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RFP #20-002

Speech-Language and Bilingual Speech-Language Personnel Development Center


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Overview

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) P-12 Office of Special Education is seeking proposals for the establishment of a Speech-Language and Bilingual Speech-Language Personnel Development Center (SLPDC). The purpose of the SLPDC is to increase the number of New York State (NYS) certified teachers of students with speech and language disabilities (TSSLDs) and TSSLDs with bilingual extensions for employment in New York City (NYC) Public Schools. This RFP seeks applications from eligible bidders to provide coursework leading to initial and/or professional NYS certification in Speech and Language Disabilities, including supervised clinical practicum placements (i.e., supervised clinical experience), for individuals residing or working in the NYC metropolitan area – including individuals who work full-time and need to complete program requirements in the evening and/or on weekends – to prepare them for work in NYC Public Schools.

Eligible Bidders

The eligible bidders are NYS public or private institutions of higher education (IHEs) with registered graduate education programs leading to Speech and Language Disabilities certification; or Local Educational Agencies (LEAs), not-for-profit organizations or for-profit organizations working in partnership with an IHE with registered graduate education programs leading to Speech and Language Disabilities certification.

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

Subcontracting will be limited to forty (40) percent 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.

Terms of Contract

NYSED will award one (1) contract pursuant to this RFP. The contract resulting from this RFP will be for the period anticipated to begin January 1, 2020 and to end June 30, 2022.

Service Area

New York City metropolitan area

RFP Components

Components contained in RFP Proposal #20-002 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 regarding the request must be submitted by E-mail to RFP20002@nysed.gov no later than the close of business on August 30, 2019.

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 September 9, 2019. The following are the designated contacts for this procurement:

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

Jennifer Hedderman

Thomas McBride

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 September 23, 2019 by 3:00 PM:

  1. Submission Documents labeled Submission Documents – RFP #20-002 Do Not Open
  2. Technical Proposal labeled Technical Proposal – RFP #20-002Do Not Open
  3. Cost Proposal labeled Cost Proposal – RFP #20-002 Do Not Open
  4. M/WBE Documents labeled M/WBE Documents – RFP #20-002 Do Not Open
  5. CD-ROM or USB containing the technical, cost, submission and M/WBE proposals submitted using Microsoft Office. Place in a separate envelope labeled CD/USB – RFP#20-002 Do Not Open

The mailing address for all the above documentation is:

NYS Education Department
Bureau of Fiscal Management
Attn: Thomas McBride, RFP #20-002
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: August 13, 2019 11:38 AM