How To Do Business

  • Location: 437 Old Peachtree Road, Suwanee, GA 30024 – Building 200, Central Gwinnett Conference Room

    Dates: October 1, 2021 How To Do Business With GCPS Meetings

    Time: 10:00am

    If you have specific questions related to daily business with our school system please call our department at 678-301-6390. 

    Welcome to the Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) Purchasing and Property Management Department. The Purchasing and Property Management Department is located within the district’s central office, and is where the planning of the purchasing of supplies, materials, equipment, and contracts for services within the district takes place. These goods and services are procured within the statutes of the Federal Government, the State of Georgia, and the Gwin­nett County Public Schools Purchasing policies and procedures.

    Conducting business with school districts can be a very rewarding experience when you have a clear understanding of how they operate. It can also be significantly different from operations associated with the private sector. Our program supports teaching and learning and we make it our priority to obtain quality goods and services at the lowest reasonable cost while operating at the highest standards of ethical conduct and professionalism. In addition, GCPS values each supplier relationship and strives to create a purchasing atmosphere that is not only transparent but treats suppliers and manufactures fairly and equitably and maximizes competition whenever possible.

    The purpose of these sessions is to provide information to current and prospective suppliers that will make doing business with Gwinnett County Public Schools an effective and efficient process. While this handbook touches on the policies and procedures governing GCPS purchasing practices, these sessions will focus on how to register your company (within Bonfire) as a supplier on the Gwinnett County Public Schools and the State of Georgia supplier list, and establish your eligibility to receive solicitation notices.

    General information will be provided about the purchasing process and the various types of purchases that are made by Gwinnett County Public Schools. Members of the Purchasing Team will also be available for discussions. The Sessions have been scheduled for times and location listed above. There is no charge for the sessions, but space is limited.

    We look forward to seeing you.


    How To Do Business Handbook