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Local Quality Improvement Efforts and Outcomes Descriptive Study

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

The purpose of the study is to identify, describe, and compare the range and diversity of county-based early childhood education quality improvement systems. Information garnered from this study will inform the California Department of Education Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge evaluation, and move California toward increasing the quality of early learning programs; inform how to better use local, state and federal funds to improve program quality and provide an opportunity to align current practices.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Individuals, institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
The applicant must be legally constituted and qualified to do business within the State of California (registered with the Secretary of State). With the exception of applicants whose legal status precludes incorporation (i.e., public agencies, sole proprietorships, partnerships), contractors that are not fully incorporated by the deadline for submitting proposals will be disqualified.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Not applicable
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Not applicable
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
Budget Item 6110-199-0890 (l), Provision 1; American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. (P.L. 111-5) (CFDA 93.708)
Source / Type Federal / Contract
State Fiscal Year 2012-13
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
4810 / 8290
Total Available $1,500,000
Recipient
Amount
Up to $1,500,000.00
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Funding will be awarded to the lowest bidder meeting the contract performance requirements.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
May 30, 2012
Due Date July 12, 2012
Expected
Notification Date
August 8, 2012

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r2/qrisstudy12rfp.asp
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r2/qrisstudy12result.asp
Other A letter of intent is due by 5:00 p.m. on June 12, 2012. There will be no bidder conference. The anticipated contract period will be October 1, 2012, through June 30, 2013. The total amount available for the contract is $1,500,000.00 for fiscal year (FY) July 1, 2012, through June 30, 2013.

Contacts

Program Gretchen Williams
Phone : 916-323-6026
E-mail : gwilliams@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Donna Pineda
Phone : 916-327-5940
E-mail : dpineda@cde.ca.gov
Division Early Education and Support Division
Phone : 916-322-6233
Fax : 916-445-4871

Last Modified: June 13, 2012

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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