Director: Michelle Hamilton
Assistant to Director of Purchasing: Karen Fleetwood

Welcome to the Purchasing Department of Mesa Public Schools. We are committed to spending MPS taxpayer dollars in the most efficient and effective manner. We invite you to utilize our website for answers to your purchasing questions.

We hope you will look for opportunities to partner with Mesa Public Schools. Please see "How To Do Business with MPS" link below. If you need additional information, don't hesitate to contact us.


We envision the MPS Purchasing Department ethically leading the District through an efficient procurement process by working to effectively use public funds in support of quality education programs throughout our community.


The MPS Purchasing Department will cooperatively communicate with the MPS community to lead the process of providing goods and services through innovative procurement methods.

Guiding Principles

Our District is guided in procurement procedures by several established principles.  These guiding principles include but are not limited to:   

  • Conducting all procurement in accordance with Arizona State Law, rules, regulations and Mesa Public Schools Governing Board policies.

  • Obtaining the best quality for the best price in a timely manner, when needed.

  • Maximizing and encouraging fair competition, and providing interested and qualified vendors with an opportunity to offer their products and/or services to the District.

Mesa Public Schools has transitioned to an electronic bidding system to receive all our formal solicitations electronically. Please click the BLUE bar labeled "Bids and Contract Opportunities" below to take you to important information about registering through OpenGov/ProcureNow to be notified of future formal solicitation opportunities. 

Mesa Public Schools will not be using the services of www.azpurchasing.org as of 10/1/20 for vendor registrations. PLEASE REGISTER AT WWW.OPENGOV.COM

If you have questions please email Michelle Hamilton, Director of Purchasing at mlhamilton@mpsaz.org.