Request for Proposals

The New York City Department of Education (DOE) has contracts with vendors to purchase the goods and services necessary to ensure that students receive the quality education they deserve.  The agency strives to give all businesses, including Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs), an equal opportunity to compete for DOE procurements.  The agency casts a wide net in search of talented vendors, seeking qualified suppliers from all segments of the community. The DOE’s mission is to provide equal access to procurement opportunities for all qualified vendors including MWBEs.   The DOE works to enhance the ability of MWBEs to compete for contracts and DOE is committed to ensuring that MWBEs fully participate in the procurement process

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RFP TITLE: UPK Services 2017 - 2020
Friday, September 16, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. ET

: To be Determined.

The New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE), on behalf of the Division of Early Childhood Education (DECE), will release a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Universal Prekindergarten (UPK) Services for 2017-2020.

The RFP will be for the provision of Full-Day UPK services to four-year-olds.  Vendors must provide at least 180 total days of Pre-K for All services (based on a 5 day week), including four (4) days scheduled for professional development per year. Services must be scheduled for a minimum of 31 hours and 40 minutes per week and a minimum of 5 days per week, Monday through Friday. The program may be scheduled for a maximum of 6 days per week (Monday through Friday and either Saturday or Sunday), provided that if the program operates 6 days a week, then the program must satisfy the minimum weekly hours requirement (31 hours, 40 minutes per week) and operate for at least 40 weeks per school year.

If you are interested in proposing to this RFP, you must pre-qualify with the City’s HHS Accelerator On-Line System in order to download the RFP and submit a proposal.  The HHS Accelerator can be found here:

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RFP TITLE: Information Technology Consulting Services (ITCS)
RFP DUE DATE & TIME**NEW **NEW Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. ET
QUESTIONS DUE: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 by 4:00 P.M. ET

: **NEW Thursday, February 18, 2016, at 12:30 P.M. - 1:30 P.M., at Brooklyn Borough Hall, Courtroom, 2009 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201.

The New York City Department of Education (DOE) is seeking experienced vendors to provide Information Technology (IT) consulting services as needed for various projects. The IT consultants requested may include, but are not limited to: Architects, Developers, Engineers, Project Managers and Specialists. The goal of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to establish requirement agreements with multiple IT staffing vendors who will then compete to provide qualified consultants at pre-approved ceiling rates as requested by DOE. Consulting services may be requested for the design, development, implementation, management, and documentation of new software, hardware, or network systems and/or the maintenance of existing systems. In addition, from time to time, development, integration or other project-based services, rather than individual consultants, may be requested.

We strongly encourage vendors to submit questions to clarify any uncertainties you may have about this procurement.  RFP amendments may be made based on your questions if they are deemed beneficial and appropriate for this procurement.  Use the Google Docs URL link on the cover page of the solicitation to submit your questions.

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