As a facilities professional, you have a lot of demands: leading your teams, maintaining equipment, and managing a large budget. You don’t have time to sell your needs to procurement and leadership teams. However, procuring the needs of your school district can be challenging without a shared understanding of what is needed.

At the K12 Facilities Forum, Stephanie Eckes, Client Relations Supervisor, and Corey Jensen, Supplier Development Administrator, representing Sourcewell, provided a critical perspective to drive effective collaboration for mutual success between your facilities team and procurement staff. Cooperative purchasing will be introduced as a communication tool to procure what your school district needs, including construction projects.

Ready to dive deeper into these crucial insights? Watch the video below for a detailed explanation!



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