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Professional Development

RFP 19-049RA, Contract Term: Aug. 22, 2019, to Aug. 21, 2023

Quote and PO Instructions

This guide contains information for procuring professional development and/or professional services. All documentation including a fully signed APS Professional Services Agreement and approved purchase order must be issued prior to any services provided.

An APS Professional Service Agreement is utilized for contracting for professional development/professional services, a vendor provided agreement or contract will not be considered.

Depending on the funds utilized (Operational or Grant) for purchase, multiple quotes from multiple vendors may be required. Please check with Procurement Office for thresholds.

APS has many subject matter experts and consideration should be made for in-house training from APS staff.

A quote must be received from the vendor prior to placing the order - this will ensure APS receives the contract pricing. This price agreement will assist you in not needing to acquire multiple quotes.

When requesting a quote, provide the following information to the vendor to ensure you receive the contract pricing:

  1. Contract with "Albuquerque Public Schools"
  2. The APS SItes "Ship To" address (your location)
  3. APS RFP 19-049RA Professional Development Services
  4. APS Price Agreement number
  5. Your contact information in case the vendor has a question regarding your request
  6. Upload Quote in Attach IT

Required Information

The vendor quote must contain the following information in PDF Format:

  • What is the training?
  • How are services provided? How performance is measured (deliverables)?
  • Who is providing the services?
  • What are the roles and responsibilities for contractor? For APS?
  • When are services provided?
  • Where are services provided?
  • How much do services cost?
  • An agenda of the training is a good document that documents the deliverables

Header Comments

The following information must be entered on the requisition in the "Comments to Print on Purchase Orders" section of the requisition header:

  • RQ No.
  • PA No.
  • Bid 19-049RA
  • Professional Development Services
  • Term: 8/22/2019 - 8/21/2023
  • Board Approved: 8/21/2019
  • Quote
  • Quote Date
  • Quote Prepared By
  • Phone
  • Email

In the miscellaneous section of the requisition - the assigned buyer will be Robert Russell.

Vendor Written Proposal Documentation

The following information should be documented in a written proposal from the vendor. The vendor written proposal shall be incorporated into APS Professional Service Agreement.

  1. What are the services?
    1. Be specific, clear, explanatory
    2. Describe in detail what contractor is being paid to do
    3. Use clear terminology and language
  2. How are services provided?
    1. List tasks in chronological order; Agenda(s)
    2. Expand to list steps necessary to achieve tasks
    3. Outline the component of the program/service
    4. On-site workshops; webinar; face to face
  3. How performance is measured? Deliverables
    1. Numbers saved
    2. List of activities
    3. Results and/or analysis
    4. Reports about service delivery
    5. Achievement of performance measurement
  4. Who is performing the service?
    1. Specific individual who will be providing the service
    2. If a company or firm, list specific employee
  5. What are the roles and responsibilities for contractor and APS?
    1. Define roles and responsibilities
    2. Define key assumptions
    3. Define if Vendor background check or fingerprinting is applicable
  6. When are services provided?
    1. Specific beginning and end
    2. Specific date and time period
    3. Schedule
    4. Milestones
    5. Timelines
  7. Where are services provided?
    1. Specific location(s) where service will be provided
  8. How much do services cost?
    1. Provide cost of service (price is negotiable)
    2. Rate of pay must consider the following factors:
      1. The level and difficulty of the work to be performed
      2. The qualifications of the contractor or consultant
      3. The cost of comparable individuals performing similar work
      4. The availability of qualified candidates
    3. Provide travel costs (not to exceed GSA federal per diem rates)
    4. Provide cost of related materials or incidentals

Please contact the Procurement Department if you require assistance.

Professional Development Vendors
VendorAddressSpecificationsVendor No.PA No.Contact Information

Accelerate Learning Inc.

5177 Richmond Avenue
Suite 1025
Houston, TX 77056
Using Cooperative Learning for Student Success, Understand and Implementing the CER Process-Claims, Evidence and Reason, Engineering Solutions, Maximizing STEMscopes, Addressing Student Misconceptions 45381 15410 Amy Canales
1 (915) 3009-0539

AVID Center

9797 Aero Drive Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92123
Various Workshops - Elementary, Elective, Schoolwise, Content Areas, Counseling, Leadership, Student Leadership, Higher Education 18029 15411 David Greulich
1 (858) 380-4800

Benchmark Education Co.

145 Huguenot Street 8th Floor
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Instructional Coaching, English Lang Development, Special Educ 10341 15412 John Gruber
1 (845) 643-3100


955 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139
Instructional Leadership, Student Centered Assessment & Classroom Culture, Core Academics, Dual Languages, STEM, Social Emotional Learning, English Language Development, Cultural Diversity 46453 15413 Erin Osborn
1 (617) 329-9130

Carnegie Learning Inc.

