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BuyBoard benefits districts in purchasing

ASBSD member school districts are discovering the benefits of the online purchasing cooperative – BuyBoard.

 

BuyBoard helps districts make confident buying decisions and is designed to streamline the purchasing process and provide flexibility and additional options.

 

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“Our members are benefitting from the frugal and efficient approach to purchasing that’s offered through the cooperative,” ASBSD Executive Director Wade Pogany said.

 

Currently, 25 South Dakota school districts have joined the more than 1,200 school districts nationwide as BuyBoard members:

  • Aberdeen School District
  • Alcester-Hudson School District
  • Baltic School District
  • Belle Fourche School District
  • Beresford School District
  • Brandon Valley School District
  • Brookings School District
  • Colman-Egan School District
  • Custer School District
  • Douglas School District
  • Haakon School District
  • Hamlin School District
  • Hot Springs School District
  • Huron School District
  • Lake Preston School District
  • Leola School District
  • Meade School District
  • Milbank School District
  • Parkston School District
  • Pierre School District
  • Plankinton School District
  • Rapid City School District
  • Redfield School District
  • Scotland School District
  • Spearfish School District
  • Todd County School District
  • Tripp-Delmont School District
  • Yankton School District

To become a cooperative member, your school board simply needs to pass a resolution authorizing participation in the national purchasing cooperative and the interlocal participation agreement.

 

Download the resolution here and the interlocal participation agreement here.

 

To test out BuyBoard, access the training website at https://training.buyboard.com and use the login: sdtrain and password: trainme (both case sensitive).

 

South Dakota also has its own BuyBoard Representative in Dan Dryden, current S.D. House of Representatives member and former Rapid City School District Business Manager. Rep. Dryden can be contacted about BuyBoard at Dan.Dryden@buyboard.com.

 

ASBSD is also available to answer questions about BuyBoard.

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