Requests for Proposals

ESC Region 13, in compliance with state law, often solicits products, services, and contract consultants through competitive purchasing utilizing RFPs and RFQs.

Current, open requests are posted below. Due dates and submission requirements are detailed in each separate request. ESC contact information is also listed in each separate request.

Qualified vendors and individuals are encouraged to submit.

Open Requests

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    RFP# 2021-02-05

    UPDATED APRIL 16, 2021

    ISSUE DATE: February 5, 2021

    Due Date: Proposals are currently accepted on an ongoing basis.
    The DSSI RFP is an on-going RFP that will close and re-open throughout the 2020-2021 school year. Proposals will be accepted on an on-going basis and forwarded to the evaluation team on May 3, 2021
    and July 28, 2021. Please see Section 1.06 Key Dates for updated timelines.

    PROPOSAL ITEM:
    On behalf of the Texas Education Agency (TEA), Education Service Center Region 13 is seeking proposals
    to serve as one or both of the following:

    1. A district charter school support provider to district charter operators
    2. A charter school incubator firm to develop a charter pipeline

    The timeline for this project is April 2021 through September 2025.

    DUE DATE AND TIME: Proposals are currently accepted on an ongoing basis.

    This listing was updated on July 2, 2021 to included the FAQ document

    Please fill out the following form. You will then receive an email with a link to download the RFP or RFQ. Region 13 collects your information to send you notification of changes, FAQs, or corrections to the RFP or RFQ. Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.
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    RFQ# 2021-01-22

    ISSUE DATE: January 22, 2021

    Due Date: Proposals are currently accepted on an ongoing basis

    The Technology Services RFQ is an on-going RFQ that will close and re-open throughout the 2020-2021 school year. Proposals will be accepted on an on-going basis and forwarded to the evaluation team on February 9, 2021, April 9, 2021, June 4, 2021, and August 6, 2021. Additional dates for School Year (SY) 2021-2022 will be determined in August 2021. See Section 1.06 for Key Dates.

    PROPOSAL ITEM: Education Service Center (ESC) Region 13 issues this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to pre-qualify vendors to assist ESC 13 in providing technology services to its clients. These services include, but are not limited to: (1) designing and implementing websites; (2) technology project management; (3) online course instructional design; and/or (4) application development, maintenance, and support. Vendors may apply to be pre-qualified to provide expertise in this work.

    An applicant may be an individual, a group, or a company.

    • Individual applicants will present their experience with relevant and/or similar projects.
    • A company may be pre-qualified based on the qualifications of each consultant, including subcontractors. A consultant who is included as an employee or as a subcontractor of a company may also apply as an individual applicant.

    The timeline for this project is February 2021 – August 31, 2022.

    DUE DATE AND TIME: See Section 1.06 for Key Dates.

    This listing was updated on 5/6/2021 to include the FAQ document

    Please fill out the following form. You will then receive an email with a link to download the RFP or RFQ. Region 13 collects your information to send you notification of changes, FAQs, or corrections to the RFP or RFQ. Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.
  • The March 31 submission date has been extended to April 6, 2021 at 2:00 pm, CST.

    DUE DATE: Proposals are currently accepted on an ongoing basis

    The DSSI RFQ is an on-going RFQ that will close and re-open throughout the 2020-2021 school year. Proposals will be accepted on an on-going basis and forwarded to the evaluation team on October 7, 2020, November 15, 2020, December 9, 2020, January 27, 2021, April 6, 2021, May 26, 2021 & July 28, 2021. All proposals are due on the respective due date on or before 2:00 pm, CST.

    PROPOSAL ITEM:

    Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to solicit qualified applicants to serve as one or more of the following:

    1. An Executive Advisor Firm (“Firm”) to the superintendents and Chief Innovation Officers of school districts participating in the System of Great Schools (SGS) Network.
    2. A Technical Assistance provider for a district recipient of the School Action Fund (SAF) Cycle 4 and beyond.

    Proposals are accepted via email only and must be received on or before the due date and time provided above.

    This listing was updated on 11/6/2020 to reflect the extended November submission date.

    This listing was updated on 04/1/2021 to reflect the extended April submission date.

    Please fill out the following form. You will then receive an email with a link to download the RFP or RFQ. Region 13 collects your information to send you notification of changes, FAQs, or corrections to the RFP or RFQ. Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.