Programs

EPC Programs Drive Savings for You

The EPC provides a wide array of programs and services that help member districts save money on purchases and operate more efficiently and effectively for the benefit of students, faculty and staff, and the communities they serve.

To download pricelists,
1.    Click on the link,
2.    Choose "Open,"
3.    Save the Excel Spreadsheet to your computer.
 

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View a complete list of all current EPC Vendors and their contact information here - Updated 09/12/2019
(Unhide columns B-G to view Vendor Contact Information)

View a Summary of all our Programs here  - Updated 05/21/19
Powerpoint Review of EPC Purchasing Programs- Updated 05/21/19

Click on each link to learn more about the specific program category and to download pricing information:

AEPA
AED's (Automated External Defibrillators)
Air Filters

Audio Visual/Technology 

Carpet Tiles

Classroom Supplies

Custodial Supplies

Drug/Alcohol Physicals
Federal Commodities

Food Service

Furniture

Lamps / Ballasts

Liability, Fleet, Property Insurance

Library Books

LED Lighting & Energy Savings Programs

Medical Supplies

Paints

Paper

Passenger Vans
Pickup Trucks

School Buses

Transportation Supplies - including bus cameras

Utilities

 

AEPA

Includes:  Administrative Software, Athletic Field Turf, Athletic & Recreational Lighting, Classroom/Office Supplies, Copiers, Custodial Restroom, Break Room & Safety Catalog, Furniture, Hardwood & Synthetic Flooring, LED LIghting, Mobile Learning Solutions, Roofing & Building Envelope, Scoreboard & Marquee Signate, Technology Catalog, Track & Court Surfaces and WalkThrough & Hand-Held Metal Detectors.  

Pricing Period:  March 1, 2019 through February 29, 2020

2019-2020 AEPA Brochure (Updated 03/14/19)

What is the AEPA?  Click here to learn all about it!

 

Air Filters

Pricing Period:  February 12, 2019 - February 28, 2020

Air Filter Purchasing Contact Information and Pricing

  

AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS (AED'S)

Pricing Period:  April 1, 2019 - March 31, 2020

Vendor:  LifeServers/AEDVenture

AED Extension Information
 

AUDIO VISUAL/TECHNOLOGY

Pricing Period:  July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020

2019-20 Audio Visual Catalog
 

As a member of the EPC you are also eligible for AEPA Discounts.  This will allow you a general discount on ALL items carried.
We recommend the following AEPA Vendors for Technology Products:  CDW-G & MNJ Technologies
 

CARPET TILES

Pricing Period:  May 1, 2019 - April 30, 2020

Carpet Tile Pricing Pricing

 

CLASSROOM SUPPLIES

Pricing Period:  February 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020
Classroom Supply Pricing (Last updated 09/05/19)

The link above will open in a new website (OneHub) and will allow for quicker downloading of the file.  The spreadsheet has several tabs: Vendor Contacts/General Discounts, Supplies, *Acco/GBC, Duct Tape, Construction Paper, Paints, Special Needs, Physical Education, Early Education, Glazes and Science.  Most items are on the "General" tab.  (* The Acco/GBC items are not a part of the Classroom Supply Bid - they are from the Audio Visual/Technology category - but they are included on this spreadsheet for your convenience.)

 

CUSTODIAL SUPPLIES 

Includes:  Paper Towels, Toilet Paper, etc.  

Pricing Period:  July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020
Custodial Pricing In Excel
 


DRUG/ALCOHOL PHYSICALS

Includes:  Drug and Alcohol Testing, Physician Exams, Flu Shots, and Hepatitis B Shots.

Pricing Period:  August 1, 2019 - July 31, 2020
 
Drug & Alcohol Testing Pricing, Hours & Locations  
 
  

USDA FOODS (Formerly Federal Commodities)

About our Federal Commodities Program

Contact Stephanie Zinger for additional information on this program.
 

FOOD SERVICE

Pricing Period:  July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020
Food Products, Paper/Plastics, Custodial/Chemicals, Small Wares, Kitchen Equipment, Produce, Bakery, Dairy & Ice Cream
Contact Stephanie Zinger for pricing & information

Summary of 2019-20 Awarded Vendors

Food Service Kitchen Equipment, Specific Percentage of Discounts

EPC Food Service Consulting & Training Services Announcement

Join the EPC Food Service Google Group
Google Group Examples

EPC Food Service Training - Sign up for Classes Here
 

FURNITURE (CLASSROOM & OFFICE)

Includes:  Instructional Classroom Furniture, Filing & Storage Cabinets, Furniture Systems, workstations, walls, Executive & Administrative Wood Furniture, Tables & Accessories, Fully upholstered Furniture, Cafeteria, Library, Science, Laboratory & Vocational Furnishings.

