RFP Number 2019-11

Agency: Central Connecticut State University
State: Connecticut
Type of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • 65 - Medical, Dental, and Veterinary Equipment and Supplies
Posted: May 18, 2018
Due: May 31, 2018
Solicitation No: RFP Number 2019-11
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RFP Number 2019-11


Instructors for INTEL K-8 Math Institute Summer 2018 Program


Proposals due May 31, 2018

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL NO. 2019-11
Instructors for the 2018 Summer INTEL K-8 Math Institute
Section 1. Administrative Overview
1.1 INTRODUCTION
This is a Request for Proposals (RFP) issued by Central Connecticut State University (hereinafter referred to
as the "University" or “CCSU”) seeking proposals from experienced and qualified individuals to serve as
Instructors for the 2018 Summer INTEL K-8 Math Institute program.
1.2 AUTHORITY
This RFP is issued by CCSU under the provisions of the Connecticut General Statutes 4a-52a and
10a-151b.
1.3 RFP ORGANIZATION This RFP is organized into the following sections:
Section 1, Administrative Overview -- Provides Contractors with general information on the objectives
of this RFP, procurement schedule, and procurement overview.
Section 2, Scope of Work -- Provides Contractors with a general description of the University,
background, RFP objectives, the tasks to be performed, delineates University and Contractor’s
responsibilities, and defines deliverables.
Section 3, Proposal Requirements -- Describes the required format and content for the Contractor's
proposal.
Section 4, Evaluation Criteria -- Describes how proposals will be evaluated by CCSU.
Appendix I
Appendix II
Appendix III
Appendix IV
Appendix V
Appendix VI
References Form
Instruction to Proposers
Proposal Certification
Required Forms (CHRO Bidder Contract Compliance Monitoring Report,
Nondiscrimination certification, Ethics Form1 Gift and Campaign
Contribution and Ethics Form 5 Consulting Agreement)
Standard CSU Bid Terms and Conditions
RFP Response Check List
1.4 SUBMISSION OF QUESTIONS
Contractors may submit questions or requests for clarification via email to brodeur@ccsu.edu. The
deadline for submission of questions is 4:30 p.m., E.S.T., on May 24, 2018. Any answers, clarifications
or corrections that change the scope of this RFP will be issued as an addendum. See section 1.7
1.5 SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS
Contractors shall submit a clearly marked original and one complete copy of their proposal
electronically on CD or USB flash drive. Proposals shall be received by the CCSU Purchasing
Department no later than 3:00 p.m. E.S.T., on May 31, 2018 at which time a representative of the
Purchasing Department will announce publicly the names of those companies submitting proposals.
No other public disclosure will be made until after the execution of the contract. Proposals shall be
mailed or delivered to:
Thomas J. Brodeur, C.P.M.
CCSU Purchasing Department, Marcus White Annex room 006
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06050-4010
The outside cover of the package containing the proposal shall be marked:
RFP 2019-11, Instructors for INTEL K-8 Math Institute, submitted by (Name of Contractor)
Any RFP proposal received after the date and time stated above will not be considered and will be
returned to the vendor unopened. Faxed or Emailed proposals will not be accepted at any time!!
1.6 DISQUALIFICATION OF PROPOSALS
The University reserves the right to consider as acceptable only those proposals submitted in
accordance with the requirements set forth in this RFP and which demonstrate an understanding of the
scope of the work. Any proposal offering any other set of terms and conditions contradictory to those
included in this RFP may be disqualified without further notice.
A Contractor shall be disqualified and the proposal automatically rejected for any one or more of the
following reasons:
The proposal shows any noncompliance with applicable law.
The proposal is conditional, incomplete, or irregular in such a way as to make the
proposal indefinite or ambiguous as to its meaning.
The proposal has any provision reserving the right to accept or reject award, or to enter
into a contract pursuant to an award, or provisions contrary to those required in the
solicitation.
