ARRA CONTRACT ALERT - PEARSON
In accordance with the North Carolina Office of Economic Recovery & Investment policy regarding procurements utilizing Race-to-the-Top 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 to Pearson for the purpose of purchasing Books classified as an Academic Purchase. This purchase request is for NC Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) section. The Books will be used to support the implementation of training required by new selected teachers for the teacher and Governor network. A pre existing relationship was established in January 2014 for testing materials. Pearson is the sole source for these published materials. Pearson is uniquely qualified for this Published Material Academic Purchase request. The title and any ancillary material connected to it are copyright owned only by Pearson. 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 Friday, May 16, 2013. Questions resulting from this notice may be directed to Lena White-Anderson, Purchasing Technician, Purchasing & Contracts Section, 919.807.3663; or email; Lena.WhiteAnderson@dpi.nc.gov.
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.