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Request for Proposals

Adult Education Professional Development

Due: Thursday, March 16, 2023

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.

Program Questions: Adult Education Office, email:, phone: 916-322-2175

Downloading Questions: Adult Education Office, email:, phone: 916-322-2175

Document Description

Cover Letter

Letter to bidders
Request for Proposals (DOCX) Request for Proposals for Adult Education Professional Development, 2023–26

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 (DOCX)

This attachment provides sample documents for staffing labor hours.

Attachment 3 – California DVBE (DOCX)

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 (DOCX)

 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 (DOCX)

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 – California Department of Education Computer Security Policy (PDF)

This attachment reviews the California Department of Education Computer Security Policy.

Attachment 14 – California State Travel Program (DOCX)

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

Attachment 15 – Technical Evaluation Criteria (DOCX)

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, January 13, 2023
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