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The TASBO Purchasing and Supply Management Research Committee created an Award of Merit for Purchasing Operations to recognize Texas school districts, open-enrollment charter schools, and education services centers that are committed to following professional standards in the acquisition of goods and services. Each year, TASBO accepts applications for new certification and recertification.

Application Deadline: October 4, 2021

New This Year: The Application Process

An individual for each organization will use the TASBO registration site to begin the application process. Applicants will select the option for "New Application" or "Recertification". This registration and payment will begin your application process. Following your registration, you will receive an email with further instructions to provide TASBO with required documentation.

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Top School Purchasing Teams Honored

We are proud to announce that 53 educational organizations will be recognized for following best practices in the area of purchasing operations. Each team will be honored at an awards reception on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 in Austin during the TASBO annual conference. The Award of Merit for Purchasing Operations is sponsored by BuyBoard Cooperative Purchasing.

“It’s a worthwhile program that continues to grow since its inception in 2009,” said Tracy Ginsburg, TASBO Executive Director. “The Award of Merit was created to recognize Texas school districts, open-enrollment charter schools, and education services centers that are committed to following professional standards in the acquisition of goods and services. It is an honor to recognize these recipients.”

2021 Purchasing Award of Merit Recipients

Aldine ISD
Alief ISD
Allen ISD*
Canutillo ISD
Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD
Clear Creek ISD
Conroe ISD
Cypress-Fairbanks ISD
Dallas ISD*
Denton ISD
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD
El Paso ISD
Fort Bend ISD*
Fort Worth ISD
Frisco ISD
Galena Park ISD
Goose Creek CISD
Harris County Department of Education
Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD
Hutto ISD
Katy ISD
Keller ISD
Klein ISD
La Joya ISD
Lamar CISD
Leander ISD
Lewisville ISD
Liberty Hill ISD*
Lockhart ISD*
Lovejoy ISD
Magnolia ISD*
Mansfield ISD
McAllen ISD*
Mesquite ISD*
Midland ISD*
Mission ISD*
North East ISD
Northwest ISD
Pasadena ISD
Pearland ISD
Pflugerville ISD*
Red Oak ISD
Region 1 Education Service Center*
Rockwall ISD
Round Rock ISD
Royse City ISD
Santa Fe ISD
Socorro ISD
Spring Branch ISD
Spring ISD
Tyler ISD
Waco ISD
Wylie ISD

*New Recipients for 2021


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