Welcome to Caddo Parish Public Schools

Opportunity Caddo Program (OCP)

Lisa S. Lloyd, CPPB

Director - Opportunity Caddo Program (OCP)

Caddo Parish Public Schools

1961 Midway Avenue

Shreveport, Louisiana 71108

Phone: 318.603.6481

Fax: 318.603.6474

Bid Express


Caddo Parish Public School Departments and Schools:

  • Caddo Parish School Board (CPSB) adopted Opportunity Caddo Plan, February 17, 2004.
  • Opportunity Caddo is a program designed to enhance economic development through the growth and development of small and economically disadvantaged businesses, which ultimately will provide for a better educational system.
  • Every opportunity is to be made to include small and economically disadvantaged businesses in the procurement of all products and services.
  • Each department and school to take measures to ensure that optimum purchasing opportunities are available.
  • CPSB is eliminating barriers which may have an adverse impact upon small and economically disadvantaged businesses.
  • CPSB to assist in the development of small and economically disadvantaged businesses to be able to compete in the market place outside of this program.

Small and Economically Disadvantaged Businesses:

  • Aspirational goal of 25% utilization of small and economically disadvantaged businesses
  • Small and economically disadvantaged businesses will be kept informed of upcoming CPSB product and service needs.
  • Small and economically disadvantaged businesses will be listed in a business directory after certification.

Some of the many products and services purchased by CPSB:

  • CPSB procures numerous products and services from A to Z. Some of the many needs of the CPSB include trophies and awards, catering, construction, equipment, flowers, offices, photography, signs, printing, graphics, t-shirts, and many others.


  • CPSB annual budget is over $300 million.
  • Approximately $40 million available annually for the purchase of various products and services
  • Approximately 66 schools and 20 central office departments make purchases annually

Current Bids

21M-17 Musical Instruments & Equipment

22S-17 Smart Boards

18M-17 Marker Board & Bulletin Board

RFP 19T-17 Caddo Cat2 eRate

RFP 17M - 17 Commercial Real Estate

15T-16 Part Room Addendum 1

15T-17 Part Room Addendum 2

15T-17 Part Room

11S-17 Student Backpacks & Equipment

10A-17 Art Supplies

Flood Relief Efforts - Courtesy Advertisement for Bid - Tanglewood Elementary School

07B-17 Refurbished Buses

RFQ Dock Repairs Natchitoches Parish Port

03P-17 Park Benches, Tables & Equipment

02P-17 Paint

01T-17 Brake Drums Buses