Guidance – Publishers
Delaware has procurement guidelines for companies interested in selling instructional materials in the state.
Each business must have an active Delaware Business License. W-9 form on file with Delaware Division of Accounting. Ideally, the vendor is on the Approved State Contract List. Delaware publishes a Selling to the State Guide.
Guidance – Publishers - Accessibility Features
Delaware has guidelines for commercial and OER publishers, developers, and vendors related to accessibility features in products/services.
Request for Proposals/Request for Information
Delaware has a request for proposals/request for information process.
State Master Contract - Contract with State
Delaware has state master contract available for district and schools to make purchases directly with the state.
State Master Contract - Contract with Publisher
Delaware has state master contract available for district and schools to make purchases directly with the publisher.
State Pricing Negotiation
Delaware does not negotiate prices with publishers, vendors during the RFP/RFI process, and districts may purchase the materials directly from the vendor.
Manage Regional Purchasing Consortia
Delaware does not manage regional groups that participate in regional purchasing consortia for instructional materials.