501 Grant Street Suite 1075
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Various Mathematics and Literacy Professional Learning Workshops 22910 15414 Julie Katruska
1 (888) 851-7094

Cengage Learning Inc.

5191 Natorp Blvd.
Mason, OH 45040
Administrator Training, Assessment Resources and Preparation, NCTM Teaching Practices, Big Ideas Math Author Workshop 28941 15415 Beverly Jones
1 (513) 229-1017

The College Board

250 Vesey Street
New York, NY 10281

Various Workshops from Art and Design, Calculus, Chemistry, Computer Science, Foreign Lang, Physics, Psychology, US Government and Politics, US History 10564 15416 Jermy Singer
1 (512) 721-1845

Consortium on Reaching Excellence (dba CORE)

1300 Clay Street Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94607
Academic Leader, Math K-12, MTSS Designing and Implementing Multi-Tiered Systems of Support, Math, School Culture and Climate, Teaching Problem Solving thru Math Modeling 27374 15417 Latoya Freeman
(510) 540-4200 Ext. 2

Creative Leadership Solutions

100 Beacorn Street
Boston, MA 02116
Balanced Assessment System, Assessment Literacy for Leadership, Helping Students and Teachers Succeed w/ Better Evidence, Using Effective Formative Assessment, Creative Leadership Coaching, School Culture, Curriculum Development and Implementation 42953 15418 Lauren Kruczkowksi
1 (617) 952-8542

Curriculum Associates LLC

153 Rangeway Road
North Billerica, MA 01862
i-Ready, Ready Mathematics, Ready Classroom Mathematics, Ready for English/Lang Arts 38223 15419 David Caron
1 (800) 313-0334

Defined Learning LLC

900 Skokie Blvd. Suite 100
Northbrook, IL 60062

Engaging Students with Real-World, Project Based Learning 46687 15420 Patrick Irvine
1 (888) 759-5020

Discovery Education Inc.

8403 Colesville Road Suite 1200
Silver Spring, MD 20902
STEMformation, STEM Leader Corps, digital Leader Corps 13554 15421 Kelli Campbell
1 (240) 662-5160

Dr. Jose Medina Educational Solutions

11718 Leesborough Circle
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Dual Language Classroom: Essentials, The Dual Language Classroom: Instruction in Spanish, C6Biliteracy Framework: Lesson Planning for the Dual Language Classroom, The Dual Language Administrator: Essentials 45891 15422 Dr. Jose Medina
1 (915) 276-3351

Estrellita Inc.

6050 Greenwood Plaza Blvd Suite 120
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

The Estrellita Accelerated Beginning Spanish Reading Program supports native language instruction by providing early education bilingual teachers w/ methodology and concrete strategies for teaching beginning Spanish reading to young children 10884 15423 Elise Lasko Iglesias
1 (303) 779-2601

Explora Science Center & Children's Museum

1701 Mountain Road SW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Phenomenal Science, Mathematical Mindsets 13570 15424 Jose Hastings
1 (505) 224-8302


6339 Goldfield Place NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111

Creating Safer Schools for LGBTQ Students - Elementary PD, Creating Safer Spaces, Inclusive Curriculum, Trans and Gender Expansive Student Support 42971 15425

Havens Levitt
1 (505) 259-5868

Gardner & Associates LLC

711 Emerson Street NE
Washington DC 20017
Immigrant Family and Community Engagement in Schools, Family Engagement w/ Refugee Populations, Cultivating Leadership Skills Among Immigrant Parents, Interpretation and Translation Services for Families, Developing Writing w/ Elementary English Learners, Making Math Accessible to Elementary English Learners 47142 15426 Laura Gardner
1 (202) 997-8545

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Co.

1900 South Batavia Avenue
Geneva, IL 60134
Coaching, Data Teams, Digital Leadership and Learning, Equity for Excellence, Family Engagement Program, Leadership for Rigorous Learning, Positive Culture and Climate, Rigorous Curriculum Design, School Improvement, Systemwide Support 11025 15427 Brooke Little
1 (720) 299-8689

Hyde Collaborative Solutions

28 Panther Peak
Santa Fe, NM 87508
Collaborative Solutions and Tools for Capacity Building in School Improvement and Support, Collaborative Leadership Skills 45235 15428 Dr. Sheila Hyde
1 (505) 795-1217

