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We are responsible for the audit and processing of vendor and contractor payments, and for collection of funds owed to the County Office of Education. Purchasing supports the efficient, decentralized procurement of goods and services in accordance with federal and state statutes.

If you are interested in becoming a partner with ACOE, please email


ACOE is pleased to announce the latest bid awards. These awards reflect our commitment to transparency, quality, and community development. We extend our congratulations to the successful bidders and look forward to their contributions to our county.


ACOE currently has several exciting bid opportunities available. We invite qualified vendors and contractors to participate in our procurement process. Interested parties are encouraged to review the bid documents and submit their proposals by the specified deadlines.

View Bid Opportunities


ACOE uses Public Surplus for the sale and purchase of our agency's surplus items. These auctions are a great opportunity to acquire quality items at reduced costs while helping the county efficiently manage its resources. For auction dates, item listings, and participation details, please visit the link below

View Items up for Auction

Contact Us

Charity Hastings
Purchasing and Accounts Manager 
(510) 670-4268
FaX 510-670-3267

Bernadette Mercado
Administrative Assistant,
Internal Business Services
(510) 670-4181

Sheila Shaw
Project Specialist,
Internal Business Services
(510) 670-4538

Karen Maddox
Purchasing Specialist,
Internal Business Services
(510) 670-4277