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KCPS Celebrates Church As Community Champion

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell honored Friendship Baptist Church as a Community Champion during a School Board meeting on Wednesday evening, Dec. 9.

KCPS Taps Trio As Terrific Teammates

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell recognized the following staff members as Terrific Teammates during a School Board meeting Wednesday evening, Dec. 9.

KCPS Honors Six Students As Scholar Superstars

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell recognized the following students as Scholar Superstars during a virtual School Board meeting Wednesday evening, Dec. 10.

KCPS Seeking Feedback from Families with Thoughtexchange

We want to stay connected and hear your questions and ideas about how we should move forward during this pandemic and in this educational landscape. With that in mind, we're asking KCPS families for five minutes today and another five minutes tomorrow to help us plan for the future. Please join our “Thoughtexchange” today to share your thoughts and questions.

Pivot International Donates 7,000 Shields to KCPS

Pivot International, a Lenexa, KS-based global leader in product design, development, and manufacturing, has partnered with Kansas City Public Schools to enhance maximal protection for students and staff with a gift of 7,000 safety shields.

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