Vendors, Suppliers to Use New Scoring System for M/WBE Goals
HISD hosts forum to discuss efforts to build on success of program for minority, women-owned businesses
Fewer T-Buildings in Plan for Schools
The district is minimizing temporary buildings to maximize budgets for new schools under the 2012 bond program.
Furniture Goals: Flexibility, Comfort
HISD is outfitting newly constructed classrooms with modern furniture that supports 21st century instruction.
Company Focuses on Needs of Kids
Health supply company working under HISD’s M/WBE program takes pride in its role to serve the district.
Grady Team Visits Cy-Fair School
Project Advisory Team tours new school to get ideas for campus addition planned under 2012 bond program.
Designing New Schools Requires an Ear for Sound Management
Acoustics have a major impact on learning, and new schools built under HISD’s 2012 bond program will be designed not only to look good, but to sound good as well.
HISD Helps Small Businesses Through Mentor-Protégé Program
Through the district’s partnership with the city, Metro and the Port of Houston, mentors are coaching small-business owners to take on larger roles in projects with HISD.
District Seeks Companies with Safety, Quality-Control Expertise to Work on Bond
Businesses with experience in labor compliance and security have until July 3 to submit proposals on a scope of work that includes jobs safety inspections, hazard controls, and background checks.
Women Contractors Association Gets 2012 Bond Program Update
Monthly gathering of professionals hears about HISD’s initiatives to include minority and women-owned businesses as the district embarks on its $1.89 billion program to renovate or build 40 schools.
Workshop Wednesday: Conversation with Certified M/WBEs
7/10/2013   3 to 5 p.m.
Bond Oversight Committee Meeting
7/30/2013   8:30 to 11 a.m.
21st Century Schools Advisory Committee Meeting
7/30/2013   4 to 5 p.m.
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