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For nearly 30 years PCS has provided an integrated line of products and services to the K-12 market.

We are 100% focused on student nutrition solutions. We service no other markets, period. Our user, students, parents, and district staff, get our full attention. Our product offering includes prepayments on the web, free and reduced application processing, meal accountability, claims reporting, menu nutrition analysis, food purchases and inventory control, plus services including project management, training, webinars, continuing maintenance, upgrades, and support.

Our People are our most valuable asset. We are a team of food service professionals, dietitian, engineers and computer scientists dedicated to creating high tech, soft touch solutions for the K-12 Nutrition community.

Our mission is to provide a consistently high level of customer satisfaction by delivering quality, audit proven  systems including software, hardware, and services appropriate to every type of user and task. Many of our customers have been with us over twenty years, due to our ongoing commitment to protecting the investment they have made in our products.

Our team of professionals turn today’s technology into tomorrow’s time and money saving innovations. Through continuing contact with our customers we endeavor to improve our products and services, generating best of breed technology solutions while complying with state and federal regulations. Each day provides a fresh opportunity to sharpen our customer focus through project management, training on-site and online, seminars, user groups, and technical support so that the help you need is there when you need it.

Meet the team

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David Yaniv

CEO

At the PCS helm for over 14 years, David has overseen the combining of the three business divisions within PCS into one cohesive unit. The result has been greater efficiency and coordination, one team working together on the same set of goals – customer satisfaction, great products, and low cost of ownership.

David says, “at the end of the day, it all comes down to supporting the customer, being responsive to their needs. Then success will naturally follow.”

David earned his BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Technion and Masters of Business Administration from Long Island University.

David Yaniv is on  LinkedIn

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Gabe Aiello

Director of Product & Business Dev.

Gabe has over thirty years professional experience developing and marketing food and nutrition technology and serves on the School Nutrition Association Industry Adviser Board. As Director of Business and Product Development he oversees Technology and Solutions Partner relationships, including systems integration, product management, and marketing, plus general marketing and strategic planning activities, large account sales activities, and Nutrition and Inventory new product development. Gabe Aiello has thirty years professional experience developing and marketing food and nutrition technology primarily in the institutional sector and specializing in K-12 schools.

Gabe Aiello is on  LinkedIn

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Tony Diers

Director of Operations /PCS

Tony is responsible for managing operations of the Research & Development department, including direct management of the software development, quality assurance and documentation teams. He assists in making decisions about future software and hardware solutions, working with developers in designing applications for PCS’s future and with the entire staff in managing the software life cycle He is a goal-oriented professional dedicated to results, with extensive experience in all areas of the software development process. His knowledge and experience in K-12 food service technology is well complimented by his dedication and leadership ability.

Tony Diers is on LinkedIn

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Dov Abramson

Director of Operations /PayPAMs

Dov is responsible for managing the PayPAMS online payment service and PCS software development projects. He serves as a high-level point of contact for the districts and vendors for all issues relating to PayPAMS.com including product development, payment processing, customer support, sales, and PCI compliance. Dov proactively seeks district and end-user feedback to identify and resolve needs and issues.

Dov has a MA degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University

Dov Abramson is on LinkedIn

Buying Co-ops

PCS has contracts with several Buying Co-ops. You may be able to purchase PCS products and services and avoid the RFP/Bid process.

Click on a Co-op name below for more information.

BuyBoard

A program of the National School Boards Association (NSBA) and several State School Boards Associations, BuyBoard was developed to comply with state laws which require government entities to make purchases from an approved list of vendors who have gone through a competitive procurement process.

The Cooperative is governed by an 8-member Board of Directors composed of staff from the districts which formed the cooperative and representatives appointed by each of the four School Boards Associations which collaborated to enable the cooperative to be created.

BuyBoard is administered by staff at the National School Boards Association and at the Texas Association of School Boards under the terms of service agreements with the Cooperative Board of Directors.

