New Options for Safety


School leaders asked CPC for additional security products and we responded with two new options. All State Communications and USA Security Inc. offer discounted pricing on surveillance systems, electronic access control and more. Both companies are based in Minnesota and have representatives available to visit your buildings. Learn more by going to their vendor profiles … Read more

Trinity3 Technology

CPC participants have a brand new option for custom configured, new and recertified Chromebooks, laptops and desktop computers. Trinity3 Technology is a Minnesota-based company that also offers printers and multi-function devices.  The company prides itself on providing the best-in-class technology and services. Their motto is simple: With Trinity3, it’s personal. We are confident you’ll find … Read more

Tierney Tech Tour at Perham High School

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Perham High School is a shining example of incorporating new technology in the classroom and shared spaces. Recently CPC partnered vendor Tierney Brothers installed a variety of products, including digital signage and wall panels. You can see more pictures below on the CPC Facebook page. You can also learn more about the contracts and available … Read more

Kinetic Leasing

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CPC is pleased to inform our participants they have a new lease financing option. Kinetic Leasing is a general equipment financing company specializing in providing flexible, creative leasing solutions to schools, cities and counties for both new and used equipment. This type of financing is perfect for large tech projects, road equipment, building additions and improvements … Read more

Konica Minolta Contest Winner

Beth Sletta is a winner. She teaches at Jefferson Elementary in New Ulm, Minnesota and, after just a few minutes in her classroom, you will become immersed in her winning ways. Her young students look up to her with such enthusiasm! Enthusiasm that grew after she won a Dremel 3D Printer and MyStemKits curriculum from … Read more

School Specialty Waives Shipping

Great News! School Specialty is waiving shipping charges on parcel delivered items! If you shop School Specialty on Express, or use the service cooperative contract (#AEPA 015-B) to email or fax in your orders, you’ll receive free shipping on parcel delivered items. If your large products come by truck, there will still be a charge … Read more

New Vendors in Athletics Category

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Whether you are looking to dress your athletic field or the players on it, CPC has just increased your purchasing options by thousands of products! Schutt Sports and Partac Peat are now part of the portfolio.  Schutt Sports offers a 30% discount on helmets, face masks, shoulder pads, baseball bases, training aids,  and reconditioning. Partac … Read more

New Contract Catalog Features Sit-Stand Workstation

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The brand new Cooperative Purchasing Connection Contract Catalog is now available! You’ll find the link on the left side of the website. On the cover is a Fellowes Lotus sit-stand workstation. It’s available through the CPC contract with Innovative Office Solutions. Recently sales rep Joe Feyder traveled to Lakes Country Service Cooperative to show us … Read more

Congratulations to Midwest Playscapes

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Midwest Playscapes, a partnered CPC vendor, has won more national awards! The team, which offices out of Savage, Minn., was recently awarded the highest score for customer service by Playworld. They were also recognized for exceeding their sales goals. CPC members are able to purchase discounted Playworld systems from Midwest Playscapes. Mike Korth, Matt Finnegan, … Read more