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RFP #24-006

Federal Program Education Law Legal Consultant

Recent Updates

  • Update 6/13/23: No questions were received.

RFP Documents

RFP in PDF Adobe PDF | RFP in Word Word document
Cost Proposal Worksheet Word document
Submission Documents Word document


The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is seeking proposals for services from an established law firm which possesses expertise in Federal Program Education Law and has the capabilities to provide technical assistance, audit review of programmatic operations and training of NYSED staff and sub-grantees about Federal Legislation for Educational Programs.


No subcontracting will be allowed. Subcontracting is defined as non-employee direct personal services and related incidental expenses, including travel.

Terms of Contract

NYSED will award one (1) contract pursuant to this RFP. The contract resulting from this RFP will be for a term anticipated to begin February 1, 2024, and to end January 31, 2029.

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

NYSED has not established M/WBE goals for this procurement. Nevertheless, NYSED remains committed to promoting the participation of certified Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises to the greatest extent possible. Therefore, NYSED strongly encourages bidders to seek New York State certified M/WBE suppliers at a participation rate of 30%.

Service Area


RFP Components

Components contained in RFP Proposal #24-006 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

  • Update 6/13/23: No questions were received.

Questions regarding the request must be submitted by email to RFP24-006@nysed.gov no later than the close of business June 1, 2023. Questions regarding this request should be identified as Program or Fiscal. A Questions and Answers Summary will be posted here no later than June 15, 2023. The following are the designated contacts for this procurement:

Program Matters
Fiscal Matters
Todd Harrigan Monica Foley

Email Address:

Email Address:

Submission Instructions and Due Date

Bidders are requested to submit their bids electronically. The following documents should be submitted by email, as detailed in the Submission section of this RFP, and must be received at NYSED no later than July 6, 2023, by 3:00 PM Eastern Time:

  1. Submission Documents labeled [Name of Bidder] Submission Documents – RFP #24-006
  2. Technical Proposal labeled [Name of Bidder] Technical Proposal – RFP #24-006
  3. Cost Proposal labeled [Name of Bidder] Cost Proposal – RFP #24-006

The email address for all the documents is CAU@nysed.gov.

Please see the information below for instructions on submitting an electronic bid.

  1. The technical and cost proposal documents should be submitted in Microsoft Office. PDF files that are editable and Optical Character Recognition (OCR) searchable are acceptable. Please do not submit the technical or cost proposal as a scanned PDF. 
  2. Submission documents requiring a signature must be signed using one of the methods listed below and may be submitted as a Microsoft Office, PDF, or JPG document. A scanned PDF is acceptable for these documents.
  3. The following forms of e-signatures are acceptable: 
    1. handwritten signatures on faxed or scanned documents
    2. e-signatures that have been authenticated by a third-party digital software, such as DocuSign and Adobe Sign
    3. stored copies of the images of signatures that are placed on a document by copying and pasting or otherwise inserting them into the documents
  4. Unacceptable forms of e-signatures include:
    1. a typed name, including a signature created by selecting a script or calligraphy font for the typed name of the person “signing”
  5. To identify the signer and indicate that the signer understood and intended to agree to the terms of the signed document, the signer will sign beside or provide by email the following attestation: "I agree, and it is my intent, to sign this document by [describe the signature solution used] and by electronically submitting this document to [name of recipient individual or entity]. I understand that my signing and submitting this document is the legal equivalent of having placed my handwritten signature on the submitted document and this attestation. I understand and agree that by electronically signing and submitting this document I am affirming to the truth of the information contained therein."
  6. In order to ensure the timely receipt of your bid, please use the subject line "BID SUBMISSION RFP #24-006" - failure to appropriately label your bid or submitting a bid to any email address other than the one identified above may result in the bid not being received by the deadline or considered for award.
  7. Bids must be received by 3:00 pm Eastern Time on the due date.

RFP Documents

RFP Documents

RFP in PDF Adobe PDF | RFP in Word Word document
Cost Proposal Worksheet Word document
Submission Documents Word document

Last Updated: June 13, 2023