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Mediators and Facilitators for the Office for Exceptional Children

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000578078

Bid Title: Mediators and Facilitators for the Office for Exceptional Children

Agency Bid No. Title: CSP902217

Received Date: 05/23/2016

Close Date: 06/15/2016

Purchase Type: through June 30, 2019

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 06/08/2016


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Scope of Work Mediators (Facilitators) who are offered a contract with the Ohio Department of Education to assist parties in resolving such disputes would be required to attend Individual Education Programs (IEP) team meetings, evaluation team meetings, and mediations to resolve issues between LEAs, parents and students. These meetings are generally held within the boundaries of the LEA. Qualified mediators who are selected are to be placed on the list of mediators maintained by the OEC. Mediators will also receive additional training in order to facilitate meetings with IEP teams and evaluation teams. All OEC mediators will also facilitate IEP team meetings and evaluation team meetings. Deliverables: After award, the selected offeror must: a. Provide dates of scheduled mediation (facilitation) meetings to the mediation (facilitation) coordinator at ODE b. Provide summaries of the meetings outcome within 24 hours c. S u p p l y a l l m e e t i n g p a r t i c i p a n t s w i t h O D E s M e d i a t i o n ( F a c i l i t a t i o n ) E v a l u a t i o n f o r m s . All forms will be provided by OEC. All forms will be provided by OEC. Settlement Agreements will be part of the mandatory training.Index No.: MAC031 Page 4 REV 06/2015 MAJOR WORK CHARACTERISTICS The successful offerors to be selected and placed on the list of mediators (facilitators) will demonstrate formal mediation training through community education programs, university or college programs, bar associations programs, etc. In addition, the successful offerors will demonstrate experience as a mediator (facilitator) through paid or volunteer positions. Ideal offerors will have a background in special education although this is not required. Ideal offerors will have experience with culturally diverse parties although this is not required. Resumes will be reviewed by the evaluation team to determine which Offerors will be interviewed for a position on the OEC list. Interviews will be scheduled after the opening of this RFP and will be held in the Central Ohio area. Mediators (Facilitators) must provide their own transportation and will not be reimbursed for travel expenses which include transportation-related costs, food and/or lodging. Selected Mediators (Facilitators) will be assigned to travel to an area that will be mutually agreed upon between contractors and OEC

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Product Codes: 96105, 92400

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Ohio - Department of Administrative Services

State: Ohio

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Procurement Services, 4200 Surface Road, Columbus, Ohio, 43228



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