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Addendum 1, Answers to Submitted Questions, has been posted. See below to download.

SERC RFP Number: EASIERATWEB102022
State Education Resource Center (SERC)
Contact Person: Michelle Weaver, General Counsel, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This RFP is for website development. Content for the website is being developed under a different RFP, Located Here.

Overview and Purpose

Local Education Agencies (LEAs) need helpful resources that will have an immediate impact to address delayed, interrupted, suspended, or inaccessible learning opportunities and provide Individualized Education Program (IEP) supports through educational recovery for students with and without disabilities due to the COVID-19 disruptions.

Many educational recovery initiatives have already been funded with one-time federal and state resources and have helped develop supports for all students, which includes access to educational technology through high-tech devices (laptop, computer, personal device, tablet, etc.). Ensuring that high-tech devices are user friendly, school ready, and aligned with a student’s needs is as critical as access to the device(s) themselves. One approach that aligns and gives students an immediate impact and potential educational gain/recovery is through the calculated use of educational applications (Apps) associated with Assistive Technology (AT) and Accessible Educational Material (AEM).

This RFP is to facilitate the development of a website that will be populated with information for users of high-tech assistive technology devices so that questions and challenges can be addressed in a prompt and succinct manner. The user’s need(s) are addressed through the provision of resources (self-driven), points of contact to gain access to professional consultative supports (professional driven), and immediate answers through “pop up” consults (expert driven).

Proposal Schedule (Eastern Time)

Release of RFP by electronic means on the SERC website, and CTsource:

Friday, October 21, 2022 by 4:00 pm EDT

Receipt of questions until:

Friday, November 4, 2022 by 4:00 pm EDT

Answers to questions will be posted as an Addendum on the SERC website on this page, and CTsource:

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 by 4:00 pm EST

Proposal due date:

Friday, November 18, 2022 by 4:00 pm EST

Award announcement:

Friday, December 2 by 4:00 pm EST

 

For more information including deliverables and proposal submission instructions, download the full Request for Proposals
Download Addendum 1, Answers to Submitted Questions

 


The State Education Resource Center (SERC) is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons. SERC does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws. SERC does not unlawfully discriminate in employment against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction. Inquiries regarding SERC’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to:

Michelle Weaver
General Counsel, SERC
100 Roscommon Drive,
Suite 110
Middletown, CT 06457
(860) 632-1485, ext. 364
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