Educational Technology Purchasing
OETC expertly negotiates competitively bid contracts that make purchasing technology convenient, legal, accessible and affordable for educational institutions.Visit the OETC Store Search OETC’s Contracts
Request for Proposals (RFP)
OETC adheres to a sealed, competitive bidding process to negotiate contracts that abide by state procurement statutes.
How It Works
OETC advertises a multi-state, competitive RFP on behalf of our membership, open to all qualified educational technology providers.
Trained OETC scorers evaluate proposals based on a disclosed rubric.
Awards are based on the lowest price offering from a qualified respondent.
DocumentationAccess to RFP documentation is public for the convenience of our membership. All RFP and resulting contract documentation can be found on the OETC store.
Audit SupportOETC’s RFPs follow model contracting laws. We provide complete RFP and contract documentation to any state agency auditing an OETC member for a purchase made on an OETC contract.
Independent Financial ReviewOur organization’s finances are reviewed by an independent CPA every year, and findings are presented to the OETC Board of Directors to uphold internal accountability.
Hassle-Free UpdatesOETC keeps our RFPs and contracts up to date and renewed (when applicable) and handles the legal logistics of managing contracts.
OETC’s qualified legal staff oversees all RFP and contract processes to verify that they adhere to model contracting laws in a variety of states.
Alaska – Alaska Stat. 36.30.700 Cooperative purchasing authorized. (Alaska Statutes (2015 Edition))
California – CA Govt Sec. 6500-6537 (California Code (2015 Edition))
Hawaii – Haw. Rev. Stat. 103D-802 Cooperative purchasing authorized. (Hawaii Revised Statutes (2015 Edition))
Idaho – Idaho Code 67-2326 Joint Action By Public Agencies — Purpose. (Idaho Statutes (2015 Edition))
Montana – Mont. Code 18-4-402 Cooperative purchasing authorized.
Oregon – ORS 279A.205 Cooperative procurements authorized and ORS 279A.210 Joint cooperative procurements
Washington – Wash. Rev. Code 39.34.030 Joint powers — Agreements for joint or cooperative action, requisites, effect on responsibilities of component agencies — Financing of joint projects. (Revised Code of Washington (2015 Edition))
Wyoming – Wyo. Stat. 16-1-101 Authority to cooperate. (Wyoming Statutes (2014 Edition))
Hosting a wide variety of products and supported by a dedicated customer service team, OETC’s online store empowers educational professionals to purchase technology with reliability and simplicity.Visit the OETC Store