The Art of Procurement: Balancing Price versus Performance

Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 12:00-1:00 pm PDT

Do you think of procurement in the same way you think of purchasing? Explore procurement strategies in today's world of transparency and accountability, coupled with public funds in a school setting. How you shop for solutions can be as important as, if not more important than, how you buy. Is leasing computer equipment a good idea? Is price the most important factor? Additionally, we will discuss project management and implementation. Do you have a Gantt chart? Should you? What can we learn from those who have traveled this road before, from Maine to Los Angeles? Common Sense Education's Essential Elements for 1-to-1 Learning is a monthly webinar series that details strategies and practical advice about 1-to-1 learning programs. Learn how to personalize these essential elements for your schools. The series is presented by Jeff Mao and Steve Garton, who led the Maine Learning Technology Initiative program for a decade.