Kagan Professional Development

981 Calle Amanecer
San Clemente, CA 92673
Elementary and Secondary Sciences and Math, Secondary Social Studies and Lang Arts, Elementary Literacy, ELL, Classbuilding and Teambuilding, Brain-Friendly Teaching 19263 15429 Lori Allnut
1 (949) 545-6388

LM Education Consulting

855 Rosedale Lane
Hoffman Estates IL, 60169

Intro to Key Concepts in Latino Family Engagement 46052 15430 Lorena Mancilla
1 (630) 430-6206

Lakeshore Learning Materials

2695 E. Dominguez Street
Carson, CA 90895
Early Childhood and Elementary Classroom Management - Effective Instruction and Practice - Effective Instruction and Practice: Head Start Specific - Content Area - Special Education 39845 15431 Mary K. Ryan-Hoke
1 (800) 421-5354

Magnet Schools of America

1909 K Street NW Suite C-140
Washington DC 20006

School Strategic Implementation Planning, Magnet School Coaching, Ensuring Excellence for All-Cultural Competencies, Advanced Theme-Based Coaching, Teacher Assessment, Ensuring Diverse Student Populations, Successful Recruitment and Retention Practices. STEM 14646 15432 Todd Mann
1 (202) 824-0672

Mission: Graduate, United Way of Central NM

2340 Alamo Avenue SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
School Based Attendance Team Support 47141 15433

New Teacher Center

1205 Pacific Avenue Suite 301
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Support for District Program Leaders, Instructional Coaching, Support for School Leaders, Mentor and Coaches, School Leadership: Summer Institute, In-Field Peer Networks, Peer Network Working Groups, Network Seminars 47111 15434

PBL Works

3 Hamilton Landing Suite 220
Novato, CA 94949
Adult Leadership, Behavior Management Strategies Bilingual and Multicultural Ed Classroom, Cultural Diversity and Proficiency, Dual Credit College/Career Readiness, Dual Language, Ethics ELD, Mental Health, Middle School and K-8 Re-design, Positive Culture and Race Relations, Special Educ, STEM/STEAM, Student Leadership, Trauma 47090 15435 Addie Lewis
1 (415) 475-6714

PCG Education

148 State Street 10th Floor
Boston, MA 02109-2589
Coaching Effectiveness, New Teacher Support, Leadership Support, Equity, ELL, Classroom Management, Diverse Learners, Social Emotional Learning, College and Career Readiness, Data Driven Decision Making 47151 15436 Brian Riley
1 (512) 287-4708

Partnerships Make a Difference 

1601 W. Fifth Avenue #106
Columbus, OH 43212
Service-Learning and Project Based Learning 40507 15437 Kathy Meyer
1 (614) 323-3741


2221 River Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Mathematics, English Language, Early Childhood, Digital Integration and Blended Learning, SIOP (dual language and english language development), Special Ed, STEM/STEAM 11990 15438 Mark Welsh
1 (319) 323-3721

Project ARC, LLC

4900 Meining Road
Berthoud, CO 80513

Assessment, Core Academics and Electives, Dual Credit College/Career Readiness, Family and Community Engagement, Social Emotional Learning, STEM/STEAM 42931 15439 Dayna Laur
1 (717) 379-8608

Project Lead The Way Inc. (PLTW)

3939 Priority Way South Dr. Suite 400
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Early Learning, College and Career Readiness, Developing the Whole Child 41565 15440 Michelle Gough
1 (317) 669-0864

Pyramid Educational Consultants

350 Churchmans Road Suite B
New Castle, DE 19720
Providing workshops on the Pyramid Approach to Education and PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) 12116 15441 David Baltista
1 (302) 368-2515

QBS, Inc.

49 Plain Street Suite 200
North Attleboro, MA 02760
Safety-Care Behavioral Safety Training - Behavior Management Strategies 47091 15442 Michael Magne
1 (855) 727-6246

SNT Ed Consulting

25501 Valley View
Tremont, IL 61568
Using a scaffolded/three-pronged Approach to Creating the Trauma Sensitive Classroom 45249 15443 Kevin Dill
1 (309) 678-5771

Scholastic Inc.

90 Old Sherman Turnpike
Danbury, CT 06810
Whole-Group Instructional Strategies, Small-Group Instructional Approaches that support differentiation, Independent Literacy Learning, Foundational Skills, Early Childhood Literacy, Family and Community engagement 14471 15444 Toni Abrahams
1 (800) 825-4579 Ext. 6

Simple Solutions Educational Services

22646 Lily Pad Lane
Frankfort, IL 604223
Social Emotional Learning, Positive Cultural, Cultural Diversity and Proficiency, Positive Race Relations, Behavior and Classroom Management, Adult Learning and Development 47153 15445 Angela Searcy
1 (708) 845-2343

Skyrocket Training Inc.

