We participate with various national and statewide purchasing cooperatives. Check back often as this list is always being updated.
The Local Government Purchasing Cooperative was created to increase the purchasing power of government entities and to simplify their purchasing by using a customized electronic purchasing system, called the BuyBoard.
498-15 Technology Equipment, Supplies, Software, Telecommunication Products and Asset Disposal and Repair
579-19 Technology Equipment, Products, Services and Software
487-15 Instructional Materials, Classroom Teaching Supplies and Equipment
Visit the website at https://www.tasb.org/services/buyboard.aspx
Choice Partners purchasing cooperative offers procurement and contract solutions to meet government purchasing requirements. Staff at Choice Partners complete the legal, competitively bid government procurement process so YOU can act immediately to access the contract YOU need, saving time and money on the bidding process and purchase.
Visit the website at http://www.choicepartners.org
The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS)
The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS), a purchasing cooperative serving public and private school districts, colleges, universities, federal, state, county and city municipalities.
Visit the website at http://www.tips-usa.com/
OMNIA Partners, Public Sector is the nation’s largest and most experienced cooperative purchasing organization dedicated to public sector procurement. Our immense purchasing power and world-class suppliers have produced a comprehensive portfolio of cooperative contracts and partnerships, making OMNIA Partners the most valued and trusted resource for organizations nationwide.
Through the economies of scale created by OMNIA Partners, our participants now have access to an extensive portfolio of competitively solicited and publicly awarded agreements. The lead agency contracting process continues to be the foundation on which we are founded. OMNIA Partners is proud to offer more value and resources to state and local government, higher education, K-12 education and non-profits.
Visit the website at omniapartners.com/publicsector
National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance(NCPA)
NCPA (National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance) is a leading national government purchasing cooperative working to reduce the cost of goods and services by leveraging the purchasing power of public agencies in all 50 states.
Technology, Hardware, Software, and Services
Visit the website at http://www.ncpa.us/
Illinois Teaching and Learning Purchasing Program (ILTPP)
The ILTPP is a program developed by the LTC, ROE and ISC in response to needs assessment information provided by district personnel from around the state. The purpose of the voluntary program is to develop partnerships with suppliers to make available quality technology related products to Illinois K-12 educational facilities at discount pricing normally only available to larger entities.
Visit the website at http://www.iltpp.k12.il.us/
Iowa Educators Consortium (IEC)
The Iowa Educators Consortium, IEC, is an independent, tax-exempt, nonprofit organization supporting the mission of the Iowa Area Education Agencies. Our goal is to combine the purchasing power of Iowa schools to offer aggressive pricing on materials, goods and services. In 2013, participating Iowa schools and AEAs saved over $7 million. The IEC is funded by minimal vendor administrative fees and overhead is low with only five staff members maintaining daily operations.
Technology, hardware, software
Visit the website at http://www.iec-ia.org/
Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universties (AIKCU)
The Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities serves as the voice of Kentucky’s private, nonprofit, four-year colleges and universities.
Visit the website at www.aikcu.org
Kentucky Purchasing Cooperative (KPC)
Visit the website at http://www.kpc4me.com/
10100370-CLS2017.013 AUDIO VISUAL SUPPLIES, EQUIPMENT, & SERVICES (Screens, Projectors, Sound Reinforcement, etc.); COMPUTER SOFTWARE & RELATED SERVICES (software, cloudbased services, mobile applications, etc.); PRINTING SUPPLIES, EQUIPMENT, & RELATED SERVICES (graphic design, photos, printing & binding, etc.); TECHNOLOGY HARDWARE & SERVICES (peripherals, cabling, signage, networking, security, tablets, etc.)
Massachusetts Computer Using Educators (MASSCUE)
MassCUE is known as an organization that has the core values that inform its stakeholders and members with clarity, timeless and relevance. It provides a variety of high quality, value-added services and programs. For others to partner and collaborate with when they are seeking vision, creativity and high quality services for the field of educational technology.
