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RFP #18-017

Building Quality Student Learning Objectives (SLO) Workshops

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The New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of Educator Quality and Professional Development (OEQPD) is seeking proposals from technical assistance providers with demonstrated knowledge, expertise and the capacity to provide technical assistance and professional development to support the creation of quality Student Learning Objectives (SLOs) as a part of the implementation of Annual Professional Performance Reviews (APPR) under Education Law §3012-d and Subpart 30-3 of the Rules of the Board of Regents. As a part of the Department’s commitment to continue to strengthen the evaluation system and its implementation, we intend to further build capacity of the field by hosting four (4) SLO workshop sessions at NYSED in Albany, New York and two (2) follow-up webinars.

Eligible Bidders

The eligible bidders may include Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), public or private Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs), not-for-profit and for-profit organizations or agencies. Bidders should have documented expertise and experience in providing professional development and technical assistance in the field of K-12 teacher and principal evaluation and the development, implementation and refinement of Student Learning Objectives (SLOs).

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(s) pursuant to this RFP.  The contract(s) resulting from this RFP will be for a term anticipated to begin April 1, 2018 and to end March 31, 2019.

RFP Components

Components contained in RFP Proposal #18-017 are as follows:

  1. Description of Services to Be Performed
  2. Submission
  3. Evaluation Criteria and Method of Award
  4. Assurances
  5. Submission Documents

Questions and Answers

Questions regarding the request must be submitted by e-mail to SLOWorkshopsRFP@nysed.gov no later than the close of business November 17, 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

Courtney Max

Jessica Hartjen

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 December 8, 2017 by 3:00 PM:

  1. Submission Documents labeled Submission Documents - RFP #18-017 Do Not Open
  2. Technical Proposal labeled Technical Proposal - RFP #18-017 Do Not Open
  3. Cost Proposal labeled Cost Proposal – RFP #18-017 Do Not Open
  4. M/WBE Documents labeled M/WBE Documents—RFP #18-017 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#18-017 Do Not Open.

The mailing address for all the above documentation is:

NYS Education Department
Bureau of Fiscal Management
Attn: Jessica Hartjen, RFP#18-017
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: November 21, 2017 3:28 PM