Guilford County Board of Education
April 16, 2013
Members, Board of Education
Maurice O. Green, Superintendent
Terrence Young, Chief Information Officer
|April 12, 2013 |
|PACE/Race to the Top- District Grant Vendor Selection Recommendation|
In February 2013, proposals were received for Guilford County Schools Personalized Achievement and Curriculum Environment Personal Computing Solution Request for Proposals #189-5457.
The vendors who responded to the request for proposals and their proposed annual lease cost on a per unit basis are listed below:
LeCroy Educational Furniture & Technology
Lenovo Tablet 2
Logical Choice Technology
The costs listed are the base costs. Certain vendor options, if accepted, would add to those base costs. Guilford County Schools’ RTT-D grant estimated an annual per unit lease cost of $255.00.
Staff‘s recommended vendor is Amplify Education. This recommendation includes the acceptance of certain options that would bring the total annual per unit lease cost to $214.00. Information related to this recommendation was presented to the Board of Education at a work session held on April 11, 2013.
RECOMMENDATION: The Superintendent recommends that the Board authorize the staff and Board attorney to enter into negotiations to contract with Amplify Education, Inc. for the provision of services, software and equipment on terms and conditions recommended by the Superintendent.