Notice of Request for Qualifications
It is the intent of First 5 San Francisco to pre-qualify Respondent(s) that demonstrate qualifications to provide valid, reliable, external assessments in Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish and English utilizing the Environmental Rating Scales (ERS) and Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) for family child care and center-based settings serving children 0-5 years. In addition, it is First 5 San Francisco’s intent to provide regional anchoring and training services on the use of these tools for the developing counties in the Bay Area Early Learning Partnership. The selected respondents will participate as Quality Partners in planning, program development, evaluation and coordination activities on a monthly basis. First 5 San Francisco may use the pre-qualified list, at its sole and absolute discretion, for selection of firms and negotiation of contracts starting July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2021.
Starting on or about 2 p.m. on April 28, 2017 the RFQ may be viewed from www.first5sf.org or picked up in person 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, at First 5 San Francisco, 1390 Market St, Suite 318, San Francisco. A non-mandatory bidder’s conference will take place on May 1, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at 1390 Market St., San Francisco, Suite 318. Proposals are due no later than 4 p.m. on May 15, 2017. Guidelines and restrictions are noted in the RFQ.
For more information, contact Lisa Lee at Lisa@first5sf.org.