ARRA CONTRACT ALERT
In accordance with the North Carolina Office of Economic Recovery & Investment policy regarding procurements utilizing American Recovery & Re-Investment Act (ARRA) funding (specifically Race to the Top (RttT) funding), the Purchasing & Contracts Section of the NC Department of Public Instruction (NC DPI) will be posting a "Notice of Intent" to award a contract amendment to eCollege.com (a Pearson company) for the purpose of renewing the Year 1 Annual Software Maintenance and Support for a Learning Object Repository (LOR) for NC DPI from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. ARRA/RttT funding requirements allow NC DPI to partner with another State Agency that is operating a product to meet the requirements of a RttT objective (which includes the Software Maintenance and Support for an LOR). We will be partnering with NC Community College System (NCCCS) to amend their contract with eCollege.com, for this renewal of Software Maintenance and Support of the LOR. 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 Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Questions resulting from this notice may be directed to Mike Beaver, Purchasing Agent III, Purchasing & Contracts Section, 919.807.3683 or , firstname.lastname@example.org
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.