NAEP Pulse
Professional Development
  
NAEP is featured on the latest podcast from Teibel Education. On this episode, our Executive Director Krista Ferrell joins Howard Teibel to discuss her vision as a leader of the institution, and about the closing keynote that Howard will be delivering at this year's Annual Meeting. It anchors an important shared effort for NAEP, as well: how do we work together toward authentic transformation when we're so deeply accustomed to incremental change?
The Spring Educational Procurement Journal is hot off the press. If you don't have a newsstand near you, check out the following article along with several other informative features.

Just when we need a reminder that we're not the only ones on campus doing the buying, along comes this valuable tip-sheet from Leah Webber of Curry College.
True Cost of Your Paper RFP Process
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Association News
  
Even if you can't attend NAEP 2019 in April, you can still be a part of the action. Our Scholarship Auction is going online this year. Bid for great items donated both by your colleagues and our vendor community. Additionally, you have the chance to bid on the two David Garibaldi paintings NAEP commissioned at the national meeting last year.
NAEP is pleased to announce the results of the elections for the 2019 Board of Directors. Thank you to the representatives from our member schools who voted in the elections for NAEP leadership positions.
New name reflects our mission
National Joint Powers Alliance
Sourcewell is a self-supporting government organization, partnering with education, government, and nonprofits to boost student and community success. We offer training and shared services to our central Minnesota members, and cooperative purchasing solutions throughout North America. We are driven by service and the ability to strategically reinvest in member communities.
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NAEP Exchange Question of the Month
  
Our question this month is about fleet software management programs and calendar programs.
Sustainability
Do you know of a student looking for an internship? ASHE seeks a STARS & Resources Intern to assist in submission review of AASHE’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS), and provide administrative and technical support in the ongoing development of AASHE resources.