Purchasing and Procurement


Wallace School Iowa

Specifier's Report: Outfitting 21st-Century Educational Facilities

Here's what administrators have to say about specifying products that best serve the needs of the school or district.

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Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Educated Buying

Building and maintaining diverse purchasing and procurement capabilities for colleges and universities is educated buying.

Business (Managing K-12 Education)

Smart Buy

Cooperative purchasing helps K-12 school districts keep the shelves fully stocked while saving money.

Business Practices (Achieving Administrative Excellence)

Smart Buying

Purchasing through cooperatives can help a college or university remain fully stocked with supplies while saving money for both the institution and its students.

Hot Tips (Purchasing)

Cooperative Procurement for Higher Ed

Hot Tips (Cooperative Purchasing)

Cooperative Procurement for Public Purchasing

Hot Tips (Furniture Supplier)

How To Choose A School Furniture Supplier

Hot Tips (Purchasing)

Strategic Procurement

Hot Tips (Purchasing)

Strategic Procurement

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Business (Managing K-12 Education)

Procurement: An Emerging K-12 Profession

As K-12 school districts have grown in size and complexity, buying supplies has become a sophisticated profession.



Higher Education Trend

Higher Education Trends: What's In Store For 2018

Our annual look at trends influencing campus life and learning is back for 2018. From regenerative design to the latest developments in technology, these topics are on the forefront as experts discuss what the coming year might bring.

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Green Purchasing

Are We Green Yet?

The concept of green procurement has been around for nearly two decades. Are colleges and universities on board?

Ask the Expert: Purchasing and Procurement

To Bid Or Not To Bid: That Isn't the Question!

Ask the Expert (Purchasing and Procurement)

To Bid Or Not To Bid?

Business Practices

Change Doesn't Need to be Disruptive

Making the move to a new vendor.

The Sustainable Campus (Trends and Innovations)

Solar, Minus the Investment

Towson University installed 4,000 solar panels with zero upfront costs.

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Business (Managing K-12 Education)

Job Order Contracting

A construction procurement alternative.

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Business (Managing Higher Ed)

You'd Better Shop Around

It can be advantageous to the bottom line if your campus purchasing department has a process in place to invite new vendors to the table to bid on providing goods and supplies.

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Business

A Roadmap to Sustainability Purchasing

Ask the Expert (Calculating Costs)

What costs should be considered for flooring?

Ask the Expert (Flooring Maintenance)

What Additional Flooring Costs Should Be Considered?

Writing RFPs: Five Factors for a Favorable Purchase

Well prepared RFP's will result in better, faster and more valuable outcomes for schools.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

The 2017 Education Marketplace