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Summary

Agency Name: DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Agency Contract ID: 12-685

Long Title: PARCC Item Development

Vendor Name: NCS PEARSON, INC.

Total Contract Amount: $26,361,029.00

Total Budgetary Amount: $26,361,029.00

Total Payment To Date: $16,391,180.37

Date of Execution: 06/18/2012

General Description: The Department, as PARCC’s fiscal agent, is contracting with NCS Pearson Inc. to assist in the creation of items and tasks for PARCC’s assessment system. The Department and Achieve Inc., PARCC’s Project Management contractor, will work on behalf of the PARCC states collectively to manage the contract. The PARCC assessment system will include a mix of performance-based, constructed-response tasks, and technology-enhanced, computer-scored items aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The Contractor will develop items and tasks for the summative Performance-Based Assessment and End-of- Year Assessment components, as well as the non-summative Mid-Year Assessment component. NCS Pearson will participate in project management meetings and item review meetings for the project and coordinate with the meeting coordination and facilitation contractor as required.

Main Information

Agency Contract ID: 12-685

FLAIR Contract ID: 12685

Short Title: PARCC

Long Title: PARCC Item Development

Contract Type: Standard Two Party Agreement by Statute

Contract Status: Closed or Expired

Date of Execution: 06/18/2012

Date of Beginning: 06/18/2012

Original End Date: 06/30/2013

New Ending Date: 09/30/2014

Agency Service Area:

Statutory Authority: Partnership for Readiness for College and Career (PARCC)

Contract Involves State or Federal Financial Assistance: Yes

Recipient Type: FOR PROFIT ORGANIZATION INCLUDES SOLE PROPRIETOR

Provide for Administrative Cost: No

Provide for Periodic Increase: No

Procurement Information

Authorized Advanced Payment: No

Method of Procurement: Agency Invitation to Negotiate [s. 287.057 (1) (c), FAC]

State Term Contract ID:

Contract’s Exemption Justification:

Agency Reference Number: ITN 2012-31

Business Case Study Done: No

Legal Challenges to Procurement: No

Outsourcing / Capital Improvements

Was the Contracted Function Previously Performed by the State: No

Was the Contracted Function Considered for Insourcing back to the State: No

Did the Vendor Make Capital Improvements on State Property: No

Budget Information

Original Contract Amount: $13,938,300.00

Total Contract Amount: $26,361,029.00

Total Recurring Budgetary Amount: $26,361,029.00

Total Non-Recurring Budgetary Amount: $0.00

Total Budgetary Amount: $26,361,029.00

Total Unfunded Amount: $0.00

As of Date: 1/31/2014

Recurring Budgetary Amount Account Code Fiscal Year Effective Date FY Cost Accumulator Agency Amendment Reference
$4,354,748.00 48-20-2-261030-48250500-00-100946-00 12/06/2013 2013-2014
$6,474,072.00 48-20-2-261030-48250500-00-100946-00 07/01/2013 2013-2014 Renew 1
$162,531.00 48-20-2-261030-48250500-00-100946-00 07/01/2013 2013-2014 Amend 3
$125,191.00 48-20-2-261030-48250500-00-100946-00 07/01/2013 2013-2014 A-2
$325,062.00 48-20-2-261030-48250500-00-100946-00 07/01/2012 2012-2013 Amend 3
$13,938,300.00 48-20-2-261030-48250500-00-100946-00 07/01/2012 2012-2013
$918,625.00 48-20-2-261030-48250500-00-100946-00 07/01/2012 2012-2013 A-2
$62,500.00 48-20-2-261030-48250500-00-100946-00 09/24/2012 2012-2013 A-1


No Non-Recurring Budgetary records found for this contract.

Contract Change

Change Type Amendment Amount Agency Amendment Reference Change Description Amendment Effective Date Amendment Execution Date New Ending Date
Amendment $0.00 A-5 Amend to remove Florida, adds PARCC Inc as a party to contra 12/31/2013 12/31/2013
Amendment $4,354,748.00 A-4 Amend for additional tasks, replacement deliverable table 12/06/2013 12/06/2013
Renewal $6,474,072.00 Renew 1 Add Funds and Extend End Date 08/30/2013 08/30/2013 09/30/2014
Amendment $487,593.00 Amend 3 To add $487,593. for add' forms associated w/Research Studie 05/06/2013 05/06/2013
Amendment $1,043,816.00 A-2 Amend for additional research studies 12/11/2012 12/11/2012 08/30/2013
Amendment $62,500.00 A-1 Additional passage permissions 09/24/2012 09/24/2012 06/30/2013

