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Requests for Proposals (RFPs) - In Date Order


Alternative Education Acrobat Reader

The New Hampshire Dropout Prevention and Recovery Oversight Council is currently seeking proposals from all interested applicants (school districts, community-based organizations, postsecondary institutions, faith-based organizations, agency collaboratives, etc.) to increase graduation rates by providing alternative education options to:

  • Increase current capacity to students at-risk of dropping out that are between the ages of 16 to 21 and enrolled in secondary education.
  • Implement strategies and/or programs to serve underclassmen entering or enrolled in secondary education to achieve their graduation requirements.

Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: 4:00 p.m. March 15, 2017

All questions about this RFP must be submitted in writing, by email or telephone to: Art Ellison at Arthur.Ellison@doe.nh.gov or (603) 271-6698.

Mathematics And Science Partnership (MSP) Grant Acrobat Reader

Title II, Part B of the No Child Left Behind legislation authorizes each state to conduct an MSP competitive grant program. The New Hampshire Department of Education (NH DOE) is responsible for administering the program and is allotted approximately $324,500 for competitive grants as of July 1. This year, the remaining grant funding will be awarded for a period of up to 14 months to support proposals submitted by eligible partnerships that provide programs to improve mathematics and science instruction. The New Hampshire MSP Program seeks ways to sustain intensive, high-quality professional development activities that focus on deepening teachers’ disciplinary and interdisciplinary knowledge with research-based instructional strategies that integrate practices and cross-cutting concepts to effect stronger, personalized learning for all students. It is also interested in increasing opportunities for engaging learning and establishing coherence in teachers’ professional development experiences that are sustained through regional networks of teachers with higher education and each other. In addition, it seeks to improve the content knowledge and ability of teachers to analyze student thinking with mathematics and science concepts across grades K-12. More specifically, the program places funding priority on partnerships that build statewide professional learning opportunities.

Intent to Apply Due: Friday, March 17, 2017

Proposals Due: Friday, March 31, 2017 by 4:00 p.m.

Contact: Jennifer (Jiffi) Rainie, MSP State Coordinator, Jennifer.Rainie@doe.nh.gov, (603)-271-7450

Initiative for School Empowerment and Excellence(i4See) Data AnalystAcrobat Reader

The NH Department of Education is seeking an individual to assist with data collection and analysis. The i4see Data analyst will; 1) help ensure districts and schools are submitting data, and 2) help analyze that data.

The i4see Data Analyst may be expected to work or attend meetings at the NH Department of Education in Concord at 101 Pleasant Street.

Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: March 27, 2017 by 4:30 p.m.

Contact: Jane Levesque, Jane.Levesque@doe.nh.gov, (603) 271-3749

Adult Education Programs Acrobat Reader

The New Hampshire Department of Education, Bureau of Adult Education (BAE) is currently seeking three-year proposals from all interested parties such as adult education programs, school districts, employers, community-based organizations, post-secondary institutions, faith-based organizations, single agency, or agency/organization consortiums, non-profits and others, who have experience working with adults at or below the secondary level who are in need of adult education and literacy activities including those interested in transitioning to the workforce or post-secondary education. An organization that has demonstrated effectiveness in providing adult education and literacy activities is eligible to apply for a grant.

Attendance at the Vendor Conference is recommended. This conference will be held to provide potential applicants an opportunity to learn more about the program and preparation of the proposal. The conference will be held on Friday, March 17th at 1:30 p.m. at New Hampshire Department of Education, Division of Adult Education and Career Technology, Walker Building.

Deadline for proposals: 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 21, 2017

Contact: Sarah Ladd Bennett, M.Ed, Sarah.Bennett@doe.nh.gov, T (603) 271-6699, F (603) 271-3454

Statewide Professional Development Services Acrobat Reader

The BAE is currently seeking three-year proposals from all interested parties such as adult education programs, school districts, employers, community-based organizations, post-secondary institutions, faith-based organizations, single agency, or agency/organization consortiums, non-profits and others, who have experience providing professional development activities for adult education and literacy educators.

Attendance at the Vendor Conference is recommended. This conference will be held to provide potential applicants an opportunity to learn more about the program and preparation of the proposal. The conference will be held on Tuesday, March 7th at 9:00 a.m. at New Hampshire Department of Education, Division of Adult Education and Career Technology, Walker Building.

