Common Core State Standards


Transition to the Common Core Standards             

Until now, each state has had its own set of student learning standards. Instruction has varied greatly from district to district, and even from school to school. That's why California Department of Education supports the concept of Common Core Standards: The goal is to provide a clear, consistent "core" of standards so all children have access to an excellent education, regardless of ZIP code.

California is one of many states across the nation that have voluntarily adopted the new Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts/Literacy and Math.

As schools transition from the old standards to the new Common Core Standards, the STAR testing has been suspended.  (Although a pilot test will be given to students in the Spring.)  During this transition many districts and schools are utilizing the MAP Tests in order to determine student academic growth.

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What is the Map Test?

MAP stands for “Measures of Academic Progress” and is a test that many school districts use to measure what students have learned in math, reading, writing, and science. Some districts give the MAP twice per year, in the fall and the spring, while other districts may give it three or four times in a school year. The MAP has replaced other standardized tests, such the California Standardized Tests, or STAR, in many districts.

Many of the school-wide or grade-wide tests given to students are “traditional standardized” tests. This means that every student is given the exact same test, and then their results are compared to other students their age. The MAP is different from those kinds of tests because not all students see the same questions.

The MAP is a type of “computerized adaptive test.” This means that it can adjust the difficulty of the questions to the level of the student. The test, which has no time limit, will start with a question that matches the child’s grade level. If the student answers the question wrong, the computer will pick an easier question next. The rest of the questions will be determined by the child’s performance on previous questions.

How is the MAP different from other tests?

Traditional standardized tests, such as the California Standardized Tests (STAR), compare how a child performs to a large group of other students his or her age. These tests are helpful for determining whether students have met certain academic standards. However, if a child is performing below grade level, he or she might not be able to understand very many questions, and the test may be very frustrating. The results would show that the child is below grade level, but would give very little information about his or her actual learning needs or progress.

The MAP is different. Because it adapts to the level of the test-taker, it can show parents and teachers the instructional level of a child and identify concepts that the child might be ready to learn. When the child takes the test again later on in the school year, the results will be able to measure the child’s progress and identify new concepts to focus on.

How is the MAP scored?

Since the MAP is taken on a computer, the score of the test can be given as soon as the child finishes it. The score will be called a Rausch Unit (RIT), which is a special type of number scale that measures student achievement. A RIT score will vary from grade to grade as a student grows.

These scores can be used to compare the child’s performance to that of “typical” students his or her age. Using scores this way might help identify students that need some extra help. Parents who are interested in how their child’s score compares to a “typical” student their age can discuss the results with their child’s teacher. It can also be used to gage a student’s expected progress in a school year.

The RIT scores can also be used with a curriculum tool to help determine what skills the child might be ready to develop next. For example, a score from 191-200 on the reading portion of the MAP test suggests that a student might be ready to develop the following skills:

• Making inferences about the emotions of characters in the text
• Drawing conclusions based on information from informational texts
• Making inferences to identify settings in literary passages

On the reading portion of the MAP, scores called “Lexile Measures” are also given. Lexile Measures score the student’s reading ability on a scale from 5 to 2000. Scores are shown with the letter “L” after them (15L, 1050L, etc). By knowing a student’s Lexile Measure, teachers can match the child with a book that is appropriate for his or her level. For example, if a student receives a Lexile Measure of 380L, his teacher might start him with a book has been rated as having a 380L difficulty level.

What can parents do to help students perform well on the MAP?

Because information from the MAP test may be used to guide students’ instruction at school, it is important that they perform to the very best of their ability. Here are some things parents can do to help children perform their best:

• Let your child know that the test is important.
• Avoid pressuring your child; let them know that his or her best is good enough.
• Make sure that your child gets plenty of sleep the night before the test.
• Give your child healthy, nourishing meals, especially on the day of the test.
• Avoid heavy foods that may make them feel groggy or sugary foods that may make them feel hyper.
• Get your child to school on time.
• Visit with your child about the test at the end of the day.
• Do something calming and fun with your child.
• Regardless of the results, always praise your child for his or her efforts.

 

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School Accountability Report Card

School Accountability Report Card (SARC) California public & nonpublic, nonsectarian schools annually provide information to the community to allow public comparison of schools for student achievement, environment, resources & demographics.

