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Reference Number: 22042156
Request ID:
Date First Offered03/09/2018
Title:SBE:Gateways to Opportunity Scholorship Program

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

Status: Closed

Overview

Description and Specifications:
Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) is giving notice of intent to award a contract as a Sole Source to: Illinois Network of Child Care Resources and Referral Agencies (INCCRRA).

The purpose of this sole source is for INCCRRA to continue to provide funding for the Gateways Scholarship Program (Gateways). Gateways is an individual-based scholarship opportunity for practitioners working in early care and education. It provides financial assistance for Early Childhood Education and Child Development (ECE/CD) coursework and degrees offered through participating colleges and universities to participants in order for them to obtain the necessary college or university credit to meet the requirements for an Educator License with the Early Childhood Endorsement and/or the Bilingual or English as a Second Language (ESL) Approval/Endorsement thus providing an increase in qualified teachers for ISBE Early Childhood programs.

A public hearing is scheduled for:
DATE: April 4, 2018
TIME: 2:00 PM Central Standard Time
LOCATION: Springfield, Room 511 Stratton Office Building, 401 S. Spring Street and via video-conference with Chicago - James R. Thompson Center, Suite 9-035.

The scheduled hearing will be canceled and a sole source contract will be awarded on that date unless an interested party submits a written request for public hearing by noon CST on March 30, 2018.

If a public hearing is requested, the purchasing agency shall present testimony justifying the procurement method. Any interested party may present testimony for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing will be to receive information from the public as to whether award by sole source is appropriate and in accordance with the Illinois Procurement Code. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. Hearing may be recorded in order to aid in the production of minutes. Parties may submit written comments in lieu of attending the hearing.

Interested parties wishing to submit comments or request a hearing must do so in writing and submit their request to the Notice Contact. Request for a public hearing by an interested party or written comments shall be made by noon on March 30, 2018 to the Notice Contact:

Dianne Richman, 714 Stratton Office Building, 401 S. Spring Street, Springfield, IL 62706,e-Mail: Dianne.Richman@illinois.gov, phone 217-558-6897.

When a hearing is requested by an interested party, a sole source contract may be awarded after the hearing is conducted, subject to review and written approval of the Chief Procurement Officer.

Key Information

Notice Type:Sole Source
Notice Stage:
Notice of Intent

Published:03/15/2018
Notice Expiration Date:04/26/2018
Sole Source Only Justification:See attached Sole Source Justification Form Part I
Accordance with Admin Rule:< Item is patented or copyrighted and only available from holder of patent/copyright

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

Does this solicitation contain a BEP or DBE requirement?:No

Does this solicitation contain a Veteran requirement?:No

Relevant Category:General Services

Total Amount of Award:$500,000.00 (Total Dollar Value Only/Includes Any Renewal Options)
Estimated/Actual Value Description:Actual
Length of Initial Term:12
Contract Begin Date:07/01/2018
Contract End Date:06/30/2019
Renewal Terms:NA

Bidder(s)


Number of Responding Bidders:0
Number of Unsuccessful Bidders:0
Total Number Awarded:0

Listing of All Bidders/Offerors Considered But Not Selected:
NA
Source Selection:N/A

Vendor(s) Selected for Award
Vendor NameAmount of Award BEP Goal % DBE Goal %
Illinois Network of Child Care Resources and Referral Agencies$500,000.000%0%

Notice Contact
Name: Dianne Richman
Street Address:714 Stratton Office Building
City:Springfield
State:IL
Zip Code:62706
Phone: 217.558.6897
Fax Number:217.558.1399
EMail Address:Dianne.Richman@illinois.gov

Class Code

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NIGP Code

NIGP Commodity/Service Code:924 18 Educational Services; Alternative


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