Welcome to the FSPS Purchasing Department
Welcome to the FSPS Purchasing Department’s webpage, your gateway to exciting partnership opportunities with our school district.
FSPS understands the value of collaboration with dedicated businesses and service providers. Whether you're a supplier, a contractor, or a service provider, we invite you to explore the myriad of contracting possibilities that support our mission of providing quality education.
Our Purchasing Department facilitates fair and transparent procurement processes, compliance with regulations, and a commitment to excellence. By doing business with our school district, you're not only joining a community dedicated to fostering knowledge but also establishing lasting relationships that benefit both our students and your organization.
We invite you to explore the diverse avenues for collaboration and embark on a journey of mutual growth and success. Join us in shaping the future of education and your business with the School District today.
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As the Supervisor of Purchasing, Craig Tecmire plays a crucial role in managing procurement activities and ensuring the efficient acquisition of resources to support the district's educational goals. In this role, Mr. Tecmire works to streamline procurement processes for the benefit of the educational community.
Mr. Tecmire brings a wealth of experience from the military and the private sectors. He transitioned into education from the private sector, where he worked for various Fortune 500 companies. Prior to his work in the private sector, he spent 23 years in the United States Navy, where he worked as a logistics officer. As a teacher at Northside and Paris High Schools, he spent four years in the classroom teaching and mentoring students. Craig’s commitment to the educational field is deeply rooted in his belief that working in education provides a unique opportunity to impact the next generation positively. His dedication to facilitating an environment conducive to learning and growth is evident in his strategic approach to purchasing and resource management.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Oklahoma Baptist University. His pursuit of excellence continued with the attainment of a Master of Business Administration from the Naval Postgraduate School. Also, Craig holds a Black Belt certification in Lean Six Sigma, a certification that further enhances his ability to optimize costs and resources.