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2017-2018 SARC

Request for Proposals Vended Meal Service RFP# 2019-04-18 TEAM Charter School 600 East Main Street Stockton, CA 95202 Bid Due: May 29th, 2019 at 2:00 PM PST 2 TEAM Charter School (hereinafter referred to as the School Food Authority or SFA) is requesting proposals for Vended Meal Service for the 2019-20 school year from qualified School Food Service Companies (Vendor). RESPONSE DATE AND DELIVERY School Food Service Companies should submit proposals by 2:00 PM PST on May 29, 2019. One (1) labeled, signed original, two (2) copies and one (1) electronic copy of the proposal should be submitted. 1. Proposals should be mailed or hand-delivered before the deadline to: Deborah Vallejo TEAM Charter School 600 East Main Street Stockton, CA 95202 2. Electronic copies should be submitted via email before the deadline to: dvallejo@team-charter.org org and ryan@schoolfoodsolutions.org Any proposal submitted after the 2:00 PM PST on May 29, 2019 will not be accepted by the SFA and will be automatically disqualified from the bid process. PURPOSE This solicitation is to secure a contract for the operation of a vended food service program providing breakfast and lunch at TEAM Charter School. for school year 2019-20, with the option, by mutualagreement, for four (4) one-year extensions. Respondents should not construe from this legal notice that the SFA intends to enter a fixed-price contract with the Respondent unless, in the opinion of the SFA, it is in the best interest of the SFA to do so. The SFA reserves the right to negotiate final contractual terms with the successful Respondent. The SFA reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, and to waive any errors or corrections in a proposal or in the proposal process. The SFA will award the contract based on a review and analysis of the proposals that determines which proposal best meets the needs of the SFA. 3 Table of Contents SCOPE OF WORK...........................................................................................................................................4 GENERAL VENDOR RESPONSIBILITIES ..........................................................................................................4 GENERAL SFA RESPONSIBILITIES...................................................................................................................5 EQUIPMENT..................................................................................................................................................5 PACKAGING REQUIREMENTS .......................................................................................................................6 DELIVERY REQUIREMENTS............................................................................................................................6 PROPOSAL SUBMISSION AND AWARD.........................................................................................................7 INCURRED COSTS..........................................................................................................................................7 CONTRACT TERMS........................................................................................................................................7 PRE-PROPOSAL MEETING.............................................................................................................................7 QUESTION AND ANSWER .............................................................................................................................7 RFP TIMELINE ...............................................................................................................................................8 EVALUATION CRITERIA .................................................................................................................................8 PROPOSAL REQUIREMENTS..........................................................................................................................8 Attachment A.........................................................................................................................................11 Attachment B .........................................................................................................................................12 Attachment C .........................................................................................................................................13 Attachment D.........................................................................................................................................14 Attachment E .........................................................................................................................................15 Attachment F..........................................................................................................................................16 Attachment G.........................................................................................................................................17 Attachment H.........................................................................................................................................19 Attachment I ..........................................................................................................................................20 Attachment J..........................................................................................................................................21 Attachment K .........................................................................................................................................22 Attachment L..........................................................................................................................................24 Attachment M........................................................................................................................................25 Attachment N.........................................................................................................................................28 4 SCOPE OF WORK The Vendor will supply pre-packaged breakfast and lunch at TEAM Charter School, hereinafter referred to as the School Food Authority or SFA, that comply with the nutritional standards established by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), and School Breakfast Program. The Vendor will prepare meals off-site in a facility that maintains the appropriate state and local health certifications and will package and deliver these meals in accordance with the food safety guidelines of the appropriate governing health departments. Vendors must submit with their bid a copy of the current state and local health certifications. GENERAL VENDOR RESPONSIBILITIES a. The Vendor shall provide the services required by this RFP in accordance with generally accepted standards of care and best practices in the industry. b. Vendor will provide means that satisfy the following options: i. Breakfast: Provide