Government Contract | Texas
Event / Conference Planning and Management Service

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000492738

Bid Title: Event / Conference Planning and Management Service

Agency Bid No. Title: RFP-731-16-023-KV

Received Date: 02/23/2016

Close Date: 03/07/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

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Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:TexasWomansUniversityisse e k i n g an event planning service to support the planning and management of a two-day early literacy institute for K-6 educators in cooperation with Reading Recovery and the Department of Reading. The event will be held at a hotel or conference center in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in the fall of 2016. Attendance has ranged from approximately 500-800 people in the last five years. Major responsibilities are listed below. The Institute chair will make programmatic decisions and will work in cooperation with the vendor to set and review the budget, create publicity materials, and determine food/beverage needs. A knowledge of and experience with compliance requirements of purchasing policies and procedures of tax-exempt entities is essential. Revenue generated from the conference must cover all expenses and provide a profit for TWU Reading Recovery. The total Institute budget has not exceeded $130,000 in the last three years. Any remaining proceeds generated by the Institute is used to cover some of the expenses for training Reading Recovery and Descubriendo la Lectura DLL (Spanish version) trainers, teacher leaders and teachers. Reading Recovery is a short-term early intervention designed for first graders having difficulty learning to read and write. In 2014, The U.S. Department of Education recognized Reading Recovery as having statistically significant positive impacts in the general reading achievement and reading comprehension domains

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Product Code: 96234

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Texas Woman's University

State: Texas

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Kari Vander Wege Service Center Building, 1200 Frame Street, Denton, Texas, 76209




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