SMC Childcare Center
Operation and Management Call For Proposals
Monica College is seeking a professional nonprofit Childcare Center Operation
and Management proposal from qualified firms that
- Currently provide licensed
childcare services at private or public childcare facilities, and;
- Have a proven track record of
successfully operating and managing centers comparable in size, quality,
and type to the SMC Early Childhood Education Center / Lab School (ECEC)
currently under development.
With this new facility,
the SMC Early Childhood / Education Department is establishing a model center
which exemplifies quality, evidence-based practice in early care and education,
and in the training of student teachers. The Center will support and articulate
the interconnectedness between theory, research and practice involving multiple
disciplines concerned with the development of children and families, and be
consistent with NAEYC Accreditation guidelines and Developmentally Appropriate
The Department’s goal
for the Lab School is to provide community leadership in early childhood
education through offering opportunities for students, researchers and
practitioners to observe and work with infants, toddlers and young children
through the age of five. The Department anticipates that observers from the SMC
Health Sciences, Kinesiology, Psychology and other degree programs, the Rand Corporation, and other colleges, universities and ECE centers will be regular
visitors to the school.
drawings will be completed and in the approval pipeline before the operator is
selected. The facility will be delivered as designed and the operator
will not have the opportunity to request design changes before occupancy.
Any changes desired by the operator after occupancy must be approved by the
College and will be at the operator’s expense.
Please click on the
links below to access the Statement of Qualifications Response Questions
(for early submission and review), Request for Proposal (RFP), and additional
documents related to this call for proposals.
Reponses to the Statement of Qualifications will
reviewed first. Only those proposers whose Statement of Qualifications meets the
qualification criteria will have their proposals read. The Statement of
Qualifications can be submitted as part of the full proposal or it may be
submitted for early review, prior to the submission deadline. If submitted
early, should the proposer pass this initial review, they are then approved to
submit the full proposal. Statements of Qualifications submitted with the full
proposal will be read before the proposal.
Only those proposals with Statements of Qualifications that meet the
requirements will then be read.
If you have questions
about the selection process for this effort, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Proposal deadline
is Friday, October 2, 2015 at 5 p.m. PT.
Should you submit the Statement of Qualifications (Response to
Questions) for early review, please allow 1 week for review and allow adequate
time to prepare and submit a full proposal by the October 2, 2015 deadline.
- Statement of Qualifications Response
Questions (this document to be completed
ONLY if submitting for early review prior to full proposal)
- Request for Proposal (RFP)
- Financial Proposal/Budget Instructions
- Budget Template (to be completed by proposer)
- Staff Loading Example and Template (to be completed by proposer)
- Sample Budget Package
- Project Design
Submitting Your RFP
The required documents are:
The RFP, templates and
information needed to guide completion of the required documents are provided
in PDF and Excel files above.
- A Narrative Proposal and Financial/Budget
- A Statement of
Qualifications responding to the questions is ONLY necessary
should you choose to submit for early review.
Documents 4 and 5 are in
an Excel format so that you may enter your information into the templates. Make
sure to SAVE and RENAME the Excel template files so that you can work with
Proposals may be provided in PDF, Word, Wordperfect, and/or Excel formats.
Completed Statement of Qualifications early submissions and full Proposals should
be transmitted electronically to Child Care Planning Associates at email@example.com. Inquiries should be transmitted electronically
to the same email address.
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organization(s) or others who might be interested in submitting a Proposal.