Prince William County Public Schools earns highest honor in procurement
Posted on 09/18/2019
Achievement  of Excellence in Procurement 2019 Award Winner text and logo. Text: Prince William County Public Schools earns highest honor in procurementThe National Procurement Institute, Inc. (NPI) has awarded the School Division the 2019 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) Award for excellence in public procurement best practices. The AEP recognizes organizational excellence in public and non-profit procurement.

In his letter announcing the award, Brian Garrity, the AEP award officer at NPI, stated, “Prince William County Public Schools is one of only eight agencies in Virginia and one of 23 school districts in the country to receive this award.”

The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition for public and non-profit agencies that demonstrate commitment to innovation, professionalism, productivity, e-procurement, and leadership attributes. The goal of the AEP program is to encourage the development of excellence and continue organizational improvement annually.

“I’m very proud of the continued contributions and commitment to excellence the purchasing team provides to our School Division. I commend the entire staff for their dedication to the public purchasing profession,” commented Tony Crosby, Prince William County Public Schools supervisor of purchasing.