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Workshops & Classes

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and CDC guidelines, in-person event details are subject to change.

 

Join the DPS Office of Business Diversity for the upcoming Coffee Chat. This event provides a casual environment for district vendors, employees, and community members to gather and connect.

Quarterly events are attended by DPS personnel representing the corresponding meeting focus.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Click here to register

2022 Coffee Chat Series

– March 14, 2022 (Planning, Design and Construction & Facilities)
– May 19, 2022 (Goods and Services)
– August 18, 2022 (Goods and Services)
– November 17, 2022 (Planning, Design and Construction & Facilities)

Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Location: Coffee at the Point, 710 E 26th Ave, Denver, CO 80205

Parking: Parking lot accessible on Washington street between 26th avenue and 25th avenue.

If you experience any difficulties during the registration process, please contact the Office of Business Diversity at businessdiversity.dpsk12.org.

COVID – 19 ADVISORY
This event series is being conducted in person in compliance with CDC guidelines, event details are subject to change.

How to Do Business with DPS Series

Learning How to Do Business with Denver Public Schools workshops are planned in accordance with the Bidding Schedule. These workshops give potential contractors/vendors a comprehensive look in the bidding arena at Denver Public Schools.

By attending a workshop you will learn what is necessary to do business and how to take advantage of potential opportunities within the district. After the workshop, the Office of Business Diversity (OBD) Outreach Coordinator is available to keep you updated on your submitted application and to keep you informed when bid opportunities become available.

2022 Workshop Series

If you experience any difficulties during the registration process, please contact the Office of Business Diversity at businessdiversity.dpsk12.org.

Are you interested in doing business with DPS and want to learn more? Click here to schedule a meeting with Jennifer Malpiede, Outreach Coordinator for the Office of Business Diversity.

SBA’s Surety Bond Guarantee Program – Hosted by DPS

Join SBA & Denver Public Schools for a bonding education event to help your small business.
-Prepare for bidding/bonding DPS projects
-Understand contract bonding basics
-Overcome bonding challenges

SBA’s Surety Bond Guarantee Program can help your business obtain contract bonds up to $10 million per project.

This event is held is held twice a year. 2022 session dates to be announced.