The Contractor is debarred or suspended
1.7 ADDENDA TO THIS RFP
CCSU may need to issue one or more addenda related to this RFP. Such addenda shall be posted on
the State of Connecticut Contracting Portal at http://das.ct.gov/cr1.aspx?page=12 and on the CCSU
current solicitations page at http://www.CCSU.edu/purchasing/currentBids.html
It shall be the responsibility of prospective contractors and other interested parties to familiarize
themselves with the web site and visit it regularly during the RFP process for updated information or
addenda related to this RFP
1.8 RIGHTS RESERVED
Contractors are advised that CCSU reserves the right not to make award of this contract.
1.9 FINAL CONTRACT
All provisions of this Request for Proposal and the successful proposal, as mutually agreed upon by
subsequent negotiation, provide the specifications for, and obligations of both parties to be executed by
any duly authorized representative(s). This Request for Proposal and the successful proposal will
constitute the fundamental outline of the awarded contract.
1.10 INSPECTION OF PROPOSALS and CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION
The University treats each Proposal as confidential until after the Contract is executed. At that time
they become subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). If a respondent
wishes to supply any information, which it believes is exempt from disclosure under the FOIA the
respondent should summarize such information in a separate envelope and each page submitted
should clearly state "Confidential," but otherwise be presented in the same manner as the Proposal.
However, any such information is provided entirely at the respondent's own risk and the University
assumes no liability for any loss or damage which may result from the University's disclosure at any
time of any information provided by the respondent in connection with its proposal
1.11 CONTRACT
CCSU shall enter into a Contract with the awarded contractor(s) for the services described herein. All
provisions of this Request for Proposal and the successful proposal, as mutually agreed upon by
subsequent negotiation, provide the specifications for, and obligations of both parties to be executed by
any duly authorized representative(s). This Request for Proposal and the successful proposals will
constitute the fundamental outline of the awarded contract.
1.12 TERM OF CONTRACT
The term of the contract(s) resulting from this RFP will be through August 31, 2018. CCSU reserves the
right to extend award terms through August 31, 2019 pending perceived needs and availability of grant
funds.
1.13 CONTRACT EXCLUSIVITY
Any contract resulting from this RFP will not be an exclusive contract. The University will reserve the
right to procure similar or related services in any manner deemed by the University to be in its own best
interest.
1.14 RFP TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The terms and conditions should be reviewed carefully to ensure full responsiveness to the RFP. The
anticipated agreements will be, in form and substance, consistent with applicable University policy and
regulations and State of Connecticut statutes and regulations regarding the creation and execution of
such contracts. The failure of any respondent to receive or examine any contract, document, form,
addenda or to visit the sites and acquaint itself with conditions there-existing, will not relieve it of any
obligation with respect to its proposal or any executed contract. The submission of a proposal shall be
conclusive evidence and understanding of the University's intent to incorporate such terms and
conditions into the resulting contract.
1.15 ADVERTISING
In submitting a proposal, the Vendor agrees, unless specifically authorized in writing by an authorized
representative of CCSU on a case by case basis, that it shall have no right to use, and shall not use,
the name of Central Connecticut State University, its officials or employees, or the Seal of the
University, a) in any advertising, publicity, promotion; nor b) to express or imply any endorsement of
agency’s services; nor c) to use the name of the state, its officials or employees or the University seal
in any manner (whether or not similar to uses prohibited by subparagraphs (a) and (b) above) except
only to manufacture and deliver in accordance with this agreement such services as are hereby
contracted by the University.
1.16 IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY
Every person who is a party to this agreement is hereby notified and agrees that the University is
immune from liability and suit for or from vendor’s activities involving third parties and arising from any
contract resulting from this Request for Proposal.
1.17 PREVAILING LAW
The terms and provisions of this Request for Proposal, and any ensuing contract, shall be governed by
and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Connecticut.
1.18 CONTRACT TERMINATION FOR CAUSE
The University may terminate any resulting contract for cause The University may terminate any
resulting contract for cause by providing a Notice to Cure to the Vendor citing the instances of
noncompliance with the contract.
