Request For Proposals / Information

  • REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) CTE Emerging Educators Textbook/Curriculum

    Issuance Date: May 1, 2024
    Submission Date: May 31, 2024

    This Request for Proposal (RFP) seeks applicants who can provide comprehensive teacher preparation textbooks/e-books and curricula influenced by the most-up-to date teaching principles for students in grades 10-12 that meet the following criteria: research-based, evidence-based, culturally-relevant, student-centered, and engaging. Course management guide (teacher edition textbook, lesson plans, lesson materials, assessment tools, and interactive student resources) will be needed.

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  • World Languages Proficiency Assessment RFP

    Issuance Date: April 5, 2024
    Submission Date: May 3, 2024

    This RFP seeks assessment providers (“Respondents” or “Offerors”) who share a vision for ensuring that all students have access to the highest quality instructional resources aligned to the research in American Counsel on The Teaching of Foreign Languages Proficiency Guidelines, PA State Standards, and evidence-based practices, to ultimately increase student achievement and ensure success in college, careers, and community participation. 

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  • RFP Facilities Utilization Plan Services

    The School District of Pittsburgh (PPS (Pittsburgh Public Schools)) invites proposals from qualified firms to conduct a comprehensive analysis, engage with the community, and provide recommendations based on the proposed Facilities Utilization Plan. By making the plan available publicly on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, interested parties will have sufficient time to assess the information and prepare their responses accordingly. 

    Proposal Submission Deadline: Monday, April 15, 2024

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  • K-12 Direct Instruction or Digital Intervention for Literacy RFP

    Submissions must be received by April 25, 2024. 

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  • RFP FOR Virtual Mental Health Therapy Provider

    Pittsburgh Public Schools is in need of a contracted Virtual Mental Health Therapy Provider for students in grades 4-12.  This contract will be for two years. Submission is due by Noon on April 8, 2024.

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  • K-12 Digital Intervention for Math RFP

    Submission Date: March 18th, 2024

    The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit one or more established providers of digital interventions for Mathematics to provide Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) with evidence-based, researched, and reviewed digital interventions in Mathematics that are aligned with the Common Core State Standards, adopted by the Pennsylvania Department of Education Standards (the “State Standards”) from Grade 6 through Grade 12 for Mathematics.

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  • CPR/AED and First Aid Training

    RFP due by 12:00 pm Noon, on  Thursday March 14, 2024.

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  • ESL RFP K-12

    RFP Issued Week of February 19, 2024

    Proposals Due March 11, 2024

    This Request for Proposal (RFP) seeks applicants who can provide a comprehensive, research-based, and evidence-based program that will ensure all Pittsburgh Public Schools’ teachers and English Learners in grades K-12 will have access to the most effective, culturally inclusive, and highest quality curriculum and instructional resources that promote academic language and growth in the four domains of English language acquisition. The RFP includes detailed requirements for all proposal submissions.

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  • World Languages Assessment RFP

    Issuance Date: February 19, 2024

    Submission Date: March 15, 2024

    The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit one or more established providers of world languages curricula to provide Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) with evidence-based, researched, and reviewed assessment materials in World Languages that are aligned with the World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages.

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  • World Languages Textbook Adoption RFP

    Issuance Date: February 19, 2024

    Submission Date: March 15, 2024

    This Request for Proposal (RFP) seeks applicants who can provide a comprehensive, research-based, and evidence-based program that will ensure all Pittsburgh Public Schools’ teachers and World Languages students in grades Pre-K through 12 will have access to the most effective, culturally inclusive, and highest quality curriculum and instructional resources that promote academic language and growth in speaking, reading, writing, and listening for world language acquisition. The RFP includes detailed requirements for all proposal submissions.

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  • CCS 2.0 Monitoring RFP 02-15-2024

    COMPLIANCE MONITORING OF THE COVID-19 COMPENSATORY SERVICES 2.0 PROCESS

    The District invites interested individuals or entities to monitor and evaluate the program compliance and the effectiveness of the provision of Covid Compensatory Services (“CCS”). Specifically, monitoring and evaluating the Individualized Determination Meeting (IDM) processes and the delivery of CCS 2.0 services.

     

    The monitoring of the CCS 2.0 process is being put in place to monitor the fulfillment of the district’s commitment to identify program implementation gap and provide CCS services to students with 504 plans and IEPs.

