The mission of the Tangipahoa Parish School System's Purchasing Department is to support the educational process by obtaining quality materials and services in a timely and cost-effective manner. This involves creating a setting where the department would utilize the most effective and innovative methods for procuring quality goods and services. Responsibilities include providing the school system with policies and procedures that foster an ethical, responsive and efficient environment and recognizing the department's obligations to suppliers and internal customers. The Tangipahoa Parish School System Purchasing Department is committed to the highest standard of service and continuously strives for improvement in all areas of procurement practices.
The Tangipahoa Parish School System’s Purchasing Department is responsible for obtaining goods and services for the school system in the right quantity, for delivery at the right time and right place, from the right source, with the right service, at the right price.