Pricing Period:  June 1, 2019 - May 31, 2020
 
Manufacturers Matrix & Contact Information -
List of all the different Manufacturers/Brands that are available and which vendors carry them.  There is also a tab that contains contact information for each vendor listed below.  .

Friends Office
K-Log Inc
Kurtz Bros/John R. Green Co
School Outfitters
School Specialty
The Library Store
Tom Sexton & Associates                  
 
 

LAMPS / BALLASTS

Includes:  Incandescent, Fluorescent, High-Intensity Discharge and Tungsten Halogen Lamps, Projection Lamps, and Ballasts.

Pricing Period:  
Lamps & Ballasts through May 31, 2020 with Kendall Electric (Formerly known as Becker Electric Supply)  

Lamps & Ballasts Pricing

Scott Electric Pricing
 

 

LIABILITY, FLEET & PROPERTY INSURANCE

Includes:  A liability, property & fleet insurance committee has been formed to study the feasibility of pooling districts together in a group program. This is a fully funded program allowing the committee control over the loss fund which represents 27% of premium.
 
EPC Liability Fleet & Property Brochure  Updated 11/16/18
Claims Reporting Kit -  Updated 09/28/2017
Contact Information/Service Team Chart -
Updated 08/12/19

Employment Law Services - Free for all EPC LFP Members

Automobile Loss Notice
Property Loss Notice
General Liability Notice of Occurrence/Claim
 

Public Records Law Document

 

LIBRARY BOOKS

Pricing Period:  June 1, 2019 - May 31, 2020

 Library Book Discounts 

Vendors are providing discounts in addition to what they normally made available to school districts. Companies that did not provide additional discounts were rejected by the committee. Listed discounts apply to the vendor’s current catalog prices. Not the publishers list prices.
 
 

LED Lighting & Energy Savings Programs
Pricing Period:  February 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

 Energy Optimizers, USA LED Bulb Pricing
 
Energy Optimizers, USA Case Study Examples

Advantages for Schools Flyer
 
Energy Optimizers - Presentation from Initial Meeting, Informational Flyer
Contact Information:  Belinda Kenley - bkenley@energyoptusa.com, 937-877-1919, https://energyoptusa.com/ 

 

MEDICAL SUPPLIES

Pricing Period:  May 1, 2019 - Aprl 30, 2020

Medical Supply Pricing in Excel
Medical Supply Pricing in PDF

Please be sure to include your District's Name and address as well as the Bid Number on your Purchase Orders.  Our vendors have been recieving orders without district information and do not know where to send the orders.  Vendor Contact information and Bid Numbers can be found on the "Vendor Contact" tab of the above Medical Supply Pricing Sheet.

AED (Automated External Defibrillator) See Special EPC Pricing above under AED's.



PAINTS

Pricing Period:  May 1, 2019 - April 30, 2020

 Paint Pricing

 

PAPER

Paper Bid Pricing:  Extensions every 3 months

Please note there are several tabs on the paper pricing spreadsheet.  (Vendor contact information, paper price comparisons, all paper pricing and color options).

Click here to view Paper Pricing valid July 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019
Click here to view Paper Pricing valid October 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
 

PASSENGER VANS
Pricing Period:  August 1 ,2018 - Until 2019 Model Year Ends

Bid Awards & Contact Information for 8 & 10 Seat Passenger Vans

 

PICKUP TRUCKS
Pricing Period:  August 1, 2018 - until 2019 model year ends

Bid Awards & Contact Information for 3/4 Ton & 1 Ton Pickup Trucks


 

SCHOOL BUSES


Click here to go to the EPC
 Bus Page

 



TRANSPORTATION SUPPLIES

Includes:  Antifreeze, Transmission Fuel, Fuel and Oil Conditioner, Motor Oil, Windshield Washer Fluid, Vehicle Lamps, New Tires, Retreads and Bus Cameras.

CURRENT PRICE PERIOD:  March 1, 2019 - February 29, 2020
2019 Transportation Supply Pricing (PDF),  2019 Supply Pricing in Excel
2019 Camera Pricing in Excel

Texas Refinery Promo Information


UTILITIES

Direct Energy Natural Gas Information Page

Contact Ken Swink directly for any Utility Program questions