States in BuyBoard National Purchasing Cooperative:

  • Idaho School Boards Association
  • Illinois Association of School Boards
  • Maryland Association of Boards of Education
  • Missouri School Boards Association
  • Ohio School Boards Association
  • Oklahoma State School Boards Association
  • Pennsylvania School Boards Association
  • Rhode Island Association of School Committees
  • Tennessee School Boards Association
  • Texas Association of School Boards
  • Washington State School Directors’ Association

For complete information and to become a BuyBoard member please visit their web site at:  http://www.nsba.org/services/state-association-services/service-partnerships/buyboard/about-buyboard#sthash.dMoJdub5.dpuf

Central Kentucky Educational Cooperative

Membership in the Central Kentucky Educational Cooperative (CKEC) provides superintendents and staff of member districts with excellent opportunities to network with colleagues on a monthly basis at board meetings. Each month the members meet to discuss common issues that face their districts and learn about activities to enhance their school systems. Programs are designed with an emphasis on professional learning communities and delivered through scheduled sessions and C.E.O.-type cohorts.

CKEC also offers monthly meetings for professional development coordinators, food service directors, special education directors and other district leaders, to facilitate the continual development, implementation and assessment of activities aimed at enhancing student achievement and staff effectiveness.

CKEC also provides training opportunities for principals, counselors and teacher leaders. Other CKEC committees meet as required to address specific areas, needs or topics.

CKEC’s Mission

The mission of the Central Kentucky Educational Cooperative is to provide its member districts services in training, purchasing, diversity education, professional development, consulting and other specified services required for enhancing member districts’ effectiveness. Through this process, the Cooperative shall remove barriers and provide additional resources for school systems to improve student achievement.

We achieve this mission by providing quality, unique and diversified services as requested by each member system.

For more information please visit the CKEC web site at ckec.org

COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Cooperative Educational Services is a Purchasing Cooperative united by a Joint Powers Agreement to aid Public Schools in New Mexico.

CES is an organization comprised of New Mexico’s 89 school districts plus 81 other public education institutions, including charter schools, two and four-year post-secondary institutions, BIE schools and state schools.

Cooperative Educational Services aspires to be known as one of the best educational service agencies in the country and the program of choice in New Mexico.

What can CES do for you?
Provide peace of mind through greater value and convenience, exceptional customer service, personalized attention, and highly qualified vendors with ready-to-use contracts.

We make purchasing simple.
CES does the solicitation, evaluation, contract award and management so you don’t have to.

CES is LOCAL – COMPLIANT – EASY
CES does the solicitation, evaluation, contract award and management so you don’t have to.

CES is LOCAL – COMPLIANT – EASY

For more information visit the Cooperative Educational Services Web page at CES.ORG

PEPPM

PEPPM is a national technology bidding and purchasing cooperative administered by Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU), a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Authorized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the past 32 years to take the responsibility for state bid law compliance for technology procurement, PEPPM aggregates buyers & demand in states across the country to get the lowest prices for technology products.

PEPPM currently has more than 280 product line contracts awarded to more than 200 different vendors in various technology areas:

  • Computers
  • Copiers
  • Networking Equipment
  • Telecommunication Equipment
  • Software
  • Furniture
  • Printers
  • And much more!

PEPPM solicits sealed competitive bids on popular lines of computer equipment, peripherals, software, audio-visual, and communication products. When you purchase through PEPPM, not only do you save time and money, but you can satisfy state competitive bidding requirements.
Since PEPPM began in 1982, schools, libraries, government and non-profit agencies have purchased more than $2 billion of technology products saving not only on the price of the products but also on the cost of bidding.

For complete information including the PEPPM Buyers Guide and availability in your state, visit the PEPPM web site at: http://www.peppm.org/

TIPS

Formerly known as TIPS/TAPS, TIPS is “a purchasing cooperative serving public and private school districts, colleges, universities, federal, state, county and city municipalities”

TIPS is an interlocal cooperative purchasing system that provides schools with the legally required competition for contracts on commonly purchased items while saving the cost of going through a competitive RFP process.

Schools (or other government entities) can purchase from Vendors with approved bids and bypass the RFP process altogether. This means that school Districts in TIPS/TAPS states DO NOT need to do an RFP; they can simply purchase directly from an approved bid

You can purchase PCS products and services through TIPS if you are located in any of the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Washington DC, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri,Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

For more details and to become a member of TIPs, visit their web site at http://www.tips-usa.com

PCS is an approved TIPs vendor for Cafeteria Point of Sale Software and Hardware (Contract Number 1122112.)