one (1) option for hot and cold breakfast ii. Lunch: Provide three (3) options, both hot and cold, including one (1) vegetarian option. iii. Snack: One (1) snack option. c. Vendor shall deliver meals to location(s) at times specified by SFA. d. Vendor is expected to follow all regulations of the NSLP in accordance with USDA and CDE guidelines. i. Daily meal production records and temperature logs (departure and arrival) are to be recorded and delivered to the site in an organized manner. ii. All meals are to follow the USDA meal pattern for the ages served at each site. iii. Vendor holds the necessary Food Handlers/Manager Licenses and will provide if requested. e. Vendor will provide the necessary utensils, napkins, and trays in sufficient quantity for the number of meals ordered. f. Vendor shall be responsible for the condition and care of meals until they are delivered to the school. g. The Vendor shall be responsible for providing meals and menus appropriate for the age of the students served and acceptable to students evidenced by a minimum of plate waste and participation levels. h. Vendor shall provide to SFA monthly menus detailing the meals to be served for the following month, no later than two (2) weeks prior to the end of each month. i. When requested by the SFA, the Vendor shall provide SFA with bag lunches for field trips. All meals for field trips must meet the appropriate meal pattern requirements. 5 j. Vendor shall maintain all necessary records on the nutritional components and quantities of the meals served at the SFA and make said records available for inspection by the SFA, the CDE, and the USDA, upon request. k. The Vendor is required to substitute food components of the meal pattern for students with disabilities in accordance with 7 C.F.R. §210.10(m) when the disability restricts their diet and is permitted to make substitutions for students without disabilities when they are unable to eat regular meals because of a medical or special dietary need. l. Drivers shall: i. Place cold food directly in the refrigerator upon delivery. ii. Provide field trip lunches as requested a day early (as requested) and place in school refrigerator. GENERAL SFA RESPONSIBILITIES a. The SFA shall approve the menus and recipes for meals and other food to be served or sold to 6 e. Upon expiration or termination of the Contract, it shall be the Vendor’s responsibility to remove all Vendor-owned property and equipment within a timely manner and without damage to SFA facilities. PACKAGING REQUIREMENTS a. Hot meal unit—packaging suitable for maintaining components at temperatures in accordance with state and local health standards. Container and overlay should have an airtight closure, be of non-toxic material, and be capable of withstanding temperatures of 165o F. b. Cold meal unit or unnecessary to heat—container and overlay to be plastic or paper and of nontoxic material. c. Sack meals must be in white or brown paper bags or in boxes with enough strength to hold meals without tearing or ripping. d. Meals shall be delivered with the following items: condiments, napkins, single service ware, serving utensils, and trays. Vendor shall insert non-food items that are necessary for the meal to be eaten. DELIVERY REQUIREMENTS Meals must be delivered in accordance with the approved menu cycle. a. The Vendor shall provide a delivery transportation records slip with the date, and the number of meals delivered. The driver will fill out: time leaving the facility, temperature leaving the facility, time upon arrival at school, temperature upon arrival at school, and execute with a signature. The SFA authorized representative or his/her designee must sign the delivery slip and verify the condition of the meals received. b. Meals must be delivered in closed-top, sanitary vehicles. c. Meals must be delivered in clean, sanitary transporting containers that maintain the proper temperatures of food and are food-grade containers approved by the local or state health departments. d. When an emergency prevents the Vendor from delivering meals, the Vendor shall notify the SFA-authorized representative or his/her designee immediately by phone of the emergency and when the meals will be delivered. e. The SFA reserves the right to inspect and determine the quality of food delivered. The SFA may reject and not pay for any meals or components of meals that are unwholesome, judged as poor quality, damaged, incomplete either due to inadequate portion sizes or missing number of meal components, or delivered in unsanitary conditions such as incorrect temperatures. f. The SFA will not pay for deliveries made later than the regularly scheduled lunch periods as listed on Attachment N, or as otherwise stated in this Contract. 7 g. All refrigerated food shall be delivered at an internal temperature of 40o F or below. No frozen food will be allowed. All hot food shall be delivered with an internal temperature of 165o F or above. PROPOSAL SUBMISSION AND AWARD Sealed proposals are to be submitted to the SFA. Proposal is to be submitted in a sealed box marked "Vended Meal Service Proposal." Send one (1) labeled, signed original, two (2) copies and one (1) electronic copy of the proposal should be submitted. The SFA reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, if deemed to be in the best interest of the SFA. Award shall be made to the qualified and responsible Vendor whose proposal is deemed in the best interest of the School by the evaluation process. Vendor must fully inform themselves as to the conditions, requirements and specifications before submitting proposal. INCURRED COSTS The SFA is not liable for any cost incurred by the Vendor prior to the signing of a contract. CONTRACT TERMS This contract shall be for a period of one year beginning on July 1st, 2019 and ending June 30th, 2020 with up to four (4) one- year renewals with mutual-agreement between the SFA and the Vendor. The Food Service program shall meet all requirements of the National School Lunch Program of the United States Department of Agriculture, and the California Department of Education. The SFA shall retain ultimate control over meal prices, and all appropriate elements of the food service program. Terms of the actual agreement with the successful Vendor will be developed through negotiation to be consistent with the rights reserved by the SFA as described by USDA rules and regulations. PRE-PROPOSAL MEETING A mandatory pre-proposal meeting and taste test is scheduled for May 9th, 2019 at 3:00 PM at TEAM Charter School 600 East Main Street Stockton, CA 95202. TASTE TEST The taste test is scheduled for May 9, 2019 at 3:00 PM at TEAM Charter School 600 East Main Street Stockton, CA 95202. There will be 10 people in attendance. QUESTION AND ANSWER All questions shall be submitted to Ryan Gomes (ryan@schoolfoodsolutions.org) via email. A formal addendum to this bid will be made available to interested Vendors providing answers to a cumulative list of questions. 