Purchasing and Procurement


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How Schools Can Maximize COVID Relief Funds

ESSER and EANS funds are designed to help schools reopen quickly and safely, as well as address the months of significant learning loss by U.S. students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Only now are experts beginning to understand the full scope of learning loss brought on by a year-plus of the pandemic – and initial reports are worrying.

This article originally appeared in the Fall 2021 issue of Spaces4Learning.

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Procurement

Trends in Cooperative Purchasing

School districts see value in using cooperative purchasing entities as they get a steady, predictable pricing structure and supplier source.

This article originally appeared in the July/August 2020 issue of Spaces4Learning.

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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.

This article originally appeared in the School Planning & Management April/May 2019 issue of Spaces4Learning.

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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.

This article originally appeared in the College Planning & Management March 2019 issue of Spaces4Learning.

Business (Managing K-12 Education)

Smart Buy

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

This article originally appeared in the School Planning & Management November/December 2018 issue of Spaces4Learning.

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.

This article originally appeared in the College Planning & Management November/December 2018 issue of Spaces4Learning.

Hot Tips (Cooperative Purchasing)

Cooperative Procurement for Public Purchasing

This article originally appeared in the School Planning & Management November/December 2018 issue of Spaces4Learning.

Hot Tips (Purchasing)

Cooperative Procurement for Higher Ed

This article originally appeared in the College Planning & Management November/December 2018 issue of Spaces4Learning.

Hot Tips (Furniture Supplier)

How To Choose A School Furniture Supplier

This article originally appeared in the School Planning & Management July/August 2018 issue of Spaces4Learning.

Hot Tips (Purchasing)

Strategic Procurement

This article originally appeared in the College Planning & Management February 2018 issue of Spaces4Learning.



Hot Tips (Purchasing)

Strategic Procurement

This article originally appeared in the School Planning & Management February 2018 issue of Spaces4Learning.

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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.

This article originally appeared in the School Planning & Management February 2018 issue of Spaces4Learning.

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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.

This article originally appeared in the College Planning & Management January 2018 issue of Spaces4Learning.

Cooperative Purchasing Contracts Can Help Schools Stay Within Budgets

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Buying On A Budget

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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?

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Ask the Expert: Purchasing and Procurement

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

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Ask the Expert (Purchasing and Procurement)

To Bid Or Not To Bid?

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Business Practices

Change Doesn't Need to be Disruptive

Making the move to a new vendor.

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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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The Basics of Good Purchasing Contracts

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Business (Managing K-12 Education)

Job Order Contracting

A construction procurement alternative.

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Don't Forget Supplier Diversity

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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 (Flooring Maintenance)

What Additional Flooring Costs Should Be Considered?

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Ask the Expert (Calculating Costs)

What costs should be considered for flooring?

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