• The Disrtict uses many cooperative purchasing alliances to procure goods and services.  Utilizing these cooperatives allows the District to benefit from combined purchasing power while still following State and Federal law and District policy. 


    CISD commonly uses the following purchasing cooperatives:

  • BuyBoard (BuyBoard Cooperative Purchasing)

  • TCPN / NIPA (The Cooperative Purchasing Network / National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance)

  • DIR (Department of Information Resources)

  • E & I (Educational & Institutional Cooperative Purchasing)

  • NJPA (National Joint Powers Alliance)

  • PACE (Purchasing Association of Cooperative Entities)

  • TexBuy (Purchasing Cooperative)

  • TxSmartBuy (State of Texas Cooperative Purchasing Program)