     

    Please note:

    • This process is not to revise or reconduct any part of the CCS process. 
    • The selected vendor will use the RFP to define the work.  The RFP is derived from the District’s Covid Compensatory Services Action Plan 2.0. and the District’s December 8, 2022, Preliminary Resolution Agreement with KidsVoice regarding the provision of CCS to District students.
    • Meeting the Additional Considerations listed in section 3.9.2 are not required, but RFP responses with those additional experiences will receive points in the review of the response; not having those experiences will not disqualify any applications.
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  • RFP - Hosted VOIP Telephone System

     

    Addendum 02 was issued February 14, 2024.

    Addendum 01 was issued February 09, 2024. This included an extension to the proposal's due date. 

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    PROPOSALS DUE: [SEE ADDENDUM 01]

    Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) is requesting proposals from qualified firms interested in providing hosted Interconnected Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service to replace all existing telecommunications service and equipment. This request will replace all existing telecommunications services and equipment for the School District, including a hosted VoIP service for 4,800 handsets and an estimated 8000 DID telephone numbers and the telephone handset equipment. The project and specific services to be provided are described in the attached RFP.

     

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  • Summer BOOST 2024 RFP

    This Request for Proposal seeks applicants to provide enrichment activities for the 2024 Summer BOOST program. Enrichment providers will have the opportunity to work with K-7 students for up to 120 minutes per day during Summer BOOST that will run from June 26-July 26, 2024. 

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  • ESSER After-School Programming Request for Proposal (RFP) Application

    The ESSER After-School Programming Request for Proposal (RFP) has been re-open for a short period of time! If your organization has already applied, you will not need to re-apply. We are looking for programs focusing on the arts, social and emotional learning and tutoring, but all organizations are encouraged to apply. The RFP and more information/updates will be provided via the website. All submissions are due by midnight on December 12, 2023 via the Microsoft form. 

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  • Ethnic Studies RFP

    This Request for Proposal (RFP) seeks applicants who can provide curriculum writing services in collaboration with the Office of Curriculum and Instruction and make recommendations for supporting instructional materials for the implementation of an Ethnic Studies course. All proposals are due by 5:00 PM EST on December 22, 2023. 

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  • Annual External Auditing Services RFP

    The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from Certified Public Accounting Firms to audit the School District of Pittsburgh financial records for the three fiscal years ending December 31, 2023-2025.

    Due by 12:00 p.m. on November 13, 2023

    Click links below to view exhibits:

    Exhibit A and C 

    Exhibit B

    Exhibit D

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  • RFP 6-12 ESL Materials

    This Request for Proposal (RFP) seeks applicants who can provide a comprehensive, research-based, and evidence-based program that will ensure all Pittsburgh Public Schools’ teachers and English Learners in grades 6-12 will have access to the most effective, culturally inclusive, and highest quality curriculum and instructional resources that promote academic language and growth in the four domains of English language acquisition.

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  • 6-12 ELA RFP

    This Request for Proposal (RFP) seeks applicants who can provide a comprehensive literacy curricula influenced by the most-up-to date science of reading principles for students in grades 6-12 that meet the following criteria: research-based, evidence-based, culturally relevant, student centered, engaging, high interest literary program with a balance of contemporary and classical literature exposing students to diverse authors, characters, identities, multiple perspectives, and cultures.

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  • Grade 6-7 Social Studies RFP

    This Request for Proposal (RFP) seeks applicants who can provide standards aligned, instructional materials for 6th and 7th grade Social Studies coursesThe instructional materials will ensure all Pittsburgh Public Schools’ Social Studies teachers and students in grades 6 and 7 have access to the most impactful, culturally inclusive, and highest quality curriculum and instruction resources aligned to research.

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  • K-8 Math RFP

    The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit one or more established providers of elementary curricula to provide Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) with evidence-based, researched, and reviewed curricular and instructional materials in Mathematics that are aligned with the Common Core State Standards, adopted by the Pennsylvania Department of Education Standards (the “State Standards”) from Kindergarten through Grade 8 for Mathematics

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  • RFP - Electronic Visitor Management System

    Invitation Date: June 5, 2023

    Last Day for Questions: June 16, 2023 before 12:00PM EST

    Due Date: June 23, 2023 before 12:00PM EST

    The objective of this solicitation is to establish a contract with a qualified firm(s) to solicit qualified providers of visitor and volunteer management systems and to assist the District in accomplishing their campus safety and security related objectives according to the Specifications/Scope of Work included in this document.  The system is to record and manage all visitors who enter Pittsburgh Public Schools sites.  The District anticipates installing the EVMS in fifty-five (55) existing sites which include elementary, middle, and high schools along with any additional future site locations as required.

