Effective May 22, 2020 GMCS Procurement has launched a new Electronic Bidding Platform, whereby Vendors are able to Register to become a GMCS vendor, view and download competitive solicitations (ITBs, RFPs, Quotes, etc.), and submit bids, proposals, and quotes for solicitations electronically.  The link to the GMCS Bonfire Portal is:
All competitive solicitations will be announced via the GMCS Bonfire Portal beginning May 22, 2020.  All other solicitations issued prior to May 22nd will be listed below.  If you require assistance through the registration process please contact us at the numbers below (Procurement Staff).

Current Solicitations

Notice:  Vendors are cautioned that Gallup-McKinley County Schools provides copies of solicitations to registered vendors for commodities they have registered.  Vendors who download solicitations from this website are encouraged to frequently check this website for Addenda/Amendments that may be issued for a particular solicitation.  Bidders/Offerors that fail to acknowledge all addenda/amendments may be cause to reject bid/proposal as Non-Responsive.  In the event a discrepancy between information on this site and the written document, the written document shall prevail.

Vendor Resources
To become a Vendor for Gallup-McKinley County Schools, please go to the GMCS Bonfire Portal and register.  Thanks.
Bid/RFP Awards
With the launch of the GMCS Bonfire Portal, awards will be posted on the portal.  A few of award tabulations, made prior to the launch of the GMCS Bonfire Portal, are posted below for convenience, but will no longer be maintained.

Procurement Staff

    Email Address Phone Number
Marco Abeita Procurement and Business Services Director (505) 721-1083
Rebecca Bertinetti Buyer
(505) 721-1085
Katherine Crisler Buyer (505) 721-1088
Breana Kesner Buyer (505) 721-1084
Pauline Livingston Procurement Technician (505) 721-1005
Policy Memorandums
Proposed Sole Source Procurements
The following proposed Sole Source Procurement(s) are available to view.  A vendor who may be able to provide the goods or services as stated in the Sole Source document may submit an email to in order to "protest" (dispute) the proposed Sole Source Procurement.  The "protest" must be submitted within 15 days of the posting date.

Sole Source Procurements

The following Sole Source Procurements have been posted for the 30 day period (results noted).
Sole Source Number Date Posted Contractor Proposed Amount Status Description
November 12, 2019
Project Lead The Way
3939 Priority Way South Drive Suite 400
Indianapolis, Indiana 46240
$2,000,000.00 POSTED
Content and Curriculum resources to support career pathway studies in Biomedical, Computer Science, and Engineering for High School students.
May 14, 2019
Imagination Station
DBA iStation
8150 North Central Expressway, Suite 2000
Dallas, Texas 75206
$640,000.00 NO PROTEST Reading Intervention program for grades PreK through 5 to align with state reading assessment.
SPD# 90-S0034-18-CP110
October 2, 2018
3611 14th Avenue, Suite 442
Brooklyn, New York 11218
$220,000.00 NO PROTEST Software to manage service, delivery and billing of Medicaid services.
SPD# 80-S0034-18-CP038
May 4, 2018
Empower Educational Consulting
805 S. Bogle Avenue #3
Chandler, Arizona 85225
$5,000,000.00 NO PROTEST Kits, materials, training aids, and Professional Development for all grades, Math & Literacy.
SPD# 70-S0034-17-CP053
June 21, 2017
Empower Educational Consulting
805 S. Bogle Avenue #3
Chandler, Arizona 85225
$750,000.00 NO PROTEST Direct Coaching in the classroom, Direct Modeling, Whisper Coaching.  Kits for ELA, Math, Science aligned to curriculum.
SPD# 70-S0034-CP022
March 29, 2017
Imagination Station
DBA iStation
8150 North Central Expressway, Suite 2000
Dallas, Texas 75206
$640,000.00 NO PROTEST Supplemental Reading and Math online programs.
SS 17-01
SPD# 70-S0034-NS045
August 18, 2016
Voyager Sopris Learning, Inc.
17855 N. Dallas Parkway, Ste. 400
Dallas, Texas 75287
$300,000.00 NO PROTEST Step up to Writing, LANGUAGE! Live, LETRS, Velocity programs and materials related to these programs.

Emergency Procurements