New York State Education Department (NYSED) - Office of Special Education
02/26/21 3:00 PM Eastern Time - Receipt
Contract for services to a New York agency for services to benefit students with disabilities. Contractors will provide training and distance learning programs and review cases relevant to the students. Specifically, contractors will be required to provide six hours of instructor-led, classroom-based or virtual trainings via a Zoom or an equivalent virtual platform professional development programs; and six hours of web-based or other distance learning programs.
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of Special Education is seeking proposals to
Eligible bidders must provide technical assistance on dispute resolution in special education.
Impartial Hearings: An impartial hearing is an administrative due process proceeding under federal and State law and regulation at which disagreements between parents and local educational agencies (LEAs) are decided by an impartial hearing officer (IHO) within specific timelines. Parents or an LEA may initiate a hearing on issues related to the identification, evaluation, educational placement or provision of a free appropriate public education (FAPE) to a student with a disability.
Training Requirements for IHOs in New York State
In order to become certified as an IHO in NYS, candidates must participate in an initial five-day training program that could be conducted in person or virtually and complete written assignments at an acceptable standard. All currently certified IHOs are required to attend periodic update training, which NYSED has determined to be a total of 12 hours of instruction per year as follows.
The Regulations of the Commissioner of Education require that these professional development programs provide information regarding federal and State laws and regulations relating to the education of students with disabilities and the needs of such students. The professional development must include but not limited to the procedural aspects of conducting a hearing and provide experience in reaching and writing a decision in accordance with standard legal practice.
Deliverables and/or Project Description can be found at http://www.p12.nysed.gov/compcontracts/21-003-pd-impartial-hearing-officers/nysed-rfp-21-003.pdf#page=6.
GrantWatch ID#: 194414
NYSED will award 1 contract pursuant to this RFP.
The contract that results from this RFP will be for a term anticipated to begin June 1, 2021 and to end May 31, 2026.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
The email address for all the documentation is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions regarding the request must be submitted by email to IHORFP2021@nysed.gov
The following are the designated contacts for this procurement:
Program Matters: Sharon Veltman
Fiscal Matters: Jessica Hartjen
M/WBE Matters: Brian Hackett
USA: New York City; New York
Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi
Grants to New York and Pennsylvania families living in eligible areas and caring for a child with cancer to offset expenses related to the child's cancer treatments. Funding is intended to cover costs not covered by health insurance, including travel costs, housing, and
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.
Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and rescue groups, shelters, and sanctuaries to provide humane services for dogs. Funding is intended to support programs that help dogs whose lives are at risk. Consideration will be given to proposals for either a
Opportunity to enter a contest for USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and registered charities in multiple states and provinces to support community gardening projects. Winners will receive $5,000 to use for the development of an organic garden. Applicants in all US
Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d
Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are
Grants to USA nonprofits, agencies, Tribes, and IHEs for community-oriented programs to reduce serious neighborhood crime. Applicants are advised to complete required registrations well in advance of the deadline. Funding is intended for cooperative projects with law en
Grants to USA (and its territories) local agencies, states, tribal governments and organizations, and nonprofits for services to women with disabilities who are victims of gender-based or domestic violence. Applicants are advised to complete required registrations well