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posted Sep 12, 2017, 9:44 AM by Web Master   [ updated Sep 19, 2017, 6:05 AM ]

Technical Assistance

Addison Northeast Supervisory Union is seeking technical assistance and training in evidenced based practices in literacy and mathematics for students with dyslexia. Proposals from qualified vendors should be submitted by September 29, 2017 with an anticipated start date of October 15, 2017. Please submit proposals for contracted services related to the provision of special education. Contract proposals are sought for the following services:

  • Rates for full and half day workshops (please include maximum participants if any)

  • Hourly rates for consultation and coaching

  • Travel expenses

  • Expenses for materials

  • Miscellaneous expenses

Service proposals must be mailed or delivered to Susan Bruhl, Director of Student Support Services, Addison Northeast Supervisory Union, 72 Munsill Avenue, Bristol, VT 05443 no later than September 29, 2017.

Copies of the request for proposals may be obtained on our website at and at the Office of the Superintendent at the above address between and 8AM and 4PM, Monday through Friday, prior to the date specified to submit proposals.

Period of Contract: Addison Northeast will enter into written agreements through a Memorandum of Understanding from a qualified vendor for the period of October 15, 2017 through June 30, 2018.

Proposal Acceptance Period: Proposals must be received by 4PM on or before September 29, 2017.

Project Summary

Addison Northeast Supervisory Union is seeking proposals from technical assistance centers or trainers specializing in dyslexia with specific focus on approaches to teaching literacy and mathematics grades K-12. Vendor selection will consider the following: price, expertise, availability, reputation, sole source, resources provided, follow up capability.

Required Specifications

  1. Description of instructional services available to the Supervisory Union.

  2. Proposed school-year (2017-18) cost with details of hourly rate for direct services, consultations, indirect services (e.g., report writing), and any additional charges (e.g., mileage).

  3. Description of services, if applicable, for staff training including the number of available training per the contract timeline, duration, number of participants, and costs per training session.

  4. Assurance that the level and extent of services must be approved by the Director of Student Support Services & Superintendent of Schools prior to commencing any services.

  5. Assurance that all direct student services, if applicable, must be only as specialized as necessary to support improvement in goals directly related to the Vermont Early Learning Standards (EEE) or Grade Level Expectations/Common Core (students in grades K to 12).

  6. Description of indirect services (e.g., consultations, coaching, training), if applicable, and the supports through which these services 1) build capacity for services to be provided by ANESU staff and 2) can occur in the least restrictive environment.

  7. Assurance that educational services will be determined by IEP teams and include approval from the LEA.

  8. Assurance that the vendor is acting as an independent contractor, and therefore, as such, is responsible for own insurance coverage (liability, health, dental, workers compensation insurance, etc.) payroll tax matters and will not receive compensated leave time.

  9. Assurance that the vendor if selected to provide services for the SU for the 2017-18 school year can provide the following documents, if not already on file, for the Supervisory Union: acceptable criminal records check; proof of liability insurance; copy of current licensure and registration; and taxpayer identification number (IRS Form W-9).