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2010 RFPs

 

Accountability and Improvement

ED: 611

Providers of Supplemental Educational Services

Purpose: To compile a list of qualified supplemental educational service providers who will enter into agreements with local education agencies and parents/guardians to provide services to eligible students in low performing schools to improve academic achievement as per the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001 Section 1116 (e)(1), codified at 20 U.S.C. Section 6316 (e)(1).

Date Posted: March 29, 2010
Application Deadline: April 29, 2010
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: michelle.rosado@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6748
Bureau: Accountability and Improvement

District School Improvement Grant (ARRA)

Purpose: School Improvement Grants, authorized under section 1003(g) of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (Title I or ESEA), are grants, through state educational agencies (SEAs), to local educational agencies (LEAs) for use in Title I schools identified for improvement, corrective action, or restructuring that demonstrate the greatest need for the funds and the strongest commitment to use the funds to provide adequate resources in order to raise substantially the achievement of their students so as to enable the schools to make adequate yearly progress and exit improvement status.

Date Posted: April 22, 2010
Application Deadline: May 14, 2010
Bidder's Conference: April 7, 2010

Contact: michelle.rosado@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6748
Bureau: Accountability and Improvement

 

Choice Programs

RFP: 001

Interdistrict Cooperative Grant Program 2011-2013

Purpose: To maintain a competitive grant program for the purpose of assisting local and regional boards of education, regional educational service centers and nonsectarian nonprofit organizations with the establishment of interdistrict cooperative programs that increase student achievement and reduce racial, ethnic and economic isolation.

Date Posted: October 12, 2010
Application Deadline: January 21, 2011
Bidder's Conference: November 12 & 15, 2010

Contact: janet.foster@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6561
Bureau: Choice Programs

RFP: 020

Application Package for the Development of State and Local Charter Schools

Purpose: To develop a process and establish criteria for the development of state and local charter schools that provide opportunities for improved student learning and academic excellence for all students.

Date Posted: September 1, 2010
Application Deadline: October 29, 2010
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: robert.kelly@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6574
Bureau: Choice Programs

ED: 020a

Application Package for the Renewal of a Connecticut Charter School

Purpose: To seek applications from existing charter schools which are eligible to have their charters renewed for May or June 2009 pursuant to C.G.S. Sec. 10-66bb.

Date Posted: November 13, 2009
Application Deadline: January 23, 2010
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: Robert.kelly@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6574
Bureau: Choice Programs

 

Health / Nutrition / Family Services and Adult Education

RFP: 997

In-Classroom School Breakfast Pilot Program

Purpose: To provide competitive grants-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 ten severe need schools.

Date Posted: October 13, 2010
Application Deadline: November 15, 2010
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: jackie.schipke@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 807-2123
Bureau: Health/Nutrition, Family Services & Adult Education

RFP:132

21st CCLC Grant Program

Purpose: To support community learning centers that provide programs focused on helping children in high-need schools to succeed academically through the use of scientifically-based practice and extended learning time.

Date Posted: July 23, 2010
Application Deadline: August 23, 2010
Bidder's Conference: July 23, 2010

Eligibility List

Contact: shelby.pons@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 807-2103

RFP:006

Young Parents Program

Purpose: To assist local and regional boards of education with the establishment or maintenance of education programs with day care components for students who are parents.

Date Posted: July 19, 2010
Application Deadline:
August 19, 2010
Bidder's Conference:
N/A

Contact: shelby.pons@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 807-2103

RFP:026

Primary Mental Health Program

Purpose: To assist Connecticut School district to better serve at-risk primary grade children through the availability of an early intervention mental health program for the detection and prevention of emotional, behavioral and learning problems.

Date Posted: July 16, 2010
Application Deadline: August 16, 2010
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: jocelyn.mackey@ct.gov
Phone: 860-807-2042
Bureau: Health/Nutrition, Family Services and Adult Education

RFP: 084

Even Start Family Literacy Program

Purpose: The purpose of the William F. Goodling Even Start Family Literacy program is to provide intensive family literacy services that help break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy by improving the educational opportunities of low income families by integrating early childhood education, adult literacy or adult basic education, and parenting education into a unified family literacy program.

Date Posted: May 12, 2010
Application Deadline: June 8, 2010
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Notice of intent to Submit Proposal requested by May 28, 2010 [Doc ]

Contact: judy.carson@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 807-2122
Bureau: Health/Nutrition, Family Services and Adult Education

 

Sheff Office

ED:999

Open Choice Academic and Social Support

Purpose: To promote academic and social success for students participating in the Hartford region Open Choice program.
Date Posted: April 28, 2010
Application Deadline: May 28, 2010
Information Session: May 14, 2010

Contact: christine.ruman@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6546
Bureau: Sheff Office

 

Special Education

RFA:118

Special Education Grant Programs FY 2011

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: March 11, 2010
Application Deadline: May 14, 2010
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: brian.cunnane@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6919
Bureau: Special Education

 

Teaching and Learning

High Quality Systems for Early Childhood Education (ARRA)

The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) is seeking proposals from eligible bidders to facilitate the work for the early care and education agenda of the Early Childhood Cabinet.

Purpose: The purpose is to obtain a contractor for facilitating the development or enhancement of high-quality systems for early childhood education.

