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Request for Vendor Proposals

posted May 2, 2019, 11:25 AM by Web Master   [ updated May 10, 2019, 12:17 PM ]

Mount Abraham Unified School District (MAUSD) is requesting proposals from vendors to provide contracted services in the areas below for the 2019-20 school-year.

  • Independent psychoeducational evaluations

  • Occupational therapy

  • Physical therapy

  • Intensive behavior support services

  • Medicaid and IEP management systems

  • Speech and language therapy services

  • Deaf and hard of hearing services

  • Transportation

Period of Contract: MAUSD will enter into written agreements through a Memorandum of Understanding from a qualified vendor for the period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.

Proposal Acceptance Period: Proposals must be received by 4PM on or before June 1, 2019.

Service proposals must be mailed or delivered to Susan Bruhl, Director of Student Support Services, Mount Abraham Unified School District, 72 Munsill Avenue, Bristol, VT 05443 no later than June 1, 2019.

Project Summary

MAUSD is seeking proposals from qualified vendors for instructional services. Vendor selection will consider the following: price, expertise, availability, reputation, sole source, resources provided, follow up capability.

Required Specifications

  1. Description of services available to the district.

  2. Rates including details of hourly rate for direct services, consultations, indirect services (e.g., report writing), and any additional charges (e.g., mileage).

  3. Description of services, if applicable, for staff training including the number of available training per the contract timeline, duration, number of participants, and costs per training session.

  4. Assurance that the level and extent of services for each student must be approved by the LEA (or designee) prior to commencing any services.

  5. Assurance that all direct student services, if applicable, must be only as specialized as necessary to support improvement in goals directly related to the Vermont Early Learning Standards (EEE) or Common Core (students in grades K to 12).

  6. Description of indirect services (e.g., consultations, coaching, training), if applicable, and the supports through which these services 1) build capacity for services to be provided by MAUSD staff and 2) can occur in the least restrictive environment.

  7. Assurance that educational services will be determined by IEP teams and include approval from the LEA.

  8. Assurance that the vendor is acting as an independent contractor, and therefore, as such, is responsible for own insurance coverage (liability, health, dental, workers compensation insurance, etc.) payroll tax matters and will not receive compensated leave time.

  9. Assurance that the vendor complies with FERPA and HIPPA requirements.

  10. Assurance that the vendor if selected to provide services for the school year can provide the following documents, if not already on file, for the district: acceptable criminal records check; proof of liability insurance; copy of current licensure and registration; and taxpayer identification number (IRS Form W-9).

For questions, please contact Rachel Cornellier at or call (802) 453-6951.