Guidance – Publishers
Mississippi has procurement guidelines for companies interested in selling instructional materials in the state.
Digital instructional materials are processed the same as other materials.
Guidance – Publishers - Accessibility Features
Mississippi has guidelines for commercial and OER publishers, developers, and vendors related to accessibility features in products/services.
Request for Proposals/Request for Information
Mississippi has a request for proposals/request for information process.
State Master Contract - Contract with State
Mississippi has state master contract available for district and schools to make purchases directly with the state.
State Master Contract - Contract with Publisher
Mississippi has state master contract available for district and schools to make purchases directly with the publisher.
State Pricing Negotiation
Mississippi does not negotiate prices with publishers, vendors during the RFP/RFI process, and districts may purchase the materials directly from the vendor.
Manage Regional Purchasing Consortia
Mississippi does not manage regional groups that participate in regional purchasing consortia for instructional materials.