|ISBE is seeking to award a contract to Gail ImObersteg dba Special Education Law Associates to conduct performance reviews of all current special education due process hearing officers active in Illinois. The successful offeror will conduct several (at least two) in depth reviews of individual cases and develop a comprehensive overall written evaluation of each hearing officer to be completed by no later than April 1 of each contract year. In addition to performance reviews, the evaluator shall be expected to consult with a separate independent training entity to determine recommendations for remediation or, as needed, recommendations for renewal or non-renewal of hearing officer contracts from year to year.|
This agreement shall have an initial term which starts upon execution or July 1, 2016 (whichever is later), and extend through June 30, 2017 for an amount not to exceed $49,998. The contract will have two (2) one-year renewal options.
The initial term of this contract shall not exceed $49,998 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 $49,998 and 100% of the funds for this program will be derived from federal sources.