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IFB #20-001

Stenographic/Hearing Reporter Services for Tenured Teacher Hearings


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Overview

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is seeking proposals for stenographic/hearing reporter services required for tenured teacher hearings in accordance with Section 3020-a of the New York State Education Law. The agency is seeking statewide coverage for five (5) geographic areas across New York State. Proposals may be submitted for all five (5) or any one (1) of the areas listed in the solicitation. Eligible vendors must be able to perform the stenographic services as described in this Invitation for Bid (IFB). Separate awards will be made for each of the geographic areas. NYSED will award one (1) contract for each of the five (5) areas.

Subcontracting/Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE)

Subcontracting will be limited to thirty percent (30%) of the total contract budget. Subcontracting is defined as non-employee direct personal services and related incidental expenses, including travel.

Bidders are required to comply with NYSED’s Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) participation goals for this IFB through one of three methods. Compliance methods are discussed in detail in the Minority/Women-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) Participation Goals section below.

Mandatory Requirements

The eligible bidder must agree to the Mandatory Requirements found below and must submit the Mandatory Requirements Certification Form located in 5. Submission Documents, signed by an authorized person. Bids that do not include this form will be disqualified.

IFB Components

Components contained in IFB #20-001 are as follows:

  1. Description Of Services To Be Performed
  2. Submission
  3. Evaluation Criteria and Method of Award
  4. Assurances
  5. Submission Documents (separate document)

Questions and Answers

Questions regarding the request must be submitted by email to stenoIFB@nysed.gov no later than the close of business October 07, 2019. Questions regarding this request should be identified as Program, Fiscal or M/WBE. A Questions and Answers Summary will be posted on this web page no later than October 21, 2019. The following are the designated contacts for this procurement:

Contact Information for Questions
Program Matters
Fiscal Matters
Program Matters

McKenzie Johnson

Lucas Rodriguez

Brian Hackett

Submission Instructions

The following documents must be submitted in a sealed envelope, as detailed in the Submission section of the IFB, and be received at NYSED no later than November 4, 2019 by 3:00 PM:

  1. Submission Documents
  2. Experience Documentation/ Mandatory Requirements
  3. Cost Proposal
  4. M/WBE Documents
  5. CD-ROM containing the experience documentation, submission documentation, and M/WBE proposals submitted using Microsoft Word

The mailing address for all the above documentation is:

NYS Education Department
Bureau of Fiscal Management
Attn: Lucas Rodriguez IFB #20-001
Contract Administration Unit
89 Washington Avenue, Room 501W EB
Albany, NY 12234

(Facsimile copies of the proposals are NOT acceptable)


IFB Documents

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IFB Submission Documents in Word Word document icon
IFB Attachment A: Bid Form – Cost Proposal Excel file

Last Updated: September 23, 2019 12:28 PM