E-rate Year 20 (closed)

Aldine ISD’s Technology Services Department will be accepting proposals for the following E-rate projects until January 04, 2017 at 10am.

RFP TS IN-01-Y20 Internet Access

Schedule of Events
12/02/16 First Advertisement
12/05/16 Second Advertisement
12/02/16 RFP Release Date
12/07/16 Pre-Proposal Meeting (10am)
12/15/16 Application 170 Completion Date
12/15/16 Deadline for Questions
01/04/17 Proposal Due Date (10am)

A pre-proposal meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 07, 2017 at the Aldine ISD – MB “Sonny” Donaldson Administration Building located 2520 W.W. Thorne Blvd., Houston, Texas 77073. Discussions will begin at 10am. Attendance at the pre-proposal meeting is not required but, recommended.

Aldine ISD’s Technology Services Department will be accepting proposals for the following E-rate project until January 10, 2017, at 11am.

RFP TS WAN-01-Y20 Wide Area Network

Schedule of Events
12/02/16 First Advertisement
12/05/16 Second Advertisement
12/06/16 RFP Release Date
12/07/16 Pre-Proposal Meeting(11am)
01/03/17 Application 170 Completion Due
01/03/17 Deadline for Questions
01/10/17 01/18/2017 Proposal Due Date(11am)

A pre-proposal meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 07, 2017 at the Aldine ISD -MB “Sonny” Donaldson Administration Building located 2520 W.W. Thorne Blvd., Houston, Texas 77073. Discussions will begin at 11am. Attendance at the pre-proposal meeting is not required but, recommended.

December 08, 2016
Aldine is releasing the following addendum for RFP TS WAN-01-Y20:
RFP TS-WAN-01-Y20 Addendum-1_12 08 2016.pdf

December 16, 2016
Aldine is releasing the following addendum for RFP TS WAN-01-Y20:
RFP TS-WAN-01-Y20 Addendum-2-r3 with Existing Site_12 16 2016.pdf

January 04, 2017
Aldine is releasing the following addendum for RFP TS WAN-01-Y20:
RFP TS-WAN-01-Y20_Addendum 3.pdf

January 11, 2017
Aldine is releasing the following addendum for RFP TS WAN-01-Y20:
RFP TS-WAN-01-Y20_Addendum 4.pdf

Aldine ISD encourages all proposers to periodically check the web-portal for updates and additional information. Please note our offices will be closed for the Winter Break December 16 thru January 02, 2017.

RFPs

 

RFP Forms

The forms below are included in the RFP and are available in Word format for editing. Please complete the following forms for each project you would like to participate and submit according to the schedule of events.

All vendors must carefully read, understand, and submit proposals as outlined in the RFP posted to this web-portal. It is very important that all required components are addressed in the proposal as failure to do so will result in the proposal being rejected. Specific steps are listed below. 

Steps

  1. Download and read the RFP.
  2. Review each RFP for which you would like to bid on. Read through the RFP and take special note of the due-dates and materials required for successful completion of the bid packet for that bid request. (The Attachment A that is included with all the RFP’s contains the SCOPE OF SERVICE, that contains details about the requested solution and/or service).
  3. Download and complete the Application 170 Intent to Apply form and submit the form to the E-Rate coordinating office by the date listed on the calendar and in the RFP. You will need to complete one Application 170 for each RFP you would like to bid on.
  4. Attend all vendor meetings related to the RFP.
  5. Periodically check this web portal for updates that may affect your proposal.
  6. Complete the required components (See section 5.0 Proposal Contents) of the RFP.
  7. Submit the required number of response copies to the address listed in the RFP.

The Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund, commonly know as “E-Rate”, is administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) under the direction of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and provides discounts to assist most schools and libraries in the United States to obtain affordable telecommunications and internet access. It is one of four support programs funded through a Universal Service Fee charged to companies that provide interstate and/or international telecommunications services.

Schools and Libraries Program – USAC.org

All inquiries must be submitted in writing to [email protected] no later than close of business on December 15, 2016. Questions received by this deadline, and corresponding answers, will be posted on this web portal for all vendors. Updates to RFPs will be posted on this web portal as well. Transmission and confirmation of receipt of questions are the responsibility of the Proposer(s). Requests for verbal or telephone clarification will be declined and will be non-binding.

Please note our offices will be closed for the Winter Break December 16 thru January 02, 2017.