|AGENCY: ELC of Florida’s Gateway|
TITLE: ARPA Supply Building Initiatives Resources and Training
Short description of the commodity or service desired: Early Learning director and teacher trainings and resource supports for CLASS (Classroom Assessment Scoring System)
Name: Zack Hackley
Address: 1104 SW Main Blvd, Lake City, FL 32025
Telephone: (386) 752-9770
Internal tracking number, if any:
Date posted: 1/30/23 Last day for receipt of information: 2/17/23
This description of commodities or contractual services intended for purchase from a single source is posted in accordance with Sections 120.57(3) and 287.057(3), Florida Statutes, and will remain posted for a period of at least 7 business days.
Commodity or Contractual Service Required (commodity or United National Standard Products and Services Code (UNSPSC), manufacturer, model, and description, as appropriate):
CLASS training programs and associated certifications. Including, but not limited to, CLASS® Training and Professional Development Programs, CLASS® On-Line Training and Professional Development Programs, CLASS Printed Materials, CLASS Observation support, CLASS Observation training.
Quantity or Term (as appropriate):
Term – 1 Year. For quantity information, please contact person listed above.
Requestor (division, bureau, office, individual, as appropriate):
Zack Hackley, Finance Director/CFO, ELC of Florida’s Gateway
Performance and/or Design Requirements (e.g. intended use, function or application, compatibility, requirements; reference to policy, rule, statute or other act of the Legislature, etc., as appropriate):
Program Guidance 240.21 COVID – 19 Crisis Emergency Funding Assistance for Early Learning/Child Care Providers American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act Supply Building Initiatives
Intent is to allow for multiple customers and authorized uses. This includes Early Learning Coalitions and their authorized agents, and the Redlands Christian Migrant Association.
Intended Single Source:
Teachstone Training, INC.
Estimated Dollar Amount:
Justification for single source acquisition (what is necessary and unique about the product, service or source; steps taken to confirm unavailability of competition, as appropriate): Teachstone is the single sole source provider for CLASS training programs and associated certifications. Including, but not limited to, CLASS® Training and Professional Development Programs, CLASS® On-Line Training and Professional Development Programs, CLASS Printed Materials. Teachstone is the single sole source provider of the authorized training/affiliate license program that allows individuals to provide licensed Teachstone training outside of their identified organization. Teachstone is also the sole provider of CLASS® printed and online materials including, but not limited to, those described at www.teachstone.com.
Approved By (names & titles, as appropriate, e.g., requestor, requestor management, information systems, budget, purchasing):
LaShone T. Surrency, Executive Director/CEO
Zack Hackley, Finance Director/CFO
Carrie Skinner, Program Operation Director
Prospective vendors are requested to provide information regarding their ability to supply the commodities or contractual services described. If it is determined in writing by the agency, after reviewing any information received from prospective vendors, that the commodities or contractual services are available only from a single source, the agency shall: provide notice of its intended decision to enter a single-source purchase contract in the manner specified in Section 120.57(3), F.S.
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