8 RFP TIMELINE Bid published, advertised and sent to Vendors April 18, 2019 Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting and Taste Test May 9, 2019 at 3:00 pm PST Questions due to SFA May 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm PST Answers to proposers’ questions May 20, 2019 Proposals Due May 29, 2019 at 2:00 pm PST Intent to Award Notification June 6, 2019 Contract Begins July 1, 2019 First Day of School July 29, 2019 TEAM Charter School reserves the right to issue any necessary addendum(s) to this RFP. Interested 9 9. Sample Menu (Attachment J-K) 10. Buy American Provision (Attachment M) 1. Cover Letter Only the individual(s) authorized to bind the Respondent contractually may sign the cover letter, which shall be a part of the proposal package. If the cover letter is unsigned, the SFA will reject the proposal. The SFA may reject the proposal if the Respondent fails to include the following required information: • Name and address of responding company • Organizational structure of the responding company (e.g., corporation, partnership, etc.) • Respondent’s Federal Employee Identification Number and Corporate Identification Number, if applicable • Name, title phone number, fax number, and e-mail address of the representative who will be designated as the primary liaison to the SFA • Name, title, phone number, and e-mail address of the representative(s) authorized to bind the Respondent in a contract if different from the primary liaison • A statement expressing the Respondent’s willingness to perform the services described in this RFP • A statement expressing the Respondent’s ability to perform the services required in the Scope of Work, including availability of staff and other required resources to meet all deliverables as described in this RFP • A statement regarding the Respondent’s proprietary information; if applicable, the Respondent must clearly mark in the upper right-hand corner those pages to be considered proprietary (Note: The Respondent cannot consider the entire proposal to be proprietary) • The following certification: By signing this cover letter, I (we) certify that the information contained in this proposal is accurate and that all attachments required to be submitted as part of the proposal are certified to be true and binding upon our company. 2. Table of Contents Immediately following the cover letter, include a comprehensive Table of Contents that lists all submitted proposal sections, subsections, attachments, and materials. 3. Attachments Checklist 10 The Respondent shall include all documents identified in the Attachments Checklist (Attachment A). The SFA may reject proposals that do not include the proper required attachments. 4. Minimum Qualifications The SFA will only consider Respondents that meet all minimum qualifications (as listed on Attachment B) to the SFA’s satisfaction. 5. Proposal Questionnaire The Proposal Questionnaire (Attachment C) is intended to provide the SFA with specific information concerning the Respondent’s capability to provide services as described in this RFP. Respondents should limit their responses to the number of pages noted in the questionnaire and answer each question in the same order. 6. Respondent References Respondents must provide three references on the Respondent References form (Attachment D). The SFA reserves the right to contact any of the references listed and retains the right to conduct reference checks with individuals and entities beyond those listed. 7. Fee Proposal The Respondent must complete the Fee Proposal (Attachment E) and return it with the proposal package. 8. Certifications The Respondent must complete the certifications (Attachments F-I) and return them with the proposal package. 9. Sample Menu The Respondent must submit a sample menu (Attachment J). 10. Buy American Provision The Respondent must complete the Buy American Provision certification (Attachment M) and return them with the proposal package. 11 Attachment A Attachments Checklist __________________________________ Respondent Company Name Please complete this checklist to confirm that the required attachments listed below are included in your proposal. Place a checkmark or “x” next to each item submitted to the SFA. For your proposal to be considered, all required documents must be returned, including this checklist. Submit one copy of your proposal in a sealed package. Section Title 1. ______ Cover Letter 2. ______ Table of Contents 3. ______ Attachments Checklist 4. ______ Minimum Qualifications 5. ______ Proposal Questionnaire 6. ______ Respondent References 7. ______ Fee Proposal 8. ______ Certifications 9. ______ Sample Menu 10. ______ Buy American Provision 12 Attachment B Minimum Qualifications A Respondent must meet all of the following minimum qualifications to the SFA’s satisfaction to be given further consideration. Failure to satisfy any of the minimum qualifications may result in the immediate rejection of the proposal. As of April 1, 2019, both the Respondent’s company and its key personnel meet all of the following minimum qualifications: 1. The Respondent has at least five years of experience with food service programs. Yes _____ No _____ 2. The Respondent has the resources and ability to provide 223,000 of meals per fiscal year. Yes _____ No _____ 3. The Respondent has knowledge and experience with the National School Lunch Program. Yes _____ No _____ 4. The Respondent has professional references that demonstrate and evidence the ability to perform the required services. Yes _____ No _____ 5. The Respondent is licensed to do business in the state of California. Yes ______ No ______ 6. The Respondent has obtained all necessary permits, including a health permit, as required by the California Retail Food Code. Yes ______ No ______ 13 Attachment C Proposal Questionnaire This proposal questionnaire is intended to provide the SFA with specific information concerning the Respondent’s capability to provide services as described in the RFP. Please be as concise as possible and limit your responses to no more than two pages per question, unless instructed otherwise. Type each question in the same order as listed in the questionnaire. 1. Provide a general description of your company’s qualifications and experience relevant to the minimum qualifications in Attachment C, along with any necessary substantiating information. Limit your responses to information about your company’s capabilities. 2. Provide a statement indicating the year your company was founded; what the primary business(es) of the company is(are); the length of time the company has been providing meals and related services as described in this RFP. In addition, provide the duration and extent of experience the company has with similar SFA food services. 3. Provide a general description of how your company will be able to provide the experience, ability, and financial standing necessary to meet the requirements set forth in this RFP. 4. Provide a complete list of SFAs that have discontinued or terminated your company’s services in the last three years and the reason(s) why. 5. Provide an organization chart for your company, a description of the lines of communication, and the responsibilities at each corporate level. 