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ACADEMIC OFFICE

RFP:992
 
Purpose: To develop an investing and personal finance education course to provide students with basic financial skills that will enable them to apply effective financial decision making as they make the transition into postsecondary education or the workforce. In addition, the grant will provide opportunities for students to explore career options in the financial field.
Date Posted: April 17, 2014
Application Deadline: June 6, 2014
Bidder's Conference: May 6, 2014 

Contact: lee.marcoux@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6768

CHOICE PROGRAMS

RFP:128
 
Purpose: To provide funding to assist charter schools in financing school building projects, general improvement to school buildings and/or the repayment of debt incurred for school building projects.
Date Posted: January 21, 2014
Application Deadline: February 28 2014
Bidder's Conference:  N/A
Contact: robert.kelly@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6574

RFP:020 Application Package for the Development of State and Local Charter Schools [PDF]

Purpose: To serve as a vehicle for those seeking to establish state and local charter schools pursuant to Section 10-66aa to 10-66nn of the Connecticut General Statutes.

Date Posted: November 8, 2013
Application Deadline: January 24, 2014
Bidder's Conference: November 26, 2013, from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m., in Room 307A at the State Office Building, which is located at 165 Capitol Avenue in Hartford. 
Contact: robert.kelly@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6574

OFFICE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD

RFP:054   

Purpose: A state-funded initiative from the Connecticut Department of Education that develops a network of school readiness programs to:

  • Significantly increase the number of spaces in accredited and/or approved programs for young children to provide access to high-quality school readiness programs;
  • Significantly increase the number of full-day, full-year spaces to meet family needs; and
  • Share cost of school readiness and child-care programs among the state and its various agencies, the communities and families
Date posted: February 25, 2014
Application deadline:  May 21, 2014
Bidder’s Conference:  N/A
Contact: gerri.rowell@ct.gov
Phone:  860-713-6774
RFP:053

Purpose: A state-funded initiative from the Connecticut Department of Education that develops a network of school readiness programs to:

  • Significantly increase the number of spaces in accredited and/or approved programs for young children to provide access to high-quality school readiness programs;
  • Significantly increase the number of full-day, full-year spaces to meet family needs; and
  • Share cost of school readiness and child-care programs among the state and its various agencies, the communities and families
Date Posted: February 25, 2014
Application Deadline:   May 16, 2014
Bidder's Conference: N/A 
Phone: 860-713-6774

HEALTH/NUTRITION/FAMILY SERVICES AND ADULT EDUCATION

RFP:997

Purpose: To provide competitive grant-in-aid to state charter schools, local and regional boards of education, private schools, regional education service centers and endowed academies for the purpose of assisting up to 10 severe need schools, as defined in Section 10-266w of the 2012 Supplement to the Connecticut General Statutes (C.G.S.), to establish or expand in-classroom school breakfast programs under C.G.S. 10-215g.

Date Posted: January 9, 2014
Application Deadline:    January 27, 2014
Bidder's Conference: N/A
Phone: 860-807-2123

REGIONAL SCHOOL CHOICE OFFICE/SHEFF OFFICE

ED:999
 
Purpose: To promote academic and social success for students participating in the Open Choice Program in the Sheff Region.
Date Posted: March 28, 2014
Application Deadline: May 9, 2014
Bidder's Conference: N/A                             
Contact: ann.gaulin@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6544
RFP:800
 
Purpose: For entities that operate an interdistrict magnet school that assists the state in meeting the goals of the stipulation and order for Milo Sheff, et al. v. William A O’Neill, et al., to promote academic support and success for students participating in interdistrict magnet school programs.
Date Posted:  March 26, 2014
Application Deadline:  April 28, 2014
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: glen.peterson@ct.gov, (Director, RSCO-Sheff Office); yemi.onibokun@ct.gov (Program Manager) 
Phone: (860) 713-2018

RFP:805
 
Purpose: To provide an incentive for increasing the number of Open Choice students by funding capital expenditures that are linked to servicing the increased number of Open Choice students for improving the educational experiences at the schools that participate in the Open Choice program in the Sheff Region.
Date Posted: March 7, 2014
Application Deadline: May 2, 2014
Bidder's Conference: March 18, 2014, 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
at CSDE, 165 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT Conference Room 307A                             
Contact: ann.gaulin@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6544

SPECIAL EDUCATION

 
Purpose: Two entitlement grant programs under the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): Assistance for Education of all Children with Disabilities and Preschool Grants for Children with Disabilities
Date Posted: February 6, 2014
Application Deadline: May 16, 2014
Bidder's Conference: N/A
Contact: brian.cunnane@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6919

TALENT OFFICE

Purpose: Interested parties may respond with proposals to provide services for either or both of the parts below, each of which is represented individually in the Product and/or Services Specification of the RFP package.
·        Validation of Rubrics: Develop and facilitate a process to validate three separate rubrics used for the observation of educators: CCT Rubric for Effective Teaching, the CCT Rubric for Student and Educator Support Specialists and the Connecticut Leader Evaluation Rubric;
·        Calibration: Develop a process to provide ongoing calibration for school and district administrators/observers executing formal and informal teacher and administrator observations;
Release of RFP: April 7, 2014
Receipt of Questions: April 17, 2014 12:00 p.m.
Proposal Due Date: April 30, 2014 4:00 p.m.
Contact: Georgia.stathoulas@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6808
TURNAROUND OFFICE
ED:704
 
