The Purchasing Department
The Purchasing Department is a service-oriented branch of the Division of Finance for Savannah-Chatham County Public School System. The main function of Purchasing is to procure required goods and services that exceed a specified dollar value, at the best combination of quality and lowest net cost to the school district.
Purchasing also serves as a resource for obtaining information and estimates on goods and/or services that do not fall within the normal day-to-day operations of the school district. The Purchasing Department maintains professional standards in accordance with the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP), a national membership based non-profit corporation providing support and continuing education to professionals in the public sector purchasing profession.