Educational Institutions

Cooperative Educational Services

  • Albuquerque, NM
  • www.ces.org

Mission Statement

CES is a vital and integral part of the public educational system of New Mexico. The primary purpose of CES is to assist members to better meet the educational needs of their students. To accomplish this end, CES shall cooperatively plan with member administrators resulting in the identification of needs, priorities and resources to assist members. CES shall initiate action at member request to implement programs based upon the results of cooperative planning.

I. B. 1. Mission Statement
To provide superior services through strategic partnerships

I. B. 2. Vision Statement
To be the provider of choice in meeting the procurement needs of educational and Governmental Entities in New Mexico

I. B. 3. Value Statement
To be recognized as one of the best cooperative service agencies in the country, and the provider of choice in New Mexico Value Statement
• Responsiveness to customers' needs
• Providing greater value and convenience
• Providing exceptional personnel, products and service
• Personalized attention
• Adherence to high ethical standards

Main Programs

  1. Procurement
  2. Ancillary Services
  3. Educator Placement (REAP)
  4. Food Purchasing Program
  5. Professional Services
  6. Professional Development
Service Areas

Self-reported

New Mexico

The State of New Mexico

ruling year

1987

Executive Director

Self-reported

David Chavez

Keywords

Self-reported

cooperative purchasing, educational support, technical support, special education services, temporary staffing, consultants

Also Known As

CES

EIN

85-0347077

 Number

2500516829

Physical Address

4216 Balloon Park Rd NE

Albuquerque, NM 87109

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Management & Technical Assistance (B02)

Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (W99)

Management & Technical Assistance (W02)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is not required to file an annual return with the IRS because it is an arm of a state or local government.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Procurement

Conduct public solicitations for indefinite delivery indefinite quantity cooperative purchasing and award contracts through which our membership may purchase without conducting their own individual solicitations.

Category

Public, Society Benefit

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

150,055,000

Program 2

Ancillary Services

Provide therapists and diagnostic personnel to schools and districts in service of K-12 students.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

11,025,000

Program 3

Educator Placement (REAP)

Online recruitment and placement application software.

Category

Employment

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

64,000

Program 4

Food Purchasing Program

Discount/bulk food procurement through cooperative contract

Category

Food, Agriculture & Nutrition

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens

Budget

3,000,000

Program 5

Professional Services

Offering a cadre of professionals prepared to serve member entities in a variety of capacities: consultancy, interim management, teaching, business office management, etc.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

375,000

Program 6

Professional Development

Providing training and technical support in areas of early literacy, curriculum development, special education, etc.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

770,000

Service Areas

Self-reported

New Mexico

The State of New Mexico

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Operations

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Cooperative Educational Services

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Executive Director

David Chavez

STATEMENT FROM THE Executive Director

"Cooperative Educational Services is a Purchasing Cooperative united by a Joint Powers Agreement to aid Public Schools in New Mexico. A change in the JPA, in 2006, now allows us to extend procurement aid to counties and municipalities in New Mexico, as well."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

T J Parks

Hobbs Municipal School District

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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