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We Go public co-op

About the Co-Op

The 501 c 3, non-profit, We Go Public (Go Public), provides member districts free access to our Purchasing Co-Op, pursuant to the Interlocal Cooperation Act, Government Code Section 791 et seq., 

The We Go Public Purchasing Co-Op’s awarded vendors go through a competitive RFP/RFQ process. Awarded vendors meet or exceed the requirements and provide:

  • Exceptional service
  • Cost-savings to the district
  • Value that contributes to a positive perception of member districts
Members can access the Interlocal agreement:
  • We Go Public_Master Interlocal Agreement (in process – Southwest ISD and Harlandale ISD signed)
  • Addendum 1, Exhibit 1

Member districts can request the RFPs and RFQs by contacting


Awarded Vendors

Financial Benefits Services, A Higginbotham Partner, is a third party benefits administrator.  Serving over 500 Texas school districts and 15 ESCs, FBS provides value and service. 

  • Excellent Customer Service with a retention rate of over 99%
  • Administers benefits for nearly half of the districts in Texas
  • Provides a one-stop-shop approach to benefits and enrollment saving districts time and money
  • Leads with Innovative Technology & Enrollment Services
  • Provides Safe and Secure methods of Enrollment including Self-enrollment, Face to Face enrollment and an Enrollment Call Center
  • Implementation and Training to clients
  • Local Dedicated Team and Office
  • No cost for Section 125 administration (HSA, FSA & HRA)
  • No cost for Cobra Administration (Federal / State Compliance and System Integration)
  • No cost to the district for THEbenefitsHUB / Enrollment Platform
  • No cost to the district for Call Center
  • No cost to the district for Consolidated Billing
  • No cost to the district for all Enrollment Services
  • Discounted ACA 1095C Preparation & Mailing 

Open Security provides dedicated cybersecurity services. 

  • Veteran-founded
  • Decades of experience from military, NSA, and private sector
  • Award winning services to clients around the world
  • Trusted by small businesses, Fortune 50 enterprises, and more
  • Expertise in a wide range of industries
  • Wrote the book on conducting Vulnerability Assessments
  • Trained thousands of cybersecurity professionals

About Go Public

The non-profit, We Go Public (Go Public) provides resources and spotlights to help parents and the community learn about public education and public schools. Our website and tools include information about: 

  • Academic Programs
  • Support Services
  • Extracurriculars & Clubs
  • Member School District Profiles and Maps
  • Guides
  • Inspirational Stories about Students, Educators, and Staff
  • School Spotlights
  • Local Events and Partnerships
  • Social Media and Newsletters

This is a Member Benefit

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