Visit the website at http://www.masscue.org
REMC SAVE is provided as a service of the REMC Association of Michigan for all Michigan schools. The Project provides large volume contracts for a variety of educational resources. By using REMC SAVE contracts, Michigan schools have saved more than $865 million since 1990. Every dollar saved through REMC SAVE today is one more dollar to invest in instruction tomorrow.
Visit the website at https://www.remcsave.org/
Nebraska ESU Cooperative Purchasing (ESUCC)
The goal of Nebraska Educational Service Units Cooperative Purchasing is to provide the schools of Nebraska the opportunity to purchase the best quality product at the lowest possible price. The Nebraska Educational Service Units Cooperative Purchasing group is a project of the Educational Service Units Coordinating Council. In an effort to serve the state of Nebraska’s Schools K-12 in the most effective manner all of the statewide projects have been placed under the ESUCC to create a better network by which to serve the Schools we represent.
Visit the website at http://www.neesucoop.org/
New Jersey Educational Computing Cooperative (NJECC)
NJECC promotes and supports the integration of technology in K-12 education as it applies to student learning, professional development, leadership and instructional planning by providing it’s members with a wide range of services to meet their technology needs.
Visit the website at http://www.njecc.org/
Commission of Independent Colleges and Universities in New York (CICU)
Every month, thousands of contracts, bids, and requests for proposals (RFPs) are posted on the Internet by Federal, State, City, County and School District Agencies!
Adobe and Microsoft
Visit the website at http://www.cicu.org/
North Dakota Educators Cooperative (NDESC)
The North Dakota Educators Service Cooperative is a joint powers organization of school districts, cities, counties, and other governmental groups working together to achieve savings on goods and services. Nonprofit groups are invited to be associate members.
Visit the website at https://www.ndesc.org/
Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP)
The Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP), the only statewide organization that serves exclusively the interests of private higher education within the Commonwealth, exists to complement and support the work of campus leaders. Established in October 1995, through the affiliation of three existing educational organizations, the Association provides a variety of services and programs tailored specifically to the needs and situation of independent higher education in Pennsylvania.
Visit the website at http://www.aicup.org/
Department of Information Resources (DIR)
The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) is to provide technology leadership, solutions, and value to Texas state government, education, and local government entities to enable and facilitate the fulfillment of their core missions. JourneyEd.com DIR Contracts
Goodbuy, Education Service Center
Serving our members since 1992, GoodBuy Purchasing Cooperative (formerly the Multi-Regional Purchasing Program) is your friend in cooperative purchasing. Our quality objective is to make it possible for our members — Local Education agencies (independent school districts, charter schools, religious-based schools), city and county governmental entities, non-profit organizations, colleges, universities and day care centers.
18-19 6U000 Computer: Software
18-19 4F000 Calculators: Mathematics/Graphing/Scientific – Texas Instruments, Casio
19-20 4D000 Computer: Hardware/Peripherals/Networking Equipment/Repair/Service
Texas Community College Teachers Association (TCCTA)
Comprised of educators from every teaching discipline, as well as counselors, librarians, and administrators, the Texas Community College Teachers Association’s members come from all public and independent two-year colleges in Texas. TCCTA is — by far –the largest organization of postsecondary educators in Texas.
Visit the website at http://www.tccta.org/
Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (CIVC)
The Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia is an umbrella support organization for 28 private nonprofit colleges in Virginia. CICV work s collaboratively in the areas of public policy, cost containment and professional development. The organization provides support to their member institutions and their students in the following areas: government relations, collaboration, research and public relations.
Visit the website at http://www.cicv.org/
Wisconsin Technological College System (WTCS)
The Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) offers more than 500 programs awarding two-year associate degrees, one- and two-year technical diplomas and short-term technical diplomas and certificates. In addition, the System is the major provider of customized instruction and technical assistance for Wisconsin employers. More than 300,000 people enroll at a technical college each year.
Visit the website at https://www.wtcsystem.edu/