Purchasing Cooperatives

The District uses the purchasing methods allowed by state law such as competitive bidding, competitive sealed proposals, interlocal agreements and other methods, as appropriate.

To increase efficiency and effectiveness, the District participates in numerous interlocal agreements for purchasing cooperatives with other local governments and with state agencies. A list of the purchasing cooperatives and their respective weblinks are posted below:


Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Buy Board
ESC-Region 19 Purchasing (Allied States Cooperative)
The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN) -ESC Region 4
Choice Partner Purchasing Cooperative (CP)
Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR)