Purchasing

  • All purchasing must comply with the District Purchasing Procedures. To assist with meeting these requirements, following is a list of approved vendors on New York State contract or other cooperative purchasing contract and information on discounts and shipping. Be sure to list the contract number (PC..., TCPN..., etc.) on the requisition to obtain the discount.

    BOOKS

    Barnes & Noble
    NYS Contract: PC66998 (expires May 31, 2020)
    5%-21% Discount off retail price
    Free Shipping to LCS
    For a Quote Contact: Jessie Corgan, Community Business Development Manager
    Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 330 Greece Ridge Center Drive, Rochester, NY 14626
    Email: crm2848@bn.com

    Various other publishers are also on this NYS Contract. Contact the Business Office for more details.

    INDUSTRIAL & COMMERCIAL SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENT

    Grainger
    NYS Contract: PC67235 (expires September 30, 2020)
    Various Discounts up to 90%
    Click here for the Price List
    Free Shipping

    MUSIC SUPPLIES, INSTRUMENTS & SHEET MUSIC

    Music and Arts
    NIPA Contract: NIPA R140802 (expires September 30, 2019)
    20% Discount on Sheet Music
    Various Other Discounts
    Free Shipping

    OFFICE SUPPLIES

    Staples
    NYS Contract: PC67296 (expires March 31, 2019)
    Click here for the Price List   [Use Ctrl+F to search the list.]
    Free shipping - No Minimum Order
    For items not on the Price List contact our sales rep Kimberly Cohen for a discounted quote:
    Kimberly.Cohen@staples.com

    PHYSICAL EDUCATION SUPPLIES

    BSN Sports
    NIPA Contract: NIPA #R160701 (expires September 30, 2019)
    up to 22% Discount off retail price
    Free shipping - No Minimum Order
    Click here for the Price List

    Gopher Sport
    USC Contract: USC 16-SRD-010 (expires September 30, 2019)
    11% Discount off retail price
    Free shipping - No Minimum Order
    Discounts above apply to products in the Gopher catalog. Play with a Purpose, Gopher Performance, and Moving Minds products are not included in the above discount but are eligible for purchase. Contact Gopher for a quote on these items at 855-257-9200 or adamherbst@gophersport.com

    Nasco - see below under School Supplies

    School Specialty - see below under School Supplies

    SCHOOL, ART & SCIENCE SUPPLIES

    Blick Art Materials 
    NYS Contract: PC67551 (expires June 8, 2021)
    20% Discount off retail price
    Click here for the Price List
    Free shipping - No Minimum Order

    Cascade School Supplies, Inc. 
    NYS Contract: PC67552 (expires June 8, 2021)
    35% Discount off retail price
    Click here for the Price List
    Free shipping - No Minimum Order

    Demco, Inc.
    NYS Contract: PC67553 (expires June 8, 2021)
    18% Discount off retail price
    Click here for the Price List
    Free Shipping on orders over $100.00
    Orders of $75.00 or less - flat shipping rate $7.95
    Orders of $75-$100 - 8% shipping

    Discount School Supply
    NYS Contract: PC67555 (expires June 8, 2021)
    25% Discount off retail price
    Click here for the Price List
    Free Shipping on orders over $100.00
    Orders of $99 or less - 15% shipping charge, minimum $8.95 

    Flinn Scientific, Inc.
    Required Code: Ref#173735 (expires February 28, 2019)
    10% off retail price except Live Material, Lab Furniture, Flinn Spectrophotometer & Accessories, Computer Software, Technology Products, ELearning
    Free Shipping - No Free Shipping for Live Material, Lab Furniture, Haz Mat Surcharges, Technology Products & Items (Piggyback off SPS Bid) 

    Island School & Art Supplies (expires June 8, 2021)
    NYS Contract: PC67559
    30.5% Discount off retail price
    Click here for the Price List
    Free shipping - No Minimum Order

    Kurtz Bros.
    NYS Contract: PC67561 (expires June 8, 2021)
    School, Classroom, Instructional, and Art Supplies
    32% discount
    Click here for the Pricelist - Items not on the price list, but in the above categories are still eligible for the 32% discount.
    Free shipping - No Minimum Order

