Notice of Intent to Award Sole Source Contract
Notice Date: 08/22/2017
Response Due Date: 08/31/2017
Caption and Description: The District of Columbia Public Schools, Office of Data and Strategy has an immediate need for a contractor to provide the design, production, administration, analysis and reporting of surveys of DCPS stakeholders. DCPS seeks a vendor that offers a survey instrument including measures of:
- Social emotional learning readiness and competencies;
- School climate and environment;
- School-level family engagement;
Survey measures must be research-based, valid, and reliable. DCPS seeks a contractor that administers surveys in other large urban districts such that DCPS can compare results to similar school districts across the nation. Similar school districts are those that have similar demographic compositions, are located in large cities, and have student populations as large, or larger than DC Public Schools.
Stakeholders to be surveyed include students, teachers, administrators, other school staff, and families. The contractor shall administer surveys in spring 2018. Surveys will be available in both online and paper formats. The contractor shall create reports and dashboards customized to DCPS specifications where teachers and staff can view, export or print survey results and SEL assessments from all surveyed stakeholder groups. The contractor shall also return cleaned data files to DCPS.
Vendor Name: Panorama Education
Determination and Findings: Proposed Sole Source
DCPS Program/School: Office of Data and Strategy (ODS)
Point of Contact: LaVeta Hilton @442-5112 and laveta.hilton @dc.gov