6. Provide applicable financial data that will demonstrate the proposer’s ability to perform, including sufficient capital to cover start-up and operating costs for a proposed one (1) year agreement. 7. Provide a recommended transition plan that describes the steps the Respondent will take to begin providing the services described in this RFP. 14 Attachment D Respondent References List three references to which the Respondent has provided meal vendor services within the past 5 years. Failure to complete and return this Attachment will cause your proposal to be rejected. Reference 1 Name of Reference Street Address City State Zip Code Contact Person Contact Title Contact Phone Number Brief Description of Services Provided Dates of Service Reference 2 Name of Reference Street Address City State Zip Code Contact Person Contact Title Contact Phone Number Brief Description of Services Provided Dates of Service Reference 3 Name of Reference Street Address City State Zip Code Contact Person Contact Title Contact Phone Number Brief Description of Services Provided Dates of Service 15 Attachment E Fee Proposal Cost Per Meal Table Basic Instructions: Provide the cost per meal. COST PER MEAL Note: Prices must not include values for USDA Foods and must include all meal programs. Per unit cost with all serving equipment provided by vendor: MEAL UNITS1 RATE2 TOTAL3 Breakfast 60,000 $ $ Lunch 78,000 $ $ Snack 100,000 $ $ TOTAL 238,000 $ $ Per unit cost with all serving equipment provided by school: MEAL UNITS1 RATE2 TOTAL3 Breakfast 60,000 $ $ Lunch 78,000 $ $ Snack 100,000 $ $ TOTAL 238,000 $ $ 1 To be completed by SFA 2 All rates to be completed by bidder 3 To be completed by bidder - all totals must be carried out to the second decimal place and must not be rounded Company Name: _________________________________________________________________________ Street Address: ________________________________________________________________________ City: ____________________ State: ____________________ Zip: ___________________ By submission of this bid, the bidder certifies that in the event the bidder receives an award under this solicitation the bidder shall operate in accordance with all current applicable state and federal regulations. Signature of Bidder’s Authorized Representative: _____________________________________________ Title: _________________________________________________________________________________ Date: ________________________________________________________________________________ 16 Attachment F Certifications Regarding Lobbying, Debarment, Suspension, and Other Responsibility Matters Applicants should refer to the regulations cited below to determine the certification to which they are required to attest. Applicants should also review the instructions for certification included in the regulations before completing this form. Signature of this form provides for compliance with certification requirements under 7 CFR, Part 3018, “New Restrictions on Lobbying,” 7 CFR, Part 3017, “Government-wide Debarment and Suspension (Nonprocurement),” and 7 CFR, Part 3021, “Government-wide Requirements for Drug-Free Workplace (Grants).” The certification shall be treated as a material representation of fact upon which reliance will be placed when the SFA determines to award the covered transaction, grant, or cooperative agreement. _____________________________________________________________________________________ 1. LOBBYING As required by Title 31, U.S. Code (31 U.S.C.) Section 1352, and implemented at 7 CFR, Part 3018, for a person entering into a grant or cooperative agreement over $100,000, as defined at 7 CFR, Section 3018.105, the applicant certifies that: (a) No federal appropriated funds have been paid or will be paid, by or on behalf of the undersigned, to any person for influencing or attempting to influence an officer or employee of any agency, a Member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a Member of Congress in connection with the making of any federal grant, the entering into of any cooperative agreement, and the extension, continuation, renewal, amendment, or modification of any federal grant or cooperative agreement; (b) If any funds other than federal appropriated funds have been paid or will be paid to any person for influencing or attempting to influence an officer or employee of any agency, a Member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a Member of Congress in connection with this federal grant or cooperative agreement, the undersigned shall complete and submit Standard Form - LLL, “Disclosure Form to Report Lobbying,” in accordance with these instructions; and (c) The undersigned shall require that the language of this certification be included in the award documents for all subawards at all tiers (including subgrants, contracts under grants and cooperative agreements, and subcontracts) and that all subrecipients shall certify and disclose accordingly. 17 Attachment G Disclosure Of Lobbying Activities and Instructions Complete this form to disclose lobbying activities pursuant to 31U.S.C. 1352 (See next page for public burden disclosure) 1. Type of Federal Action: a. Contract b. Grant c. Cooperative agreement d. Loan e. Loan guarantee f. Loan insurance 2. Status of Federal Action: a. Bid/Offer/Application b. Initial Award c. Post-Award 3. Report Type: a. Initial filing b. Material change For Material Change Only: Year_________ Quarter_______ Date of last report____________ 4. Name and Address of Reporting Entity: 5. If Reporting Entity in No. 4 is Subawardee, Enter Name and Address of Prime: Congressional District, if known: Prime Subawardee Tier, if known Congressional District, if known: 6. Federal Department/Agency: 7. Federal Program Name/Description: CFDA Number, if applicable: 8. Federal Action Number, if known: 9. Award Amount, if known: $ 10. a. Name and Address of Lobbying Registrant (if individual, last name, first name, MI): c. Individuals Performing Services (including address if different from No. 10a) (last name, first name, MI) 11. Information requested through this form is authorized by Title 31 U.S.C. Section 1352. This disclosure of lobbying activities is a material representation of fact upon which reliance was placed by the tier above when this transaction was made or entered into. This disclosure is required pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 1352. This information will be reported to the Congress semiannually and will be available for public inspection. Any person who fails to file the required disclosure shall be subject to a civil penalty of not less than $10,000 and not more than $100,000 for each such failure. Signature: Print Name: Title: Telephone No: ( ) Date: FEDERAL USE ONLY: Authorized for Local Reproduction Standard Form (SF—LLL (Rev. 7-97) Approved by OMB No. 0348-0046 18 Instructions for Completion of SF-LLL, Disclosure of Lobbying Activities This disclosure form shall be completed by the reporting entity, whether subawardee or prime federal recipient, at the initiation or receipt of a covered federal action, or a material change to a previous filing, pursuant to 31 U.S.C. Section 1352. The filing of a form is required for each payment or agreement to make payment to any lobbying entity for influencing or attempting to influence an officer or employee of any agency, a Member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a Member of Congress in connection with a covered federal action. Complete all items that apply for both the initial filing and material change report. Refer to the implementing guidance published by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for additional information. 