New Horizons Press Release

New Horizons Computer Learning Centers Awarded State of Texas DIR Cooperative Contract

New Orleans, LA – October 12, 2017 - New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, the premier source for technology education services with 22 locations throughout the Southern United States, today announced that it had been awarded a Cooperative Contract DIR-TSO-3961 by the State of Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) that simplifies training acquisitions for Texas State Agencies, institutions of Higher Education, units of Local Government, and other entities defined in DIR’s Eligibility Overview. Eligible customers can buy IT products and services without the need for a lengthy procurement process.

Courses available at better than half off standard price include Microsoft 3-day Technical, Microsoft 5-day Technical, Cisco ICND1, Microsoft Access Part 1, VMware® vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage v6.5, ITIL Foundation, Project Management Professional, and Microsoft Excel.

Simplifying and Accelerating Procurement of Critical Training Services

According to Grady Waldron, Director of Government Sales for New Horizons Computer Learning Centers,

“This contract has been competitively bid so that eligible organizations no longer have to prepare competitive solicitations or evaluate quotes and responses. Now they can leverage the volume buying power of the State of Texas, which translates into big savings for their organizations.”

Assurance of Quality

Waldron adds that New Horizons is required, under this contract, to,

“provide best value through quality performance. We must and do comply with all of the contract requirements. Equally important, however, is ensuring that those who are authorized to sell under this contract are knowledgeable and can meet or exceed customers' expectations.”

Those qualifying organizations wishing to learn more about procuring technology education services from New Horizons Computer Learning Centers under this contract should contact Chuck Weisbrich, Government Strategic Account Manager by phone at 210.316.7471 or email at

About New Horizons Computer Learning Centers

With 300 centers in 70 countries, New Horizons is the world’s largest independent IT training company. Our innovative, award-winning learning methods have revolutionized the way students learn, retain and apply new knowledge. Over our 30-year history, New Horizons has trained over 30 million people worldwide, and transformed thousands of businesses.