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BuyBoard is a national online purchasing cooperative sponsored by the National School Boards Association and the Illinois Association of School Boards. The combined purchasing power of the Cooperative provides participating school districts access to the cooperative’s ability to leverage better pricing from vendors in addition to reducing administrative and resource time.   Additional savings can be realized by using the online RFQ (request for quote) function available through the BuyBoard.

All IASB member districts are eligible to become free members of the cooperative. Click HERE to learn how to sign up for BuyBoard, or visit the FAQ page for answers to frequently asked questions about this program. Providers of school products and services can click HERE to learn how to become a participating vendor.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Prospective Vendors

For additional information about BuyBoard, contact: David Ricketts:, or 913-424-5758; Tamara Sites:, or 573-330-7779; or call toll-free: 800-695-2919.

Note:Before making a purchase from BuyBoard in excess of $25,000, members in Illinois should obtain an opinion from their board attorney to determine whether an exemption from the bidding mandate applies. For more information about the Illinois bidding statute, members should contact the IASB Office of General Counsel at:

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