Cooperative Purchasing Program

TEC Bids

Saves time and money

For over thirty years The Education Cooperative has been offering competitively bid savings opportunities on thousands of products through our locally-managed Cooperative Purchasing program. We work on behalf of the school systems to secure volume purchasing contracts that have benefits that are measurable and cost effective. 


Office & Classroom Supply Bid (POCAS-20) School Year 2019-2020

Bid Documents: POCAS-20 Legal Notice POCAS-20 Bidder Cover Memo POCAS-20 Bid Specs

POCAS-20 Bid Forms (Word) POCAS-20 Bid Forms (Excel) FYI...POCAS-20 Sum of District Estimates, Delivery Points and Bid Calendar

POCAS -20 Award Summary 


Office & Classroom Supply Bid (POCAS-21) School Year 2020-2021

POCAS-21 Bid Calendar

POCAS-21 Bid Notice

Food Bid (FSB-20) School Year 2019-2020

Bid Documents:  FSB-20 Cover Memo

FSB-20 Bid Specs:  General Bid Specs, Fresh Bread Bid Specs, Fresh Milk Bid Specs, Grocery Bid Specs, Ice Cream Bid Specs, and Paper Bid Specs

FSB-20 Sum of District Estimates:  Sum of District Estimates for Grocery, Ice Cream and Paper; Fresh Bread Sum of Districts by Zone, Fresh Milk Sum of Districts by Zone

FSB-20 Bid Forms (Word):  Cert of Non-Collusion & Tax Compliance (Mandatory form), Vendor Prep Bid Sheet (Mandatory Form), Reference Form and USDA Forms

FSB-20 Vendor Bid Forms (Excel):  Fresh Bread, Fresh Milk, Grocery, Ice Cream, and Paper

Bid Questions and Answers: FSB-20 Bid Addendum #1 3/14/19  Revised Estimates for Pizza Category 3/14/19

FSB-20 Bid Addendum #2 3/29/19 FSB-20 Bid Addendum #3 4/3/19

FYI... Bid Calendar, Legal Notice, Delivery Points, Zones, TEC Bid items on the JSI A-List


2019-2020 Food Bid Awards: 

FSB-20 Bread

FSB-20 Grocery

FSB-20 Milk

FSB-20 Ice Cream

FSB-20 Paper

FSB-20 Vending (renewal)


2019-2020 Food Bid Nurtirional Labels

Bread Calise

Bread Duva

Bread Fantini


Milk New England Ice Cream

Milk Manies 

Ice Cream


Food Bid (FSB-21) School Year 2020-2021

FSB-21 Bid Calendar


Athletic/PE Equipment and Supply Bid (A-PE-20) School Year 2019-2020

Bid Documents:  A-PE-20 Bidder Memo A-PE-20 Bid Specs and Bid Forms  A-PE-20 Bid Forms 

FYI... Bid Calendar,  Legal NoticeSum of District Estimates  and  Delivery Points


A-PE-20 Award Summary


Athletic/PE Equipment and Supply Bid (A-PE-21) School Year 2020-2021

A-PE-21 Bid Calendar


Custodial Supply Bid (C-20) School Year 2019-2020

Bid Documents:  C-20 Bidder Memo C-20 Bid Specs C-20 Bid Forms  C-20 Bid Forms (Excel) C-20 Bid Questions #1 C-20 Bid Questions #2 FYI...Bid CalendarLegal Notice, Sum of Districts and Delivery Points

C-20 Award Summary


Custodial Supply Bid (C-21) School Year 2020-2021

C-21 Bid Calendar

Fuel Oil Bid

This bid provides fixed or flexible options on #2 and #4 fuel oil to the participating districts. 

For more information contact Dan Shovack

FY 2019-2020 Bid documents:

Bid Notice

Invitation For Bid 

Vendor Bid Form Zone 1 

Vendor Bid Form Zone 2

District Usage Reports:  Dedham, Dover/Sherborn, Holliston