Provider of Student Growth Measures for Use in Educator Evaluation and Institutional Accountability
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is seeking proposals to provide student growth measures for use in Institutional Accountability determinations pursuant to the Commissioner’s Regulations §100.18 and 100.19 and State-provided growth scores for teachers, principals, schools, and districts pursuant to New York State Education Law §3012-c and §3012-d; and to co-lead a process to review and redesign existing student growth methodologies based on recommendations from the New York State Student Growth Model workgroup, NYSED, and the Board of Regents.
Subcontracting/Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE)
Subcontracting will be limited to thirty percent (30%) of the annual contract budget. Subcontracting is defined as non-employee direct, personal services and related incidental expenses, including travel. Bidders are required to comply with NYSED’s Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) participation goals for this RFP through one of three methods. Compliance methods are discussed in detail in the Minority/Women-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) Participation Goals section below.
Terms of Contract
NYSED will award one (1) contract pursuant to this RFP. The contract resulting from this RFP is anticipated to begin January 1, 2017 and to end December 31, 2017, with four one-year renewal options.
Components contained in RFP Proposal #17-001 are as follows:
- Description of Services To Be Performed
- Proposal Submission
- Evaluation Criteria and Method of Award
- Submission Documents
Questions and Answers
Questions and Answers (349 KB) – Posted 6/23/16
Questions regarding the request must be submitted by e-mail to GrowthRFP@nysed.gov no later than the close of business June 14, 2016. Questions regarding this request should be identified as Program, Fiscal or M/WBE. A Questions and Answers Summary will be posted here no later than June 23, 2016.
The following are the designated contacts for this procurement:
The following proposal submission packages must be submitted in separately sealed envelopes, as detailed in 2) Project Submission of the RFP, and must be received by NYSED no later than July 12, 2016, by 3:00 p.m.
- Submission Documents labeled Submission Documents - RFP #17-001 Do Not Open
- Technical Proposal labeled Technical Proposal - RFP #17-001 Do Not Open
- Cost Proposal labeled Cost Proposal – RFP #17-001 Do Not Open
- M/WBE Documents labeled M/WBE Documents—RFP #17-001 Do Not Open
- CD-ROM containing the technical, cost, submission and M/WBE proposals submitted using Microsoft Word. Place in a separate envelope labeled CD-ROM-RFP #17-001 Do Not Open.
The mailing address for all the above documentation is:
NYS Education Department
Bureau of Fiscal Management
Attn: Nell Brady, RFP#17-001
Contract Administration Unit, Room 501W EB
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234
(Facsimile copies of the proposals are NOT acceptable)