Date Posted: October 25, 2010
Application Deadline: November 12, 2010
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: Andrea.brinnel@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6771
Bureau: Teaching and Learning

ED: 203B

Title I, Part D, Subpart 1

State Agency Application for Prevention and Intervention Programs for Children and Youth who are Neglected, Delinquent or At-Risk

Purpose: To improve educational services for children and youth in local and state institutions for neglected or delinquent children and youth so that such children and youth have the opportunity to meet the same challenging state academic content standards and challenging state student academic achievement standards that all children in the state are expected to meet

Date Posted: September 30, 2010
Application Deadline: October 22, 2010
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: James.dargati@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6562

ED: 020

Title I, Part D, Subpart 2

Local Agency Application for Prevention and Intervention Programs for Children and Youth who are Neglected, Delinquent or At-Risk

Purpose: To carry out high-quality education programs to prepare children and youth for secondary school completion, training, employment and further education

Date Posted: September 30, 2010
Application Deadline: October 22, 2010
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: James.dargati@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6562
Bureau: Teaching and Learning

ED: 613B

2010-11 District Consolidated Application for ESEA Federal Grants
2010-11 Assurances and Program Information Section

2010-11 ESEA Title l,Title llA & Title llA Entitlements
Title llA Public/Private Allocations
Title lllA Public/Private Allocations

RESC-Owned/RESC-Operated Magnet Schools Title llA Allocations

2010-11 Title l Ranking Schools Worksheet 2B.1
2010-11 Title l Ranking Schools Worksheet 2B.2

Purpose: To provide ESEA federal grants to eligible districts/agencies

Date Posted: September 22, 2010
Application Deadline: October 14, 2010

Contact: Title l & llA - 2010-11 CSDE Grant Contacts for ESEA Programs [xls]
Title lllA: marie.salazar.glowski@ct.gov (860) 713-6750

RFP: 136

Immigrant Children & Youth Education Grant Application
21 Qualifying District Immigrant Youth Children Entitlements

Purpose: To assist eligible local educational agencies that experience unexpectedly larger increases in their student population due to immigration.

Date Posted: August 26, 2010
Application Deadline: October 13, 2010
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: reinaldo.matos@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6747

ED: 238

Immigrant Children and Youth Program Annual Progress Report

Purpose: Annual Progress Report

Date Posted: August 31, 2010
Application Deadline: November 12, 2010
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: reinaldo.matos@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6747

ED: 236

Immigrant Children and Youth Survey

Purpose: Student Survey (Please note: all District and Charter Schools must file this Survey)
Date Posted: August 31, 2010
Deadline Date: November 19, 2010
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: reinaldo.matos@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6747

ED: 229

Bilingual Education Program Grant Application
2010-11 Entitlements

Purpose: To educate children identified as limited English proficient in schools where 20 or more are of the same language group.
Date Posted: July 19, 2010
Application Deadline: September 9, 2010
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: marie.salazar.glowski@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6750

RFP: 973

Algebra I Model Curriculum Field Study

Purpose: To finalize the Algebra I Model Curriculum that will provide districts with clear and consistent standards and guidance for instruction that will afford all Connecticut's students equal access to high-quality courses leading to improved student success.

Unit 5 Investigation 1
Unit 5 Investigation 1 Presentation
Unit 5 Investigation 3
Unit 5 Investigation 3
Unit 5 Plan

Date Posted: May 26, 2010
Application Deadline: June 25, 2010
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: charlene.tate.nichols@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6757
Bureau: Teaching and Learning

RFP: 990

Carl D. Perkins Continuous Improvement Plan College Career Pathways

Purpose: To continue the consortia College Career Pathways program goals and objectives that encourage the development of four-year or six-year career and technical education programs that combine secondary and postsecondary programs.

Date Posted: May 20, 2010
Application Deadline: June 1, 2010
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: diane.ross.gary@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6593
Bureau: Teaching and Learning

RFP: 992

Competitive Application for Investing & Personal Finance Education Programs in Public Secondary Schools

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.

Date Posted: May 5, 2010
Application Deadline: June 11, 2010
Bidder's Conference: May 10, 2010

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

RFP: 998

Career and Technical Education Innovation Grant

Purpose: To prepare the next generation of students with the knowledge and skills to compete in the global economy.

Date Posted: January 21, 2010
Application Deadline: February 8, 2010
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: june.sanford@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6765
Bureau: Teaching and Learning

RFP: 974

(ARRA) 21st Century Learning Environments

Purpose: The purpose of this grant program is to assist eligible school districts in helping students improve achievement through the creation and implementation of 21st century technology-rich learning environments.

Date Posted: January 7, 2010
Application Deadline: February 11, 2010
Bidder's Conference: January 21, 2010

Contact: karen.kaplan@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6781
Bureau: Teaching and Learning

ED: 020

Title I, Part D Application

Purpose: Local Agency application for Prevention and Intervention Programs for Children and Youth who are Neglected, Delinquent or At-Risk
2009-10 Title I, Part D (Neglected and Delinquent) ARRA and Regular Entitlements [xls]

Date Posted: December 4, 2009
Application Deadline: January 5, 2010
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: James.dargati@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6562
Bureau: Teaching and Learning