The mission of the Office of Procurement is to facilitate the procurement of goods and services necessary for the effective and efficient operation of the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE). It is the responsibility of our office to maintain and ensure compliance with regulatory guidelines and internal control procedures, to conduct business with the highest level of support, ethical standards, competitiveness, fairness, and transparency.
If you are interested in conducting business with a school district, please contact each school district individually.
What is Procurement’s role?
Our office provides support to program offices in accordance with:
- State and Federal Laws
- The Mississippi Board of Education Policies
- The Mississippi Department of Education Employee Purchasing Policies and Procedures Manual
- The Public Procurement Review Board (PPRB) Rules and Regulations
- The Mississippi Department of information Technology Services (ITS) Rules and Regulations