    Lakeshore Learning
    NYS Contract: PC67562 (expires June 8, 2021)
    7.5% Discount
    Click here for the Pricelist
    Free shipping - No Minimum Order
    For Questions or Quotes contact: Shawn Keleher, Sales Representative, (716) 548-2389 or email skeleher@lakeshorelearning.com 

    Nasco 
    Required Code: Quote 45156 (expires December 31, 2018)
    Arts & Crafts Catalog 20% Discount
    Science Catalog 15% Discount
    Physical Education Catalog 10% Discount
    Family & Consumer Sciences Catalog 10% Discount
    Math Catalog 15% Discount
    Early Learning Catalog 15% Discount
    Elementary Education Catalog 15% Discount
    Hands-On-Health Catalog 10% Discount
    Special Education Catalog 15% Discount
    Ag Sciences Catalog 10% Discount
    Items with an "NA" or "NZ" prefix are not discounted
    Free Shipping with $99 minimum order (after discount)
    For Questions or Quotes contact: Dave Johnson, Account Manager, davejohnson@enasco.com, (800) 558-9595 x5539

    Oriental Trading Company 
    Required Code: SPS18-001 (expires February 28, 2019)
    5% Discount off retail price in current catalog
    Free shipping with $50 minimum order
    For Questions or Quotes contact 1-800-526-7400 or orders@oriental.com - be sure to mention 5% discount
    No free shipping of items in catalog identified with a symbol of a truck

    Really Good Stuff 
    NYS Contract: PC67632 (expires June 8, 2021)
    7.5% discount off retail price
    Click here for the Pricelist
    Free shipping - No Minimum Order
    Account Manager: Tracy Gavern (contact for questions, quotes, order assistance)
    Phone: 888-674-6891, Fax: 203-268-8120
    tgavern@reallygoodstuff.com

    S&S Worldwide, Inc.
    NYS Contract: PC67565 (expires June 8, 2021)
    21% Discount off retail price
    Click here for the Price List
    Free shipping - No Minimum Order

    Sargent Welch / VWR International 
    Required Code: SPS18-002 (expires March 1, 2019)
    (Piggyback Bid from Southampton CSD)
    33% discount off catalog except all items designated by catalog & web pricing ending with a “9” (i.e. $XX.09, 5.49, 12.89, etc.), which include, but are not limited to Vernier, Ward’s DataHub and BioBioRad Brand products. Special orders are also excluded from any discounts. 
    Free shipping - No Minimum Order, with the exception of living/perishable items, hazardous materials, and items required to ship via motor freight. Hazardous surcharges will be charged one (1) flat fee of $27.50, per order, per shipping location.

    School Specialty (also includes Sax, Childcraft, Sportime, Abilitations & Frey Scientific)
    NYS Contract: PC67566 (expires June 8, 2021)
    35.5% Discount off retail price on School Supplies - Code numbers that begin with a 9
    Click here for the Price List
    Free Shipping on orders over $49.00
    For Questions or Quotes contact: Rena Winkler, Inside Account Representative, (888) 388-3224 x5719, or email rena.winkler@schoolspecialty.com

    Super Duper, Inc.
    TCPN Contract: TCPN #R150706
    Website Pricing
    Free Shipping over $75.00
    Flat Rate shipping $7.50 for order under $75.00

    Ward's Science 
    Required Code: SPS18-002 (expires March 1, 2019)
    (Piggyback Bid from Southampton CSD)
    15% discount on Catalog except all items designated by catalog and web list pricing ending with a “9” (i.e. $XX.09, 5.49, 12.89, etc.)
    Free shipping over $25.00
    Flat Rate Shipping $7.00 for order under $25.00

    TRAVEL - HOTEL ROOMS

    GOVERNMENT RATE FOR HOTEL STAYS
    When securing a hotel for conference travel, you should request a government rate, when possible. This rate is often better than the conference rate.  For a list of hotels by city/state and the rate, visit: http://www.govrooms.com/