Dude Solutions delivers cloud-based applications that help both small and large institutions better manage their facilities, information technology, and business operations.

With more than 5,400 education institution clients, Dude Solutions is the nation’s leading provider of on-demand operations management solutions. They are designed exclusively for the unique needs of educational professionals. Dude Solutions broad suite of online applications revolutionizes the business of managing educational operations. They help educational institutions save money, increase efficiency, and improve services.

For example, Dude Solutions work-order management software will create time and cost savings through streamlining the process of scheduling reactive and preventive maintenance, tracking inventory usage, responding to critical system alarms, and planning future capital needs.

In the area of information technology, Dude Solutions next-generation technology suite is designed to help schools streamline support requests, automate asset discovery, audit and improve utilization of software licenses, and control access across agency networks.

And Utility Essentials is a cloud-based energy management solution that tracks, audits, and analyzes utility consumption and cost to identify savings opportunities.

Dude Solutions was awarded a purchasing contract for management software by the Monterey County Office of Education (MCOE) as part of nationwide solicitation to leverage demand usage — all coordinated by the Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies. Bids were solicited in California following procedures spelled out in the California Public Contract Code. The solicitation was locally advertised in California and independently awarded by MCOE in California.

The company has an award-winning support team. With each subscription, every Dude Solutions customer gets its QuickStart online training and support. QuickStart includes product launch services, lifetime training, lifetime support, online client community and more.

For more information about SchoolDude, visit www.schooldude.com

Melissa Buchanan, Contracts Manager

Phone: 1-919.674.8602  Email: melissa.buchanan@dudesolutions.com

For this contract, you have the option of sending orders to the vendor directly. Always specify “CalSave pricing” when seeking quotes. Always state “CalSave pricing” on your purchase order. This ensures you of the 1) lowest pricing, 2) audit protection, 3) bid protection, and 4) the coverage and application of bid Terms and Conditions to your agency

Consult with the SchoolDude sales team. POs can be faxed to 866-299-7821.

Melissa Buchanan, Contracts Manager

Phone: 1-919.674.8602  Email: melissa.buchanan@dudesolutions.com


CalSave offers buyers the option of receiving your PO on vendor’s behalf and then forwarding it to the vendor.

The benefits of sending your PO to CalSave are a review of the PO for lowest price, archiving, auditing, and verification of bid protection.

To use this option, make your purchase order out to the vendor and fax your PO to CalSAVE at (866) 488-3729. Any PO made out to CalSave as the vendor will be returned for correction.


To see PDF versions of this contract’s terms and conditions, contract signature pages, and proof of publication, click on the links below:

Dude Solutions- Acceptance of Bid and Contract – AEPA IFB 020-D Part E -12-06-19 (002)

AEPA, CalSave advertisment 2020 bid

Dude Solutions Extension

Ts and Cs 020-D Facility Management Software

To get quotes or contract prices based on competitively solicited bid pricing and the MCOE award, contact:

Melissa Buchanan, Contracts Manager  •  Phone: 1-919.674.8602  Email: melissa.buchanan@dudesolutions.com

Dude Solutions 2020 Price Book – Education – 11.18.2020

Dude Solutions 2020 Price Book – Government 11.18.2020 (002)


Jamie Givigliano has been proudly serving SchoolDude for more than 11 years now. A frequent speaker at the annual CASH and CASBO events as well as regional seminars and workshops, she has helped welcome hundreds of California schools to the SchoolDude family since joining the team in 2005. Jamie is part of SchoolDude’s core mission to help schools embrace technology so that they are working smarter, not harder.
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