School Specialty: Instructional & School Supplies

School Specialty is much more than product brands you know well, like Sax, Childcraft, Frey, Sportime, Abilitations, and EPS. The company is your partner in problem- solving. Working with you, collaboratively, they look at the long game, integrating all brands and their products, services, and solutions to help you engage your students and make an impact with them. They have spent years focused on this, and this alone, to be your ultimate education partner. Only School Specialty combines an unmatched depth of knowledge plus this unequaled range of offering to create places where students can thrive.

The 21st Century Safe School

The goal of the idea is simple. The 21st Century Safe School aids district performance in all ways:  student outcomes, teacher satisfaction, and retention and community relationships.

Doing this rests on how expertise and products create transformative learning environments, rooted in the best practices of social-emotional learning, that help teachers teach and students learn.

Contract Highlights:

School Specialty has negotiated strategic, value-added items and services to create the ILTPP/AEPA contract.

  • 35% Off List Price on Supply items
    • FREE Shipping on Parcel Shipped Orders over $49
  • 12% Off List Price on Furniture items
    • FREE Shipping on all Truck Shipped Orders
  • A Market Basket of Deeply Discounted Everyday Items
  • 1% Rebate Back to YOUR District on ALL Online Orders
  • Freight Terms
    • Free shipping over $49 on 9 prefix items
    • 12% on 5 prefix items
    • Free shipping on 6 prefix items

Online Ordering Benefits

  • School Specialty offers a special 1% rebate to all districts who place electronic orders through the School Specialty website for the length of the contract. District rebates are paid annually each calendar year, directly to the purchas­ing district. The rebate is calculated on the net invoice amount of product only, less shipping and other charges.

Additional Discounted Items

  • In addition to the AEPA market basket, School Specialty has the ability to offer 500+ additional deeply discounted items to a district. This will allow School Specialty to customize pricing around unique usage items within a specific district to offer customized pricing.

Professional Development

  • School Specialty presented Professional Development opportunities can be designed to meet the specific needs of the district.
  • PD offerings include:
    • Customer Specified PD Day (PE, Art, Special Needs, STEM/STEAM – Contact your SSI Strategic Account Manager for available options)
    • Customer Specified PD Half Day
    • 21st Century Safe Schools: Creative Space Design for Project-Based Learning
    • 21st Century Safe Schools: Integrating Technology into a Physical Education Environment
    • 21st Century Safe Schools: STEM Integration & Environments
    • Web-based training also available

21st Century Safe School — Safety & Security

  • The key building blocks of 21st Century Safe School – products, services, and expertise, including professional development – are already encompassed in the scope of our existing AEPA contracts. School Specialty and SSI Guardian can bundle these approved components together to offer a complete, turn-key solution based on a joint level of discovery and assessment.

Instruction & Intervention

  • School Specialty offers products from Educators Publishing Service (EPS) and Triumph Learning (TL) as net priced items under the AEPA contract.

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Belkys Quintana
Director of Business Development
786-314-8017
belkys.quintana@schoolspecialty.com

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School Specialty: Furniture

School Specialty is much more than product brands you know well, like Sax, Childcraft, Frey, Sportime, Abilitations, and EPS. The company is your partner in problem- solving. Working with you, collaboratively, they look at the long game, integrating all brands and their products, services, and solutions to help you engage your students and make an impact with them. They have spent years focused on this, and this alone, to be your ultimate education partner. Only School Specialty combines an unmatched depth of knowledge plus this unequaled range of offering to create places where students can thrive.

The 21st Century Safe School

The goal of the idea is simple. The 21st Century Safe School aids district performance in all ways:  student outcomes, teacher satisfaction, and retention and community relationships.

Doing this rests on how expertise and products create transformative learning environments, rooted in the best practices of social-emotional learning, that help teachers teach and students learn.

Contract Highlights:

School Specialty has negotiated strategic, value-added items and services to create the ILTPP/AEPA contract.

  • 35% Off List Price on Supply items
    • FREE Shipping on Parcel Shipped Orders over $49
  • 12% Off List Price on Furniture items
    • FREE Shipping on all Truck Shipped Orders
  • A Market Basket of Deeply Discounted Everyday Items
  • 1% Rebate Back to YOUR District on ALL Online Orders
  • Freight Terms
    • Free shipping over $49 on 9 prefix items
    • 12% on 5 prefix items
    • Free shipping on 6 prefix items

Online Ordering Benefits

  • School Specialty offers a special 1% rebate to all districts who place electronic orders through the School Specialty website for the length of the contract. District rebates are paid annually each calendar year, directly to the purchas­ing district. The rebate is calculated on the net invoice amount of product only, less shipping and other charges.

Additional Discounted Items

  • In addition to the AEPA market basket, School Specialty has the ability to offer 500+ additional deeply discounted items to a district. This will allow School Specialty to customize pricing around unique usage items within a specific district to offer customized pricing.

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Belkys Quintana
Director of Business Development
786-314-8017
belkys.quintana@schoolspecialty.com

Learn More About School Specialty

Mackin Educational Resources

For more than 35 years, Mackin Educational Resources has provided library and classroom materials for grades PK-12. With over 18,000+ publishers, Mackin’s catalog consists of more than 3 million titles in print, and nearly 3 million digital titles and formats. Mackin knows and understands the important balance of technology and physical products in today’s schools.

To help you on the digital front, Mackin created MackinVIA™ digital platform to help integrate the use of digital products with ease and sophistication. Ebooks and online databases come alive in MackinVIA and with tools such as note-taking, text-to-speech and highlighting, students are quickly drawn in and engaged in their learning. With the advanced administrative tools, teachers and librarians can easily
direct their students to the resources that will best fit their needs, monitor student progress and manage all digital resources in one place.

