CITE & Microsoft Strategic Alliance

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Program Explanation

CITE is pleased to provide the CITE and Microsoft Strategic Alliance (CAMSA) program supported by Softchoice. This is a California statewide purchasing contract with Microsoft for the Educational Enrollment Solution (EES) program. This contract can serve as a master purchasing vehicle for K-12 educational institutions in the state of California. Offering major discounts and simplifying the license purchase process, this consortium includes over 70% of LEAs in California who would not qualify for this type of pricing on their own.

Benefits of the Program

  • Simplified decision making
  • Leverage collective purchasing power
  • Save time looking for the best price
  • Reduce overhead and record keeping
  • Low pricing for Microsoft products
  • Expertise in product choices and options
  • Quick response and turn around with quotes, forms and paperwork

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Contact Info

For further information or to reach out with any questions please contact us

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Recorded Webinars

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Upcoming Events

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Supporting Documentation

Please use these links to locate the updated supporting documentation. 

Piggyback Contract   Piggybackable Bid   Extension Amendment

Microsoft Terms

  • Education Qualified User (EQU)
    • An employee, contractor, or volunteer of or for the Institution who uses a Product or Qualified Device for the benefit of the institution or within the user's relationship with the institution.
  • Light Worker
    • Employees in the following roles will be designated as "Light Users" and may be excluded from the Knowledge Worker count as they do not typically use a computer in their normal job function and will be provided a free Office 365 A1 license (e-mail and calendaring):
      • Automotive Equipment Operations and Maintenance
      • Child Care Services
      • Custodial Services/Physical Plant Maintenance
      • Food and Linen Services
      • Grounds Keeping
      • Parking Attendants
      • Patient Escorts
      • Recreation/Fitness
      • Security Service
  • Baseline Package - M365 A3 - (Core Cal)
    • ERP Level C pricing
    • Minimum Knowledge Worker count = 25
    • Student privacy compliance
    • Identity, security & management
    • Student use benefits, Minecraft
    • Productivity server install rights
    • True up, true down at anniversary
  • Standard Package - M365 A3 - (ECal)
    • ERP Level C pricing
    • Minimum Knowledge Worker count = 25
    • Student privacy compliance
    • Identity, security & management
    • Student use benefits, Minecraft
    • Productivity server install rights
    • True up, true down at anniversary
  • Premier Package - M365 A5
    • ERP Level D pricing
    • Minimum Knowledge Worker count = 25
    • Student privacy compliance
    • Advanced identity, security & management
    • Cloud PBX & PSTN
    • Conferencing Analytics
    • Student use benefits, Minecraft
    • Productivity server install rights
    • True up, true down at anniversary

Support Team

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CAMSA Library

Item Name Posted By Date Posted

Co-Pilot for Education Presentation Slide Deck PDF (9.5 MB)

Administration 2/2/2024

2023 PiggyBack CAMSA Contract Extension PDF (239 KB)

Administration 6/23/2023

2023 Kings COE Motion to Approve Softchoice PDF (128 KB)

Administration 6/23/2023

2023 Kings COE Board Meeting Agenda PDF (2 MB)

Administration 6/23/2023

2022 Kings COE Board Agenda PDF (220 KB)

Administration 7/20/2022
2022 Kings COE Motion to Approve Softchoice PDF (982 KB) Administration 7/20/2022
2022 PiggyBack CAMSA Contract PDF (730 KB) Administration 7/20/2022
Softchoice W9 PDF (402.33 KB) Administration 8/6/2019
CAMSA Tour 2021 Presentation Link Administration 8/23/2021
Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection Webinar Link Administration 7/21/2020
Remote Learning & Working Webinar PDF (2.45 MB) Administration 5/7/2020
Teams For IT Admins - Getting Started Guide DOCX (1.4 MB) Administration 9/10/2020
Teams for Edu Quick Guide PDF (1.47 MB) Administration 3/20/2020
CAMSA Tour 2019 - Softchoice Presentation PPTX (11.49 MB) Administration 10/9/2019
CAMSA Tour 2019 - Microsoft Presentation PDF (2.85 MB) Administration 10/9/2019
CAMSA Tour 2019 Flyer PDF (1.47 MB) Administration 8/28/2019
KCOE RFI Questions PDF (77.03 KB)  (vendors' requests for information regarding bid)
Administration
8/5/2019
KCOE Microsoft RFP PDF (165.7 KB) Administration 8/5/2019
2019 KCOE Piggyback-Proof of Publication PDF (180.89 KB) Administration 8/5/2019
KCOE Motion to Approve Softchoice PDF (152.07 KB) Administration 8/5/2019
KCOE 7/31/19 Board Agenda PDF (299.7 KB) Administration 8/5/2019
KCOE RFP Response - Softchoice PDF (5.72 MB) Administration 8/5/2019
2019 PiggyBack CAMSA Contract PDF (713.82 KB)  (This is the piggyback contract for CAMSA from the Kings COE)


Administration

7/31/2019