Reference Number: 22040039
Request ID:
Date First Offered10/13/2017
Title:SBE: Special Education Mediation Training and Staff Development

Agency Reference Number:586
Agency:SBE - State Board of Education
Purchasing Agency:SBE - State Board of Education
Purchasing Agency SPO:David Littrell; Andrew Hennig

Status: Closed


Description and Specifications:
The purpose of this Notice is to award a contract to Special Education Solutions, LLC to serve as a mediation training entity, which will provide staff development and training to a small cadre of 7 to 10 mediators who preside over special education disputes throughout the State of Illinois.

This contract will have a 100% BEP goal.

The initial term of the contract will be from date of contract execution through June 30, 2020.

The not to exceed amount of the initial term of the contract will be $193,700 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 $193,700.00 and 100% of the funds for this program will be derived from federal sources.

Key Information

Notice Type:Contract Award Notice

Notice Expiration Date:02/19/2018

Professional & Artistic:No
Small Business Set-Aside:No

Does this solicitation contain a BEP or DBE requirement?:Yes

Does this solicitation contain a Veteran requirement?:No

Relevant Category:General Services

Total Amount of Award:$304,800.00 (Total Dollar Value Only/Includes Any Renewal Options)
Estimated/Actual Value Description:Estimated
Length of Initial Term:28
Contract Begin Date:03/01/2018
Contract End Date:06/30/2020
Renewal Terms:One (1) two-year renewal option


Number of Responding Bidders:2
Number of Unsuccessful Bidders:1
Total Number Awarded:1

Listing of All Bidders/Offerors Considered But Not Selected:
Pingora Consulting
Source Selection:RFP

Vendor(s) Selected for Award
Vendor NameAmount of Award BEP Goal % DBE Goal %
Special Education Solutions, LLC$304,800.00100%0%

Notice Contact
Name: Craig Foxall
Street Address:100 N. 1st. St.
Zip Code:62777
Phone: 217.785.8777
Fax Number:217.557.5839

Class Code

Class Codes:


NIGP Commodity/Service Code:924 00 EDUCATIONAL/TRAINING SERVICES - All
924 05 Advisory Services; Educational
924 20 Examination and Testing
924 74 Special Education


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