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 MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
RFP NUMBER: R1119
RFP DUE DATE & TIME: 
Thursday, February 25th, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. ET

PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE
: Thursday, February 4, 2016, at 10:00 A.M. EST, located at 52 Chambers Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room, New York, 10007.

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 Mental Health Professional Development Services. The proposed RFP will seek proposals from organizations experienced in training staff in early childhood social emotional learning and program level family engagement with a focus on adult-capacity building to support children’s skills in social emotional development through effective implementation of DECE’s Positive Behavior Guidance. The selected vendor will work with NYCDOE to build on strategies already implemented by DECE.

It is anticipated that services will commence on September 1, 2016. The contract term is three years with two one 1-year options to renew.

THERE IS NO FEE FOR THIS RFP

More information can be obtained from the scope of the RFP in Section 3. To download the RFP, please visit the NYCDOE Vendor Portal at https://vendorportal.nycenet.edu and download the document labeled RFP #R1119. If you are unable to download this RFP, please send an e-mail to VendorHotline@schools.nyc.gov with the RFP number and title in the subject. For all questions related to this RFP e-mail slove5@schools.nyc.gov with the RFP number and title in the subject line of your e-mail.

RFP TITLE: Charter Schools Universal Prekindergarten Services, 2016-2019
RFP NUMBER: R1118
RFP DUE DATE & TIME: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. ET

PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE
: Thursday, January 7, 2016, at 5:00 P.M. ET, located at Murry Bergtrum High School for Business Careers, 411 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10038

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 Charter School Universal Prekindergarten (UPK) Services for 2016-2019. Contract awards based on this RFP will be contingent upon the demand in eligible zip codes, site viability, organizational capacity and performance of the provider and availability of funding.

The RFP will be for the provision of Full-Day UPK services to four-year-olds. Charter schools will be provide at least 180 days of Pre-K for All services, including at least 176 days of instruction and four (4) days of professional development for teachers. The program must operate five (5) days (Monday to Friday) in a typical week, and provide a minimum of six (6) hours and twenty (20) minutes and a maximum of seven (7) hours of Pre-K for All services each day. Vendors may request approval from the DECE field offices to operate 6 days per week in a typical week (Monday through Friday and either Saturday or Sunday) and/or to operate for less than six (6) hours and twenty (20) minutes per day.

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: http://www.nyc.gov/html/hhsaccelerator/html/about/about.shtml

If you have issues pre-qualifying with the HHS Accelerator System, please use the following link to reach the HHS Accelerator support team: http://www.nyc.gov/html/hhsaccelerator/html/contact/contact.shtml

 Please Note: This RFP is NOT AVAILABLE IN THE NYCDOE’s VENDOR PORTAL

RFP TITLE: UPK Services for Educational Continuity
RFP NUMBER: R1125
RFP DUE DATE & TIME: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. ET

PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE
: Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at 5:00 M.M. ET, located at Murry Bergtrum High School for Business Careers, 411 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10038

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 Educational Continuity.

The RFP will be for the provision of Full-Day UPK services to four-year-olds and is seeking proposals from only eligible high-quality early childhood education providers with existing kindergarten programs at the site being proposed for a new contract award for full-day services starting in the 2016-17 school year. Vendors with a continuing Pre-K for All contract need to apply if they are currently contracted for only half-day services at an existing site and intend to add full-day seats at that site, or will offer full-day services at a new location.

Vendors will provide at least 180 days of Pre-K for All services, including at least 176 days of instruction and four (4) days of professional development for teachers. The program must operate five (5) days (Monday to Friday) in a typical week, and provide a minimum of six (6) hours and twenty (20) minutes and a maximum of seven (7) hours of Pre-K for All services each day. Vendors may request approval from the DECE field offices to operate 6 days per week in a typical week (Monday through Friday and either Saturday or Sunday) and/or to operate for less than six (6) hours and twenty (20) minutes per day.

 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: http://www.nyc.gov/html/hhsaccelerator/html/about/about.shtml

If you have issues pre-qualifying with the HHS Accelerator System, please use the following link to reach the HHS Accelerator support team: http://www.nyc.gov/html/hhsaccelerator/html/contact/contact.shtml

Please Note: This RFP is NOT AVAILABLE IN THE NYCDOE’s VENDOR PORTAL

RFP TITLE: UPK Services 2016-2019
RFP NUMBER: R1117
RFP DUE DATE & TIME: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. ET

PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE
: Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at 5:00 M.M. ET, located at Murry Bergtrum High School for Business Careers, 411 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10038

The New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE), on behalf of the Division of Early Childhood Education (DECE), will release an open-ended Request for Proposals (RFP) for Universal Prekindergarten (UPK) Services for 2016-2019.

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: http://www.nyc.gov/html/hhsaccelerator/html/about/about.shtml

 If you have issues pre-qualifying with the HHS Accelerator System, please use the following link to reach the HHS Accelerator support team: http://www.nyc.gov/html/hhsaccelerator/html/contact/contact.shtml

 Please Note: This RFP is NOT AVAILABLE IN THE NYCDOE’s VENDOR PORTAL

RFP TITLE: Banking Services for Custodial Engineers
RFP NUMBER: R1042
RFP DUE DATE & TIME*NEW! *NEW! 
March 10, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. ET

PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE
: January 30, 2015, at 2:00 P.M. ET, located at 131 Livingston Street Room 508B, Brooklyn, NY 11201.

