The cooperative purchasing program is highly utilized with total district purchases in excess of $1,710,000. The variety and quality of products offered through several cooperative buys results in substantial savings for those involved. ESU 10 school districts are one of the largest users of this statewide service. Go to the following link to access the Cooperative purchasing program: http://www.neesucoop.org/
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Distance Education Council
ESU 10 serves the Educational Service Unit Coordinating Council (ESUCC) by hosting the statewide distance education director. This program coordinates distance education services to provide the most cost–effective opportunities for the students, teachers, and school districts in each educational service unit. The duties include the preparation of strategic plans to assure cost-efficient and equitable delivery of services across the state, administration of statewide initiatives and provision of statewide services, and coordination of distance education.
ERate support services
This service focuses on assisting schools with completing the processes required by the Universal Service Corporation for discounts on telecommunications services. These requirements include filing numerous reports, letting bids or requests for proposals, and completing on-line requests to receive calculated discounts for eligible services. Most schools will receive between 50% and 90% discounts if the process is completed properly and the applications for discounts are approved. ESU 10 assisted in filing 84 applications which resulted in approved discounts totaling over $743,000 for the 2011-12 funding year.
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