• Cooperative Contracts
    as authorized by Florida Statute163.01

    Panhandle Area Education Consortium (PAEC)

    PAEC is a regional educational service organization owned by its member school districts and recognized in Florida Statute 1001.451.
     
    Programs and services include professional development, curriculum support services, Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS), instructional technology, distance learning, Region I Migrant Education Program services, printing services, FloridaLearns Clearinghouse for educational materials, cooperative purchasing through Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA), contracted services, Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities Network (SEDNET), program evaluation services, model school board policies and procedures, Value-Added Model software and support, Risk Management Property/Casualty, employee benefits self-insurance programs, Gateway Educational Computing (payroll and finance), and Student Data Services.

    US Communities

    US Communities is a national cooperative.

    Contracts include automotive, carpet & flooring, electrical, janitorial equipment and supplies, roofing, uniforms, athletic equipment, science and lab supplies, auto parts, office machines and others.


    National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA)

    NJPA is a national cooperative, the National Joint Powers Alliance, that began in Minnesota.

    Contract include MRO, fleet equipment, food service equipment, healthcare solutions, heavy equipment, logistics services, mail equipment, technology and communication solutions and others.


    National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (NIPA)

    NIPA is a national cooperative purchasing that support state government and public educational institutions.

    Contracts include food and food service equipment, elevator maintenance and repair, janitorial supplies, water treatment chemicals, MRO supplies, furniture, wireless data and services, copiers, uniform rental, information technology, paint, educational supplies, lighting, audio/visual supplies and groundskeeping materials.


    National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA)

    NCPA is a national cooperative lead by the Region 14 Educational Service Center.

    Contracts include technology, office solutions, facilities, cloud, security, playground, medical, food, transportation, athletics and furniture.


    The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN)

    TCPN  is a national cooperative overseen by the Region 4 Education Service Center in Texas.

    Contracts include assistive technology, automotive parts and supplies, tires, books, cabling and networking products and services, floor coverings, copiers, electrical equipment and supplies, athletic and sporting goods, HVAC equipment-refrigeration-installation-service, HVAC lubricants, janitorial supplies and equipment, modular buildings, MRO equipment and supplies, roofing, scoreboards and electronic signs, sports surfaces, technology solutions and others.


    The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS)

    TIPS is a regional cooperative sponsored by the Region 8 Education Service Center.

    Contracts include assistive technology, audio visual equipment & supplies, automobiles, cabling products & services, cafeteria equipment, HVAC solutions & services, computers, copiers, custodial equipment and supplies, document imaging, lighting, lockers, medical equipment and supplies, music instruments, networking equipment, modular buildings, roofing, safety equipment and supplies, science equipment and supplies, signage, software, uniforms and others.  


    Houston-Galveston Area Council (HGACBuy)

    HGACBUY  is a national cooperative overseen by the Houston-Galveston Area Council.

    Contracts include vehicles, wireless equipment and services, grounds and turf equipment, modular buildings, refuse and recycling containers and lifters, and others.