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Group Purchasing

Group Purchasing is coordinated through the National Office of School Ministry in St. Louis.  for specific questions or concerns please contact Matt Bergholt directly at .  

All subscription orders and renewals except for Discovery Education will be processed by the individual companies listed below. Schools are eligible for a discounted rate with the partnerships but will not go through the LCMS for the Premium Services. The contacts to secure a new or renewed subscription for Rosetta Stone, Arts Attack, Learning.com and BrainPOP are listed below.
NOTE: When contacting the specific vendors, ask for the LCMS Group Discount.
Additionally, the The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod has set up Group Purchasing Agreements (formerly the National Contract Program) for schools and individuals to take advantage of for their needs. For over twenty years the program has offered substantial discounts on moving, and on producs and services to LCMS churches, schools and affiliated organizations by combining the buying power of over 8,000 organizations. Go to https://www.luthed.org/premium-services-and-group-purchasing/ to see the many Agreements with various companies around the country!

Discovery Education Streaming - Renewed for 2016-17!
The LCMS School Ministry Office is pleased to announce that we will again be working with Discovery Education Streaming to provide a discounted rate for our Lutheran Schools! It is time to subscribe for the coming year to receive the discounted rate. If you are a new school, please use the link below and indicate that you are newly subscribing to Discovery Education Streaming. If you are a currently subscribed school and did not receive an email from me, please contact me directly with your updated administrator information and email.
If you are interested in subscribing to Discovery Education Streaming for the 2016-2017 school year, please submit the form at the link below no later than Monday, August 15th. Once you have completed the form you will receive an email invoice in the coming weeks for you to submit payment for your services at your discounted rate. Please do not submit payment to the School Ministry Office until you have received this invoice via email.
Online Subscription Form: https://schoolministry.typeform.com/to/SLznHz
Discovery Education Discounted Pricing for 2016-2017
Discovery Education Streaming: $4.50/student w/$500 minimum and $1,075 per school max
Discovery Education Streaming Plus: $7.00/student w/$600 per school minimum and $2,150 per school max.
What is the difference between Discovery and Discovery Streaming Plus? See the difference here!
If you have any questions, please contact Matthew Bergholt at .

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Steven Lockwood
Education Consultant
Phone: (800) 742-3083 x106

Blackboard LMS
Tosha Boyer
Sr. Sales Executive
Blackboard, Inc.

M 314.494.5690

Canvas LMS 
Justin Hibbard
K-12 Regional Director

P 801.658.7481
M 410.353.1022

Marcus Plouzek
Project Manager

P 402.458.3083

Angie Cox

P 773.458.3466

Rosetta Stone
Jon Holder
Rosetta Stone®
Account Executive, Education Sales K12

M (816) 260-6126
T (540) 236-7942

Arts Attack
Arts Attack Publications
4615 Rancho Reposo
Del Mar, CA 92014
P 888.760.2787
F 858.481.3959

Brain POP
Alicia M. Cooper
District Relations Manager

71 West 23rd Street, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10010
P 212.574.6035
F 866.867.6629