Chromebook Purchase of $597,498 Approved by School Board

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At the April 11, 2018 school board meeting the Approval item to Purchase Chromebooks and Management Licenses was approved.

The net bid amount for the Chromebooks and management licenses is $597,498.00 and is awarded to Dell Marketing, L.P.

According to the memo presented to the school board: “The Purchasing Department issued Bid No. 2018-047 on February 28, 2018. Twelve (12) responses were received on Thursday, March 8, 2018. Award is recommended to the low responsive and responsible bidder, Dell Marketing, L.P. Due to the number of responses, the bid tabulation is attached for reference.”

The Chromebook purchase is to “support the increased instructional and assessment technology, to replace aging technology, and to outfit newly constructed schools (Grand View Elementary and Soaring Heights PK-8).”

In total 3,300 Chromebooks and management licenses will be purchased and 300 more units will be purchased to support several elementary lab replacements.

Mill Levy dollars dedicated to technology, the General Fund and bond funds are allocated to pay for the Chromebook and management licenses.

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Macie attended the University of Oklahoma where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Letters with a minor in Latin. She taught Latin at a high school level for a few years before deciding to stay at home with her children. In 2014, she and her husband moved from Oklahoma to Longmont. Shortly after the move, both of her children were diagnosed with autism. She has spent the last 3 years learning the ins and outs of their autism. Learning about autism and helping others learn and understand has become one of her passions. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, and playing with her children.

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