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Cooperative Providers

We work closely with this special group of providers to deliver our member schools amazing deals on goods and services. In return, MAPSA receives a financial return on the volume of your school purchases, helping us advance our own goals.


MAPSA's Staples Advantage program makes buying school necessities easy and affordable, from student supplies to cleaning supplies. With discounts on over 6,500+ highly-purchased school items, you won't want to miss these savings.

General Agency

General Agency and EMC Insurance Co. offer: 

  • A program designed to meet the insurance requirements of charter schools
  • A complete Risk Management program as well as outstanding experienced claims service
  • Access to Safe Schools that provide free online training for all policyholders and help meet school compliance requirements
  • Health coverage options for your school including medical insurance, dental, vision, and creative health savings programs for your employees

Staples Advantage

Check out our "Back to the Classroom" recorded webinar, where our Staples program partners share ideas for furnishings and layouts to help promote a healthy and safe environment for staff and students, including ideas on accommodating new social distancing and cleanliness needs, as well as how to transform common areas using furniture and layout to create distanced spaces.

Staples Team Presenters:

  • Jennifer Campanizzi, Furniture Account Executive
  • Jonathan Canoy, Facilities Solutions Account Executive
  • Joseph Holton, Staples MAPSA Account Executive


MAPSA's Staples program benefits include:

  • Special discounts on 6,500+ highly-purchased school items
  • 2% back to your school on furniture purchases of over $25,000
  • Easy online ordering and tracking
  • FREE, next-day delivery in most areas
  • A dedicated local Account Manager
  • Award-winning customer service

To connect with our local Staples rep, Melissa, fill out this quick & simple form to start saving today!

 start saving now

General Agency Co. Insurance

Nothing is more comforting to the General Agency Company  & EMC Insurance Companies teams than safeguarding you and your future. Located in Central Michigan, we are a fifth-generation, family owned and operated business expertly serving the personal and commercial needs of individuals, families, businesses and organizations nationwide since 1915.

Our cooperative provider program offers comprehensive property and casualty insurance coverage at affordable rates, and we have recently added new healthcare options for your school. With over 15 years of insuring charter schools as MAPSA's endorsed provider, our program is designed to meet the insurance requirements of authorizing bodies and MAPSA member schools in a unique way.

Reach out for a quote today!

Provider Marketplace

Discover even more providers who can assist your school with janitorial services, human resources, marketing, food service and more! 

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