Vendor

Name Line 1Name Line 2City State ZipMinority Vendor Designation
NCS PEARSON, INC. NCS PEARSON, INC IOWA CITY IA 522440000 State of Florida Small Business Designation

CFDA

CFDA Code Description
84.395 STATE FISCAL STABILIZATION FUND - STATE INCENTIVE GRANTS

CSFA

No CSFA Codes found for the contract.
More Deliverable Number      Commodity/Service Type Major Deliverable Method of Payment
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT AMEND 3: Item Development Deliverables - Virtual PARCC Core Leadership Group Item Review (approximat... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT AMEND 3:Item Development Deliverables - In person PARCC Core Leadership Group ELA Item Review (chang... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT AMEND 3:Item Development Deliverables - Virtual PARCC Core Leadership Group Item Review (changed app... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT AMEND 3: Item Development Deliverables - Virtual PARCC Core Leadership Group Item Review (All remai... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT AMEND 3:Item Development Deliverables, Item Review Committee Meetings - In person Bias, Sensitivity,... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT AMEND 3: Item Development Deliverables, Item Review Committee Meetings - In person Bias, Sensitivity... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT AMEND #3: Reduced a meeting in conjunction with the Task Interaction Studies. (Reduced the original... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT AMEND #3: Reduced a meeting in conjunction with the Accessibility and Accommodations Studies. (Reduc... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT AMENDMENT 3 ADD ON: Virtual PARCC Core Leadership Group Math Item Review (20% grades 3-8 and 25% HS ... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT AMEND 3: Item Development Deliverables - In person PARCC Core Leadership Group Item Review (changed ... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT AMEND 3: Item Development Deliverables - In person Early Mathematics Review (changed approximately f... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT AMEND 3: Item Development Deliverables - In person Core Leadership Review for initial submission of ... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT AMEND 3: Item Development Deliverables - In person State Educator Review for Passages (changed appro... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT AMEND 3: Item Development Deliverables, Item Review Committee Meetings - In person Bias, Sensitivity... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT AMEND 3:Item Development Deliverables, Item Review Committee Meetings - In person Bias and Sensitivi... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT AMEND 3:Item Development Deliverables - In person State Educator Review for Passages (changed approx... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT AMENDMENT 3 ADD ON: In person Bias and Sensitivity, Item Review (approximately 70% of total needed t... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT AMEND 3: Item Development Deliverables, Item Review Committee Meetings - In person Bias and Sensitiv... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT Item Development Deliverables - Final Assessment Blueprints. Collaborate with Education Testing Serv... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT Altering Blueprint Fields, Altering Task Models and associated travel. (Amendment #2 11/1/12) Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT AMENDMENT 3 ADD ON: Virtual State Educator Review for Passages (approximately 25% of total passage d... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT AMENDMENT 3 ADD ON: Hybrid PARCC Core Leadership Group ELA Item Review (approximately 25% of total d... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT AMENDMENT 3 ADD ON: Virtual Bias and Sensitivity, ELA Passage Review (25% of Phase 1 passage develop... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT AMENDMENT 3 ADD ON: In person PARCC Core Leadership Group Math Item Review (approximately 20% grades... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
     
EDUCATION & TRAINING CONSULTANT Project Management - Monthly Project Summary. The Contractor will produce a Monthly Project Summary ... Fixed Fee / Unit Rate
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Payment Details

"Date" in the listing below indicates the date the payment voucher was recorded in the system, not the date the payment was issued.
More Fiscal Year Total Amount
     
2013-2014 $15,715,190.38
     
2012-2013 $675,989.99

If a payment or adjustment to a contract was made before July 1, 2012, the information may not be posted in this system.

Contract Documents


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Document Type Document Reference # Executed Date Document Add Date Agency Document Link View
Original Contract Original Contract - 12685 06/18/2012 4/11/2014 6:56:58 AM
Amendment A-1 09/24/2012 4/11/2014 6:58:20 AM
Amendment A-2 12/11/2012 4/11/2014 7:00:23 AM
Amendment A-4 12/06/2013 4/11/2014 7:01:32 AM
Amendment Amend 3 05/06/2013 4/11/2014 7:00:45 AM
Renewal Renew 1 08/30/2013 4/11/2014 7:01:54 AM


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Audit Type Review Date Fiscal Year View
Settlement Agreement Audit 03/21/2014 2013-2014 View
Contract Review 07/16/2012 2012-2013 View
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