Guidance – Publishers
Guam does not have procurement guidelines for companies interested in selling instructional materials in the state.
Any vendor may contact the Department of Education Procurement Office for information and to see if any bids are open. Vendors often speak to the Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment or Enhancing Education through Technology Program (Title V-B funded) program staff. The department conducts market research when looking for products. Vendors may meet with staff to provide demonstrations. The purchase requires a bid unless there is justification for a sole source vendor.
Guidance – Publishers - Accessibility Features
Guam does not have guidelines for commercial or OER publishers, developers, or vendors related to accessibility features in products/services.
Request for Proposals/Request for Information
Guam has a request for proposals/request for information process.
State Master Contract - Contract with State
Guam does not have state master contract available for district and schools to make purchases directly with the state.
State Master Contract - Contract with Publisher
Guam does not have state master contract available for district and schools to make purchases directly with the publisher.
State Pricing Negotiation
Guam 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
Guam does not manage regional groups that participate in regional purchasing consortia for instructional materials.