April 2020

A Message from NASPO President,
George Schutter
Student memberships
NASPO now offers a Student Membership, available for $25/year. Membership includes a free Procurement 101 course, a free copy of the Practical Guide textbook, and networking opportunities. Interested students can apply online.
Don't Get Lost in Space: Virtual Learning Best Practices
May 6 & May 13 | 3 pm

Register for a two-part Procurement U webinar (May 6th & May 13th) exploring how to successfully transition content online in an engaging and effective way. Learn to design training for the biggest impact. Attendees of both sessions will earn three contact hours for continuing education credit.


Making a Local Connection: University Partnerships
May 28 | 3 pm

Join Oregon Central Procurement Officer, Debbie Dennis, and NASPO Academic Affairs Manager, Daniel Kruger for a presentation on how to identify and build a connection with your local college/university as well as developing the relationship. Register now.
UPPCC Survey
There are just a few days left to participate in the UPPCC Job Analysis Survey. Identify essential KSAs for public procurement and earn one contact hour for your participation. All public procurement staff may participate. Survey closes May 1st.
Check out NASPO's New Podcast:
The NASPO Pulse!
Tune in every other week as NASPO interviews members, strategic partners, and industry leaders! Make sure to subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform. The podcast is available on Apple podcast, Spotify, Google podcast, and elsewhere. Got a suggestion for an episode? Want to join the conversation on a topic covered? Email [email protected], and we might turn your idea into an episode!
COVID-19 Resources
Check out the COVID-19 Resource page for updates and information you can use during the pandemic. Also visit the NASPO ValuePoint COVID-19 Resources page for up-to-date information on needed commodities and services. Additional members-only resources are available through the NASPO Networks.
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