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Title: Committee on Contracts Agenda
Contract Award Hearings
Education (NYCDOE)
Contracts and Purchasing
Public Hearings

Committee on Contracts


The Department of Education's (DOE) Chancellor's Committee on Contracts (COC) has been asked for approval to enter into contract negotiations with the following organization(s) for the services described below. Other organizations interested in providing these services to the DOE are invited to indicate their ability to do so in writing to Stacy Morris at 65 Court Street, Room 1201, Brooklyn, NY 11201.  Responses should be received no later than 9:00 AM, December 14, 2015. Any COC approval will be contingent upon no expressions of interest in performing services by other parties.


Item(s) for Consideration:

(1) Service(s): The Division of Early Childhood is requesting Negotiated Service contract for Universal Prekindergarten Services.

Circumstances for use:  best interests of the DOE – unique service provider based on the constituency they serve

Term: 07/01/2015-6/30/2018                                                   Requested Contract Amount: TBD

Options:  Two-1year or One-2 years



Arab American Family Support Center


(2) Service(s): The Division of Teaching and Learning seeks the approval to enter into an agreement with Education Analytics to provide technical support for a research project in order to produce Measures of Student Learning based on citywide student data for the evaluation system Advance and distribute the Annual Professional Performance Reviews to teachers citywide.

Circumstances for use:  best interests of the DOE – continuity of services during new procurement  

Term: 7/01/2015 – 6/30/2017                                            

Options: None


Vendor(s)                                                                                          Contract Amount: $600,000                                                             

Education Analytics                   


(3) Service(s): The Division of Contracts and Purchasing requests an extension per section 4-07 (a) of DOE Procurement Policy and Procedures with Lemire, LLC to perform background checks for the DOE’s 2016 Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) Program and other contractors.

Circumstances for use:  best interests of the DOE – continuity of services during new procurement   

Term: 1/01/2016 – 12/31/2016                                                               Contract Amount: $444,000

Options: None



Lemire, LLC  


(4) Service(s): The Office of Safety and Youth Development (OSYD) seeks to amend the value of the contract with SAGA Innovations, Inc. (SAGA) for a demonstration project to study an innovative approach to academic intervention services called high-dosage tutoring. The contract amendment will increase the original budget by $1.15 million for school year 2015-2016 and $1.15 million for school year 2016-2017, while allowing for expansion of the tutoring services up to 684 students; an increase of 80% over the original contract scope.

Circumstances for use:  Amendment to a demonstration project contract to expand the reach of students served as a result of an increase in funding.

Term: 7/1/2015-6/30/2017                                                          Contract Amount: $4,300,000

Options: None



SAGA Innovations, Inc. 

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