• Click here to learn about a potential Software Unlimited integration


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  • NEW Vendor Alert!

    Flinn Scientific offers high-quality chemicals, hands-on kits, and science equipment.
    Check out their profile page to see your NDESC member benefits!
    New store on Express, Flinn Scientific

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  • Thank you to our partnered vendors FisherTracks, FLR Sanders, and ConnectingPoint for supporting the annual North Dakota Council of Educational Leaders conference!



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  • Thank you to our partnered vendors Bluum, Marco, and Connecting Point for supporting the annual North Dakota Association of Technology Leaders conference! 

    Thank you!


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  • NDESC and CPC can help with your security needs!

    Click here to check out our great partners - Affinitech Inc., All State Communications, Centegix, Deledao, Gaggle and STOPit Solutions.


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  • We have that!

    Athletics & Phy Ed
    Copiers & Printers
    Facilities & Grounds
    Fleet Vehicles
    Food & Kitchen Supplies
    Health & First Aid
    Professional Services
    Security & Safety

    For more information, click on Vendor List


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  • Thanks to West Fargo Public Schools

    for being our top NDESC Express user last month! 

    West Fargo Public Schools


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  • CPC and NDESC are proud to support the North Dakota Council of Educational Leaders Annual North Dakota Association of School Administrators Conference (NDASA). Thank you to our partnered vendors STOPit Solutions #Connectingpoint FieldTurf #SAAFE and Marco for joining! 



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  • Stop by and say hello!

    CPC and NDESC are proud to support the North Dakota Council of Educational Leaders Annual North Dakota Association of School Administrators Conference (NDASA). We look forward to seeing you at the Bismarck Hotel and Conference Center, January 29th-31st!


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  • Member SpotlightMcKenzie County Public School

    NDESC and Cooperative Purchasing Connection (CPC) provide the smallest schools, cities, counties, nonprofits and other governmental agencies with the same purchasing power of their much larger counterparts and our contracts meet the competitive solicitation requirements in North Dakota, so that you can purchase without having to get bids and price quotes. Members who utilize NDESC and CPC are saving their agencies time and money!

    THANK YOU to our members! 


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  • Thank you!

    NDESC & CPC hosted its first Direct to Manufacturer (DTM) taste test in October. Thank you to the hosts and attendees!  

    Collage from Taste Test even

    Thank you to St. Mary's Central High School in Bismarck, ND for hosting us!  


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  • Click here to read our September newsletter!

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  • School Specialty Summer Sale

    The School Specialty Summer Sale provides deeply discounted items that NDESC/CPC education members need to restock and get ready for back-to-school. 

    Click here to find out more.


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  • NDESC Vendors with COVID-19 Tests

    Innovative Office Solutions
    Reference Contract #20.8-OFS

    School Health
    Reference Contract #018.5-C

    School Specialty
    Reference Contract #AEPA 018-D

    Click here to find out more.


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  • NDESC has awarded two new vendor contracts! 


    Carrier's service solutions create a total solution for all building mechanical systems. Carrier service offers new equipment start up, preventive maintenance, and comprehensive service and repairs. Expertise includes controls, modifications, engineering, life cycle cost analysis, financial services and more, alongside equipment repair and replacement services.

    For more information on Carrier, Click HERE


    FlagHouse is a premier global source of quality equipment and programs serving physical education, recreation, special needs therapies and education. We provide resources that enable physical activity, learning and play—to make the world more accessible and rewarding for everyone, regardless of age or ability.

    For more information on FlagHouse, Click HERE


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  • Express has a new look!

    Express - Guided Search Overview from CPC on Vimeo.

    Shopping in Express has gotten a lot easier! Log in and take a look at our new Guided Search section. Clicking on a Guided Search tile will bring up Product Tiles showing the most popular products within a category. Clicking on a Product Tile will run a search in Express for those products. It’s just that easy!


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  • Bobcat

    North Dakota Educators Service Cooperative and Cooperative Purchasing Connection has awarded a contract to Bobcat Company to provide members with access to Compact Tractors, Toolcat Utility Work Machines, Mini Truck Loaders, Utility Vehicles & Articulated Wheel Loaders. Members will get 20% discounts on select products from the industry leader in compact equipment for construction, landscaping, and grounds maintenance.

