AEPA is a national cooperative of education purchasing professionals representing lead agencies in their respective states.
Currently, AEPA consists of 26 member states who craft contracts and bids competitively that are tailored to meet each state’s specific legal requirements. Awarded contracts are available statewide and facilitated by one cooperative member agency acting as the contract administrator. They will help you with any questions regarding the contract and provide any support documentation you need in order to purchase off the contract.
Please note that contracts are also available in non-member states through piggyback contract options. Download a complete member contact listing.
- Athletic Lighting (1)
- Athletic Surfaces (6)
- Custodial Equipment (1)
- Custodial Supplies (1)
- Digital Copiers (2)
- Digital Resources (3)
- Facility Mgmt Software (1)
- Finger Print & Palm Scan (1)
- Furniture (2)
- Industrial Arts & Tech Ed (2)
- Interactive Classrooms (1)
- Metal Detectors (1)
- Office Supplies (2)
- Roofing (2)
- School & Instr. Supplies (2)
- Scoreboards & Signage (1)
- Sports & Health Supplies (1)
- Technology Catalog (2)
MAKING A HIGH IMPACT IN HIGH-TECH EDUCATION
“Offering more than 47,000 classroom technology products, supplies, and services, we can equip you with everything you need to provide an exceptional, hands-on learning experience.
Best of all, Brodhead Garrett will save you both time and money with quality, selection and value that’s as advanced as the products we offer.”
CDW is a leading provider of technology solutions for business, government, education and healthcare. With a balanced portfolio of 250,000 small-, medium- and large-sized customers, CDW generated net sales of $10.1 billion in 2012, and employs more than 6,800 coworkers in 25 locations across the U.S. and Canada.
Creative Information Technology Inc. (CITI) is proud to be selected as a LiveScan Finger and Palm Capture solution provider for members of the AEPA community. CITI is excited to join the AEPA in its pursuit of providing state-of-the-art technology to ensure a safe and secure environment at schools around the nation. CITI brings to the table over 18 years of experience in the biometrics and identity management market as well as a talented staff that works hands-on with clients to ensure their consistent satisfaction with our products and services.
LiveScan hardware and software
For this contract, CITI has become an exclusive reseller of Crossmatch’s LiveScan products. manageID and Crossmatch are committed to providing end to end biometrics-based identity solutions optimal to ensure safety and security of any system or facility.
Crossmatch’s Live Scan devices are:
• Based on industry leading Identity Management technologies
• Flexible and scalable to meet any size operation
• Easily integrated with existing systems
• Simple to use
These LiveScan devices are currently being used all across the United States at the Federal level, by State and Local agencies, commercial clients, and governments around the world (including the US Embassies and Consulates worldwide).
Uses of LiveScan in Schools
• Performing background checks on employees, contractors and volunteers
• Secure and Simple Visitor Access Management
• Easier and safer Sign In/Out procedures
• Monitoring daily attendance
• Efficient and discrete lunch lines”
Bid 2015 – Bid recommended for approval in December 2014. Contract and extensions possible through March 2019
Daktronics, based in Brookings, South Dakota, is a world leader of informing and entertaining people through dynamic audio-visual communication systems. Daktronics designs, manufacturers, builds and installs scoreboards, video displays, electronic message centers, pool timing systems, outdoor stadium sound systems, and rigging for arenas and theatres.
FieldTurf was developed and engineered for athletes, by athletes. The company that changed the way athletes view “artificial turf”. Before FieldTurf, natural grass was considered by many to be the best solution for sports fields around the world – even though it required constant maintenance and could not withstand heavy use. FieldTurf changed the industry perfecting the long pile, in-filled artificial turf product To date, FieldTurf has over 7,000 installations worldwide.
• Pre-determined, preferential pricing
• Eliminate duplication and expense of bid process
• Turn-key process
• Expedite the purchase/installation of sport surface
• Obtain the products you want at a competitive price
Hellas Construction, Inc. was established in 2003 and has grown to be one of the largest sports construction contractors in the United States. While specializing in the general construction of sports facilities and synthetic surfaces, Hellas also champions innovative artificial turf manufacturing, base construction, field, track and tennis planning, installation and maintenance.
Hellas manufactures its own products at its American factories using only the highest-quality raw materials for its playing surfaces. The only sports construction firm to offer all manufacturing, design and construction services in a one-stop-shop, Hellas applies its innovative delivery method to all its projects.
Independent Stationers, comprised of over 400 local dealers, is a national business solutions buying cooperative that offers the most technologically advanced buying experience all while providing you the white glove local service no other office supply retailer can touch.
