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Purchasing Consultation

Our process for supplier selection

Open, Competitive RFP

BuyQ goes out to bid on behalf of our participating schools in key operational categories.

Peer Committee Review

A group of charter and private school leaders analyze each of the supplier RFP submissions.

Awarded Contract

Contracts are awarded to suppliers based on the overall value of products, services, and competitively discounted rates.

A great education starts with the right tools

Affordable, high-quality goods and services are critical to the success of any school. By purchasing through BuyQ contracts, you’ll enjoy significant discounts off retail prices and other service benefits negotiated based on the combined purchasing power of 4,000+ schools. We are here to be your purchasing partner and advocate!

Our competitively awarded suppliers

Office supplies and furniture for your whole school facility. Enjoy significant discounts off retail and a custom "core" list of the things your schools buys most!

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Technology: Hardware, Software, and Services. Enjoy exclusive contract pricing and access to CDW Education ambassadors who can assist your IT team as your school makes investments in tech.

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As the leader in maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) supplies, your facility needs are covered. Access steep discounts on the top 400+ K-12 core items.

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Your single-source supplier of books, ebooks, publications and subscriptions. Over 18 million titles, from over 46,000 publishers, available in all formats and covering every subject category.


Flexible and collaborative school furniture. Our exclusive, ready-to-ship inventory assures your project will get done on time and on budget

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High quality furniture with the finest customer care and service. Whether you’re building a new school or upgrading a single classroom, Hertz Furniture has the products and services you need at a great price.

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