Deadline for proposals: 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 21, 2017

Contact: Sarah Ladd Bennett, M.Ed, Sarah.Bennett@doe.nh.gov, T (603) 271-6699, F (603) 271-3454

Adult Diploma Program Acrobat Reader

An eligible provider must demonstrate past effectiveness by providing performance data on its record of providing secondary level credit bearing courses to individuals lacking a high school credential or the equivalent skills, and other subject areas relevant to the services contained in this Request for Proposals. An eligible provider must also provide information regarding its outcomes for participants related to employment, attainment of secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, and transition to postsecondary education and training.

Attendance at the Vendor Conference is recommended. This conference will be held to provide potential applicants an opportunity to learn more about the program and preparation of the proposal. The conference, for State-funded Adult High School Diploma applications, will be held on Monday, March 27 at 9:00 a.m. at New Hampshire Department of Education, Bureau of Adult Education, Walker Building.

Deadline for receipt of proposals: 4:00 p.m. on May 1, 2017

Contact: Sarah Ladd Bennett, M.Ed, Sarah.Bennett@doe.nh.gov, T (603) 271-6699, F (603) 271-3454

Postsecondary Transition Services Agreement Acrobat Reader

Postsecondary Transitions is specifically for students enrolled in Adult Basic Education, Adult Learner Services, English as a Second Language and other programs located at adult education centers across the state. The program will assist students with preparation for a successful transition to postsecondary education, training and/or employment through small groups, workshops, tutoring and/or counseling. An organization that has demonstrated effectiveness in providing adult education and literacy activities is eligible to apply for a grant.

Attendance at the Vendor Conference is recommended. This conference will be held to provide potential applicants an opportunity to learn more about the program and preparation of the proposal. The conference, for Postsecondary Transitions applications, will be held on Friday, March 31 at 9:00 a.m. at New Hampshire Department of Education, Bureau of Adult Education, Walker Building.

Deadline for receipt of proposals: 4:00 p.m. on May 1, 2017

Contact: Sarah Ladd Bennett, M.Ed, Sarah.Bennett@doe.nh.gov, T (603) 271-6699, F (603) 271-3454

Career and Technical Student Organization Support Grants Career and Technical Student Organizations Support Grants, Acrobat Reader

The New Hampshire Department of Education’s (NH DOE) Career Development Bureau solicits proposals for Support Grants for Career and Technical Student Organizations awarded under State funding. The project period for these grants will be from July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018.

This Request for Proposals solicits projects that:

  • Relate to the development of co-curricular activities;
  • Relate to the development of service-learning projects;
  • Relate to the development of student leadership skills;
  • Relate to the development and/or strengthening of a state-level board or directors and/or other organizational strengthening;
  • Relate to the costs associated with state-level conferences and competitions; or
  • Relate to providing a stipend to state directors. Note: no more than $5,000 of any grant application may be allocated for this purpose. Any grant that includes a project related to this topic must include the job description of the state director as additional documentation.

Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: June 1, 2017 by 3:00 p.m. Eastern

Contact: Jennifer Kiley | Jennifer.Kiley@doe.nh.gov | 603-271-3535

Post Graduate Data Collection and Analysis for Secondary Eligible Recipients Post Graduate Data Collection and Analysis for Secondary Eligible Recipients, Acrobat Reader

The New Hampshire Department of Education’s (NH DOE) Career Development Bureau solicits proposals for Data Collection and Analysis Grants awarded under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006. This Request for Proposals solicits post graduate data collection and analysis projects that:

  • Relate to determining the relationship between program competencies and classroom instruction to industry employment needs ; or
  • Relate to determining the economic impact CTE programs and/or centers have on local/state economic markets, through job acquisition by recent graduates; or
  • Relate to determining the relationship between Perkins Performance Indicator data and CTE graduates’ postsecondary placement ; or
  • Relate to determining the relationship between work-based learning opportunities available and utilized during secondary CTE programs and later placement in related fields.

Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: June 1, 2017 by 3:00 p.m. Eastern

Contact: Jennifer Kiley | Jennifer.Kiley@doe.nh.gov | 603-271-3535

Incentive Grants for Secondary Eligible Recipients Incentive Grants for Secondary Eligible Recipients, Acrobat Reader

The New Hampshire Department of Education’s (NH DOE) Career Development Bureau solicits proposals for Incentive Grants awarded under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006. This Request for Proposals solicits program improvement projects that:

  • Relate to increasing and sustaining access to and enrollment in career and technical education programs; or
  • Relate to the increased use of Perkins data-driven decision making in curriculum and instruction; or
  • Develop and integrate standards-based academics with a career-relevant, sequenced curriculum following industry-themed pathways that are aligned to high-skill, high-wage, high-growth jobs in the current regional economy, or in emerging regional economic sectors; or
  • Ensure that career pathway programs are designed and implemented in a manner that leads students to a post-secondary degree or certification in a high-skill, high-wage, and high-growth or emerging field; or
  • Prioritize work-based learning opportunities for students in partnership with regional business and industry, state and local government entities, and nonprofit and community-based organizations.

Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: June 1, 2017 by 3:00 p.m. Eastern

Contact: Jennifer Kiley | Jennifer.Kiley@doe.nh.gov | 603-271-3535

State Institutions Serving Incarcerated Youth (Ages 14-24) State Institutions Serving Incarcerated Youth (Ages 14-24), Acrobat Reader

The New Hampshire Department of Education through the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (P.L. 109-270) will provide funding for a limited number of grants to support career and technical education in state institutions serving incarcerated youth and young adults, ages 14-24, as specified under the provisions of Title I, Section 112(a)(2)(A) of the Act.

The purpose of these grants is to support and improve career and technical education (CTE) opportunities for incarcerated youth and young adults or young adult offenders (ages 14-24). Where institutions are required to segregate gender groups, separate proposals must be submitted for each gender group. If gender separation is not institutionally necessary and co-educational programming is planned, only one proposal should be submitted.

Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: June 1, 2017 by 3:00 p.m. Eastern

Contact: Jennifer Kiley | Jennifer.Kiley@doe.nh.gov | 603-271-3535

Closed Proposals
Per 6.0 Post Submission Deadline After the submission deadline, the Bureau will post, on its website, the number of proposals that it received from vendors.

New Hampshire Preschool Special Education Building Local Capacity to Improve Results Request for Proposals, New Hampshire Preschool Special Education Building Local Capacity to Improve Results, Acrobat Reader
RFP # SPED-2016-6
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: 4:00pm, Friday, May 20, 2016

The Bureau of Special Education received one (1) proposal
Contract awarded to the NH Collation for Citizens with Disabilities d/b/a Parent Information Center
Approved by G&C on August 3, 2016 #65

New Hampshire Preschool Special Education Professional Development Initiative New Hampshire Preschool Special Education Professional Development Initiative, Acrobat Reader
RFP #SPED-2016-5
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: 4:00pm, Friday, May 20, 2016

The Bureau of Special Education received one (1) proposal
Contract awarded to Southeastern Regional Education Service, Inc. (SERESC)
Approved by G&C on August 3, 2016 #64

IEP Facilitation Program: NHDOE Team Facilitators Request for Proposals, IEP Facilitation Program: NHDOE Team Facilitators, Acrobat Reader
RFP #SPED-2016-7
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: 4:00pm, Friday, May 30, 2016

The Bureau of Special Education received three (3) proposals
Contracts awarded to: Victoria Therrien and Kimberly Wesson

Educator Information System (EIS) Acrobat Reader
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: May 27, 2016

The Division of Program Support received two (2) proposals.

Contract awarded to Community & School Partners, LLC. Approved by G&C on October 5, 2016 #30

State Institutions Serving Incarcerated Youth and Young Adults (Ages 14-24) RFP: State Institutions Serving Incarcerated Youth and Young Adults (Ages 14-24), Acrobat Reader
Deadline for receipt of proposals: June 1, 2016 by 3:00 p.m. Eastern

The Bureau of Career Development received three (3) proposals.

Contract awarded to Belknap County Department of Corrections

Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO) Support Grants RFP: Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO) Support Grants, Acrobat Reader
Deadline for receipt of proposals: June 1, 2016 by 3:00 p.m. Eastern

The Bureau of Career Development received six (6) proposals.

Contracts awarded to Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), Educators Rising, SkillsUSA, Future Farmers of America (FFA), and Technology Student Association (TSA)

Career and Technical Education Incentive Grants for Eligible Secondary Recipients Career and Technical Education Incentive Grants for Eligible Secondary Recipients, Acrobat Reader
Deadline for receipt of proposals: June 17, 2016

The Bureau of Career Development received twelve (12) proposals.

Contract awarded to Concord, Newport, Conway, Winnisquam, Fall Mountain, Keene, Claremont, Whitefield, and Rochester

Initiative for School Empowerment and Excellence (i4see) and Statewide Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) Related Initiatives Acrobat Reader
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2016

The Division of Program Support received one (1) proposal.

