2019 RFPs

Academic Office

RFP:823

Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Student Organization Statewide Improvement Grant 2019
Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Student Organization Statewide Improvement Grant 2019

Purpose: One of the high-quality Career and Technical Education (CTE) elements is Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs). CTSOs engage students in leadership and work-based activities that are integral to the CTE program. To assist schools and districts in expanding career readiness through CTSOs, the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) has created the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Student Organization Statewide Improvement Grant 2019 (CTSO Grant). This funding source should assist in the advancement of goals established by the Connecticut State Board of Education (Board) and Perkins IV legislation to close the achievement gap for CTE students in eligible districts by offering an opportunity for program development. Funds must be utilized to create new CTSOs or to enhance and improve current CTSOs. Grant expenditures must meet the criteria set forth in the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV).

Date Posted: June 26, 2019
Application Deadline: August 1, 2019
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: harold.mackin@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6779

 

RFP: 822

Career and Technical Education Secondary Work-Based Learning Grant
Career and Technical Education Secondary Work-Based Learning Grant

Purpose:  The Work-Based Learning Enhancement Grant has been created to balance the needs of districts statewide through supplemental Perkins IV funding. The grant is for improving or developing local work-based learning programs in order for students to gain new knowledge and skills or to improve knowledge and skills learned in the classroom setting. Only those districts having received Perkins IV funds during the 2018–19 school year may apply for the Career and Technology Education Secondary Work-Based Learning Enhancement Grant.

Date Posted: June 24, 2019
Application Deadline: July 22, 2019
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: suzanne.loud@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 713-6746

 

Health/Nutrition, Family Services and Adult Education

RFP: 092

Application Package for the Renewal of a Family Resource Center Program
Application Package for the Renewal of a Family Resource Center Program

Purpose: To seek proposals from eligible applicants for program and funding renewal pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes Section 10-4o.

Date Posted:  June 7, 2019
Application Deadline:  July 15, 2019
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: louis.tallarita@ct.gov 
Phone: (860) 807-2058

 

RFP: 972

National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Equipment Assistance Grants
National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Equipment Assistance Grants

Purpose: To provide funding for school districts (school food authorities - SFAs) participating in the National School Lunch Program to purchase food service equipment needed to meet nutritional standards for schools, ensure food safety, improve operation and efficiency, and/or expand participation in Child Nutrition Programs.

Date Posted: May 13, 2019
Application Deadline: May 31, 2019
Bidder's Conference: N/A

Contact: kelly.mero@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 807-2073

 

Legal and Governmental Affairs

RFP: 2019 Impartial Hearing Officers

Impartial Hearing Officers

Purpose: To seek qualified applicants to serve as contracted Impartial Hearing Officers for the State Department of Education (SDE) for matters pertaining, but not limited, to school accommodations, expulsions from school privileges, declaratory rulings, unit clarification petitions, revocation or denial of educator certificates and permits and other proceedings pursuant to the Uniform Administrative Procedure Act (UAPA).

Date Posted: July 12, 2019
Application Deadline: August 9, 2019

Contact: Laura Anastasio
Phone: 
(860) 713-6520  

 

Special Education

RFP: 2019_39265

Needs Assessment: Prekindergarten Programs for Children Three, Four and Five-Years Old in Which Indvidual Education Programs are Implemented

Purpose: To identify the current state and landscape of programs in the State of Connecticut in which young children with IEPs receive special education and related services.

Date Posted: May 14, 2019
Application Deadline: June 28, 2019
Bidder's Conference: June 6, 2019
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Contact:andrea.brinnel@ct.gov
Phone: 
(860) 713-6941

Request for Application for Surrogate Parents for 2019-20 

Purpose: The Surrogate Parent Program is a federally mandated program (34 Code of Federal Regulations [CFR] § 300.519) that provides educational advocacy services for children and youth under the jurisdiction of the Department of Children and Families (DCF) (foster children) or an unaccompanied minor or homeless youth (34 CFR § 300.519[f]), who need or may need special education. 

Date Posted: January 8, 2019 
Application Deadline: January 31, 2019, 5 p.m. 
Bidder's Conference: N/A 

Contact: Surrogate.Application@ct.gov 
Phone: (860) 713-6716