PUBLIC NOTICES 2011-12 ::FEBRUARY 27, 2012


In accordance with the North Carolina Office of Economic Recovery & Investment policy regarding contracts utilizing Race to the Top funding, the Purchasing & Contracts Section of the NC Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) will be posting a "Notice of Intent" to award a contract to Artauro Productions. Between February 28 and March 23, Superintendent June Atkinson and NCDPI officials will host regional meetings throughout North Carolina for the state's READY initiative. The purpose of these meetings is to provide educators with information and tools to communicate and describe changes that are under way in North Carolina public schools. Artauro Productions will videotape the March 12, 2012 Regional Ready meeting to be held in Raleigh, NC. A "Notice of Intent" for this award will be posted on the NC Department of Administration, Division of Purchase and Contract's Interactive Purchasing System (IPS) on Monday, February 27, 2012. Questions resulting from this public notice may be directed to Chuck Clements, Section Chief, Purchasing & Contracts Section, 919.807.3661; or

About the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction:
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction provides leadership to 115 local public school districts and 160 charter schools serving over 1.5 million students in kindergarten through high school graduation. The agency is responsible for all aspects of the state's public school system and works under the direction of the North Carolina State Board of Education.

For more information:
NCDPI Communication and Information Division, 919.807.3450.