The Career Connect Washington Sector Intermediaries RFP is now open. The Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD), on behalf of Career Connect Washington, is seeking proposals from highly qualified entities capable of serving as the CCW Sector Intermediary in each of the following sectors: Clean Technology / Energy; Information Technology / Cyber Security; Healthcare; Education; Maritime; and Advanced Manufacturing / Aerospace.

Bids are due November 30, 2021, at 5:00 PM Pacific Time. The RFP can be accessed via the Washington Electronic Business Solutions (WEBS) system (RFP #2021-17 | WEBS # 46584). Bidders are responsible for downloading the solicitation document and all appendices and incorporated documents. A bidders’ conference was held via Zoom on November 10, 2021, at 1:00 PM Pacific Time and the recording and presentation slides can be accessed via the links below.

Sector Intermediary Bidders Conference Video and Presentation Slides (from November 10, 2021)

Career Connect Washington partners and stakeholders are encouraged to share this RFP announcement broadly, to any and all potential bidders.

Career Connect Washington brings together a broad coalition—including four-year colleges, community and technical colleges, K12 educators, labor, workforce development organizations, and the legislature and governor—each committed to the success of every student. Thank you, again, for sharing this commitment.

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