Monday, August 17, 2009

Pittsburgh Public Schools - Stimulus $ - Summer Enrichment RFP for 2010

Pittsburgh Public Schools is Seeking Activities Providers to Submit Proposals to Provide Students in Grades 6-8 with unique summer activities in Summer 2010.

In summer 2010, the Pittsburgh Public Schools will launch a premier summer camp for all Pittsburgh Public Schools students in grades 6-8. The summer program will offer each student a comprehensive approach to literacy, life skills, high school and college readiness, and summer fun.

Pittsburgh Public Schools is determined to give students the ability to enhance their literacy skills and develop new and unique passions through this innovative camp. We are looking for partners with that same determination.

Seeking Activities Providers
Pittsburgh Public Schools wishes to partner with multiple organizations of varying sizes and experience in providing quality and fun extracurricular activities. Activities Providers submitting a proposal must demonstrate an outstanding commitment to students in grades 6-8 and have the interest and capacity to provide students will unique summer activities such as kayaking, ceramics, drama, debate, urban gardening, and more. Providers will be expected to provide activities to students every afternoon Monday – Friday during this exciting 5-week program.

Proposals will be accepted through October 2, 2009 at 5 p.m. Organizations will be selected based on their ability to meet the criteria outlined in the Request for Proposal and possibly interviews. Please visit our website ( for additional information.

To Learn More – Attend a Pre-Bid Conference
You are invited to attend our Pre-Bid Conference on Tuesday, August 25 from 4:30 – 6 p.m. at the Board of Education Building located at 341 S. Bellefield Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213 in Conference Room A. Please RSVP to Eddie Willson, Activities Project Manager at or by calling 412-622-3985 by Friday, August 21.

Eddie Willson
Activities Project Manager
Pittsburgh Public Schools
(412) 622-3985

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