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A Model for Highly Leveraged Procurements: The Maryland Education Enterprise Consortium

Abstract

This research bulletin discusses the process and challenges of establishing a statewide education technology consortium and the leveraged purchasing and other benefits that can accrue to member institutions. In an effort to leverage K–20 technology budgets statewide, the Maryland Education Enterprise Consortium (MEEC), administered through the University System of Maryland, has discovered value that makes both dollars and sense.

Citation for this Work: Petronka, Tamara, and Donald Z. Spicer. “A Model for Highly Leveraged Procurements: The Maryland Education Enterprise Consortium” (Research Bulletin 7, 2010). Boulder, CO: EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research, 2010, available from http://www.educause.edu/ecar.

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