District Savings


NJSBA understands the budgetary constraints of school districts and is continually looking for ways to help districts do more with less. Over the past several years, NJSBA has developed cost-saving opportunities by creating partnerships and leveraging the size of our membership.

Partnerships include:

ACES – The Alliance for Competitive Energy Services (ACES) is the largest energy-aggregation program in the state. ACES has achieved approximately $50 million in savings for its members over the past two years alone.

ELFNJ – The Educational Leadership Foundation of New Jersey (ELFNJ) advances, encourages and supports public education in New Jersey by providing training and resources to district boards of education, charter school boards of trustees, and other public and nonprofit entities working to improve education in the state.

NJSBA TEC – The New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) has developed a program called NJSBA’s TEC (Technology for Education and Career) that will enable schools to purchase technological tools and services at reduced costs. NJSBA’s TEC is supported by the New Jersey Department of Education. The program will assist schools by providing cost-saving alternatives for creating, establishing and continuing the most current digital learning opportunities available for students.

NSBA National Connection – The New Jersey School Boards Association has partnered with the National School Boards Association (NSBA) to offer its members nationally developed tools and resources designed to keep local school districts on the leading edge for public education. Improving student achievement with national research and best practices. Meet the experts in education innovation. Build support by learning how to engage communities. Help advance the national advocacy agenda for public education.

USBAFlex – NJSBA teamed up with other state school boards associations around the nation as United School Boards Associations (USBA) to provide flexible spending accounts for staff in local school districts. As a service to school districts, USBAflex is designed to provide customer service at below-market prices through a program that saves money both for the employee and for the school district.