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Small Business and DVBE Advocates

Small Business Advocates are available to assist small businesses and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) suppliers who wish to contract with the California Department of Education, as provided in Government Code Section, 14845-14847.

California Department of Education's (CDE) Small Business/DVBE Advocates assist California’s small businesses and DVBEs on how to do business with CDE, help resolve contract issues, ensure prompt payment, and disseminate information on pending solicitations.

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CDE's Small Business/DVBE Advocates

Frank Ham, Non-Information Technology Goods/Services
Fiscal and Administrative Services Division
fham@cde.ca.gov
916-445-8440

Jessica Spencer, Information Technology Goods/Services
Technology Services Division
jspencer@cde.ca.gov
916-323-4176

Questions:   Frank Ham | fham@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-8440
Jessica Spencer | jspencer@cde.ca.gov | 916-323-4176
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, March 15, 2022
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