ONLINE PROJECT-BASED LEARNING WORKSHOP (FOR CTE DEPT)
|Agency:||State Government of North Carolina|
|Level of Government:||State & Local|
|Posted Date:||Jan 12, 2021|
|Due Date:||Jan 19, 2021|
|Bid Number||Description||Date Issued||Bid Opening Date||Bid Opening Time||Help|
|251-21-281||ONLINE PROJECT-BASED LEARNING WORKSHOP (FOR CTE DEPT)||1/11/2021||1/19/2021||12:00 PM ET||251-|
Memorandum from Purchasing Department
Letter of Instruction for RFP # 251-21-281
To: Prospective Parties
Thank you for your interest in the Wake County Public School System. Please review the following
instructions prior to submitting your proposal.
• All submittals must be organized and indexed according to the section number and required
subject matter. The information contained in your submittal should be indexed and easily accessed
by WCPSS. WCPSS is not required to seek clarification on any proposal that does not meet these
• Prior to submitting and executing the proposal, please make sure you read and understand the
terms and conditions referenced. All proposals are subject to the terms and conditions outlined
herein. All responses will be controlled by such terms and conditions and the submission of other
terms and conditions, price lists, catalogs, and/or other documents as part of an offeror’s response
will be waived and have no effect either on this Request For Proposals or on any contract that may
be awarded resulting from this solicitation. The attachment of any other terms and conditions by
the Offeror may be grounds for rejection of that proposal. Offeror specifically agrees to the
conditions set forth in the above paragraph by signature to the proposal.
• WCPSS will adhere to strict deadlines as indicated in the solicitation document and thus will not
make exceptions to these dates and times.
• Please read carefully the section titled CONFIDENTIALITY AND PROHIBITED COMMUNICATIONS
DURING THE RFP PROCESS. All questions should be directed to Petra Gooding at
• Offerors are cautioned that this is a request for offers, not a request to contract, and WCPSS
reserves the unqualified right to reject any and all offers when such rejection is deemed to be in
the best interest of WCPSS.
• In submitting a proposal, the Offeror agrees not to use the results there from as part of any news
release or commercial advertising.
• Submit one (1) signed, original executed proposal responses to the email address identified below.
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Request for Proposal # 251-21-281
1551 Rock Quarry Rd – Bldg. F
Raleigh, NC 27610
Refer ALL Inquiries to: Petra Gooding
Telephone No: 919-588-3456
PROJECT-BASED LEARNING WORKSHOP
Contract Type: Open Market
Commodity: Educational & Training Services
Using Agency Name: WAKE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM
NOTICE TO VENDORS
Proposals, subject to the conditions made a part hereof, will be received via email to email@example.com until 12:00 p.m.
on Tuesday, January 19th. Proposals are subject to rejection unless submitted on this form.
In compliance with this Invitation for Proposals, and subject to all the conditions herein, the undersigned offers and agrees
to furnish and deliver any or all items upon which prices are proposed, at the prices set opposite each item within the time
specified herein. By executing this proposal, I certify that this proposal is submitted competitively and without collusion.
Failure to execute/sign proposal prior to submittal may render bid invalid. Late proposals are not acceptable.
CITY & STATE & ZIP:
PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS ADDRESS IF DIFFERENT FROM ABOVE
TYPE OR PRINT NAME & TITLE OF PERSON SIGNING:
FEDERAL ID OR SOCIAL SECURITY NO.
TOLL FREE TEL. NO
Offer valid for 60 days from date of proposal opening unless otherwise stated here: ____ days Prompt Payment Discount:
_______ % __________________ days.
DELIVER BID TO: Petra Gooding
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The table below shows the intended schedule for this RFP. WCPSS will make every effort to adhere to this schedule.
Date and Time
1-19-21 @ 12:00 PM ET
All proposals will be evaluated by representatives of WCPSS. WCPSS may, at its sole discretion, ask for additional
information and/or elect to conduct interviews with finalists to clarify information provided in the proposals.
The seminars that are the subject of this RFQ/P are not required to be bid under North Carolina law, and none of the
statutory requirements regarding public bidding apply to this RFQ/P. This document, and not those statutes, will
govern the selection process.
WCPSS shall not be required to award the contract to the lowest proposed compensation; nor shall WCPSS have any
obligation to explain its decision to recommend or not to recommend any particular vendor or to invite or exclude
any particular vendor from consideration at any stage of the process. Instead of recommending that contracts be
awarded to one or more vendors who presented proposals, WCPSS may, at its sole discretion, reject the proposals
and repeat the process, enter into direct contract negotiations with one or more vendors (possibly including vendors
who have not previously submitted proposals) or take any other action WCPSS deems advisable under all the
WCPSS is expected to make any final selection(s) based upon any factors or considerations WCPSS deems relevant.
Factors often considered include qualifications, relevant experience, fee, and ability to perform work in a timely
manner. WCPSS retains sole discretion to award the contract to the vendor(s) it believes will best serve the interests
of WCPSS and may consider any factors, documents, or information it deems relevant in making that determination.
WCPSS shall not have any obligation to explain its decision to select or not select any individual vendors or to invite
or exclude any individual vendors from consideration at any stage of the process. The decision of WCPSS to accept
or reject any proposals and to award contract(s) to any one or more vendor(s) shall be final and not subject to further
Vendors are subject to immediate disqualification at any stage of the selection process for any of the following:
• The submission of false or misleading information in the vendor’s proposal.
• Any efforts to dissuade or discourage other vendors from submitting proposals.
• Any efforts to influence, dictate, or change the terms of another vendor’s proposal.
• Any form of bid collusion or bid rigging.
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Table of Contents
1.0 BACKGROUND AND PROJECT OBJECTIVES
3.0 SCOPE OF WORK
5.0 PROPOSAL EVALUATION
6.0 REQUIRED SUBMITTALS
7.0 DEADLINE FOR PROPOSAL SUBMITTAL
8.1 Terms and Conditions
8.2 WCPSS Ethics Policy
Attachment A - Vendor Information Sheet
Attachment B - MBE Information
Attachment C – HUB Participation Form Federal Contracting Requirements
Attachment D – Federal Contracting Requirements
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1.0 Background and Project Objectives
1.1 The Wake County Public Schools’ Career & Technical Education Department is
seeking a vendor that can present an online Project-Based Learning workshop
which provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to implement
a rigorous, standards-based project with consideration of educational equity in
their classroom and in their projects, facilitated by expert national faculty.
2.1.1 The proposing firm will be referred to throughout this document as
2.1.2 The scope of work defined in this Request for Proposal (RFP) shall be
referred to as the PROJECT.
2.1.3 Deliverables shall include all pricing information and required
3.0 Scope of Work
3.1 Minimum Workshop Qualifications
• Workshop should be 3 full days, for up to 35 participants
• Requested training dates: March 10, March 11, and one additional day the
following week, if possible
• Attendees to include teachers, school and district leaders, and instructional
• Impart the knowledge and skills attendees need to design, assess, and manage
a rigorous standards-based project
• Support design of a project ready to use in the classroom or to adapt for
• Direct instruction, video analysis, hands-on work assignments, resource
sharing, peer collaboration, and feedback
• Self-paced, online learning modules to offer approximately 20 hours of
• Access to online resources (including an in-workshop companion and post-
workshop learning modules) that provide continued support beyond the
workshop for PBL design
3.2 Workshop Outcomes
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• Increased understanding of the Gold Standard Project Design Elements
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