Contract awarded to Demonstrated Success, LLC. Approved by G&C on October 26, 2016 #84

Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools Request for Proposals, SPED-3016-8, Creating Trauma-Sensitve Schools,  Acrobat Reader
RFP-SPED-2016-8
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: Friday, July 22, 2016

The Bureau of Special Education received two (2) proposals.
Contract awarded to Anticoh University New England
Approved by G&C on December 21, 2016, #61

Professional Development and Technical Assistance In The Development and Implementation of High Quality Competencies and Assessments
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: 4:00 p.m. August 22, 2016

The Bureau of Integrated Programs received one (1) proposal.

Contract awarded to Rebecca Steinitz. Approved by G&C on December 21, 2016 #59

Higher Education Projects
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: 4:00 p.m. August 26, 2016

The Bureau of Integrated Programs received two (2) proposals.

Contract awarded to Keene State College. Approved by G&C on January 18, 2017 #42

Contract awarded to Southern New Hampshire University. Approved by G&C on January 18, 2017 #43

New Hampshire Prison Braille Transcription Program Acrobat Reader
RFP #SPED-2016-9
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: 4:00pm, October 21, 2016

The Bureau of Special education received one (1) proposal.
Contract awarded to the New Hampshire Association for the Blind
Approved by G&C on January 18, 2017 #49

New Hampshire Special Education Family and School Partnership Initiative Acrobat Reader
RFP #SPED-2016-10
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: 4:00pm, November 28, 2016

The Bureau of Special Education received two (2) proposals.

Career and Technical Student Organization Mini-Grants Bureau of Career Development -Career and Technical Student Organization Mini-Grants, Acrobat Reader
Deadline for receipt of Proposals: November 30, 2016, by 3:00 p.m.

The Bureau of Career Development received (3) proposals

Contracts awarded to FBLA, FFA, and SkillsUSA

Post Graduate Data Collection and Analysis for Secondary Eligible Recipients Bureau of Career Development - Post Graduate Data Collection and Analysis for Secondary Eligible Recipients, Acrobat Reader
Deadline for receipt of Proposals: November 30, 2016, by 3:00 p.m.

The Bureau of Career Development received (2) proposals

Contracts awarded to Pinkerton and Lakes Region Technology Centers

Special Education Complaint Investigator Acrobat Reader
RFP #SPED-2016-11
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: 4:00pm, December 2, 2016

The Bureau of Special Education received five (5) proposals

Reading Specialist Acrobat Reader
RFP #SPED-2016-12
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: 4:00pm, December 2, 106

The Bureau of Special Education received two (2) proposals
Contract awarded to Strong Foundations Charter School
Approved by G&C on March 8, 2017, #57

New Hampshire Vision Education Technical Assistance and Professional Development Initiative Acrobat Reader
RFP #SPED-2016-13
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: 4:00pm, December 9, 2016

The Bureau of Special Education received one (1) proposal

Educational Surrogate Parent Program: Regional Master Surrogate Parent Acrobat Reader
RFP #SPED-2015-14
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: 4:00pm, December 16, 2016

The Bureau of Special Education received two (2) proposals

Professional Development Trainer for Volunteer Educational Surrogate Parent Program Acrobat Reader
RFP #SPED-2016-15
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: 4:00pm, December 16, 2016

The Bureau of Special Education did not receive any proposals

Technical Assistance, Supports and Training for School Nurses Acrobat Reader
RFP #SPED-2016-16
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: 4:00pm, December 21, 2016

The Bureau of Special Education received two (2) proposals

In School Youth/ Out of School Youth
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: 3:00 p.m. on January 13, 2017

Materials may be obtained from www.nhworks.org.

Telerecording-transcription Service Acrobat Reader
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: 4:00 p.m. on January 20, 2017

Disability Determination Service received six (6) proposals

Hearing Officer And Alternative Dispute Resolution Officer
Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: January 27, 2017; 4:00 p.m.

The Department received five (5) proposals

iSocial Evaluator Acrobat Reader
Improving Social Emotional Outcomes (for Preschool Children with Disabilities) Through Complementary Infrastructure and Leadership
RFP #SPED-2016-17

The Bureau of Special Education received six (6) proposals.

New Hampshire Investigator/Educator Services Acrobat Reader
Deadline for receipt of proposals 4:30 p.m., Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Division of Program Support received one (1) proposal.

New Hampshire Universal Design for Learning Network Building State and Local Capacity to Improve Results Acrobat Reader
RFP #SPED-2017-1
Deadline for receipt of proposals: 4:00 p.m. Friday, February 17, 2017

Questions and Answers to RFP #SPED-2017-1 Acrobat Reader

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