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NAEP Competency Model Video Intro

Key traits and core skill sets in purchasing jobs.
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Contract Portal Coming!

Suppliers: Are You in the Contract Library Portal?
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NJPA Institution-wide Green Cleaning Webinar

Success stories from university and industry using green cleaning technology.

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2013 Innovators Forum White Paper

Learn about technology trends and challenges and their impact on procurement
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UPPCC Program Change
The UPPCC announced changes to their certification program beginning January 1. Click below to read about these updated requirements. 
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 Contract Library
The Contract Library Portal is almost here! Click below for a FAQ on this exciting new member benefit!
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 Sustainability
The IPCC has released the latest report in it's 6 year cycle. 
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 2014 Green Purchasing Survey
It's here!
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 2013 Green Purchasing Report
This valuable resource compares green purchasing data collected from NAEP Members since 2009.
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 A Green Purchasing Policy Roadmap
The roadmap helps procurement professionals implementation of green purchasing.
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 Complimentary Webinars On-Demand
Missed an event recently? Watch it on your time:

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Advance Your Career

NAEP IS A PORTAL TO HIGHER EDUCATION PROCUREMENT INTELLIGENCE

CONNECT: Immediate access to over 3,000 professionals and their best practices via:

Access this brain-trust for quick questions, some guidance, or to take a pulse on how your peers are solving a specific challenge. Our Professional Development face-to-face, online or on-demand is taught by Higher Education Procurement Professionals who know exactly what you need to succeed.

COLLABORATE: Access innovations, best practices, research, benchmarking and monographs many of which are available free or at a reduced price for Members. Other research, including:
  • Bi-annual Procurement in Higher Education Salary Study,
  • Green Purchasing in Higher Education
  • Public College and University Procurement Study (in collaboration with AASCU)

Working with the entire Higher Education community, NAEP's sphere of influence is critical to advancing the role of Procurement on campus.

GET RECOGNIZED: Get published in our quarterly publication, Educational Procurement Journal, or our monthly digital newsletter, Purchasing Link. And with a robust annual awards program, you have ample opportunities to get your innovations and best practices recognized – a great career builder!

So join our community to Connect, Collaborate, Get Recognized ….and SUCCEED! Join TODAY.

Check out our Benefits Guide and explore the potential that awaits your professional purchasing carreer.

What our members have to say...

NAEP offers both the resources you need to do your job more effectively and efficiently, and the network to connect with your colleagues to share best practices and exchange ideas. From an extensive RFP library that is becoming more robust daily, to Annual Meetings that provide ideas you can implement right away, NAEP is your indispensable community in 2013 and beyond.

But don’t take our word for it. Read what NAEP members have to say:

Events & Publications


2014 Annual Meeting Registration is open

Be in Louisville in May!

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Impact on Sustainable Purchasing Decisions
An AASHE Webinar
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Complimentary Webinar from NJPA!

Funding Deadlines: An Innovative Strategy to Meet Your Repair & Maintenance Deadlines
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2014 Supplier Diversity Institute
August 4-5, 2014
Chicago, IL
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Strategic Procurement Institute
August 24-27, 2014
Denver, CO
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Spring Educational Procurement Journal
Available Now.

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NAEP Business Members and Vendors:
Registration open for 2014 Annual Meeting Exhibit Booths
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