AEA Purchasing Update

Here's an update on items of interest from AEA Purchasing. 

Looking for Tech & Software?

Our Technology purchasing program provides savings on the latest and greatest tools as well as all the essential items you depend on every day. Contracts cover batteries, cameras, computers, digital wellness and security, gaming, projector lamps, mobile connectivity, software...the list goes on! Current vendor partners include CDWGJourneyEdDeledaoKajeet, and more! Reach out to us for more information.
Winter Paper Buy
Our winter paper buy is open! The contract has been awarded to The Paper Corporation out of Des Moines. Email Joni for an order form. Orders are due to the vendor no later than January 12, 2024.
Lighting Audit Contracts
In addition to our current contract with FSG Lighting, AEA Purchasing is pleased to announce two NEW opportunities for LED lighting audit services and solutions. Through our partnership with the Cooperative Purchasing Connection, Iowa schools are now eligible to take advantage of contract pricing on lighting audits and products from The Retrofit Companies and Premier Lighting. If you are interested in learning more about these offerings, email Joni.
Notes from our Dieticians -- Gut Health
Gut health is important! Not only for adults but for kids as well. Check out this podcast to learn how we all can keep our microbiomes running smoothly. For specific information on how this can play out in your school cafeteria and menu planning, contact Meg Brink, RD, LD, SNS, or Molly Gilmore, MS, RD, LD.Vendor Promotions
Click here to view brochures from our vendor partners. Content is added throughout the month. You can also find vendor promotions online on our Vendor Promotions page.

Stay in Touch!
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AEA Purchasing is formed under the Code of Iowa as a 28E entity and is an initiative of Iowa’s Area Education Agencies. The goal of AEA Purchasing is to combine the purchasing power of Iowa school districts to offer competitively bid pricing on materials, goods, and services.