ConnDOT: CTDOT Seeks School for Commercial Driver Training
2015

CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
NEWS RELEASE
 
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
 
FOR RELEASE: September 22, 2015
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot 

CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

OFFICE OF EQUAL OPPORTUNITY & DIVERSITY

 REQUEST FOR QUOTES:  CDL – Class B Driver Training

 

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is seeking an accredited Commercial Drivers License (CDL) training school to provide CDL - Class B Commercial Driver training for a 1-year period to women, minorities, veterans, and economically disadvantaged individuals in Connecticut.

 

CTDOT will make $36,472 available to an accredited CDL training school to conduct this training.  The budgeted amount to provide this training is not to exceed $36,472 and must cover all costs for CDL - Class B Driver training, DMV Fees, and Medical Examinations.

 

The chosen CDL training school will be responsible for the training, reporting, and tracking of the participants through graduation and job placement as available, utilizing forms provided by CTDOT’s Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity.

 

This CDL - Class B Driver Training Program is designed to support outreach efforts to attract women, minorities, veterans, and economically disadvantaged individuals for employment in the Federal-Aid Highway Construction Industry and transportation-related careers requiring a CDL - Class B Commercial Driver’s License.

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

 

Proposers shall submit a written response addressing each of the selection criteria below, to enable comparison.   Failure to provide such information will be reflected in the scoring of your proposal:

 

1.       Number of participants you are able to train while staying within the allocated budget

2.       Must be willing to track participants through graduation and job placement, as available, utilizing tracking forms provided by CTDOT’s Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity.

3.       Proven track record of successful graduates obtaining licenses after receiving training, i.e., 80% success rate.

4.       Must be an accredited training school that can provide CDL - Class B Training in the State of Connecticut.

5.       Course Outline

6.       Number of years your business has been in operation

7.       Any promotional literature about your school and/or a link to your website

 


 

Deadline to submit a proposal is October 5, 2015 by 4:30 PM.  Proposals should be emailed to nancy.bryant@ct.gov.  For questions regarding the proposal, please contact:

 

Nancy Bryant

Equal Employment Opportunity Manager

Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity

Connecticut Department of Transportation

Phone:  860-594-2211

Email:  nancy.bryant@ct.gov

 

REQUIRED COMPLETION DATES

October 5, 2015                Deadline for Proposals

October 6 – 8, 2015         Proposals reviewed and ranked by the CTDOT

October 29, 2015              CTDOT and chosen CDL Training School(s) sign contracts