• Mission Statement

    The Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) promotes the economic development and growth of Small/Micro Business Enterprises (S/MBE) and Minority/Women Business Enterprises (M/WBE) through its certification program, community outreach programs, contract review and monitoring activities in addition to ongoing interaction with other municipal agencies, quasi-public agencies and the local marketplace. The OEO strives to ensure that local S/MBE's, and M/WBE’s have the maximum opportunity to do business with the Duval County Public Schools and to provide equal opportunity for all segments of the contracting community. The OEO currently operates under School Board Policy 7.72