We know that office products you purchase help run your business – and we understand that timely delivery, competitive pricing and exceptional service is critical to keep you on track. With our network of community based dealers, you get that something special – whether it is your carton of paper delivered to your copy room instead of just left at the front desk or when you have an emergency and you need something the same day – we have you covered! Get all your office solutions and help support your local community!
– Everyday Office Products
– Toner (OEM and Reman)
– Breakroom Products
– Cleaning Products
– Technology Items
– And much more
Bid 2015 – Bid recommended for approval in December 2014. Contract and extensions possible through March 2019.
Interior Systems is a full service branding, interior design and manufacturing firm. We create dining and multipurpose spaces that increase profitability, improve experience and boost school spirit. From start to finish – design concept to installation – we create places where students want to be. We foster strong partnerships with each school to develop an in-depth understanding of your vision and operational challenges to ensure your foodservice program succeeds. With design projects in over 800 schools nationwide, we are your turnkey solution to a captivating school environment.
Konica Minolta’s award-winning bizhub products speed your output and streamline your workflow with multifunctional productivity — printing, copying, and scanning with simple on-screen control, seamless software integration and all the options you need for right-size scalability in any business or professional application.
Kyocera offers an award winning line of copier and multi-functional print devices through the AEPA contract. By using this program, excellent discounts can be achieved while at the same time eliminating the need for competitive bidding. This approach saves time, money and important resources.
Mackin Educational Resources provides high-quality library and classroom materials for PK-12 schools and public libraries around the world, including books, ebooks, DVDs, audio books, educational software, online databases and more. Mackin.com has the largest age-appropriate database of titles in the country, in addition to providing free collection analysis and collection development services.
Midwest Technology Products is an AEPA vendor partner specializing in the resell of industrial arts, vocation and technology equipment for your curriculum needs.
MNJ Technologies Direct is a direct solution provider of business grade computer hardware and software technology products. It is our intention to help make the product selection and procurement process more efficient and cost effective. Our account managers are dedicated to enhancing the overall customer experience and will work directly with the customer to help find the right products and services to meet their needs.
Nilfisk-Advance, Inc. is among the world’s leading suppliers of professional commercial and industrial floor cleaning equipment. Nilfisk-Advance has been continually developing innovative floor cleaning equipment that delivers high productivity, multi-tasking capabilities, and easy maintenance for over 100 years. We enable sustainable cleaning worldwide to improve quality of life.
Bid 2015 – Bid recommended for approval in December 2014. Contract and extensions possible through March 2019
ProGrass Synthetic Turf Systems, headquartered in Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania, just outside the city of Pittsburgh, provides the nation’s finest synthetic turf solutions for every level of performance demands. ProGrass is a proven leader in providing synthetic turf customer solutions that include product development, design build, project management, construction, installation and proactive maintenance. For over a decade, ProGrass has manufactured and installed over 500 full size fields. Our management team has over 50 years of combined synthetic turf industry experience. Our experience provides the knowledge necessary for a smooth transition from your current athletic field to ProGrass. The mission of ProGrass is to provide synthetic turf systems that go the distance with advancements in athletic performance.
FACTS ABOUT PROGRASS
• Under same ownership, S. Kent Rockwell, since establishment in 2002
• FIFA Preferred Manufacturing with strategic partner, Act Global
• Certified Member of the Synthetic Turf Council in good standing
• ProGrass certified turf installation & excavation crews
• ProGrass Rhino professional maintenance
• Member of AEPA and GSA (Applied)
• American Sports Builders Association Certified
• Sports Turf Managers Association
• Custom Solution Provider
• 50 million dollar bonding capability
Progressive Roofing has been in the roofing business for over 35 years. We are a trained/certified applicator in all roofing systems. We provide all types of roofing services (repairs, maintenance, restoration, re-roof, coating, roofing analysis, waterproofing)
Quill is an AEPA vendor partner that provides everyday low prices on the key essentials for your school district or organization in the following categories:
- School & Instructional Supplies
- Office Supplies
- Kitchen Supplies
- Custodial Supplies
Bid 2015 – School & Instructional Supplies – Bid recommended for approval in December 2014. Contract and extensions possible through March 2019.
Bid 2015 – Office Supplies – Bid recommended for approval in December 2014. Contract and extensions possible through March 2019.
Bid 2015 – Custodial Supplies – Bid recommended for approval in December 2014. Contract and extensions possible through March 2019
FURNITURE FOR 21ST CENTURY LEARNING
Classroom Select furniture has you covered for any area in your school – from classrooms and labs to cafeterias and offices. Designed to be as affordable as it is durable, it’s built to help engage students while appealing to budget conscious administrators.
VALUE. SELECTION. SERVICE. QUALITY.
