Buyers Guide - Partner Members

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!

 Michael Rochman
 (925) 609-1140
The School Project for Utility Rate Reduction (SPURR), a JPA, aggregates purchasing power for CA public agencies in procurement of solar energy and storage, electricity demand response, LEDs, telecommunications and networking, natural gas commodity supply, electricity commodity supply, and conservation. We aggregate buying power and add our decades of expertise to obtain the best available value for our hundreds of program participants.
 Michael Tucker
 (903) 824-6371
TIPS is a leading national purchasing cooperative offering members access to competitively priced purchasing contracts that save time and money by streamlining the process and leveraging the purchasing power of our 4,600 member agencies. ”Purchasing Made Personal”
 Darin Ditmar
 (714) 483-1373
For more than 30 years, SchoolsFirst 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. We currently partner with and serve over 300 school districts and County Offices throughout California. We offer and administer 403(b), 457(b), Roth 403(b), 401(a), and 3121 FICA Alternative Plans. SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit, Member owned, financial cooperative that has been serving the financial needs of school employees and their families since 1934.
 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. We assist local districts in financing school facilities and technology improvements. We give back to communities we 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.
 Gregg Kasubuchi
 (213) 355-5108
Trusaic is a software company that simplifies complex data and complicated regulations to give school districts the information and confidence they need to improve their operations. Our World Class 75 Net Promoter Score is proof that our clients trust us to get the job done and done right. Our services include ACA compliance and penalty reduction or elimination, and pay equity analysis.
 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.
 Casey Morris
 (916) 381-3010
SyTech Solutions is a leading document management company that specializes in school records. Through our unique business methodologies and commitment to success, we deliver results-oriented solutions that help our customers realize their goals. SyTech offers a broad range of leading document technologies solutions. Our services include document imaging, data capture, document management systems, and online hosting services. We provide award-winning technology solutions that minimize up-front cost and maximize value. SyTech works with many public and private organizations across California. SyTech is CMAS certified.
 Bobby Hawke
 (858) 401-2485
A local, California-based company, Lakeshore Learning Materials has been serving schools and educational programs since 1954. We specialize in creating purposeful learning materials and high-quality classroom furniture for infants & toddlers through the elementary grades—with thousands of exclusive items you won’t find anywhere else. Lakeshore also provides personalized assistance and ongoing support, including the design of unique and innovative learning environments, the delivery & installation of Complete Classrooms®, professional development trainings and more. Plus, customers can count on us to make ordering easy—with quick ship services on every item, absolutely no drop shipments and super-fast processing and delivery.
 Bill Hokans
 (562) 294-1118
LD Products provides printer supplies and works with school districts across the country to help you save money on ink and toner. Our Business Class line of toners is a terrific option for your district. Call Bill to get started!
 Kevin Gordon
 (916) 557-9745
California's leading advocates for public education, Capitol Advisors Group has the largest advocacy team in K-12 education. The firm engages its client school districts and county offices of education in every major fiscal and policy issue facing public schools. The team includes the best known experts in school funding, curriculum and instruction, school facilities finance, special education, student well-being, school innovation and business services.

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