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)