META Purchasing Cooperative

Library Program available to members of our purchasing co-op.

Purchasing Co-op Pricing

Associate Membership

Starting July 1, 2017, membership to the META Solutions Purchasing Cooperative will be FREE for all K-12 educational entities!

Library Program


Library supplies have been competitively bid out and awarded to local vendors as part of the purchasing cooperative. This program provides our members with discounted pricing on various library items including dictionaries, hardcover and paperback books, audio visual items, textbooks and much more!

Become a META purchasing member today and receive these exclusive savings!


About the META Purchasing Cooperative:
META Solutions' Purchasing Cooperative analyzes costs, negotiates with vendors, and makes recommendations for products and services that have been submitted for competitive bidding. Our number one goal is to save schools time and money, and we do so by effectively providing an online marketplace of quality goods and services at substantially lower prices.

In addition, META purchasing members are able to leverage the collective buying power of a consortium of schools serving more than 450,000 students across the state of Ohio. All members have equal standing for their purchases, regardless of size.

META’s Purchasing Cooperative has provided millions of dollars in cost savings, and has significantly increased work efficiency in our districts. We are a one-stop-shop for all your purchasing needs, providing high quality products at special rates so that schools can focus on what matters most – educating students!

*To take advantage of this program, please contact an awarded vendor below.

Vendors


ACCO Brands

Sandi Barrett
sandi.barrett@acco.com
847-796-4952

Cascade School Supplies

Todd E. Shafer
todd@cascadeschoolsupplies.com
800-628-5078

Booksource

Alex Riedel
ariedel@booksource.com
800-444-0435 x257

Junior Library Guild

Barb Sanders
sales@juniorlibraryguild.com
800-491-0174

Brodart Co.

Susan Domino
bookscs@brodart.com
800-233-8467

Follett Library Resources, Inc.

fssorders@follett.com
888-511-5114 x2

Mackin Educational Resources

orders@mackin.com
800-245-9540

DEMCO, Inc.

order@demco.com
800-356-1200

MagMall

Kayla Lebenbom
kayla@magmall.com
212-225-8278

Cengage / Gale

Andrea Eshelman
andrea.eshelman@cengage.com
800-877-4253 x12311

Children's Plus, Inc.

Kelsey Schmeckpeper
kelseys@childrensplusinc.com
800-230-1279

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Save on all of your mobile learning needs as a META purchasing member!

Mobile learning is becoming the new norm in today’s classrooms. Receive special rates on mobile learning solutions through META’s Purchasing Cooperative and our partnership with the Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA). As a purchasing member, you’ll receive deeply discounted pricing on nationally vetted vendors, products and services!

About the Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA):
META Solutions’ partnerships with organizations such as the AEPA and the Ohio Council of Educational Purchasing Consortia (OCEPC) bring national purchasing power to META’s members, allowing them to take advantage of discounts offered through these affiliated organizations. The contracts obtained through these partnerships offer the best prices on quality products and premier services based on the needs of more than 35 million students in this national effort. Additional benefits include extensive school savings and a large variety of quality products and services that span across 45 commodity groups.

About the META Purchasing Cooperative:
META Solutions' Purchasing Cooperative analyzes costs, negotiates with vendors, and makes recommendations for products and services that have been submitted for competitive bidding. Our number one goal is to save schools time and money, and we do so by effectively providing an online marketplace of quality goods and services at substantially lower prices.

In addition, META purchasing members are able to leverage the collective buying power of a consortium of schools serving more than 450,000 students across the state of Ohio. All members have equal standing for their purchases, regardless of size.

META’s Purchasing Cooperative has provided millions of dollars in cost savings, and has significantly increased work efficiency in our districts. We are a one-stop-shop for all your purchasing needs, providing high quality products at special rates so that schools can focus on what matters most – educating students!

Industrial arts and career supplies are available at special, discounted pricing through META's Purchasing Cooperative!

Receive special rates on industrial supplies through META’s Purchasing Cooperative and our partnership with the Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA). As a purchasing member, you’ll receive deeply discounted pricing on nationally vetted vendors, products and services!


About the Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA):
META Solutions’ partnerships with organizations such as the AEPA and the Ohio Council of Educational Purchasing Consortia (OCEPC) bring national purchasing power to META’s members, allowing them to take advantage of discounts offered through these affiliated organizations. The contracts obtained through these partnerships offer the best prices on quality products and premier services based on the needs of more than 35 million students in this national effort. Additional benefits include extensive school savings and a large variety of quality products and services that span across 45 commodity groups.


About the META Purchasing Cooperative:
META Solutions' Purchasing Cooperative analyzes costs, negotiates with vendors, and makes recommendations for products and services that have been submitted for competitive bidding. Our number one goal is to save schools time and money, and we do so by effectively providing an online marketplace of quality goods and services at substantially lower prices.

In addition, META purchasing members are able to leverage the collective buying power of a consortium of schools serving more than 450,000 students across the state of Ohio. All members have equal standing for their purchases, regardless of size.

META’s Purchasing Cooperative has provided millions of dollars in cost savings, and has significantly increased work efficiency in our districts. We are a one-stop-shop for all your purchasing needs, providing high quality products at special rates so that schools can focus on what matters most – educating students!

Become a META purchasing member and save on a variety of classroom and office supplies!

Classroom and office supplies have been competitively bid out and awarded to local vendors as part of the purchasing cooperative. This program provides our members with discounted pricing on binders, paper goods, duct tape, batteries, special needs items and much more!

Become a META purchasing member today and receive these exclusive savings!

About the META Purchasing Cooperative:
META Solutions' Purchasing Cooperative analyzes costs, negotiates with vendors, and makes recommendations for products and services that have been submitted for competitive bidding. Our number one goal is to save schools time and money, and we do so by effectively providing an online marketplace of quality goods and services at substantially lower prices.

In addition, META purchasing members are able to leverage the collective buying power of a consortium of schools serving more than 450,000 students across the state of Ohio. All members have equal standing for their purchases, regardless of size.

META’s Purchasing Cooperative has provided millions of dollars in cost savings, and has significantly increased work efficiency in our districts. We are a one-stop-shop for all your purchasing needs, providing high quality products at special rates so that schools can focus on what matters most – educating students!

*To take advantage of this program, please contact an awarded vendor below.