1. Identify the type of covered federal action for which lobbying activity is and/or has been secured to influence the outcome of a covered federal action. 2. Identify the status of the covered federal action. 3. Identify the appropriate classification of this report. If this is a follow-up report caused by a material change to the information previously reported, enter the year and quarter in which the change occurred. Enter the date of the last previously submitted report by this reporting entity for this covered federal action. 4. Enter the full name, address, city, state, and zip code of the reporting entity. Include Congressional District, if known. Check the appropriate classification of the reporting entity that designates if it is, or expects to be, a prime or subaward recipient. Identify the tier of the subawardee, e.g., the first subawardee of the prime is the first tier. Subawards include but are not limited to subcontracts, subgrants, and contract awards under grants. 5. If the organization filing the report in item 4 checks “Subawardee,” then enter the full name, address, city, state, and zip code of the prime federal recipient. Include Congressional District, if known. 6. Enter the name of the federal agency making the award or loan commitment. Include at least one organizational level below agency name, if known. For example, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service. 7. Enter the federal program name or description for the covered federal action (Item 1). If known, enter the full Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number for grants, cooperative agreements, loans, and loan commitments. 8. Enter the most appropriate federal identifying number available for the federal action identified in item 1 (e.g., RFP number; Invitation for Bid (IFB) number; grant announcement number; the contract, grant, or loan award number; the application/proposal control number assigned by the federal agency). Include prefixes, e.g., “RFP-DE-90-001.” 9. For a covered federal action where there has been an award or loan commitment by the federal agency, enter the federal amount of the award/loan commitment for the prime entity identified in item 4 or 5. 10. (a) Enter the full name, address, city, state, and zip code of the lobbying registrant under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 engaged by the reporting entity identified in item 4 to influence the covered federal action. (b) Enter the full names of the individual(s) performing services and include full address if different from 10(a). Enter last name, first name, and middle initial (MI). 11. The certifying official shall sign and date the form, print his/her name, title, and phone number. According to the Paperwork Reduction Act, as amended, no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB Control Number. The valid OMB control number for this information collection is OMB No. 0348-0046. Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 10 minutes per response, including time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Send comments regarding the burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden, to the Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project (0348-0046), Washington, DC 20503. 19 Attachment H Debarment, Suspension, and Other Responsibility Matters As required by Executive Order 12549, Debarment and Suspension, and implemented at 7 CFR Section 3017.510, for prospective participants in primary covered transactions, as defined at 7 CFR Section 3017.200: A. The contractor certifies that it and its principals: (a) Are not presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible, or voluntarily excluded from covered transactions by any federal department or agency; (b) Have not within a three-year period preceding this application been convicted of or had a civil judgment rendered against them for commission of fraud or a criminal offense in connection with obtaining, attempting to obtain, or performing a public (federal, state, or local) transaction or contract under a public transaction; violation of federal or state antitrust statutes or commission of embezzlement, theft, forgery, bribery, falsification or destruction of records, making false statements, or receiving stolen property; (c) Are not presently indicted for or otherwise criminally or civilly charged by a governmental entity (federal, state, or local) with commission of any of the offenses enumerated in paragraph (1)(b) of this certification; and (d) Have not within a three-year period preceding this application had one or more public transactions (federal, state, or local) terminated for cause or default. B. Where the applicant is unable to certify to any of the statements in this certification, he or she shall attach an explanation to this application. ________________________________________________________________ Contractor/Company Name Award Number, Contract Number, or Project Name ________________________________________________________________ Name(s) and Title(s) of Authorized Representatives ________________________________________________________________ Signature(s) Date 20 Attachment I Certificate of Independent Price Determination Both the SFA and Vendor shall execute this Certificate of Independent Price Determination. Name of Vendor Name of SFA A. By submission of this offer, the offeror (Vendor) certifies and, in the case of a joint offer, each party thereto certifies as to its own organization that in connection with this procurement: 1. The prices in this offer have been arrived at independently—without consultation, communication, or agreement—for the purpose of restricting competition, as to any matter relating to such prices with any other offeror or with any competitor; 2. Unless otherwise required by law, the prices which have been quoted in this offer have not been knowingly disclosed by the offeror and will not knowingly be disclosed by the offeror prior to opening the case of an advertised procurement, directly or indirectly to any other offeror or to any competitor; and 3. No attempt has been made or will be made by the offeror to induce any person or firm to submit, or not to submit, an offer for the purpose of restricting competition. B. Each person signing this offer on behalf of the offeror certifies that: 1. He or she is the