Workshops & Classes

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.

Workshops are held monthly at the Acoma Campus located at 1617 S. Acoma St. from and are held either from 9:00 am – 11:00 am or 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm as noted by the session.

2020 Workshop Series

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

If you, or your company, are interested in learning more about the OBD program, or for information regarding bidding opportunities, please contact Jennifer Malpiede, OBD Outreach Coordinator, 720-423-1920 or email

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

Registration & admission assistance on site beginning 30 minutes prior to the event.
Parking on south side of building in front of main entrance