Purchasing Cooperatives


  

The ESC-Region 19 Purchasing (Allied States Cooperative) is a national governmental purchasing cooperative which competitively bids and awards contracts to local, regional, and national vendors in compliance with local, state, and federal procurement laws and regulations. The ESC-Region 19 Purchasing (Allied States Cooperative) contracts are available to public schools, charter schools, private schools, community colleges, universities, cities, counties, other governmental agencies, and non-profits.

 


The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS)  is a national purchasing cooperative that offers access to competitively procured purchasing contracts to its membership.  TIPS is housed at and managed by the Region 8 Education Service Center located in Pittsburg, Texas.