person in the offeror’s organization responsible within the organization for the decision as to the prices being offered herein and has not participated, and will not participate, in any action contrary to (A)(1) through (A)(3) above; or 2. He or she is not the person in the offeror’s organization responsible within the organization for the decision as to the prices being offered herein, but that he or she has been authorized in writing to act as agent for the persons responsible for such decision in certifying that such persons have not participated, and will not participate, in any action contrary to (A)(1) through (A)(3) above and as their agent does hereby so certify; and he or she has not participated, and will not participate, in any action contrary to (A)(1) through (A)(3) above. To the best of my knowledge, this vendor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, and employees are not currently under investigation by any governmental agency and have not in the last three years been convicted or found liable for any act prohibited by state or federal law in any jurisdiction, involving conspiracy or collusion with respect to bidding on any public contract, except as follows (provide detail): ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Signature of Vendor’s Authorized Representative Title Date In accepting this offer, the SFA certifies that no representative of the SFA has taken any action that may have jeopardized the independence of the offer referred to above. Signature of SFA’s Authorized Representative Title Date Note: Accepting a Respondent’s offer does not constitute award of the contract. 21 Attachment J Menu Specifications Respondent must submit a twenty-one (21) day lunch menu, based on the below food specifications. SFA will examine the sample menu on three criteria: 1) meal nutrition; 2) meal variety; 3) menu compliant with USDA meal pattern requirements, and state/federal portion sizes and nutritional values. Meal nutrition: SFA will examine whether meals provide the proper amount of grains, produce, dairy and meat. Meal variety: SFA will examine whether Respondents provide a variety of exciting and interesting meals. 22 Attachment K Food Specifications SFA Healthy Food Standards The SFA is issuing this bid with the priority of providing healthy meal options to students. In our commitment to providing students with the nutritious and healthy meals, we have set higher meal standards and expect the selected Vendor to meet these standards listed below. Vendor must be able to document compliance for these standards. USDA (min per day) Cups/oz/grams per week USDA K-5 Standards July 2012 SFA Standards 2018-19 Fruits 2.5 (0.5) 1) Fresh, frozen without added sugar, canned in juice/light syrup, or dried fruit options 2) No more than half the offerings may be in the form of juice 3) 100% juice only 4) 1/4 cup dried fruit = 1/2 cup fruit 5) Fruit/vegetable separated into two components 1) Fresh or frozen (no additives). Fruits must be served at every lunch, no canned fruits allowed. 2) No juice can be served at lunch 3) Daily serving reflects variety over the week Vegetables 3.75 (0.75) 6) Daily serving that reflects variety over the week 7) Fresh, frozen, and canned products - Dark green 0.5 - Red/Orange 0.75 - Starch 0.5 - Other 0.5 - Additional Vegetable 1.0 - Legumes 0.5 (can also be credited as meat alternative 4) Fresh or frozen (no additives). Vegetables must be served at every lunch, no canned vegetables allowed 5) A daily vegetarian entrée option must be provided if the entree is not vegetarian Grain 8-9 oz (1) 8) Schools must offer the daily and weekly serving ranges of grains (min and Max) 9) All grains offered must be whole grainrich (SY2014-15) “Whole grain-rich” must be at least 50 percent whole grains 10) Only 2 creditable grain-based desserts allowed a week. 11) Grains should meet at least one of the following: - Whole grains pre-serving must be ≥ 8g (IOM) - Must have FDA’s whole grain health claim on packaging - Whole grain must be first in product ingredient list 6) All grains served must meet both of the following: - Whole grains per serving must be ≥ 8gm (IOM) - Whole grain must be first in product ingredient list Meats/Meat Alternates 8-10 oz (1) 12) A variety of meat/meat alternates is encouraged 7) No mechanically separated meat 8) No animal by-products 23 13) Tofu and soy yogurt will be allowable as meat alternate 9) Serving of processed meats with additives and fillers (e.g. sausage, meat patties) must be limited to 2 times per week Cheese No standard 10) No serving of processed cheese with additives and fillers (e.g. American cheese) Fluid Milk 5 (1) 14) Allowable options - Fat free (unflavored/flavored) - Low-fat (unflavored) - Fat-free or low-fat (lactosereduced/lactose-free) 15) Must offer at least two choices 11) All milk served must be rBST and rBGH free (artificial growth hormone free) as declared by manufacturer 12) Chocolate milk is acceptable Saturated Fat 16) < 10 percent of total calories 17) No total fat standard Trans Fat 0g 18) 0 grams = less than 0.5g serving 19) Naturally occurring trans fat excluded (e.g. beef, lamb, dairy products) 13) No artificial trans fats or hydrogenated oils in ingredient lists Calories 20) 550-650 (min-max kcal) Sodium 21) Current standard: ≤ 1230 mg 22) 2022-23 standard: ≤ 640 mg Sugar No standard 14) Only products with natural sugar are allowed 15) No foods with High Fructose Corn Syrup in the ingredient list are allowed Cooking Method No standard 16) No deep frying 17) Fresh, less processed food preparation methods are encouraged Water No standard 18) Provision of water is not required Competitive Foods No standard 19) No competitive foods can be sold in the cafeteria or on school premises 24 Attachment L Evaluation Criteria Criteria Minimum Standard Evidence/Document Requirement Points Financial Stability Two years of profitable financial performance Provide copies of company financial statements for past two years 15 Vended Meal Capabilities Vendor demonstrates experience providing vended meals, has appropriate transportation in working order for meal deliveries Vendor should have a no-cost software program that allows SFA to make weekly meal orders efficiently. Transportation plan, equipment inventory Sample menu ordering included in response. Narrative around meal ordering process. Performance in taste test. 25 K-12 Experience in the National School Lunch Program A minimum of five (5) years in K-12 food service management, specifically National School Lunch Program Documentation of experience as outlined in company history 10 References Vendor must provide at least three customer references. Contract renewal rate preferred References will be contacted to assess the vendor’s history in providing programs through NSLP; customer service, program management. 10 Healthy Food Standards Vendor must be able to meet all healthy food standards outline in Attachment K with fresh meals delivered daily Demonstration of ability to meet minimum requirements 10 Cost Price per meal (lunch) clearly

