Friday, August 21, 2015

How to Do Business with the NYC Department of Education!


The NYC Department of Education’s (DOE) invites all NGLCCNY Members to its next “How to Do Business with the DOE” presentation will be held with the Brooklyn Small Business Development Center (SBDC) on Friday, September 25, 2015. The presentation will be held at NYC College of Technology-Howard Building, located at 25 Chapel Street, Room 411, Brooklyn, New York 11201. The event will be from 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. To register, please contact SBDC@citytech.cuny.edu. MWBEs and all other prospective vendors are invited to attend.

A summary of the DOE’s current solicitations can be viewed online at the following links: Request for ProposalsRequest for Bids, and Multiple Task Award Contract.

Vendors who are interested in participating in any of these procurements must be registered on DOE’s Vendor Portal, available here. The solicitation and requirements are available for download on Vendor Portal. The free registration takes minutes to complete, and registering for Vendor Portal connects your firm to information about the wide range of goods and services purchased by the DOE. Once registered, your firm will receive e-mails whenever new bidding opportunities become available at the DOE. If you have any questions regarding any of these procurements, please contact DOE’s Vendor Hotline at (718) 935-2300 or VendorHotline@schools.nyc.gov


DOE’s Commitment to Equal Opportunity: DOE has contracts with vendors to purchase the goods and services necessary to ensure that students receive the quality education they deserve. The agency strives to give all businesses, including Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs), an equal opportunity to compete for DOE procurements. The agency casts a wide net in search of talented vendors, seeking qualified suppliers from all segments of the community. The DOE’s mission is to provide equal access to procurement opportunities for all qualified vendors including MWBEs. The DOE works to enhance the ability of MWBEs to compete for contracts and DOE is committed to ensuring that MWBEs fully participate in the procurement process. 



DOE encourages all eligible vendors to seek MWBE certification. To learn more information about how to become certified as an MWBE by New York City, please click here. To learn more information about how to become certified as an MWBE by New York State, please click here.”

For more detailed information about the event and who you can expect to see please click here. For additional questions regarding MWBE certification, please contact Jamie McFarlane, Esq. EEO Diversity Specialist, NY Department of Education at 718.935.2138 or at JMcFarlane2@schools.nyc.gov.





Posted by Sean Franklin,
Senior Associate, Media Communications Committee, NGLCCNY
Experience Producer, Socio

Interested in being featured? Please contact me at Sean@NGLCCNY.org.

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