We participate in various national and statewide purchasing cooperatives. Check back often as this list is continually 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
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/
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
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/
ILTPP - Illinois Teaching and Learning Purchasing Program
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 https://iltpp.org
The Purchasing Cooperative at Greenbush
AIKCU - Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges & Universities
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
ESUCC - Nebraska ESU Cooperative Purchasing
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/
CICU - Commission of Independent Colleges & Universities in New York
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/
AICUP - Association of Independent Colleges & Universities of Pennsylvania
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/
IU13 - Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13
Over the years, we have expanded our reach—using our expertise to provide products and services not only to Lancaster and Lebanon counties’ 22 public school districts, but also to nonpublic schools, education agencies, parents, preschools, adult learners, businesses, municipalities, and more. Despite this growth, everything that we do supports our core mission of improving student learning.
Visit the website at http://www.iu13.org/
CIVC - Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia
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 its member institutions and their students in the following areas: government relations, collaboration, research, and public relations.
Visit the website at http://www.cicv.org/
IEC - Iowa Educators Consortium
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/
MASSCUE - Massachusetts Computer Using Educators
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
NJECC - New Jersey Educational Computing Cooperative
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 its members with a wide range of services to meet their technology needs.
Visit the website at http://www.njecc.org/
NDESC - North Dakota Educators 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.
Visit the website at https://www.ndesc.org/
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 daycare 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
TCCTA - Texas Community College Teachers Association
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/
DIR - Texas Department of Information Resources
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.
Visit the website at http://dir.texas.gov/
WTCS - Wisconsin Technical 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.
Visit the website at https://www.wtcsystem.edu/