• Purchasing

    The Purchasing Department works with vendors to provide goods and services to Roanoke City Public Schools. Purchasing's goals are to demonstrate good stewardship of the public's tax dollars, use best practices in the purchase of goods and services through fair competitive processes in accordance with state regulations, and provide high-quality customer service. 
    Bidders that download documents from this website take the full responsibility for checking this site for any subsequent date changes or addenda. Roanoke City Public Schools takes no responsibility for informing potential bidders who download documents of changes to original documents.

    Submitting a Bid or Proposal

    All bids and proposals must be received and time stamped in the Purchasing Office, 40 Douglass Avenue NW, Roanoke, VA 24012 prior to the time indicated on the Bid or RFP document, based on the time clock in the Purchasing Office. Electronic, facsimile, or verbal submittals are not acceptable. Bids are opened on the open date listed for each bid or proposal.  
    Sufficient time must be allowed for the building receptionist to contact the Purchasing Office so that the bid/proposals can be dated and time stamped by the RCPS Purchasing Office. Receptionists will not be responsible for last minute arrivals or late bids.
  • Director of Purchasing
    Eric Thornton
    (540) 853-1348 | ethornton@rcps.info

    Purchasing is part of the Fiscal Services team, which reports to:
    Kathleen Jackson
    Kathleen Jackson
    Chief Financial Officer
    (540) 853-1347 | kajackson@rcps.info