Nationwide & Statewide Purchasing Cooperatives

We participate with various national and statewide purchasing cooperatives.  Check back often as this list is always being updated.

National Cooperatives

BuyBoard

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BuyBoard

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.

CONTRACT

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

Choice Partners

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.

Contract:
18/056KD-28  Technology, Hardware, Software, and Services

Visit the website at http://www.choicepartners.org

The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS)

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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.

Contract:
171106  Refurbished Computers and Equipment
180306  Technology Solutions, Products, and Services
180302  Academic Curriculum, Instructional Materials, and Services
180401  Office and School Supplies, Product, and Services
180503  Software
180501  Networking Equipment, Software and Services
180902  Classroom and Teaching Aids, Goods and Services
181101  Internet and Network Security

Visit the website at http://www.tips-usa.com/

National IPA (TCPN)

National IPA

National IPA saves you time and money. Participating in the cooperative buying power of more than 48,000 entities allows you to pay less for products and reduce administrative costs, which helps you do more with less. So why is National IPA so effective at creating more economical buying opportunities for you? Because we offer strength in numbers and years of government purchasing experience, you can have confidence in every contract.

Contract:
Educational Software, Media and Peripherals

Visit the website at http://www.nationalipa.org/

National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance(NCPA)

National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance

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.

Contract:

Technology, Hardware, Software, and Services

Visit the website at http://www.ncpa.us/

State Cooperatives

Illinois

Illinois Teaching and Learning Purchasing Program (ILTPP)

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.

Contract:
Technology, Hardware, Software, and Services

Visit the website at http://www.iltpp.k12.il.us/

Iowa

Iowa Educators Consortium (IEC)

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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.

Contract:

Technology, hardware, software

Visit the website at http://www.iec-ia.org/

Kentucky

Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universties (AIKCU)

Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities

The Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities serves as the voice of Kentucky’s private, nonprofit, four-year colleges and universities.

Contract:
Technology, Hardware, Software and Services

Visit the website at www.aikcu.org

Kentucky Purchasing Cooperative (KPC)

KPC membership is free and open to all for profit, non-profit and government entities including religious groups local and state governments, libraries and other special taxing districts.

Visit the website at http://www.kpc4me.com/

Contract:

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

Massachusetts Computer Using Educators (MASSCUE)

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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.

Contract:
Technology, Hardware, Software, and Services

Visit the website at http://www.masscue.org

Michigan

REMC SAVE

REMC SAVE

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.

Contract:
2019-2020  Texas Instruments Calculators, Avid Headsets (there are specific products for this contract)

Visit the website at https://www.remcsave.org/

Nebraska

Nebraska ESU Cooperative Purchasing (ESUCC)

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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.

Contract:
Technology, Hardware, Software, and Services

Visit the website at http://www.neesucoop.org/

New Jersey

New Jersey Educational Computing Cooperative (NJECC)

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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.

Contract:
Technology, Hardware, Software, and Services

Visit the website at http://www.njecc.org/

New York

Commission of Independent Colleges and Universities in New York (CICU)

Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities

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!

Contract:

Adobe and Microsoft

Visit the website at http://www.cicu.org/

North Dakota

North Dakota Educators Cooperative (NDESC)

North Dakota Educators Service Cooperative

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.

Contract:
Adobe products

Visit the website at https://www.ndesc.org/

Pennsylvania

Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP)

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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.

Contract:
Adobe, Microsoft, VMware, and AntiVirus

Visit the website at http://www.aicup.org/

Texas

Department of Information Resources (DIR)

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Department of Information Resources (Texas) – 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

Contract:

Visit the website at http://dir.texas.gov/http://dir.texas.gov/

Goodbuy, Education Service Center

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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.

Contract:

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

 Visit the website at https://goodbuy.esc2.net/

Texas Community College Teachers Association (TCCTA)

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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.

Contract:
Adobe products

Visit the website at http://www.tccta.org/

Virginia

Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (CIVC)

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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.

Contract:
Adobe and Microsoft products

Visit the website at http://www.cicv.org/

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Technological College System (WTCS)

Wisconsin Technological College System

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.

Contract:

Adobe

Visit the website at https://www.wtcsystem.edu/

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