TSNE-BUILD (buildinitiative.org) is seeking proposals from qualified vendors (individuals, institutions, organizations, or businesses) to perform contracted survey design consultation services for a group of early childhood system technical assistance providers. The Technical Assistance (TA) Collaborative is comprised of multiple national organizations working collaboratively to identify the technical assistance needs of states seeking to stabilize and strengthen early childhood systems for young children from before birth through age five and into the early elementary grades— (Prenatal-Grade 3).
The intent of this RFP is to identify interest among vendors and select one vendor that will be responsible for survey design, determining sampling approach, analyzing data, and developing reports from a survey of state leaders in collaboration with the National TA Collaborative’s state survey subcommittee. The purpose of the survey is to document the technical assistance needs of state early childhood leaders representing multiple sectors to stabilize and strengthen state early childhood systems.
These organizations define technical assistance as the process of providing focused support to states and the forms of technical assistance range from intensive consultation, in person assistance, peer exchanges, webinars, subject matter expertise, as well as connecting states with resources and supports to document these needs. it is important that the survey capture:
BUILD is a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE (tsne.org).
Scope of Service, Contract Period, & Budget Estimate
The vendor must have a strong commitment to economic and racial equity and understand the importance of it within the early childhood systems landscape.
The vendor will be responsible for performing the following activities under this contract:
The contract for this service will be a 6-month performance period.
Proposals of no more than 5 pages must address the following criteria.
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Compensation and Benefits
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