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RFP #18-014

Community Schools Regional Technical Assistance Centers (TACs)


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Overview

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of Student Support Services is seeking proposals for the establishment and operation of three regional Technical Assistance Centers to provide technical assistance to school districts establishing or operating Community Schools.

Eligible Bidders

Eligible applicants are non-profit entities with expertise in implementing Community School strategies and providing technical assistance, and that have the capacity to operate such Technical Assistance Centers.

Bidders or subcontractors that are affiliated with, or perform work for, school districts implementing Community School strategies must have clear and separate governance and oversight structures in place to prevent any conflict of interest or the appearance of a conflict of interest.

A bidder who proposes to establish and operate more than one of the three regional Technical Assistance Centers must submit a separate bid for each Center.

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

Subcontracting will be limited to forty percent (40%) 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 three contracts pursuant to this RFP. The contracts resulting from this RFP will be for a term anticipated to begin July 1, 2018 and to end June 30, 2023. Contracts resulting from this RFP will be for a period of five years. Funding in years two through five is contingent upon satisfactory completion of contract deliverables in the prior year and appropriation of funds in the New York State Budget.

Service Area

One Technical Assistance Center will be established to serve each of the following three regions:

Region

Regent/Judicial Districts

School Districts in Region

Students Served by School Districts in Region

New York City

1, 2, 11, 12, 13

33

1,026,433

Eastern Region

3, 4, 9, 10

372

986,168

Central/Western Region

5, 6, 7, 8

316

629,585

A map of the Regent Districts is available on the New York State Education Department website.

Funding

A total of $1,200,000 was allocated in the New York State 2017-18 Enacted Budget to support the three centers. Up to $400,000 per year will be allocated for each regional center.

Minimum Qualifications: See Minimum Qualifications section of the RFP.

Service Area

Components contained in RFP Proposal #18-014 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)

Questions and Answers

Questions regarding the request must be submitted by E-mail to COMMSCHOOL@NYSED.GOV no later than the close of business Wednesday, October 18, 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 Monday, October 30, 2017. The following are the designated contacts for this procurement:

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

Carri Manchester

Adam Kutryb

Joan Ramsey

Submission Instructions

The following documents must be submitted in separately sealed envelopes, as detailed in the Submission section of the RFP, and be received at NYSED no later than Monday, November 13, 2017 by 3:00 PM:

  1. Submission Documents labeled Submission Documents - RFP #18-014 Do Not Open
  2. Technical Proposal labeled Technical Proposal - RFP #18-014 Do Not Open
  3. Cost Proposal labeled Cost Proposal – RFP #18-014 Do Not Open
  4. M/WBE Documents labeled M/WBE Documents—RFP #18-014 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#18-014 Do Not Open.

The mailing address for all the above documentation is:

NYS Education Department
Bureau of Fiscal Management
Attn: Adam Kutryb, RFP #18-014
Contract Administration Unit
89 Washington Avenue, Room 501W EB
Albany, NY 12234

(Facsimile copies of the proposals are NOT acceptable)


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Last Updated: October 30, 2017 5:44 PM