Municipalities/Elementary and Secondary Schools




Complete the below three steps to apply for MHEC membership:

    1. Become a member:  Complete the Member Application
    2. Register On-Line to Access the Website
    3. On-Line Training Demonstrations 

      Procurement Information:

      MA Inspector General Procurement Bulletin – January 2013(Page 6, Q2) Cooperative Purchasing Questions and Answers)

    5. M.G.L. c.30B, §22:  Cooperative purchasing agreements between public procurement units or public procurement unit and external procurement activity.

      MA Entities - Should you have any questions about using MHEC contracts please contact the  Inspector General.

    7. The MHEC was created under the Commonwealth Statute 15A, 24A

      MHEC Bylaws define membership as:

      • Non-Profit Public and Private Institutions of Higher Education
      • Non-Profit Technical, Charter, and Vocational Schools
      • Municipalities including Elementary and Secondary Schools
      • Non-Profit Preparatory Schools
      • Non-Profit Educational Organizations

      The MHEC conducts its procurements in a fair open and competitive manner consistent with the MA Chapter 30B requirements.  The MHEC Contract Managers and staff have completed MCPPO training and / or are fully designated MCPPO’s (Massachusetts Certified Public Purchasing Officials)