Purchasing Department

The FCPS Purchasing Department obtains the goods and services necessary for the students and staff in the most cost-effective and efficient manner, and we encourage open competition among vendors through fair negotiation, competitive bidding and contract buying.

Bidder Information

All Frederick County Public School vendors and or contractors interested in bidding on FCPS projects must register at eMaryland Marketplace. FCPS will no longer accept applications through this webpage.


Vendor Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Information

See current MBE forms here.

Forms: Printing Blank Attachments

Frequently Asked Questions

MBE Contractors

MBE Resources

Procurement Practices

Purchasing Contacts


Stephen P. Starmer
Purchasing Manager

(301) 644-5074
Fax: (301) 644-5213

Purchasing 2017 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement