AEPA is a national cooperative of education purchasing professionals representing lead agencies in their respective states.
Currently, AEPA consists of 28 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.
For more than 35 years, Mackin has provided library and classroom materials for grades PK-12. Working with over 18,000 publishers and an age-appropriate database of nearly 3 million print titles and more than 2 million digital titles, Mackin supplies print books, eBooks, read-alongs, digital audiobooks, makerspace materials, videos and more, along with digital content management and custom collection analysis services.
Bid recommended for approval in December 2019. Contract and extensions possible through March 2024.