The Smart Scholars Early College High School Program. RFP Webinar – August 13, 2009 Presenter: Joseph P. Frey Associate Commissioner, Office of Higher Education. Smart Scholars ECHS Webinar Today’s Agenda. Background Overview of Smart Scholars ECHS RFP Questions from participants
RFP Webinar – August 13, 2009
Presenter: Joseph P. Frey
Associate Commissioner, Office of Higher Education
via chat box
The recording of this webinar will be posted on our website:
Partnerships of public schools, BOCES, or charter schools with institutions of higher education will establish approximately 23 Smart Scholars
Early College High Schools (ECHSs).
Partnerships of the following entities are eligible to respond to the RFP:
LEA = local education agency
Clicking on this link and look under Column L within the MS Excel file:
This information can also be found on the Differentiated Accountability webpage of the NYSED website:
Clicking on this link and look under Column L within the MS Excel file, for schools Requiring Academic Progress – Year 7:
Also, Appendix D-2 in RFP contains a listing of Schools Under Registration Review (SURR) (in Tables A-C), which are considered “very high need” schools.
IHE = institutions of higher education
CBO = community-based organization
The Proposal Narrative –
Intermediary: a nonprofit research and consulting organization that has demonstrated experience in the
Timeline for selection of intermediary
tentatively scheduled for August 31, 2009
If there are any organizations participating in this webinar that are interested in applying as an intermediary, contact us and we will put you on our mailing list:
At this time, questions will be taken using the chat feature.
We will give you a few moments to type in your questions, and address them in the order that they are posted.
A link to the recording of this webinar and all questions and answers will be posted to the following website:
Smart Scholars ECHS Program