A coalition of schools districts and non-profits (including Atlanta AIDS Partnership and its Human Service Agency Partners, Bibb County School System, Butts County School System, Camden County School System, Douglas County School System, Effingham County School System, Greene County School System, Jasper County School System, Jones County School System, Middle Georgia RESA, Mothers Raising Sons, Inc., Thomaston-Upson County School System, United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta and its School District and Human Service Agency Partners, and the Walton County School System) collaboratively advertised Requests for Bids (RFB) for grant evaluation services and technical assistance/professional development services from over 20 contractors located in Georgia and South Carolina. The proposals were evaluated by a representative committee on January 14, 2011, and the following contractors were selected (based on an evaluation rubric). These contractors will be available for services until December 2015 to any and all of the above-named school districts and non-profits.
Technical Assistance and Professional Development:
Research Associates, Inc.
Evaluation Services (in rank order based on score):
The Evaluation Group, LLC
Paradyne Consulting, LLC
Research Analysis Group
Tidwell and Associates, Inc.
University of Georgia (PEG)