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Educational Furniture and Related Services

With OECM’s Educational Furniture and Related Services agreements, get access to a wide selection of educational furniture to support the evolving needs of your 21st century learning environments, including classrooms, libraries, learning commons and early learning spaces.

Our supplier partners offer high-quality, collaborative furniture and related services for schools, colleges, universities, and other BPS libraries, early learning centres and daycares.

What You’ll Get

  • Four categories of products and services tailored to meet your specific needs
    • Category ATraditional Classroom and Collaborative Learning Furniture
    • Category BSpecialty Classroom Furniture for the National Capital Region
    • Category CLearning Commons Furniture
    • Category DEarly Learning Furniture and Related Accessories
  • Installation services, including on-site, set-in-place, and after-hours installation
  • Space planning, design, and project management services to help you furnish your space
  • Quick Ship Program to meet last minute purchases
  • Environmentally-friendly products and options to dispose and/or extend the life of your furniture

Learn more about this agreement

To learn more about the Educational Furniture and Related Services agreement, view our Information Session.

Choosing Your Supplier

To truly gain a competitive advantage, OECM suggests you consider working with a single strategic supplier partner for core requirements, wherever possible. This approach ensures a strong, value-added relationship with many advantages, including:

  • exceptional supplier responsiveness;
  • improved inter-operability;
  • time and cost-saving process improvement;
  • use of common platform;
  • access to training; and more.

Remember, OECM is available to support you in your decision-making.

Products and Services: 
Activity tables
Bookshelves
Child Care Furniture
Collaborative tables
Computer tables
Cubbies
desks
Dramatic Play
folding tables
Library Furniture
Lounge Seating
Nesting tables
Open Front Desks
Sand and Water Tables
Sit-Stand Desks
stackable chairs
stools
storage
Task Chairs
Whiteboards
Supplier Partners
Gold
Accent Environments
Alpha-Vico Inc.
Alumni Classroom Furniture Inc.
Grand & Toy Ltd.
Gold
Patrick Cassidy and Associates Inc.
Gold
Schoolhouse Products Inc.
Gold
Staples Professional Inc.
Silver
Ven-Rez Products Ltd.
Wintergreen Learning Materials
Expiry Date: 
May 31, 2023
This agreement has no further extension periods remaining.
Have Questions? Get in touch with OECM! 
Project Advisory Committee Members: 
  • Centre d'excellence en approvisionnement FRANCOachat
  • District School Board of Niagara
  • Ottawa Carleton District School Board
  • Ottawa Catholic School Board
  • Peel District School Board
  • Toronto District School Board
  • Trillium Lakelands District School Board
  • University of Toronto

Supplier Partners

Accent Environments
Brian Mathers
Client Care
(800) 665-9378
Find out more about Accent Environments

Accent Environments Gold Supplier Partner

Categories Offered:

  • Category A - Traditional Classroom and Collaborative Learning Furniture
  • Category C - Learning Commons Furniture
  • Category D - Early Learning Furniture and Related Accessories
Zones Supplied: 
All Zones
Alpha-Vico Inc.
Frank Malenfant
Ontario Sales Manager
(877) 362-5742
Find out more about Alpha-Vico Inc.

Categories Offered:

  • Category A - Traditional Classroom and Collaborative Learning Furniture
Zones Supplied: 
All Zones
Alumni Classroom Furniture Inc.
Paul Godwin
Vice President
(519) 577-5550

Categories Offered:

  • Category A - Traditional Classroom and Collaborative Learning Furniture
  • Category B - Specialty Classroom Furniture for the National Capital Region
Zones Supplied: 
All Zones
Grand & Toy Ltd.
Ryan Lobo
Furniture Account Executive
(416) 315-1828
Find out more about Grand & Toy Ltd.

Categories Offered:

  • Category A - Traditional Classroom and Collaborative Learning Furniture
  • Category B - Specialty Classroom Furniture for the National Capital Region
  • Category C - Learning Commons Furniture
Zones Supplied: 
All Zones
Patrick Cassidy and Associates Inc.
Stephanie Singleton
Principal
(647) 885-3737

Patrick Cassidy and Associates Gold Supplier Partner

Categories Offered:

  • Category A - Traditional Classroom and Collaborative Learning Furniture
  • Category C - Learning Commons Furniture
Zones Supplied: 
All Zones
Schoolhouse Products Inc.
Hart Sernick
V.P. and General Manager
(905) 475-7753
Find out more about Schoolhouse Products Inc.

Schoolhouse Products Gold Supplier Partner

Categories Offered:

  • Category A - Traditional Classroom and Collaborative Learning Furniture
  • Category C - Learning Commons Furniture
  • Category D - Early Learning Furniture and Related Accessories
Zones Supplied: 
All Zones
Staples Professional Inc.
Jamil Dibe
Vertical Sales Leader, Education
(416) 904-3423
Find out more about Staples Professional Inc.

Staples Professional Inc. Gold Supplier Partner

Categories Offered:

  • Category A - Traditional Classroom and Collaborative Learning Furniture
  • Category B - Specialty Classroom Furniture for the National Capital Region
  • Category C - Learning Commons Furniture
Zones Supplied: 
All Zones
Ven-Rez Products Ltd.
Linda Harris
Inside Sales Manager
(902) 875-3178 ext. 4426
Find out more about Ven-Rez Products Ltd.

Ven-Rez Products Silver Supplier Partner

Categories Offered:

  • Category A - Traditional Classroom and Collaborative Learning Furniture
  • Category B - Specialty Classroom Furniture for the National Capital Region
Zones Supplied: 
All Zones
Wintergreen Learning Materials
Claudia St. Laurent
Bilingual Account Manager
(800) 268-1268 ext. 243
Find out more about Wintergreen Learning Materials

Barbara Vanzante
Business Development Manager
(416) 453-4493
barbara@wintergreen.ca

Categories Offered:

  • Category D - Early Learning Furniture and Related Accessories
Zones Supplied: 
All Zones