APHL seeks to identify a company or individual who can create the first two units of a web-based course that:
- Is built in Lectora Inspire 18
- Meets Section 508 compliance standards
- Includes interactivities as indicated in storyboard
- Meets Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) compliance
Anticipated RFP Schedule
Proposals are due to the individual(s) specified in the Final Response section of this RFP by 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on October 3, 2019. APHL anticipates the following schedule for the entire competitive bidding process:
September 4, 2019 APHL issues RFP
September 13, 2019 Letter of Intent due to APHL by 5:00 pm EST
September 20, 2019 Last day to submit questions (exceptions may be granted at APHL's sole discretion)
October 3, 2019 Complete RFP responses due to APHL by 5:00 pm EST
October 7, 2019 APHL completes the evaluation process and contacts winning/selected applicant
October 9, 2019 APHL publicly announces the names of the selected applicants on its procurement website,
October 18, 2019 Anticipated start date of LCF course programming project
Confirmation of Intent to Respond
APHL requests that prospective applicants submit a brief email statement indicating intent to submit a proposal by
no later than 5:00 PM EST on September 13, 2019. The letter of intent should be emailed to
Robyn.Randolph@aphl.org. While the letter of intent is not binding and does not enter into the review of the RFP, the information that it contains allows APHL's evaluation team to plan the contract development and review process. Potential applicants must include the name of the organization or individual that will submit the proposal in their email.
APHL must receive a complete proposal by no later than
5:00 PM EST on October 3, 2019. Applicants may send proposals by the following methods:
Via email to
Via certified, registered or express mail through the postal service or via trackable mail delivery services provided by DHL, FedEx, and UPS, addressed to:
The Association of Public Health Laboratories, Inc.
c/o Robyn Randolph
8515 Georgia Avenue, Suite 700
Silver Spring, MD 20910
APHL will send an email acknowledging the receipt of your proposal. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within 48 hours, please email the points of contact below to confirm receipt.
Regardless of the delivery method, APHL must receive all responses by 5:00 PM EST on October 3, 2019. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that the proposal is received at APHL by this deadline.
APHL may terminate or modify the RFP process at any time during the response period.
Please direct all questions regarding this RFP or its proposal requirements via email to Robyn Randolph at
firstname.lastname@example.org, with a copy to Catherine Johnson at
Course Programmer for Laboratory Curriculum Framework Courses RFP will provide detailed information in regards to this request, please read it in its entirety. A table of Frequently Asked Questions is included as Appendix C.