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Requests for Proposals

Requests for Proposals issued by the Department of Education in date order.

Vocational Rehabilitation Marketing

The Vocational Rehabilitation program in New Hampshire has undergone substantial change in the past six years. The program is seeking interested parties to develop a comprehensive set of marketing materials for the program. Comprehensive materials will be developed for many aspects of the program; program process, program successes, business relations, transition services, services for blind and vision-impaired, older independent living blind program,  career pathway exposure, on-the-job training, and supported employment options.

Deadline: 4:00 p.m., July 30, 2020

Contact: Lisa Hinson-Hatz, NHVR, 21 South Fruit Street, Suite 20, Concord, NH 03301, e‐mail: [email protected]

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Vocational Rehabilitation Archive Scanning, Indexing, and Imaging

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit proposals from qualified entities that can securely and efficiently convert Vocational Rehabilitation’s archived files to a digital and easily retrievable format. The contract will be awarded to the most qualified bidder that can provide on or off‐site scanning, indexing, and imaging services to the State of New Hampshire Department of Education Division of Workforce Innovation Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation (NHVR).

Deadline: 4:30 p.m., June 26, 2020

Contact: Christopher Semonelli, NHVR, 21 South Fruit Street, Suite 20, Concord, NH 03301, e‐mail: [email protected]

Supplemental Educational Support and Technical Assistance for Students of the Migrant Education Program

The New Hampshire State Department of Education is seeking proposals and bids from an agency to provide services for the New Hampshire Migrant Education Program (NHMEP), responsible for providing services across the State to students who qualify for the NHMEP.

Adult Diploma Programs

The Bureau of Adult Education is accepting proposals from local school districts to offer Adult Diploma Program services for the period starting July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023. The Adult Diploma Program provides secondary level credit courses for adults to earn a high school credential.

Addendum 1 - February 26, 2020

  • Corrected Attachment 2: ADP Budget Worksheet by unlocking the Region fields, the Match fields and the Narrative fields. Please use Attachment 2: ADP Budget Worksheet V2

Addendum 2 - March 6, 2020

Addendum 3 – April 6, 2020

  • Under Section 4.2: Proposal Submission, Deadline and Location Instructions.


Friday, April 17, 2020 at 4:00 pm

All inquiries concerning this RFP, including but not limited to, requests for clarifications, questions, and any changes to the RFP, shall be submitted via email to [email protected]

New Hampshire Universal Design for Learning Scholar

RFP #SPED-2020-1

The New Hampshire State Department of Education, Bureau of Student Support is seeking proposals for one (1) individual to provide technical assistance and information to schools and communities to consider Universal Design for Learning (UDL) as a framework for creating and sustaining educational environments that are responsive to the needs of each learner, including those with disabilities, limited english proficiency, or those with accelerated learning needs.


Friday, April 10, 2020 at 4:00pm


Barbara Dauphinais
[email protected]
(603) 271-3791

Special Education Actuarial Consulting Services

Under New Hampshire state law, expenses for special education students are shared between the local school district, special education aid by the state and IDEA funding from the federal government. Pursuant to the current formula, the local school district is responsible for the primary costs of special education, up to 3.5 times the statewide average cost per pupil. Between 3.5 times and 10 times the statewide average, the school is responsible for 20%, and any amounts over 10 times are the responsibility of the state.

Historically, the state has not met its funding obligation and portions of the state funding have fallen to local districts. The result of this is that school districts, which pick up the additional special education costs, experience wide swings when high-cost cases move into a district. Because these costs cannot always be anticipated, district’s budgets are disrupted and more difficult to manage.

The department of education is exploring options to create a risk financing mechanism, likely an insurance product, that would be available to school districts to help manage this risk. Such a product would address the two principle concerns of predictability of cost in a budget cycle and a smoothing of cost from year to year that may results with high cost cases.


March 2, 2020

All inquiries concerning this RFP, including but not limited to, requests for clarifications, questions, and any changes to the RFP, shall be submitted via email to [email protected].

Closed Proposals

Per RSA 21-G:37 Financial Information Regarding Requests for Bids or Requests for Proposals, the agency will post, on its website, the number of proposals that it received from vendors.