Addendum 01

Request for Proposals; 2018-19 Vended Meal Contract; TEAM Charter with bids scheduled to end May 29th 2019 at 2:00 PM PDT.

THE FOLLOWING CHANGE IS TO BE MADE TO THE REFERENCED REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS:

Vendor Question and Answers:

Q: The RFP states to provide one option for hot and cold breakfast. Would TEAM Charter like both a hot and cold option daily?

A: Yes, please include a hot and cold option daily.

Q: The RFP states to provide three lunch options, both hot and cold, including one vegetarian option. We typically serve four options (three meat and one vegetarian). Can our sample menu include four lunch options instead of three?

A: Yes, that is ok.

Q: In the RFP, it says to provide pricing for meals that includes cost of equipment and without. Should this be done for both cold and hot delivery?

A: Please provide pricing for cold delivery for hot and cold meals, both with and without equipment.

Q: Is TEAM Charter open to a salad bar?

A: Yes, TEAM Charter is open to a salad bar option. Please price the salad bar separately, including equipment.

Q: TEAM Charter is currently doing bulk service, are they still interested in keeping that style?

A: TEAM Charter is open to the service style. Vendor should propose what works best for their food and delivery methods.

Q: How is TEAM Charter evaluating cost? 30 pts will be awarded if we are the lowest, can you send a break down?

A: To calculate the points awarded for cost, the lowest lunch cost (LLC) will be awarded 30 points. Other bids will be awarded points based on the following formula:

LLC__________    X    vendor lunch cost

Number of Points

THIS ADDENDUM IS HEREBY OFFICIALLY MADE PART OF THE REFERENCED REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS


Addendum 02

Request for Proposals; 2018-19 Vended Meal Contract; TEAM Charter with bids scheduled to end May 29th 2019 at 2:00 PM PDT.

THE FOLLOWING CHANGE IS TO BE MADE TO THE REFERENCED REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS:

Clarification: As specified on Page 25, Attachment N of the original RFP, TEAM Charter is requesting meals for preschool students to be served in the classroom. These meals must meet the CACFP preschool meal pattern and must be able to be served in the classroom.

Service to the preschool will start 7/1/2019 with meal service running year-round. It is anticipated that all preschool students will participate in both breakfast and lunch.

Below is an updated version of Attachment N, with revised preschool locations and participation counts.

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