1.18.1 The Vendor shall have ten (10) days to reply to the Notice to Cure and indicate why the
contract should not be terminated and recommend remedies to be taken.
1.18.2 If the Vendor and the University reach an agreed upon solution, Vendor shall then have
thirty (30) days after such agreement is reached to cure the noncompliance cited in the
Notice to Cure.
1.18.3 If a mutually agreed upon solution cannot be reached within ten (10) days after receipt of
Notice to Cure by Vendor, the University reserves the right to terminate the agreement.
1.18.4 If the mutually agreed upon solution is not implemented within thirty (30) days from the date
of agreement, the University reserves the right to terminate the contract. Or if the
noncompliance recurs the university reserves the right to terminate the contract.
1.19 TERMINATION FOR CONVENIENCE
The University may terminate performance or work under the contract in whole or in part whenever, if
for any reason the University shall determine that such termination is in the best interest of the
University and/or the State of Connecticut.
The resultant contract shall remain in full force and effect for the entire term of the contract period
unless cancelled by the University, by providing the Vendor thirty (30) days written notice of such
intention. If the University elects to terminate the contract pursuant to this provision, the Contract
Administrator and/or designee shall notify the vendor by certified mail, return receipt requested.
Termination shall be effective as of the close of business on the date specified in the notice
1.20 EXECUTIVE ORDERS
The Contract is subject to the provisions of Executive Order No. Three of Governor Thomas J. Meskill,
promulgated June 16, 1971, concerning labor employment practices, Executive Order No. Seventeen
of Governor Thomas J. Meskill, promulgated February 15, 1973, concerning the listing of employment
openings and Executive Order No. Sixteen of Governor John G. Rowland promulgated August 4, 1999,
concerning violence in the workplace, all of which are incorporated into and are made a part of the
Contract as if they had been fully set forth in it. At the Contractor’s request, the Client Agency shall
provide a copy of these orders to the Contractor. The Contract may also be subject to Executive Order
No. 14 of Governor M. Jodi Rell, promulgated April 17, 2006, concerning procurement of cleaning
products and services, in accordance with their respective terms and conditions.
1.22 NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT
Central Connecticut State University is an affirmative action equal opportunity institution. The University
will not knowingly do business with any bidder, contractor, subcontractor or supplier of materials found
to be in violation of any state or federal antidiscrimination law.
Section 2. Scope of Work
2.1 BACKGROUND
The goal of INTEL K-8 Math Institute, which is a federally-funded Math and Science
Partnership Grant, is to is to deepen teacher content knowledge and understanding of
core K-8 math concepts and connections across the curriculum. Ancillary goals include
enhancing teaching practices for classroom instruction, creating a regional professional
learning community of K-8 math teachers, and increasing student achievement,
interest, and aspiration toward math activities.
2.2 OBJECTIVES OF THIS RFP
INTEL K-8 Math Institute, in which CCSU is the governing body, seeks responses
from qualified individuals who wish to serve as instructors for the summer 2018
institute during Year 3 of this Math and Science Partnership Grant professional
development project. Instructors must be able to meet all the requirements as described
herein and can perform such work to the upmost satisfaction of all administrative staff
from this grant project.
2.3 SCOPE OF SERVICES
The instructors of the summer 2018 INTEL K-8 Math Institutes will coordinate the delivery
of all project activities, as determined by the INTEL project team. Specifically, the
instructors will be responsible for the following tasks as they pertain to all project objectives.
a) Work with faculty from identified districts during the time period July 9 July 20
2018 (8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday) OR July 23 August 3, 2018
(8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday).
b) Administer evaluation instruments, such as pre and post comprehensive practice
surveys as provided by the INTEL project team.
c) Deliver instruction for the summer workshops as prescribed by the INTEL project
team.
d) Prepare lessons and activities for the summer workshops to support prescribed
instruction.
e) Administer daily feedback instruments as provided by the project evaluator.
f) Summarize feedback daily for participants.
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