Monday, September 19, 2022

September Program Highlights

 Here's the latest in news from AEA Purchasing!

+National School Lunch Week
October 10-14, 2022 is National School Lunch Week.  The theme is Peace, Love, School Lunch.  Celebratory resources are available from the School Nutrition Association.

+Crowdstrike Webinar 
JourneyEd is partnering with Crowdstrike in offering a webinar on K-12 cybersecurity solutions. As part of our purchasing contract with JourneyEd, Iowa schools and education agencies receive a discount on all software products, including Crowdstrike and other security/antivirus licenses.

+Accessit Library Webinar
Does your library catalog need an upgrade? If so, plan on attending Mackin's 'Accessit Library' webinar on 9/22. Accessit Library delivers easy and precise access to a school’s or district’s library catalog and creates an environment where the library becomes the trusted hub that connects and integrates a school’s existing systems. This new service is covered under the AEA Purchasing contract!

+White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health
On Sept. 28, for the first time in 53 years, the Biden-Harris Administration will host the second-ever White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health (live streamed on the Conference website here).  With the support of Iowa communities, AEA Purchasing has pledged our responsibility to commit to continuously improving child nutrition programs and educating Iowans about the incredible work that is already being done. 

+Office & Classroom Contracts
Our Office & Classroom contracts cover everything your school might need to maintain day-to-day operations. The next time you go on a supply run, be sure to check our contracts first!

Want to know more about our vendor partners and what they have available? Check out this month's Vendor Promotions folder! Special offers, flyers, and brochures are added throughout the month.

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