CESA Purchasing fights to save schools time and money.


Our Mission

CESA Purchasing’s mission is to level the playing field so that the smallest school can have the same advantages of a large district.

CESA Purchasing makes it easy for schools and other educational entities to take advantage of already negotiated and/or bid discounts through our national AEPA contracts, Wisconsin-Only agreements and contracts.

Who We Support

  • Public Schools

  • Private Schools

  • Charter Schools

  • Universities

  • Non-Profits

  • Libraries

  • Municipalities

  • Reservations

  • State Run Prisons

  • And More

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Jane Wray, CESA Purchasing Administrator

Jane is from Indiana. She has three dogs and lives in Whitewater, WI. Jane frequently speaks at WASBO, WASB, and other Education Conferences.

You can reach Jane at 262.473.1470 or jane.wray@cesapurchasing.org.

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Mitchell Lilly, Exec. Director of Marketing & COmmunications

Mitchell is a born-and-raised Wisconsinite. He earned his Bachelors Degree in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

You can reach Mitchell at 262.473.1450 or mitchell.lilly@cesapurchasing.org.

Nationally Bid. Locally Awarded!

Imagine the buying power and expertise of 28 state agencies working together. That’s AEPA, bringing you nationally bid contracts designed to meet state law requirements.

CESA Purchasing is Wisconsin’s AEPA member agency.