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RFP #23-009

Teaching in Remote/Hybrid Learning Environments Phase 3

RFP Documents

Application in PDF Adobe PDF | Application in Word Word document
Cost Proposal Worksheet Excel
Submission Documents Word document
Questions and Answers Adobe PDF – Posted 8/19/22


The New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of Education Policy is seeking proposals to support multiple entities throughout the state in developing and delivering a variety of remote/hybrid professional learning courses to New York’s educators, both in-service and pre-service, with the goals of supporting and sustaining the implementation of the TRLE professional learning experiences (PLE) statewide and, ultimately, developing educator capacity to meet students’ educational needs in remote/hybrid learning environments.


Subcontracting will be limited to fifty percent (50%) of the total contract budget. Subcontracting is defined as non-employee direct personal services and related incidental expenses, including travel.

Terms of Contract

NYSED intends to award at least one contract for each of the ten (10) Economic Development regions in the State. The ten (10) regions are: Capital Region, Central NY, Finger Lakes, Long Island, Mid-Hudson, Mohawk Valley, North Country, New York City, Southern Tier, and Western NY. The maximum award for each region is based on the pro rata share of educators within that region. The course(s) of study proposed by the bidder will serve educators within the region they select. Please see Attachment 4 and Attachment 5 for additional information regarding the regions, including which counties are included in each region. The contract(s) resulting from this RFP will be for a term anticipated to begin January 1, 2023 and to end July 31, 2023. One optional one-year no-cost renewal may be granted dependent on approval from USDOE.

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

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.

Service Area


Mandatory Requirements

See Mandatory Requirements section of the RFP.

RFP Components

Components contained in RFP Proposal #23-009 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 document)

Questions and Answers and Notice of Intent (NOI)

Questions and Answers Adobe PDF – Posted 8/19/22

Questions regarding the request must be submitted by email to trle@nysed.gov no later than the close of business August 5, 2022. Questions regarding this request should be identified as Program, Fiscal or M/WBE. A Questions and Answers Summary will be post  here no later than August 19, 2022.

The following are the designated contacts for this procurement:
Program Matters
Fiscal Matters
M/WBE Matters

Tanya Lewis-Jones

Adam Kutryb

Brian Hackett

Submission Instructions and Due Date

A Notice of Intent (NOI) is not a requirement for submitting a complete proposal by the proposal due date; however, please submit a simple email notice stating your organization’s intent to submit a proposal in response to this RFP. Please send the NOI to trle@nysed.gov.

Bidders are requested to submit their bids electronically. The following documents should be submitted by email as detailed in the Submission section of the RFP, and must be received at NYSED no later than September 2, 2022 by 3:00 PM Eastern Time

  1. Submission Documents labeled [name of bidder] Submission Documents [Region] - RFP #23-009
  2. Technical Proposal labeled [name of bidder]Technical Proposal [Region] – RFP #23-009
  3. Cost Proposal labeled [name of bidder] Cost Proposal [Region] – RFP #23-009
  4. M/WBE Documents labeled [name of bidder] M/WBE Documents [Region] – RFP #23-009

The email address for all the documentation is cau@nysed.gov.

RFP Documents

Application in PDF Adobe PDF | Application in Word Word document
Cost Proposal Worksheet Excel
Submission Documents Word document
Questions and Answers Adobe PDF – Posted 8/19/22

Last Updated: August 19, 2022