This paper explores bidding process for a school in Fentress county Tennessee. The paper explores the school board policy regarding bidding, and whether low bids are always accepted in a school. The paper analyzes the differences between the beginning teacher’s salary and those ranked top in the salary schedule. It also analyzes the benefit of a teachers compensation package, total salary package including benefits for a beginning teacher, a teacher of twenty five years and an employee who is noncertified.
Bidding involves setting the price of an item that an individual may be able and willing to pay. In most cases, a bid is referred to as a price offer. There are about two steps that involved in bidding at York elementary school in Fentress County (Brimley, Rulon, Garfield, et.al, 2008). The first step involves soliciting bids by sending bid invitations to suppliers. After selecting a supplier who would receive requests for bids, it is the suppliers responsibility to finalize the request form and return it to services of purchasing just as instructed. Bids of a school should be received in the services of purchasing by the due date that would have been specified. In a case where by there is a sole source, documentation should be requested supplying company to certify that no significant price would be given to the customers. The second step involves selecting of a supplier. For one to be given a perchance order for services and goods from Tennessee State, a supplier needs to be the lowest responsible bidder in the process of soliciting a bid (Brimley, Rulon, Garfield, et.al, 2008). This means that a district supplier would be whoever meets the minimum specification.
However, when York elementary school chooses a supplier, it considers more factors than the price. In this respect, it considers the quality and type of services and goods to be ...Show more