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AEA Purchasing

Welcome to AEA Purchasing

AEA Purchasing facilitates a voluntary purchasing program to help Iowa schools and other eligible entities save time and money. Our goal is to combine the purchasing power of Iowa schools to offer aggressive pricing on materials, goods, and services through a competitive bid process.

$11 million

The estimated amount that schools saved in 2022-23 as a result of AEA Purchasing's programs.

Check out our Buyer's Guide!

Download our Buyer's Guide for a glance at the variety of contracts we have available.

Privacy Policy

AEA Purchasing does not share personal data (phone numbers) and consent with third parties / affiliates or partners.

Orders are due May 24, 2024!

Summer Paper Buy

Our summer paper buy is now open! For competitive bid pricing on bulk orders of copy paper, colored paper, envelopes and more, this is an opportunity you won't want to miss!

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Invitation & Registration

2024 School Spirit Shows!

‚ÄčAEA Purchasing is excited to officially invite you and your staff to our 2024 SCHOOL SPIRIT SHOWS!

AEA Purch Food School Spirit Shows 2024
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