School Specialty and AEPA



The Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA) is a multi-state non-profit organization made up of educational service agencies and political subdivisions. School Specialty and AEPA work together to make purchasing easier and more efficient. Our partnership provides schools and districts with access to the most comprehensive offering of K-12 products and services held under contract. AEPA: Nationally bid, locally awarded.

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School and instructional Supplies
(contract #IFB019-E)

  • 35% off list price on supply items
  • 12% off list price on individual furniture items
  • FREE shipping on parcel shipped items over $49 (pricing policy 9)
  • FREE shipping on non-parcel shipped items (pricing policy 6)
  • $5 Minimum or 12% of net subtotal items (pricing policy 5)

Categories covered:

  • Art
  • Supplies
  • Science (STEM/STEAM)
  • Physical Education
  • Learning Environments
  • Special Needs
  • Early Childhood
  • Safety and Security
  • Instruction and Intervention

Athletic Equipment and Supplies
(contract #IFB018-C)

  • 35% off list price on supply items
  • 12% off list price on individual furniture items
  • FREE shipping on parcel shipped items over $49 (pricing policy 9)
  • FREE shipping on non-parcel shipped items (pricing policy 6)
  • $5 Minimum or 12% of net subtotal items (pricing policy 5)

Furniture
(contract #IFB018-D)

  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • Casework
  • Classroom
  • Early Childhood Classrooms
  • Higher Ed
  • Lecture Halls
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Media/Technology
  • Music/Theater
  • Office
  • Outdoor/Playgrounds
  • Storage


NEW! 1% Rebate on All Online Orders

School Specialty offers a special 1% rebate to all districts that place electronic orders through our website for the length of the contract. District rebates go directly to the purchasing district at the end of the calendar year. The rebate is calculated on the net invoice amount of product only, less shipping and other charges. Imagine all the things you can do with a 1% rebate on your School Specialty orders!

NEW! AEPA Contract Value-Added Items:

  • Teacher Requisition form of high usage items at contracted pricing
  • The opportunity to add additional deeply discounted items to meet the specific needs of your district. Contact your School Specialty representative for more information.
  • Professional Development offerings all covered under your contract:
    • STEM/STEAM
    • Makerspace
    • Physical Education and Nutrition
    • Art Workshops
    • Special Needs and Inclusion
    • Social Emotional Learning
    • Safety and Security
    • Threat Awareness and Mental Health
    • Collaborative Learning Environments
    • Don’t see what you’re looking for?  Contact our PD department to customize your learning opportunity. Don’t forget to mention AEPA contract #IFB019-E for your BEST pricing!
  • Instruction and Intervention
    • School Specialty offers Coach, Wordly Wise, SPIRE and other Instruction and Intervention products under your AEPA contract. These products are offered at net price—no additional discounts apply.