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Bid Number: RFP #2020-0001
Bid Title: Notice of Request For Proposal
Category: School Superintendent
Status: Closed

Description:
The La Paz County ESA is seeking firms or independent contractors to provide the service(s) listed below to students in grades preschool to 12th grade, and in related facilities, on an as-needed, when needed basis. The ESA is requesting proposals from individuals and/or firms that can provide one or more of the following:
A. Speech and Language Therapy
B. AZ Certified School Counseling (1 position in Quartzsite ESD)
C. Occupational Therapy
D. School Psychology
Publication Date/Time:
7/1/2020 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
7/16/2020 5:00 PM
Submittal Information:
Please Submit to La Paz County Education Service Agency 1112 S. Joshua Avenue, Suite 205 Parker, AZ
Contact Person:
Jacquline D. Price, County School Superintendent
Office: (928) 669-6183
jprice@lapazcountyaz.org
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Qualifications:
All contracted providers should possess familiarity with a range of assessment techniques and tools that are currently used to determine appropriate support services.
A. Each individual offered as a provider of services must be able to provide current and appropriate license(s) to provide services in the State of Arizona; the ability to independently test students; the ability to show progress by the number of ongoing students who no longer need an IEP; and the ability to track missed sessions to assure IEP is being followed.
B. All providers are required to maintain all applicable license(s) and/or certificates as required by state/federal laws. Verification will be required for each provider upon contract award, including but not limited to, as applicable. Current Arizona fingerprint clearances shall be required.
C. Speech Language Pathologist
i. Arizona Certificate of Speech and Language Pathology;
ii. Certification by the American Speech & Hearing Association, or its
equivalent; and
iii. Experience providing services to students/children, schools or similar
institutions; in Arizona or other states
iv. Master’s Degree in Speech and Language Pathology; and
v. Experience in K-12 school environment.
D. Occupational Therapist
i. Master’s Degree from an accredited school of Occupational Therapy,
supplemented by supervised clinical training in Occupational Therapy
ii. Registered as an Occupational Therapist
iii. A minimum of two years as an Occupational Therapist in a school
district and/or pediatrics
iv. Ability to plan and schedule children’s treatment programs
v. Provide Music Therapy, if available
vi. Occupational Therapist Assistant shall possess a current Arizona
License/Certificate and have experience as an OTA in a school District
and/or pediatrics.
E. Counseling Services
i. School Counselor certificate issued by the Arizona Department of
Education
ii. Experience in individual and group counseling
iii. Knowledge of Federal and State Special Education laws
F. School Psychologist
i. Arizona School Psychologist certificate
ii. Master’s Degree or advanced degree in Psychology
iii. Experience as a psychologist
iv. Knowledge of Federal and State Special Education laws
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