The ESC Region 11 Benefits Co-op was formed to assist school districts and charter schools in providing a broad selection of voluntary benefits to their employees at a competitive cost.
Regions 9, 11, 14 and 15 have joined together to form the Multi-Regional Purchasing Cooperative (MRPC) to provide greater buying power for the districts within these regions.
The Texas Educational Technology Purchasing Consortium (TETPC) through ESC Region 11 provides volume discount pricing for online resources. There is no membership fee to order products through TETPC,and ESC Region 11 has complied with the legal RFP process or secured sole source certification for all vendors.
The ESC Region 11 Drug and Alcohol Testing Cooperative provides a host of services,which include Department of Transportation (DOT) random drug and alcohol testing for school bus drivers, discounted costs on services, certification training for supervisors, monthly billing by ESC Region 11, optional non-DOT testing, and many other services to help districts consolidate expenses and comply with DOT regulations. Forward Edge, Inc. provides all testing services.