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  • RFP External Evaluation Summer 2023-24 BOOST

    Rfp: out of School Time 2023 & 2024 Summer B.o.o.s.t. Program Evaluation 

    Invitation Date: May 19, 2023

    Due Date: May 26, 2023

    The Pittsburgh Public School District invites qualified external evaluators to submit a proposal to evaluate its Out-of-School Time of the 2023 and 2024 Summer B.O.O.S.T. program. For the 2023 Summer B.O.O.S.T., there will be three regional locations that will serve students who have completed Kindergarten through 7th grade in the district and locations and grade levels will be determined in the future for the 2024 Summer B.O.O.S.T. It is a two-years evaluation of the Summer B.O.O.S.T. program with the 2023 data informing the process for 2024

     

    ADDENDUM TO THE RFP: OUT OF SCHOOL TIME 2023 & 2024 SUMMER B.O.O.S.T. PROGRAM EVALUATION

     

    Due to many requests to extend the deadline, DREA made the following date changes to the RFP: OST 2023 & 2024 Summer B.O.O.S.T. Program evaluation.

    1. We are extending the proposal submission date from May 26, 2023, to June 5 th, 2023, on or before Opening of Business (8:00am EST).

    2. Withdrawal or modification of the proposal must be in writing and will be allowed ONLY before Friday, June 02, 2023.

    3. Pre-bid questions will be until June 2 nd, 2023.

    4. We will ask clarification questions until June 15th, 2023.

    5. We will notify short listed firm on or before June 16th, 2023.

    6. Interviews will be on June 23rd, 2023.

    7. BoE approval TBD.

     

    With many thanks,

    DREA

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  • REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) 9-12 Science (Biology, Chemistry and Physics)

    Issuance Date: March 20, 2023

    Submission Date: April 13, 2023

     

    The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit established providers of biology, chemistry, and physics instructional materials that are aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) to provide evidence-based, researched, and reviewed instructional materials to Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS). This RFP seeks curriculum providers (“Respondents” or “Offerors”) who share a vision for ensuring that all students have access to the highest quality instructional resources aligned to the Phenomena-driven 3-dimensional instruction as outlined in the NGSS.

    PA Science, Technology, Engineering, Environmental Literacy and Sustainability (STEELS) Standards are in large part aligned to the NGSS and the evidence-based practices to ultimately increase student achievement and ensure success in college, careers, and community participation. PPS seeks comprehensive biology, chemistry, and physics instructional materials that provide up-to-date, evidence-based, research-based, relevant, and appropriate materials that will effectively support the teaching and learning of all learners in all biology, chemistry, and physics classrooms.

    Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) seeks instructional materials and approaches that are systematic, structured, and culturally responsive; explicitly support science literacy, students with exceptionalities, and students in need of additional intervention; allow for enrichment and acceleration; and provide easy-to-understand resources for parents/guardians. Digital tools and formative assessments utilized by teachers must allow for differentiated instruction and timely support to students, including accessibility features.

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  • K-2 Mathematics Universal Screening for Number Sense Assessment

    Issuance Date: March 20 2023

    Submission Date: April 13, 2023

    This Request for Proposal (RFP) seeks applicants who can provide a mathematics universal screening for number sense assessment designed for students in grades Kindergarten (K) through two (2). The program should offer high-quality PA Core-aligned assessment questions with grade and age-appropriate item types aligned to all three aspects of rigor; conceptual understanding, procedural fluency, and application. The assessment system should also provide customizable reports at the district, school, grade level, classroom, and student levels. Assessments must include at least (3) tests per year in K-2 Mathematics, with options to assess additionally as needed. Pittsburgh Public Schools has approximately 5,000 students in grades Kindergarten (K) through two (2). The RFP includes detailed requirements for all proposal submissions.

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  • RFP - Asset and Work Order Management System

    Addendum 02 was issued on April 6, 2023.

    Addendum 01 was issued on March 23, 2023.

    This addendum includes an extension of the proposal's due date.

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    Issue Date: March 7, 2023

    Submission Deadline: March 31, 2023 at 12:00PM EST

    The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit qualified providers of comprehensive asset and work order management
    software solutions that will support the Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) in decision-making for capital planning and expenditure.

    This project may be federally funded by the American Rescue Plan (ARP), Elementary and Secondary School Relief Act (ESSER).

    The asset and work order management system will enable PPS to track and manage all assets, service requests, work orders, inspection reports, preventative maintenance, and inventory through a centralized database of information that is user-friendly and accessible from both desktop and mobile devices. It must provide tools for capital planning, budgeting, and projections of future expenditure. The software should also provide robust reporting and analytics capabilities, including the ability to generate reports on asset conditions,maintenance activities, and budget information. Lastly, the software should be scalable and allow integration with existing systems, such as the financial management software, Munis.

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