Purpose: To assist low performing schools 
Date Posted:  March 6, 2014
Application Deadline:  April 11, 2014
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: michelle.rosado@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6748

Solicitation#:14SDE0016-RFP
 
Purpose: A growing body of research demonstrates the primacy and impact of teacher and leader effectiveness on student achievement. Typically, urban public school districts have difficulty attracting and retaining top talent in their lowest-performing schools. Leaders and teachers in these schools often lack the ongoing support, development, feedback, and coaching necessary to grow as professionals and become highly effective. The Turnaround Office and the Connecticut State Department of Education (“CSDE”) unfortunately do not have the capability or capacity to meaningfully support and systematically increase leader and teacher effectiveness in these schools and at scale. Therefore, the Turnaround Office seeks a provider willing and able to offer professional services to support and empower teachers and leaders in low-performing schools in the areas described in Section II of this Request for Proposals (“RFP”). 
 
The purpose of this RFP is to identify a proven provider(s) able to offer the professional services, or some combination thereof, listed below that will support and empower teachers and leaders serving in low-performing schools. It is expected that these services will lead to significant gains in student achievement. 
Release of RFP:  February 18, 2014
Receipt of Questions:  February 28, 2014, 12:00 p.m. 
Proposal Due Date: March 14, 2014, 4:00 p.m.

Contact: Andrew.ferguson@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6793

Solicitation#:14SDE0015-RFP
 
Purpose: There are dozens of low-performing high schools in Connecticut, many of which are concentrated in the state's 30 Alliance Districts. With a few exceptions, past efforts to address underperformance in these comprehensive high schools have failed to generate necessary and/or lasting results. Given the urgent need to improve student achievement, the Connecticut State Department of Education (“CSDE”) is eager to support district and school teams in their high school redesign efforts. A growing body of research supports converting large, comprehensive high schools into small learning communities (SLCs) or autonomous academies within a larger school campus. To that end, the Turnaround Office seeks a provider(s) willing and able to offer the services described in Section II of this Request for Proposals (“RFP”). 
 
The purpose of this RFP is to identify a proven provider(s) able to offer the professional services listed below, or some combination thereof, to support district and school teams in transforming comprehensive, low-performing high schools into high-achieving SLCs or autonomous academies. It is expected that these services will lead to significant gains in student achievement.
Release of RFP:  February 18, 2014
Receipt of Questions:  February 28, 2014, 12:00 p.m. 
Proposal Due Date: March 14, 2014, 4:00 p.m.

Contact: Andrew.ferguson@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6793

RFP:806
 
Purpose: To leverage change and dramatically improve student achievement in Connecticut's lowest-performing schools by making targeted investments in the areas of talent, academics, culture and climate, and/or operations.  
Date Posted:  January 15, 2014
Application Deadline:   April 11, 2014
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: morgan.barth@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6705

RFP:807
 
Purpose: To dramatically improve student achievement in Connecticut's lowest-performing comprehensive high schools by supporting the adoption and development of smaller learning communities or autonomous academies through capital investments and infrastructure improvements.
Date Posted:  January 15, 2014
Application Deadline:  April 11, 2014
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: morgan.barth@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6705

ED:705
 
Purpose: To support district efforts to dramatically raise student performance and close achievement gaps by pursuing bold and innovative reform strategies consistent with Sections 10-262u and 10-266q of the Connecticut General Statutes.
Date Posted:  January 15, 2014
Application Deadline:  April 11, 2014
Bidder's Conference:  N/A 

Contact: morgan.barth@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6705

RFP:804
 
Purpose: To assist local education agencies in expanding the availability of high-quality school models by awarding grants-in-aid for alterations, repairs, improvements, technology, equipment and capital start-up costs, including acquisition costs.  
Date Posted:  December 23, 2013
Application Deadline:   January 24, 2014
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: Andrew.ferguson@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6793

Solicitation#:14SDE0014-RFP
 
Purpose: The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) is seeking professional services for more than 100 low-performing schools heavily concentrated in 30 high-need school districts in Connecticut. As these schools typically lack the data infrastructure, assessment systems, and aligned professional learning opportunities necessary to empower leaders and teachers to increase student achievement, the CSDE is seeking professional services, specifically identified in this RFP, for such schools.
 
Release of RFP: December 11, 2013
Receipt of Questions: December 18, 2013, 12:00 p.m.
Proposal Due Date: January 17, 2014 4:00 p.m.  EXTENDED TO JANUARY 24, 2014, 4:00 P.M.

Contact: Andrew.ferguson@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6793

RFP:803
 
Purpose: To develop a Turnaround Plan application for consideration by the Commissioner and the State Board of Education for final selection into the Commissioner's Network.
Date Posted:  December 9, 2013
Application Deadline:  July 1, 2014
Bidder's Conference:  N/A 

Contact: morgan.barth@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6705



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