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RFP #18-013

Elementary, Intermediate (Middle) Level, and High School New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test (NYSESLAT)


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Overview

The New York State Education Department (NYSED), Office of State Assessment (OSA), is seeking proposals for the New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test (NYSESLAT) and New York State Identification Test for English Language Learners (NYSITELL). Services include development, research, printing, shipping, scoring, and score reporting of operational and field tests aligned with New York State's approved English Language Arts (ELA) learning standards.

Eligible Bidders

Eligible applicants are for-profit or not-for-profit entities, including large testing companies and/or educational organizations with demonstrated experience in developing and administering large scale assessments and printing and shipping a high volume of tests and test-related materials in a timely and secure manner.

Subcontracting/Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE)

Subcontracting will be limited to thirty percent (30%) of the total 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 contract pursuant to this RFP for a term of four (4) years and seven (7) months. The contract resulting from this RFP will be for a term anticipated to begin June 1, 2018 and to end December 31, 2022.

RFP Components

Components contained in RFP Proposal #18-013 are as follows:

  1. Description of Services to Be Performed
  2. Submission
  3. Evaluation Criteria and Method of Award
  4. Assurances
  5. Submission Documents (separate documents)
  6. Attachments

Questions and Answers

Questions regarding this request must be submitted by Email to AssessmentRFP@nysed.gov no later than the close of business November 10, 2017. 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 November 24, 2017. The following are the designated contacts for this procurement:

Contact Information for Questions
Program Matters
Fiscal Matters
M/WBE Matters

Victoria Mahar

Jessica Hartjen

Joan Ramsey

Submission Instructions

The following documents must be submitted in separately sealed envelopes, as detailed in the Submission section of this RFP, and be received at NYSED no later than December 15, 2017 by 3:00 PM:

  1. Submission Documents labeled Submission Documents - RFP #18-013 Do Not Open
  2. Technical Proposal labeled Technical Proposal - RFP #18-013 Do Not Open
  3. Cost Proposal labeled Cost Proposal – RFP #18-013 Do Not Open
  4. M/WBE Documents labeled M/WBE Documents—RFP #18-013 Do Not Open
  5. CD-ROM containing the technical, cost, submission and M/WBE proposals submitted using Microsoft Office. Place in a separate envelope labeled CD-ROM-RFP#18-013 Do Not Open.

The mailing address for all the above documentation is:

NYS Education Department
Bureau of Fiscal Management
Attn: Jessica Hartjen, RFP#18-013
Contract Administration Unit
89 Washington Avenue, Room 501W EB
Albany, NY 12234

(Facsimile copies of the proposals are NOT acceptable)


RFP Documents

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RFP Cost Proposal Worksheet Excel file

Last Updated: October 20, 2017 4:37 PM