Cooperative Purchasing Lunch & Learn

Event Details

  • Date:
    • November 28, 2023
  • Registration Deadline:
    • November 21, 2023
  • Start / End Time:
    • 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM (EST)
  • Onsite Registration:
    • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM (EST)
  • ESC Member Price:
    • Free
  • Non Member Price:
    • $25.00
  • Facilitator:
  • Location:
Event Cancellation Policy
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10:30 AM: Welcome/Introductions

10:35 AM: ESC Co-op Contracts 101- Lisa Abell, NIESC/NWIESC & Kelly Taylor, CIESC

  • Learn the Why, How, and When to utilize Cooperative Contracts

11:00 AM: Cooperative Purchasing State Statutes-Jonathan Wineinger & Tanner Huber, SBOA

  • Gain clarification on what the state statue is for schools to utilize cooperative purchasing contracts

11:30 AM: Break/Get Lunch

11:45 AM: Amazon Contract Overview-Allison Robinson, Amazon

  • This contract is in its second year as an ESC Contract. Allison will lead you in a Q & A about the contract and how to utilize it.

12:15 PM: Online Purchasing Efficiencies-Tom Jackson, Spendbridge

  • How do you streamline your purchasing internally? Learn more about how to do this in your district and help save your staff time and money!

12:45 PM:  Door Prize Drawing-must be present to win! 

Target Audience:

Business Managers, CFOs, Treasurers, ECA Secretaries, any purchasing agent of the school district!


Event Cancellation Policy

NIESC Cancellation Policy

Registrants who notify NIESC of their cancellation on or before the registration deadline date will not be required to pay the registration fee.

  • Registrants who cancel after the registration deadline but one week before the workshop date or call to cancel on the day of the workshop, will pay 50% of the registration fee.
  • Registrants who neglect to call or notify NIESC of their cancellation will be responsible for paying the full registration fee.
  • On official school corporation weather-related cancellation days, registrants will not be required to pay registration fees