responsible for educating almost 5.5 million students at a cost of billions of dollars each year. Moak, Casey & Associates brings together a team of former top education officials who have been associated with every major issue affecting school finance in the last 35 years. We are considered the gold standard in high-quality research and planning services for a diverse range of clients concerned with the financial operation and management of public school education.

Our services include:
  • State & local revenue planning and modeling
  • State aid forecasts
  • Economic development analyses and reviews
  • Research services
  • Legislative monitoring & analysis

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Our attorneys are passionate advocates serving governmental entities in all areas of public law. Our attorneys have successfully represented public educational entities for decades as general and special counsel. In both the courtroom and the boardroom, our attorneys are experienced advocates and counselors, sensitive to the special needs of elected officials and the constituents they serve. We have assisted school districts in negotiating agreements under Chapter 313 of the Texas Tax Code, the Texas Economic Development Act, in tax incentive agreements resulting in tens of billions of dollars in new investments in Texas. Our public finance team represents counties, cities and public school districts as bond counsel, tax counsel and disclosure counsel in connection with public finance transactions.


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Who We Are

At Schreiner University, students enter with hope and leave with achievement. We are a diverse, fiercely independent university. We are affiliated by choice and covenant with the Presbyterian Church (USA) with a main campus in the Texas Hill Country and first year campuses throughout the state.

What We Do

Schreiner University is a place of opportunity. We offer undergraduate and graduate students a personalized, integrated, and holistic educational experience that prepares them for meaningful work and purposeful lives in a changing global society. Students study in-depth in a specific area of interest while acquiring broad skills and habits of mind to navigate a complex, diverse, and unscripted future.

Why We Do It

  • All students are valuable and unique;
  • Every student should grow intellectually, physically, spiritually, and socially;
  • We value diversity of people and thought in a setting of open, civil discourse;
  • Life-long learning and service to society are critical in a global world; and
  • Higher education must develop thoughtful, productive, and ethical citizens.

Where We Are Going

By 2023, Schreiner University will be a university of 2,250 students, educating men and women for service and leadership in the Hill Country, Texas, the nation, and world. We will recruit enthusiastic and diverse men and women and forge in them the intellectual, emotional, and personal resilience that has made Schreiner Institute, College, and University the uniquely Texan educational institution it has been, is, and will be.