Northeastern Illinois University
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Grow Your Own Illinois, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $960,696
An estimated start date of 1/1/2018 through 12/31/2018
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, May 4, 2018
The University awarded a contract for Teacher Training and Support Services.
Grow Your Own Teachers Illinois (GYO) will recruit candidates interested in becoming teachers. GYO will also provide tutoring, test preparation services, academic and career planning, and access to strategic partners who provide emergency financial assistance for books, transportation, housing or childcare costs.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for performing sponsored research and other sponsored activities under grants and contracts funded by the sponsor or by sources other than State appropriations. (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b)(8)) Teacher Training and Support Services
For additional information, contact:
5500 N. St. Louis Avenue
Chiago, IL 60625
Phone: (773) 442-5301
FAX: (773) 442-5314
The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire
qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.