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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Governors State University
SoleSource #SSF138
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award InfoPublished Thursday January 3, 2013
Awarded to:
Vendor: Center for the Improvement of Child Caring, North Hollywood, CA
Amount: An amount not to exceed $63,232
Terms:  One-time transaction
The hearing has been cancelled since no one registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, December 17, 2012
The University awarded a contract for training & curriculum to Center for the Improvement of Child Caring, North Hollywood, CA, for an amount not to exceed $63,232.
Contract includes Two (2) Training of Trainer Workshop Sessions for 25 DCFS staff, customized training curriculum kits, 500 copy-written parent handbooks and related expenses. Materials and training for use in conducting African-American Parent Effectiveness training for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) under the approved Program Plan between GSU and DCFS for contract and training services.

The Department requires that the parent effectiveness training curriculum be capable of being implemented through a train-the-trainer model, in which designated Department trainers are trained to conduct the training, and provided with the materials necessary to conduct the program specific written training curriculum.

The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the item or service is copyrighted or patented and is not available except from the holder of the copyright or patent.

For additional information, contact:
Tracy Sullivan
Phone: (708) 534-4990 Ext: 3018
FAX: (708) 235-3970
State Purchasing Officer - Shirley Webb

We will hold a public hearing at the date, time and location specified below, if we receive a request to testify regarding the sole source determination. We will also hold a hearing if any vendor submits a signed statement showing the capability to provide the stated supplies/services at or below the amount indicated.

The public hearing allows any interested party the opportunity to testify for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. The hearing officer will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. After conclusion of the hearing we will decide whether the sole source determination was appropriate.

We must receive any request to testify and any vendor statement no later than the registration date and time indicated below. If we do not receive a timely request or statement, we will not hold the hearing. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement prior to any scheduled hearing. Please confirm the status of the hearing with the Hearing Contact.

January 2, 2013
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

If you cannot attend the meeting in-person at the primary location, you may attend via audio or video conference, as available, at one of the optional locations.

Alternate Location(s):
James R. Thompson Center
Room 9-035
100 West Randolph
Chicago, IL

Hearing Contact:
Keely Burton
Phone:(217) 558-5143
Fax:(217) 558-5407
Potential participants are requested to call ahead to verify location and get directions. Date, time, and location are subject to change and/or cancellation. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
December 28, 2012
Register with:
Keely Burton
Phone:(217) 558-5143
Fax:(217) 558-5407

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Sole Source Justification
  • SSF138SSJ.pdf (672 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • SSF138CPOsigned.pdf (25 KB)