The Community Engagement Initiative (“CEI”) was established by the California State Legislature and the Governor on June 27, 2018 (Section 140 of Assembly Bill No. 1808 (“AB 1808”), Chapter 32 of the Statutes of 2018).

The CCEE is seeking proposals to enhance multifaceted professional learning plans and resources aimed at deepening pupil, family, and community engagement. These plans should increase the knowledge and capabilities of local communities, educational agencies, and school staff. Proposals should address one or more of the following content areas, which may include but are not limited to:

  1. Training on how to discuss complex topics such as race, language, and disability, recognizing community expertise, and sharing power.
  2. Involving local educational agencies and school staff in these trainings to enhance their knowledge, skills, and dedication to improving engagement with pupils, families, and communities.
  3. Prioritizing the perspectives of pupils, families, and communities in decision-making processes.
  4. Using metrics to assess the effectiveness of community engagement within communities and school districts.
  5. Developing collaborations with community-based organizations.

CCEE is issuing this RFP to invite applicants to respond to one or more of the Content Areas and Methods of Delivery described above.

The selected Respondent will be expected to work closely with, and under the supervision of, assigned CCEE project staff to complete each of the activities outlined above, including the identification, review, development, and delivery of the professional learning resources, services and programs.

Proposals Accepted Through: Monday, September 2, 2024, at 4:00p.m. PST


QUESTIONS FROM RESPONDENTS (Due By: Friday, June 7, 2024, at 4:00 p.m. PST)


Point of Contact: Jasmine Hennessy ([email protected])

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2024