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California English Language Development Test (CELDT)

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

The California Department of Education (CDE), through this Request for Proposals (RFP), invites submission for the ongoing development, administration, scoring, reporting, and analysis of the California English Language Development Test (CELDT). The CELDT is a criterion-referenced test aligned to the State Board of Education (SBE) adopted English Language Development (ELD) Standards that assess the English language proficiency of pupils whose primary language is a language other than English.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
The bidder must be legally constituted and qualified to do business within the State of California. If required by law, any business entity required to be registerd with the Secretary of State, must submit a current Certificate of Good Standing issued by the California Secretary of State.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
The bidders must have at least 36 months of recent experience in the development, administration, scoring, reporting, and analysis of results of large-scale assessments.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Not applicable
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
California Education Code Section 60810 et seq. and Budget Act Item 6110-113-0001, Schedule 3, and 6110-113-0890, Schedule 4.
Source / Type State, Federal / Contract
State Fiscal Year 2011-12
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
5810 / 8290
Total Available $34,105,000
Recipient
Amount
Varies per fiscal year
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Contract funding is contingent upon appropriation in the annual Budget Act. The estimated maximum amount available for each fiscal year is: FY 2011-12 = $1,800,000; FY 2012-13 = $10,015,000; FY 2013-14 = $10,720,000; FY 2014-15 = $10,720,000; and FY 2015-16 = $850,000.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
July 19, 2011
Due Date August 31, 2011
Expected
Notification Date
Unavailable

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r19/celdt11rfp.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/el
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Gaye Lauritzen
Phone : 916-319-0231
E-mail : glauritzen@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Kerri Wong
Phone : 916-319-0333
E-mail : KeWong@cde.ca.gov
Division Assessment Development & Administration Division
Phone : 916-319-0784
Fax : 916-319-0967

Last Modified: May 30, 2013

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