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Contract Compliance Services

Milwaukee Public Schools is the largest school district in Wisconsin. We understand the impact of an economically viable community on education. As a major employer and purchaser of goods and services, MPS is committed to display excellence within its own operations diversity, training and economic responsibility reflective of its education mission.

Consistent with the district's commitment to community and economic responsibility, Milwaukee Public Schools has created a robust infrastructure to include the Historically Underutilized Business (HUB), Communities in Need (COIN) and the Student Engagement programs. Contract Compliance Services (CCS) assigns, monitors, and reports HUB, COIN and Student Engagement performance relative to awarded contract dollars. CCS has coordinated team efforts with key department leaders to integrate supplier diversity into the vision and mission of the District through these program objectives.

Historically Underutilized Business

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The MPS Contract Compliance Services supplier diversity initiative strives to increase the number of diverse business enterprises that supply goods and services to the District.  This initiative ultimately fosters a more competitive bid climate and increases cost-saving opportunities for the District.

Communities In Need

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The COIN initiative is MPS’ workforce preference program which targets the employment of District constituents on construction contracts who are unemployed or under-employed and meet general free/reduced lunch eligibility criteria. Facilities and Maintenance Services contractors provide regular work opportunities for COIN workers under this program. COIN individuals are a mixture of both skilled and unskilled workers.

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Student Employment and Career Education

Student Engagement requirements expose MPS students in career exploration through educational activities that may include paid employment. The Student Employment requirement affords MPS students the opportunity to gain meaningful employment experiences. Many vendors and contractors continue partnership commitment beyond the requirement period. Most MPS contracts now require a minimum of 10 hours of career education.

MPS Contract Compliance Reporting System

CCRS

It is with great excitement that we introduce to you our online contract compliance management system.  Effective September 1, 2012, use of the MPS Contract Compliance Reporting System (CCRS) by vendors and contractors is required on all contracts with assignments of HUB, COIN and Student Engagement.

Contractors and vendors are required to verify their company profile is up to date. HUB firms must ensure that current certifications are on file within the CCRS. Inaccurate profile information may affect opportunities for being recognized as a certified HUB firm.

First Time User CCRS Account Look-up 

Register here for CCRS Monthly Workshop

Register here for CCRS Webinar Training 

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