Print books – library binding, trade hardcover, paperback, and MackinBound books – are available for fiction and non-fiction so you can find the items you need to support your curriculum or standards, winter or summer reading programs, or for enjoyment reading. Round out your resources with BluRay, DVD, Audio CD, or Large Print titles for your special needs or struggling readers. Browse the online catalog now at www.mackin.com and start creating your lists.

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Sheri Omernik
Sales Manager
920-400-9902
sheri.omernik@mackin.com

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Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization, and cloud services. Konica Minolta is reshaping the Workplace of the Future™ (www.reshapework.com). Konica’s offerings deliver solutions to improve customers speed to market, manage technology costs, and facilitate the sharing of information to increase productivity. The All Covered IT Services division offers a range of IT strategy, support, project and cloud computing solutions across all verticals. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards including Forbes Magazine’s Best Employers. The company has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for nine consecutive years. Konica Minolta, Inc. has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for five years in a row.

The ILTPP/AEPA contract provides a broad offering of advanced technology offering advanced solutions in the following areas; Electronic Content Management, IT Services, Application Workflow Solutions, Specialty Products to Include 3D Printing, Managed Print Services, Facilities Management, Production Print, and Wide Format Systems, Work Smart Technology and a complete line of advanced Multi-Functional Devices. With this extensive value offering Konica Minolta can provide significant value, influence positive change and enhanced productivity to customers in State and Local Governments, Public and Private Education and Non-Profit work environments.

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Aaron Ott
Government Accounts Manager
314-960-2884
aott@kmbs.konicaminolta.us

Jason Bradshaw
Government Accounts Manager
402-250-7545
jbradshaw@kmbs.konicaminolta.us

Jason Sullivan
VP of Sales – Central Region
636-368-4301
jason.sullivan@kmbs.konicaminolta.us

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Quill: Instructional and School Supplies

*Notice of Chromebook Shortage: The Illinois Learning Technology Purchase Program (ILTPP) has received notices of extensive lead times on Chromebook orders from a number of our vendor partners. Districts ordering Chromebooks at this time will most likely not receive the devices in time for the start of the school year. This is an industry-wide supply shortage and is not limited to ILTPP vendor partners. For more information on lead times, please contact your vendor-specific dedicated account managers.

Founded in 1956 and headquartered in Lincolnshire, IL, Quill.com serves the needs of over a million small to medium-sized businesses.  As a premier business to business office products provider, Quill.com sells everything from paper and ink and toner to cleaning supplies and technology with 24-hour-a-day access to more than 100,000 business essentials. Introduced in 1996, Quill.com was one of the first successful Web sites launched in the office products industry and has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of Staples, Inc., since 1998.

Quill.com is an approved Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA) vendor partner that provides every day low prices on key essentials for your school district or organization. Learn more by visiting www.quill.com/aepa

Contract Highlights:

  • Up to 80% savings
  • 12% savings on ink and toner every day
  • Fast, FREE delivery on all orders, including furniture and technology.
  • No minimum order size!

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Samra Cejvan
Buying Group Manager
847-876-4266
samra.cejvan@quill.com

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Quill: Office Supplies

Founded in 1956 and headquartered in Lincolnshire, IL, Quill.com serves the needs of over a million small to medium-sized businesses.  As a premier business to business office products provider, Quill.com sells everything from paper and ink and toner to cleaning supplies and technology with 24-hour-a-day access to more than 100,000 business essentials. Introduced in 1996, Quill.com was one of the first successful Web sites launched in the office products industry and has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of Staples, Inc., since 1998.

Quill.com is an approved Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA) vendor partner that provides every day low prices on key essentials for your school district or organization. Learn more by visiting www.quill.com/aepa

Contract Highlights:

  • Up to 80% savings
  • 12% savings on ink and toner every day
  • Fast, FREE delivery on all orders, including furniture and technology.
  • No minimum order size!

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

Samra Cejvan
Buying Group Manager
847-876-4266
samra.cejvan@quill.com

Learn More About Quill

CDW-G

*Notice of Chromebook Shortage: The Illinois Learning Technology Purchase Program (ILTPP) has received notices of extensive lead times on Chromebook orders from a number of our vendor partners. Districts ordering Chromebooks at this time will most likely not receive the devices in time for the start of the school year. This is an industry-wide supply shortage and is not limited to ILTPP vendor partners. For more information on lead times, please contact your vendor-specific dedicated account managers.

CDW Government LLC (CDW-G) is the industry leading provider of multi-brand technology solutions serving K-12 institutions. With over 30 years of IT experience, CDW-G offers a broad array of products ranging from discrete hardware and software products to integrated IT solutions such as mobility, security, cloud, data center and collaboration.

CDW-G has partnered with major manufacturers such as Dell, HP, Microsoft, and Lenovo to provide comprehensive solutions for PC, server, storage, networking equipment, and IT peripherals.

Contract Highlights:

  • A dedicated account team under the ILTPP agreement, that offers advice and support, and is accessible via email, phone and the web
  • Installation, ongoing IT support and other services available
  • FREE shipping on all products regardless of order size which can ship via common ground carriers
  • CDWG.com extranets that provide customized access to your account team, product information, purchase history, quotes and order status – plus the ability to track previous orders, manage asset-tagged items and order configured systems
  • The CDW-G Software License Tracker extranet tool that allows your organization to track licensing agreements and expiration dates, generate standard reports or create custom layouts and schedule reports for delivery via email

Contact your dedicated Account Manager:

John Buttita
Sales Manager
877-325-3380
johnbut@cdw.com

Learn More About CDW-G