    You can purchase through your local dealer. Bobcat Company has the most extensive compact equipment distribution network in the world. Bobcat dealers are known for their dedication to providing outstanding customer service to ensure long, reliable equipment performance.

    For more information, click here or contact Jesse Rheault at 701-241-8759.
    Reference contract # AEPA 020-E


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  • Husqvarna

    Please welcome our newest vendor, Husqvarna!

    Husqvarna is pleased to provide a large majority of professional and consumer grade lawn and garden products under contract pricing to Cooperative Purchasing Connection. Products under contract pricing include robotic lawn mowers, a full line of zero turn and stand-on zero turn mowers, riding lawn mowers, chainsaws, pole saws, trimmers, hedge trimmers, brush cutters, leaf blowers, edgers, battery handheld equipment, snow throwers, and attachments and accessories. Click here to learn more.


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  • Best Plumbing Specialties Now Available On Express!

    Best Plumbing is your one stop shop for MRO plumbing and maintenance repair parts, safety items, chemicals, hardware, tools, storage solutions and more!

    As a member of NDESC, you will receive a 20% discount for the entire Best Plumbing Catalog as well as no shipping & handling costs on all orders!

    Best Plumbing


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  • We’ve created a reference guide for ordering on Express. For each of the suppliers, we list their product category and your CPC member discount, alongside any notes regarding ordering and shipping.

    Express Shopping Notes



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  • New Vendor!

    Busch Systems

    Looking to update your recycling and trash containers? We now have Busch Systems as a vendor! Busch brings over 30 years of experiences, a wide variety of container options, and 20% savings for NDESC members. Learn more here.

    To Order: Contact Jeff Bound (; 800-565-9931 x 1240) and reference Contract #019-B


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  • Blick Art Materials
    Now Available On Express!

    Blick Art Materials

    Blick stocks more than 80,000 products in its warehouse, and offers nearly 15,000 factory-direct items. From Paint to Paper to Pottery Equipment, Blick has the fine art materials and equipment you need for your agency’s next creative endeavor.
    As a member of NDESC and Cooperative Purchasing Connection you will receive a 20% discount and free freight on most orders of $49 or more.
    Click here to find out more.


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  • Trinity3 Technology logo

    NDESC members have a brand new option for custom configured, new and recertified Chromebooks, laptops and desktops. Trinity3 Technology also offers printers and multi-function devices. Trinity3 offers deployment and maintenance services for all of the devices provided. Learn more about the discounts and who to contact by clicking here.

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  • Kinetic Leasing logo

    NDESC members have a new, flexible solution to finance equipment. Kinetic Leasing offers lease financing from $5,000 to $5 million. This Fargo-based company provides a no-cash-down option and lower transaction costs than bonds.   Learn all about it by clicking here.

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  • Rapids Wholesale Equipment logo

    Looking for food service equipment? Rapids Wholesale Equipment is now offering NDESC members discounts on small wares and large equipment for your kitchen and concession stand. Even better, they are available on Express! Learn more about their great product line here.

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  • Beam Clay  

    Are you looking for surfacing and field supplies for all types of sports fields? NDESC and its purchasing program, CPC, have a new supplier for  you! Partac Peat offers discounts on BEAM CLAY products. These products dress your fields, not your players and include: infield mixes, mound clays, home plate clay, and on-deck circles. This contract also includes: windscreens, backstops, fence covers, foul poles and much more. Learn more here.

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  • FLR Sanders logo

    Schools in North Dakota have a brand new option for hardood and synthetic flooring! NDESC members can save on installations, renovations, refinishing and restoration projects with FLR Sanders. This Minnesota-based company also creates stunning artwork for your gym floor.

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  • Marco logo

    Marco technology solutions are now available for NDESC members! Under this contract, Marco offers technology solutions and the connective components and applicable software, as well as design and installation services. Marco will provide interactive technology suitable for classrooms, conference centers, office spaces, libraries and meeting rooms. Learn more here.

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