Buyers Guide

Better than searching on the Internet. Easier to find than a business card.

Our Buyers Guide is a listing of products and services supplied by CASBO-associated businesses, organized within categories that match our 15 school business disciplines to make it easier than ever to find just what you need. We believe that how well you approach your job on a daily basis depends in part on having the best resources. If you have a budget, this is one resource that has your back!

 Erica Gonzalez
 (415) 364-6841
Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated (“Stifel,” pronounced STEE-FUHL) is the leading underwriter of California and National K-12 school district bonds. Stifel assists local districts in financing school facilities and technology improvements. They give back to the communities they serve by providing scholarships to graduating high school seniors through Stifel's Fabric of Society essay competition and by supporting school-related foundations and functions with charitable contributions.
 Darin Ditmar
 (714) 483-1373
SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union (FCU) is a not-for-profit, member-owned financial cooperative that has been serving the financial needs of school employees and their families since 1934. For more than 30 years, SchoolsFirst FCU has been administering retirement plans for school employees and providing comprehensive and flexible third-party administration services exclusively to school districts in the State of California. Currently, they partner with and serve more than 300 school districts and county offices.
 Greg Berry
 (800) 531-6074
Municibid is a free and easy-to-use service for California Schools to auction surplus to the public via our online auction platform. You always keep 100% of the proceeds and you are never obligated to accept the results. With Municibid, you have complete control over the auction process. You will benefit from Municibid's comprehensive marketing program to ensure your items are in front of a huge audience of buyers. You'll also enjoy our personalized, high-level of customer service.
 Jennifer Chernut
Since 1993 InTouch has been helping school districts streamline processes, increase internal financial controls, and cut costs with our CPA designed enterprise ecosystem. As the only provider of point of sale software in the K12 market, our suite of products creates a complete and comprehensive solution for all your payment, athletic & activity registrations, and fee & fine management needs. Our system integrates with widely used accounting, food service, library & textbook, and asset management software, creating a true “one-stop shopping” experience.
 Ryan Phillips
 (585) 208-8147
U.S. OMNI is the nation’s largest independent 403(b) and 457(b) third-party administrator providing compliance, remittance and customer support services, including access to in-house legal counsel and IRS audit support. Today, OMNI services over 3,000 plans across 46 states for public school districts, municipalities and non-profit organizations.
 Lois Gormley
 (916) 553-3203
SELF is a not-for-profit, joint powers authority, formed in 1986 during the insurance crisis that left California public schools unable to purchase or afford commercial general liability coverage. SELF provides excess liability coverage for more than 550 school districts, charter schools, county offices and other educational entities statewide. Most of our members obtain their first $5M in liability coverage from a primary JPA and purchase the next $50M in limits from SELF. We offer reliable coverage, stable rates and the added benefit of being run by schools, for schools with a staff dedicated solely to SELF.
 Derek Morrison
 (559) 431-5600
For more than 30 years, Lozano Smith has been recognized as a preeminent leader serving hundreds of K-12 school districts throughout California. The firm’s unmatched culture continues to foster innovative and tailored legal services in every area of education law, including: charter schools, facilities and business, governance, investigations, labor and employment, litigation, public finance, public safety, special education, student services, technology, and Title IX. Lozano Smith’s eight offices throughout the state provide clients with local and statewide expertise, ultimately giving clients the accessibility they deserve.
 Joseph Telezinski
 (844) 429-7437
We are the purveyors of Cypher software: risk management and human resources software solutions specifically designed for California public school districts, including the only leave tracking system that calculates Education Code leave benefits. Manage all of the information, data and documents for just about everything you handle, including ADA, collections, EEOC, grievances, health and welfare, incident reports, legal compliance, property, liability, loss control, public records requests, uniform complaints and more.
 Ken Ward
 (951) 270-5211
Davis Demographics is dedicated to providing K-12 school districts with the vital data needed to plan for the future with confidence. Using leading-edge GIS technology combined with each district’s own data, their SchoolSite™ software generates comprehensive student forecasts, along with community demographic analysis and exceptional tools for school boundary adjustments. With their 27 years of experience and time-tested methodologies, it all adds up to an unbeatable formula for helping school district leaders make informed, strategic decisions regarding your long-range facilities plans.
 Kellye Crane
 (510) 497-5554
Committed to Learning integrates Office DEPOT’s education-focused contract division with a wealth of best-in-class partners across the instructional ecosystem of people, classrooms, content, data and materials, personalizing the learning journey.

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