Deltek Pulse: Education month in review, March 2018

Published: April 03, 2018

Architecture Engineering and ConstructionCALIFORNIAEducationEducation (Higher)Education (Primary/Secondary)GEORGIAInformation TechnologyInformation TechnologyMARYLANDNEW YORKProfessional ServicesTEXAS

A monthly recap of the SLED Education solicitation releases.

The month of March saw some similar trends in solicitation releases compared to the previous month. The number of solicitations released continued to rise this month with an 87% increase compared to February 2018. Also this month, the Primary/Secondary Education vertical is producing 97% of bids, while the Higher Education vertical is producing 3% of the bids. As for primary requirements, the values did not see much variation moving into March with Architecture, Engineering, and Construction as the highest percentage of solicitation releases at 35%, with Information Technology at 8%, and Professional Services at 12%. When looking at procurements by state, the highest number of solicitation releases for Education remained in Texas, California, and New York, and the fewest releases came from Vermont, North Dakota, and Delaware.

Notable Solicitation Releases

  • Fulton County School District (GA) has a requirement for a Student Information System (SIS). The school district is seeking a solution to provide student information, a standards-based assessment engine and gradebook, a special education module, and a data warehouse. Proposals are due on April 10, 2018.
  • The Maryland State Department of Education released a solicitation for Maryland’s Digital Repository. This requirement is for a publicly accessible online library that houses student/professional Openly-Licensed Educational Resources (OERs), other digital resources, and supports teaching and learning in Maryland. Proposals are due on April 12, 2018.

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