Welcome to Purchasing!

Mission Statement

The mission of the Purchasing Department is to provide business and information services for responsible decision making and financial accountability to the Educational Community.

Vince Windham, CPPB, NIGP-CPP

Program Director

Phone:  850-833-7668

Fax:  850-833-6327   

Thank you for visiting the Okaloosa County School District Purchasing Department Web site!  Our goal is to provide our customers with a user friendly and easily accessible source of information, 24 hours per day. We are committed to continually improving and expanding our web site and bringing you more of the information you seek in the near future.  If you have comments, or suggestions to help us make improvements, we would appreciate hearing from you.  Just drop me an email at windhamv@okaloosaschools.com.  

Specific links for the Purchasing Department may be found under "Department/Area Quick Links."

You may also be interested in the following Purchasing items under "Finance Quick Links":

  • Finance Forms:
Forms available for download that may be completed using Word, Excel, or Adobe; organized by Department/Area
  • Technical Assistance Memos:
All memorandums issued by the Finance Department from fiscal year 2003-2004 to the present.
Okaloosa County School District has delayed the implementation of the new Uniform Guidance Procurement Rules detailed in 2 CFR 200.317 - 200.326 until July 1, 2018 as provided by the waiver of the procurement rules stated in Federal Register 82 FR 22609 published May 17, 2017.  In the interim, Okaloosa County School District existing policies and procedures and the OMB circulars will continue to apply.

The following information is being provided as a service to our customers and to the community.  Due to its dynamic nature, we cannot guarantee the information contained herein is current or complete at all times.  Every effort has been made to assure its accuracy at the time it was posted.

Finance Quick Links:
  Audit & Financial Information
  Budget Publications
  Budget - Frequently Asked Questions
  Finance Forms
  Fiscal Transparency
  Internal Funds
  School Budget Reports
  Technical Assistance Memos
Department/Area Quick Links:
  Purchasing Home



Bids & Contracts


Public Notices & Sole Source Purchases


Policies & Procedures


Purchasing Information for Schools & Departments 


Vendor Information




Downloading Instructions:
RIGHT click the name of the file you would like to download.
A menu box will open up - Choose "Save Target As."
Click "My Documents" and choose where you want to save the file.
Click "Save" and the file will download.
OCSD   Okaloosa County School District  
  120 Lowery Place, S.E.  
  Fort Walton Beach, FL  32548