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Congratulations are in order for Mr. Kevin Hogan! Last week, Mr. Hogan was randomly chosen to win a free two-year lease at Two Light Luxury Apartments as a part of the Kansas City Power & Light District partnership with KCPSEF.

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With cold and flu season upon us, KCPS has many resources for keeping your family healthy this fall. Remember, if your child is ill, please do not send them to school.

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Our KCPS celebration of Hispanic Heritage month wraps up today with a remembrance of Lali Garcia, a local activist who founded Kansas City’s La Raza political club.

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Our KCPS celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month continues with stories of those who have made a difference in our community. Today, we remember Tony Aguirre, a beloved Kansas City coach and mentor.

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These recommendations are the culmination of years of engagement with students, staff and families. At its core, Blueprint 2030 is an academic vision for KCPS that gives students the experiences they deserve.

Purchasing

The Office of Purchasing is part of the Department of Business and Finance and is our mission is to provide superior service by adding value and improvement on behalf of the Kansas City Public Schools. The Office of Purchasing strives to become an acknowledged leader throughout Kansas City Public Schools and the surrounding community; recognized for innovative, high-quality, and cost-effective approaches to meeting and exceeding our customers’ needs and expectations.

Kansas City Public Schools publishes all bid opportunities locally through publications and online. To find more information concerning bids, please see the page called "Bid Advertisement" and view all of the bids. If you wish to register for bid notifications, please see our electronic procurement system by the page called " Online Bidding System".

The Office of Purchasing accepts all bid responses for Kansas City Public Schools per the bid specifications.

All questions concerning specific bid opportunities should be addressed via email to bidquestions@kcpublicschools.org.

Board of Education

Supplier Diversity

KCPS's objective and responsibility is to ensure that Minority (MBE), Women (WBE), Veteran (VBE), Disabled (DBE), Disabled-Veteran (DVBE), Hub Zone, and Small (8(a)) Business Enterprise firms have the maximum practicable opportunity to participate and compete for KCPS purchases and contracts.  We influence the depth and diversity of the vendor pool by promoting fair and open access for District business opportunities. Such efforts strengthen the District’s economic vitality and assist in getting the best price and value for the District.

Want to tell us about your Diverse Company? Register as a Diverse firm with KCPS by filling out the following form:
Supplier Diversity Registry

If you have any questions about Supplier Diversity, Forms and/or Procedures process please contact supplierdiversity@kcpublicschools.org