The Office of Procurement provides support to the program offices of the Department in accordance with state and federal laws, Mississippi Board of Education Policies, the Mississippi Agency Accounting Policies and Procedures Manual (MAAPP), the MDE Employee Policies and Procedures Manual, and the Personal Service Contract Review Board (PSCRB) Policies and Procedures. The office is responsible for reviewing and approving contracts for personal and professional services that fall under the purview of the PSCRB. The office reviews and approves grant methodologies and the discretionary and competitive grant awards entered into by the Department. The office also provides technical assistance and training to Department staff regarding procurement-related matters.
10/01/13 - Health Insurance Marketplace clause added to contract worker templates
Effective July 1, 2013, the employer contribution rate will increase for the Public Employees' Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) from 14.26 to 15.75 percent.