Questions and Answers pdf format of FY2014/FY2015 EEC Assessment Grant Fund Code 513 Q&A


RTTT-ELCG Activity 3.8: Training for Teachers Participating in MKEA Application

Purpose of Grant and Eligibility Requirements

The use of child screening and assessment systems in preschool and after-school settings is an important method to support developmentally appropriate individualized teaching and is an integral piece of high quality programming. 

This is a competitive grant.  Only entities that are able to provide the required services outlined in this grant application are eligible to apply.   EEC expects to award funds to one to three vendors that are able to provide services to either the entire Commonwealth or large portions of the state (portions of the state to be determined by the applications that are submitted).  EEC’s preference is to award one grant to a vendor that will provide services throughout the entire Commonwealth. 

Responses to this Grant Application (RFR) are due to EEC by 4:00 PM on September 19, 2013. Please see the Grant Application (RFR) for a timeline of additional dates relevant to responding to this Grant Application (RFR).


1. Grant Application Release/Posting:                                 August 9, 2013 

5.  Bidders’ conference:          

EEC-Central Office

51 Sleeper Street, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02210


August 16, 20131:00-3:00 PM                            

2.  Submission of Intent to Bid:  

Email Intent to Bid to:

August 20, 20134:00 PM

6.  Submission of Written Inquiries        

Applicants must submit written inquiries to:

August 20, 20134:00 PM

7.  Response to Written Inquiries:    


August 29, 2013 (estimated) 

8.  Submission Deadline:

Applicants must submit proposals to:


September 19, 20134:00 PM
9.  Bidders are Notified of Awards:                                   September 27, 2013 (estimated) 
10.  Grant Start Date:                                                                       October 1, 2013 (estimated) 


FY2014-FY2015 Assessment Grant Bidders Conference pptx format of Assessment_Bidders'_Conference_Presentation_8_16_13
file size 2MB


Application Information

To apply for this grant click here:

                FY2014/FY2015 Assessment Grant doc format of FY2014_FY2015_Assessment_Grant.doc


Application Submission Information

In accordance with the submission requirements detailed below, all required documents, including the online application, budget workbook, narrative questions, attachments, and fiscal forms must be received at EEC’s Central Office by 4:00 PM on September 19, 2013.


Section B.  All of the following documents below must be submitted:

  • by mail with one (1) original (all signatures must be in blue ink) and three (3) copies,
  • electronically


  1.    FY2014/FY2015 Checklist for Grant Application doc format of FY2014_FY2015_Assessment_Checklist.doc
  2.    FY2014/FY2015 Signed Cover Page doc format of FY2014_2015_Assessment_Signed_Cover_Page.doc
  3.    FY2014 Assessment Budget Workbook xls format of FY2014_Assessment_Budget_Workbook.xls
  4.    FY2015 Assessment Budget Workbook xls format of FY2015_Assessment_Budget_Workbook.xls
  5. RTT - ELCG Activity 3.8 Budget Workbook xls format of rttt-elcg-activity-3-8-budget-workbook_8_14_13.xls
(Updated 8/14/2013)  
  6.    FY2014/FY2015 Narrative Questions doc format of FY2014_FY2015_Assessment_Narrative_Questions.doc
  7.    FY2014 Projected Outcomes and Measurement Form xls format of FY2014_ Projected_Outcomes_Measures.xls
  8.   Copy of Indirect Cost Approval Letter (if you are claiming Indirect Cost)
  9.    Race To The Top-Early Learning Challenge Grant Certification Regarding Lobbying doc format of RTTELCGCertificationRegardingLobbyingForm.doc


Required Electronic Submissions:

Submit documents via email as an attachment to include name of grant and name of your agency on the subject line of the email.  Example:  FY2014/FY2015 Assessment, Boston Social Services.


Applicants must also complete and mail one original packet of the following forms with their Grant Application response (unless applicant already has these documents on file with the Commonwealth of MA)


MA Standard Administrative Forms



Department of Early Education and Care

FY2014/FY2015 Assessment Grant, Agency Name, Program Name

Attention: Michele Smith, Grants Administration

51 Sleeper Street, 4th Floor

Boston, MA 02210


Additional Information

The following Appendices are for reference only; they do NOT need to be filled out by the Respondent or included in any response submitted.