25 E. Beach Street
Long Beach, NY 11561
Leadership Coaching, Ongoing Instructional Coaching Support, Special Education Support, Cultural Competency and Responsiveness Training 47086 15446 Michael Sonbert
1 (516) 840-4386

Southern Regional Education Board

592 10th Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
District Strategic Planning and Targeted Support, Early Numeracy Training Series, Early Literacy Training Series, College and Career Readiness Classroom Redesign Series, College and Career Readiness School Level Comprehensive Redesign 21367 15447 Dale Winkler
1 (404) 875-9211

Initiative Science LLC dba Educational Research

24001 Southfield Rd Ste 107
Southfield, MI 48075 Certified Training 47088 15448 Andrew Raupp
1 (313) 377-3777

Strategic Leadership Consulting

3928 Desert Sage Court NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Intro to the Active-Participatory Approach, Ask-Listen-Encourage, Building Community, Cooperative Learning, Homework Help, Planning and Reflection, Reframing Conflict, Structure and Clear Limits, The Leadership Challenge 47152 15449 Robyn Hill
1 (310) 910-3277

Summit Professional Educ

113 Seaboard Lane Suite A-190
Franklin, TN 37065
Differential Diagnosis and Performance-Based Treatments for Pediatric Motor Disorders, Evidence-Based Strategies to Improve Function, Mobility and Posture in Infants and Children - Target Audience: Physical and Occupational Therapists 24848 15450 Cristina Marciani
1 (615) 346-8828


3016 Falcon Court
Shelbyville, KY 40065
Project Based Learning - Design and Planning Projects, Scaffolding and Assessment, Management and Implementation 47092 15451 Drew Perkins
1 (502) 373-0040

Teacher Created Materials

5301 Oceanus Drive
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Professional Development Offerings for English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, English Language Development, Best Practices in Classroom Instructions, Parental Involved, Job-Embedded Coaching 12564 15452 Heather Brooke
1 (800) 858-7339

The Flippen Group

1199 Haywood Drive
College Station, TX 77845
District by Design, Campus by Design, Leadership Blueprint, Capture Kids' Hearts, Coaching Greatness, Winning Culture, Keynote Speaker, LeadWorthy the Course 21550 15453 Diane Wilborn
1 (903) 561-1111

The Great Books Foundation

233 N Michigan Avenue Suite 420
Chicago, IL 60601
The Shared Inquiry Method of Learning, Evidence for the Effectiveness of Great Books K-12 Programs and Inquiry-Based Learning, Measuring the Impact of Key Components of Inquiry-Based Learning, Measurable Data Indicating Improvement: School Profiles 11083 15454 Peter Walton
1 (312) 646-7115

UNM Continuing Education

1634 University Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131
Business and Career Classes: Grant Writing, Ethics, Lean Six Sigma, Essentials for Managers, Conflict Free Communication, Self-Care, Stress Management 47117 15455 Audrey Arnold
1 (505) 277-6216

US Math Recovery Council

510 Gateway Lone Oak Road Suite 600
Eagan, MN 55121
Academic Content: Mathematics, Instructional Coaching in Mathematics, Assessment: Diagnostic, interview-based assessments that guide classroom instruction for the elementary grades 19636 15456 Christina Miller
1 (952) 491-9848

Voyager Sopris Learning

17855 Dallas Parkway Suite 400
Dallas, TX 75287
LETRS: PD for Literacy Educators 23901 15457

Amy Otis
1 (800) 547-6747 Ext. 120

 WEST ed

730 Harrison Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
PD for Adult Leadership and Development, Assessment, Behavior Management Strategies, CORE Academics, Counseling, Cultural Diversity and Proficiency, Dual Language, Family and Community Engagement, Mental Health, Poverty, Positive Culture and Race Relations, Social Emotional Learning, Special Education, STEM, Student Leadership, STEM 12787 15458 Virgilio Tinio
1 (415) 615-3136

Wilson Language Training

47 Old Webster Road
Oxford, MA 01540
Foundations: Tiers 1 and 2 (Gr K-13) Reading Foundational Skills, Just Words: Tier 2 (r 4-12) Reading Foundational Skills, Wilson Reading, System: Tier 3 (Gr 2-12), Reading, Foundational Skills 12826 15459 Mary Janet McCafferty
1 (508) 368-2399

7 Mindsets Academy LLC

60 King Street
Roswell, GA 30075
Transforming the Most Challenging Students through the Nurtured Heart Approach 45498 15460 Barb Maimone
1 (678) 821-2869