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RFP #18-018

New York State Religious and Independent Schools, Professional Development Resource Centers


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Overview

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) State Office of Religious and Independent Schools is seeking proposals to establish three (3) regional Professional Development Resource Centers. (PDRC) 

Part A. Resource Center to serve New York City (NYC) Religious and Independent Schools – all five boroughs

Part B. Resource Center to serve Long Island (LI) Religious and Independent Schools – Suffolk and Nassau counties

Part C. Resource Center to serve Rest of State (RoS) Religious and Independent Schools - not to include schools located in NYC or on Long Island (Suffolk and Nassau counties)  

The regional Professional Development Resource Centers (PDRC) will work in collaboration with the New York State Education Department (NYSED) to provide professional development to religious and independent school teachers and leaders.  

Funding

This contract will be funded by state-level Title II Part A and Title IV Part A  funds, and funding in each year will be contingent upon the availability of those funds, as appropriated by the federal government and allocated through the U.S. Department of Education.PDF icon

Nonpublic Schools Information

Below is a list of nonpublic schools recognized by the State of New York: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/irs/schoolDirectory/

Currently there are approximately 1862 religious and independent school buildings that are recognized by NYSED that serve approximately 397,214 students in grades K through 12.  These numbers may change due to closing of schools and opening of new schools.

Service Area

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

Region

# of Schools

New York City –
all boroughs

865

Long Island 

203

Rest of State

794

      TOTAL

1862

Eligible Applicants

Bidders may include Local Education Agencies, Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), public or private Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs), not-for-profit and for-profit organizations or agencies.

Bidders or subcontractors that are affiliated with, or perform other work for religious and independent schools, must have clear and separate governance and oversight structures in place to prevent any conflict of interest.

Terms of Contract

NYSED will award three contracts pursuant to this RFP.  The contracts resulting from this RFP will be for a 5-year term anticipated to begin September 1, 2019 and end August 31, 2024.

Bidders who propose to establish and operate more than one Resource Center must submit a separate bid for each Center. (New York City, RoS and/or LI)

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 nonemployee 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.  

Mandatory Requirements

See Mandatory requirements section of the RFP.

RFP Components

Components contained in RFP Proposal #18-018 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

Questions and Answers PDF icon – Posted 4/4/19

Questions regarding the request must be submitted by E-mail to RFPSORIS@nysed.gov  no later than the close of business March 22, 2019.  Questions regarding this request should be identified as either Program, Fiscal, or M/WBE.  A Questions and Answers Summary will be posted here no later than April 5, 2019.

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

Lori Genito

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 April 26, 2019 by 3:00 PM:

  1. Submission Documents labeled Submission Documents – RFP #18-018 (NYC, LI or RoS) Do Not Open
  2. Technical Proposal labeled Technical Proposal – RFP #18-018 (NYC, LI or RoS) Do Not Open
  3. Cost Proposal labeled Cost Proposal – RFP #18-018 (NYC, LI or RoS) Do Not Open
  4. M/WBE Documents labeled M/WBE Documents – RFP #18-018 (NYC, LI or RoS) Do Not Open
  5. CD-ROM or Flash Drive containing the technical, cost, submission and M/WBE proposals. Place in a separate envelope labeled CD-ROM/Flash Drive-RFP#18-018 (NYC, LI or RoS) Do Not Open.

The mailing address for all the above documentation is:

NYS Education Department
Bureau of Fiscal Management
Attention: Adam Kutryb RFP#18-018
Contract Administration Unit, 501W EB
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234

Please indicate the region to which you are applying on each envelope.

Bidders who propose to establish and operate more than one Resource Center must submit a separate bid for each Center. (New York City, RoS and/or LI)

(Facsimile copies of the proposals are NOT acceptable)


RFP Documents

RFP Document in PDF PDF icon | RFP Document in Word Word document icon
RFP Submission Documents in PDF PDF icon | RFP Submission Documents in Word Word document icon
RFP Cost Proposal Spreadsheet Excel
Questions and Answers PDF icon – Posted 4/4/19

Last Updated: April 4, 2019 5:33 PM