|The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) Division of English Language Learning is seeking to award a contract to The Center: Resources for Teaching and Learning that will develop and implement a statewide professional development plan to support school districts in furthering the education of their English learners (ELs), from preschool to grade 12. The resulting contract from this Request For Sealed Proposal (RFSP) will be a part of a differentiated support system designed to build the capacity of districts to meet the needs of ELs as part of their continuous improvement efforts. The Statewide System of Support includes Foundational Services through a Regional Office of Education, providing professional development trainings and resources to all school districts. In addition to other activities, this contract would provide support as a partner within that system and other venues.|
This solicitation had a BEP goal of 5%.
This solicitation had a Veterans Small Business goal of 3%.
The resulting contract shall have an initial term which starts July 1, 2016 or date of execution (whichever is later) through June 30, 2017. This contract does include four (4) one-year renewal options.
The initial term of this contract shall not exceed $1,300,687 without a formal change order.
For purposes of compliance with Section 511 of P.L. 101-166 and 101-517, (the "Stevens Amendment"), vendors are advised the total amount of federal funding available for the initial contract period will not exceed $1,300,687 and 19.2% of the funds for this program will be derived from federal sources.