With more than 40,000 classroom and school essentials consisting of well-known brands such as Crayola and 3M, as well as a large and respected selection of proprietary brands, School Specialty Education Essentials has all of your basic school and classroom needs covered.
School Specialty also offers these fine brands under your Instructional Supplies contract. Please visit http://www.schoolspecialty.com for more information.
Early Childhood classroom product and furniture solutions that inspire life-long learner.
An expansive array of art supplies, ideas and support.
Special products and solutions to help ensure success for students with special needs
Every day savings on your everyday supplies
Schooldude is the nations #1 provider of web-native family management tools designed exclusively for the unique needs of educational institutions. Work order system, preventative maintenance, inventory management, facility scheduling are just a few solutions available.
Bid 2016 – Bid recommended for approval in Decemeber 2015. Contract and extensions possible through March 2020.
A wholly-owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Shaw Industries is a full flooring provider to the residential and commercial markets. Shaw supplies carpet, hardwood, laminate, resilient, and tile/stone flooring products, as well as synthetic turf. Shaw Sports Turf is one of the leading synthetic turf companies in North America and has represented quality and innovation for more than two decades with over 2,000 successful installations, including an impressive list of high-profile field installations.
Bid 2016 – Bid recommended for approval in December 2015. Contract and extensions possible throught March 2020.
Sport Surfaces Distributing, Inc. furnishes, install, and maintains athletic playing surfaces including gymnasium floors, weight & fitness floors, synthetic turf fields, running tracks, and tennis courts.
While SPARK provides the programs for improved physical activity and development, SPORTIME provides the equipment. Our extensive range of sporting goods were designed by PE teachers driven to motivate children of all ages, and all ability levels.
TeachingBook.net is an extensive database of literacy resources and tools that enrich K-12 reading and library instruction. The focus of the service is supporting student achievement, fusing reading and technology, and offering meaningful professional development for the teaching of books.
Give your teachers a profound and fun way to excite students about reading. Start a complimentary 30-day trail at TeachingBooks.net/30DayTrail.
Download the one page flyer at TeachingBooks.net/OnePageFlyer
Bid 2016 – Bid recommended for approval in December 2015. Contract and extensions possible through March 2020
From design to installation, your Techline representative partners directly with you and your team to manage everything from concept, through installation, and beyond. Sports Lighting is our ONLY business and our team is committed to exceeding your expectations. Techline provides the highest quality lighting systems at the most competitive prices. Choose the latest in LED sports lighting technology for the ultimate in engineering innovation. HDTV quality, precision lighting, remote controlled monitoring, reduced installation cost and 50-75% energy savings are just some of the benefits of TSLED Sport LED. At Techline Sports Lighting, we bring our best game….to light!
For nearly 40 years, The Motz Group has been committed to leaving a lasting legacy with every field they create. They are synthetic and natural turf specialists, focusing on sports field design, construction, removal, replacement, maintenance and management. Motz has made their name designing innovative and comprehensive performance-based sports field systems, tailored to their customer’s specific needs. They build fields from inception to completion with pride, dignity, and the utmost integrity. With quality craftsmanship and proven safety in mind, they are committed to partnering with their customers from ground break to replacement, guiding them every step of the way.
TLC’s integrated library system for schools is specially designed to accommodate the needs of teacher-librarians in any school library, ranging from exclusive private institutions to major urban school districts. Among the schools that entrust their library operations with TLC’s Library•Solution for Schools are Chicago Public Schools, Hawaii State Department of Education, Loudoun Country Day School, Simcoe County District School Board in Canada, and St. Peter’s School in the United Kingdom. Long after a system is installed, TLC continues to support its customers with ongoing product development and an unexpected level of customer service.
Troxell Communications makes educational technology accessible to everyone. We accelerate the way people learn through the application and use of technology. We not only suggest and provide the necessary audio-visual equipment to achieve your specific goals, but we back up our products with support services to ensure that the technology and training is successful. Our focus is on making technology work for you.
Our goal is to show you how technology can be successfully integrated into curriculum at all levels. Such integration makes learning more interactive, memorable, and engaging for both instructor and students. We are a full-service educational technology company that stays with you through the entire process of implementing the most effective technology to serve your instructional needs. From our initial consultation to final design and implementation, Troxell Communications is there for you.
For almost two decades, Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance and Its subsidiary WTI (Weatherproofing Technologies, Inc.) have been providing AEPA members with unique facility asset management solutions designed to reduce your roofing and building envelope life-cycle costs, while improving building performance. Expedited contract procurement and our comprehensive start-to-finish project management capabilities allow you to concentrate on your daily responsibilities while WTI takes the responsibility for ensuring a safe, dry, comfortable environment.