The New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE), on behalf of the Office of the Division of School Facilities seeks proposals to provide banking services for custodian engineers. These services will result in a 5 year requirements contract tentatively commencing in January 2016.

One contract will be awarded.

Proposals must outline a plan to provide a variety of banking services to custodian engineers while managing and transferring funds between the Central NYCDOE and engineer accounts. Proposer must be Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation insured and must satisfy the additional requirements outlined in Section 2 of the RFP.

THERE IS NO FEE FOR THIS RFP

Login to the Vendor Portal to download RFP R1042.

If you cannot download this RFP, please send an e-mail to VendorHotline@schools.nyc.gov with the RFP number and title in the subject.

For all questions related to this RFP, please send an e-mail to mprocope@schools.nyc.gov with the RFP number and title in the subject line of your e-mail.

RFP TITLE: BEVERAGE AND SNACK VENDING PROCUREMENT/ SPONSORSHIP
RFP NUMBER: R1076
RFP DUE DATE & TIME
*NEW February 23, 2016 by 1:00 P.M. ET

PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE
: on December 14, 2015 at 2PM at: St. Francis College, Founder’s Hall 180 Remsen Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 

Please register to attend the pre-proposal conference by e mailing the names and the number of attendees from your company to spisik@schools.nyc.gov

The New York City Department of Education (DOE) is seeking proposals from beverage and/or snack manufacturers, vending management companies, and other qualified parties to provide exclusive vending services to all DOE school locations (administrative and teachers’ lounge locations are included on a non-exclusive basis) as well as sponsorship of DOE sports and wellness programs, including the Public Schools Athletic League (high school sports) and CHAMPS (middle school sports and fitness program). The awarded vendor must provide and vend beverages and/or snacks that are in compliance with DOE Nutritional Regulations for food and beverages sold in vending machines. The DOE will work with the awarded vendor(s) to build a program that offers rights and privileges that meet the business and marketing objectives of the vendor(s), while meeting the objectives of the DOE, primarily providing beverages and snacks in vending machines that meet nutritional guidelines and providing financial support for DOE sports and wellness programs. Depending on product portfolios and areas of expertise, proposers can choose to propose on management of the Beverage Vending program only, management of the Snack Vending program only, or management of both the Beverage and Snack Vending programs. All proposers will be required to demonstrate an ability to provide vending service to all DOE schools and administrative locations as well as provide an adequate variety of products that meet the nutritional guidelines outlined in the RFP. For reference, the current vending program comprises approximately 2,400 beverage vending machines and 900 snack vending machines. The RFP may result in the award of up to two contracts for a base term of six (6) years with two (2) one-year options to extend

THERE IS NO FEE FOR THIS RFP

Login to the Vendor Portal to download RFP R1076.

If you cannot download this RFP, please send an e-mail to VendorHotline@schools.nyc.gov with the RFP number and title in the subject.

For all questions related to this RFP, please send an e-mail to spisik@schools.nyc.gov with the RFP number and title in the subject line of your e-mail.

RFP TITLE: Common ID Services (CIDS)
RFP NUMBER: R1056
RFP DUE DATE & TIME: Monday, April 4, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. ET
QUESTIONS DUE: Monday, February 22, 2016 by 4:00 P.M. ET

PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE
: ** To be determined

The New York City Department of Education (DOE) is seeking proposals from firms experienced in providing Common-ID Services (CIDS). Proposals are sought in two classes: Class 1, the support of current CIDS installed base at the DOE, and Class 2, the support of refreshed and newly installed CIDS Systems at schools and/or administrative buildings. Vendors may submit proposals in either class or in both classes. One vendor may be awarded for both Class 1 and 2. The DOE may elect to award to two vendors (one vendor for each class) if the DOE determines that one vendor is unable to provide both classes of services or that it is in DOE’s best interest to do so.

Attendance to the pre-proposal conference is recommended, but not mandatory.  The conference will not be recorded or transmitted via telephone or other medium.

We strongly encourage vendors to submit questions to clarify any uncertainties you may have about this procurement.  Amendment(s) may be issued based on your questions if they are deemed beneficial and appropriate for this procurement.

Use the Google Docs URL link below to submit your questions regarding the scope of the solicitation.
Google Docs URL: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1edck46h596fKwtxD42qUZ3U0vRMK0bSyz8m90DdkztY/viewform?usp=send_form

Login to the Vendor Portal to download RFP R1056.

If you cannot download this RFP, please send an e-mail to VendorHotline@schools.nyc.gov with the RFP number and title in the subject.

For all questions related to this RFP, please send an e-mail to DCPIT@schools.nyc.gov with the RFP number and title in the subject line of your e-mail.

RFP TITLE: Information Technology Consulting Services (ITCS)
RFP NUMBER: R1045
RFP DUE DATE & TIME: Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. ET
QUESTIONS DUE: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 by 4:00 P.M. ET

PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE
: **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.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1zw4nNMXIV9DbdHcWWsQ7bcFT6RM9ja0xyiYH4um-SFU/viewform?usp=send_form

Login to the Vendor Portal to download RFP R1045.

If you cannot download this RFP, please send an e-mail to VendorHotline@schools.nyc.gov with the RFP number and title in the subject.

For all questions related to this RFP, please send an e-mail to software@schools.nyc.gov with the RFP number and title in the subject line of your e-mail.

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