EDUCATIONThe Beresford Company has serviced and supplied floor coverings to over 180 Washington and Oregon school districts over the past 50 years. We consider our advocacy for public education a stewardship responsibility. As a full-service, single-source supplier, we are able to offer no-risk flooring plans that enable us to take full responsibility for the product performance and installation on every project.
At Beresford, we believe educators are charged with an important responsibility –to foster the intellectual growth, personal safety and future environment of our children. And we share in that responsibility. Our commitment is and always has been to ensure our schools obtain the best possible flooring solution for the children. To meet this objective through integrated product selection and customized inlays and we work closely to select the safest, healthiest and most environmentally friendly options for each project.
As a premier provider to the education market, Beresford has worked with over 180 school districts in the states of Washington and Oregon. We are the proud founding sponsor of the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction's (OSPI) Teacher of the Year Program, and a regular supporter of numerous educational associations, including, the Washington State School Director’s Association (WSSDA), Washington Association of Maintenance and Operations Administrators (WAMOA), Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI), Washington Association of School Business Officials (WASBO), Washington Association of Schools Administrators (WASA), and the Association of Educational Service Districts (AESD). In addition, Beresford remains active with the nine Educational School Districts (ESD) and has received numerous awards, such as the Service to WASA Award and the Washington State University (WSU) College of Education Award for Advocate for Education. Within the state of Oregon, Beresford remains heavily involved and supportive of the Oregon School Facilities Management Association (OSFMA), Oregon School Boards Association (OSBA), and the Oregon Athletic Directors Association (OADA).
For over 50 years, Beresford has been serving healthcare clients with floorcovering products designed to meet various specialized applications. We know from experience that there is no one flooring type that is suitable for all applications. Whether in hospitals, clinics, medical office buildings, or assisted living and skilled nursing facilities, we are able to develop a solution for every conceivable environment. In fact, for the last 30 years we have proudly served Virginia Mason Healthcare System, which includes, a network 440 physicians, a 336-bed acute-care hospital, and numerous clinics and skilled-nursing facilities throughout the Puget Sound area. In addition, Beresford has served both Blue Cross of Washington and Adventist Health, which encompasses 18 hospitals with more than 2,800 beds, 100+ clinics and outpatient centers, 37 rural health clinics and 14 home care agencies and four joint-venture retirement centers. As such, Beresford is highly experienced in the unique needs and nuances of the healthcare segment.