FAQs About CalSAVE
What does CalSAVE do for California schools and public agencies?
CalSAVE helps California's schools and public agencies buy the latest technology, instructional resources and other products for less money and with more efficiency. CalSAVE leverages the statewide buying power of California's schools and public agencies to secure the lowest possible price. Click here for more information, and history, about CalSAVE.
Who can use the site?
Every public school district, K-12 private school, charter school, community college district, and other state and local public agency throughout the State of California is eligible to participate.
Why should I use CalSAVE?
CalSave will save you and your organization time, money, and aggravation. Theres no need to dig through stacks of catalogs or lengthy purchase agreements. Just shop when and where you want, 24 hours a day, with our convenient website. Quality is guaranteed, because the products we offer must meet strict content and pricing criteria. Best of all, you avoid the hassles of individual bids. We negotiate with dozens of vendors, so you dont have to.
What types of products do you offer?
CalSAVE offers all kinds of products for schools including:
building and grounds flooring, roofing and building materials
supplies and equipment office supplies, sports equipment and vehicles
hardware audio, video, DVD, cameras, projectors, computers and peripherals
software instructional, business and office, utilities, web development, graphics and desktop publishing, audio and video editing
instructional materials curriculum software, instructional videos
electronic references dictionaries, encyclopedias, research archives and collections
professional development materials curriculum subject areas, technology training, web-based courses
library automation barcoding and cataloging
Will I find my favorite vendors?
CalSAVE offers products from vendors that educators know and trust. Dont see something you want? Tell us what products and services youd like us to add.
Is there a participation fee?
No. There is no fee to use the CalSAVE program.
Who are you guys anyway?
The CalSAVE program is sponsored by Epylon on behalf of the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association. Our staff members have years of experience and long-term relationships with vendors. We can quickly identify useful new products and educational market trends.
What if I have questions now or in the future?
For all product information questions and ordering assistance, call or email the vendor listed on the product webpage.