1.   The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from qualified proposers that provide a broad
array of consulting services including but not limited to:

national best practice research      organizational development            project management
Strategic planning                          facilitation/problem solving              consultative services
Outreach Services                         Grant Acquisition                             Research
Analysis Report Development        Operational Planning                      Training and Development
Emergency Response Planning     Data Analysis                                  Public Policy

2.   A  contract  is  necessary to  provide LERN Board and  staff  and  with the  expertise
required to support planning and implementation progress of LERN’s Five Year Plan