Multi-State Volume Purchasing

AEPA serves public agency members through a continuous effort to explore and solve present and future purchasing needs. State members work to secure multi-state volume purchasing contracts with benefits that are measureable, cost-effective and continuously exceed our state member’s expectations.

We are pleased to offer significant savings on everything it takes to run a school or office.

The contract categories listed below offer the best prices on quality products and services based on the needs of 25 million students across the nation.

Purchasing Categories - Multi-State Volume Purchasing - AEPA Coop

TelLogic Inc. dba E-Rate Central

Contact: Julieanna Himsworth
Work Phone: (516)-801-7885 Website:


Tel/Logic Inc. d.b.a. E-Rate Central is a Corporation registered in the State of New York and was initially incorporated in New York on March 30. 1998. E-Rate Central was established in 1997 for the sole purpose of helping schools, school districts, and libraries successfully navigate the complex and time-consuming rules and procedures of the Federal E-rate Program. The overriding goal that drives our organization is simple: make the E-rate program work for our clients.

E-Rate Central, does not provide, nor does Tel/Logic or any of its employees have a financial or marketing interest in any other organization that provides E-rate eligible services. Most specifically, Tel/Logic does not have a Service Provider Identification Number (SPIN), a basic requirement for doing business as an E-rate vendor.  We are a registered consultant with USAC and have been assigned Consultant Registration Number (CRN) 16060891.

Our services traditionally include, but are not limited to, statewide training , program management for projects similar to those requested in this RFP, procurement assistance, E-rate forms preparation, application review, advocating policy on behalf of clients, audit support and appeal preparation.

Our client base includes State Governmental Agencies, large consortiums, libraries, and public-school districts across the nation. E-Rate Central is a member of the State E-rate Coordinators Alliance (SECA) and the only consulting firm representing state interests in more than three states. E-Rate Central is a founding member of the E-rate Management Professionals Association (E-mpa®) E-Rate Central has been an elected member of the E-mpa® board since E-mpa®’s inception. Our employees have professional backgrounds outside of E-Rate Central that include state E-rate Coordination, telecommunications, school district administration, and leadership positions within the Schools and Libraries Division of USAC.

E-rate Central is a leading source of E-rate information, nationwide. Our widely read weekly newsletter demystifies the E-rate program for applicants, service providers, and other consultants. It is distributed via email, our web site, and social media and provides news, tips, and analysis of current events in plain language that program participants can use to solve real E-rate problems. We customize our newsletter for our individual state clients so that relevant state E-rate news is disseminated along with the national news that is a part of our core distribution.



BID 2021.5

Bid recommended for approval in April 2021.  Contract and extensions possible through May 2025.


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