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Request for Proposals

Adult Education Professional Development

Note: The due date for the request for proposals has passed. This page is for reference and administration of funding.

This request for proposal (RFP) invites submissions from eligible bidders who can design, implement, and operate a large-scale, statewide professional development project that supports high performing literacy and basic skills adult education programs, as defined by the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Title II: Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA). The federal WIOA, Title II: AEFLA requires funded agencies to provide adult education professional development activities to improve instruction. This RFP includes professional development for the California Adult Education Program (CAEP) consortiums, which is contingent upon state general fund.

Program Questions: Chiem-Seng Yaangh, email:, phone: 916-445-5724

Downloading Questions: Jennifer Boone, email:, phone: 916-323-0544

Document Description
Addendum 1 (DOCX)

Addendum 1 to Request for Proposals for Adult Education Professional Development, 2020–21

Questions and Answers (DOCX) Questions and Answers

Cover Letter

Letter to bidders
Request for Proposals (DOCX) Request for Proposals for Adult Education Professional Development, 2020–21

Attachment 1 – Bidder Certification Sheet (PDF)

This attachment reviews Bidder Acknowledgment and provides a Bidder Certification sheet.

Attachment 2 – Sample Technical Proposal Staffing Labor Hours Worksheets (PDF)

This attachment provides sample documents for staffing labor hours.

Attachment 3 – California DVBE (PDF)

This attachment contains information about the California Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) program requirements, bidder responsibilities, and the DVBE Bid Incentive.

Attachment 4 – Contractor Certification Clauses CCC042017 (PDF)

 This attachment reviews Contractor Certification Clauses by section.

Attachment 5 – Federal Certifications (PDF)

This attachment reviews certifications regarding lobbying, debarment, suspension and other responsibility matters; and drug-free workplace requirements.

Attachment 6 – Darfur Contracting Act Certification (PDF)

This attachment reviews Darfur Contracting Act Certification options and provides the Supplemental form.

Attachment 6a – Darfur Contracting Act Certification Supplemental (PDF) This attachment reviews Darfur Contracting Act Certification options and provides the Supplemental form.
Attachment 7 – California Civil Rights Laws Certification (PDF) This attachment reviews California Civil Rights Laws and Employer Discriminatory Policies.

Attachment 8 – Bidder References (PDF)

This attachment provides a form to list a bidder’s references.

Attachment 9 – Small Business and Non-Small Business Subcontractor Preferences (PDF)

This attachment reviews the California Code of Regulations Section 1896.8 for small business and non-small business.

Attachment 10 – Attachment Checklist (PDF)

This attachment provides a checklist to track completed proposal items.

Attachment 11 – Intent to Submit a Proposal (PDF)

This attachment is a letter that provides instructions and information on how to submit the proposal.

Attachment 12 – Conflict of Interest Confidentiality Statement (PDF)

This attachment provides a Conflict of Interest and Confidentiality Statement form.

Attachment 13 – CDE Computer Security Policy (PDF)

This attachment reviews the CDE Computer Security Policy.

Attachment 14 – California State Travel Program (PDF)

This attachment provides details on the California State Travel Program that includes reimbursement information and travel rates.

Attachment 15 – Technical Evaluation Criteria (PDF)

This attachment reviews the contents of the Attachment Checklist for the presence of all correctly completed required forms/attachments.

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Last Reviewed: Friday, December 20, 2019
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