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Notice to Award without Competition - Parchment - E-Transcript services and HS/PowerSchool Integration services

Agency: State of South Carolina - State Fiscal Accountability Authority(SFAA)
Level of Government: State & Local
  • J - Maintenance, Repair, and Rebuilding of Equipment
  • R - Professional, Administrative and Management Support Services
  • S - Utilities and Training Services
Opps ID: NBD16009586791911490
Posted Date: Feb 13, 2020
Due Date: Feb 27, 2020
Ad Title:
Notice to Award without Competition - Parchment
Ad Publish Date:
February 13, 2020
Purchasing Agent/Entity:
Department of Education
Bid/Submittal Due Date:
February 27, 2020 - 5:00pm

The South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) intends to secure a contract with Parchment, Inc. for e-Transcript services and HS/PowerSchool Integration services for one year.

Parchment provides for an e-Transcript Exchange which allows students to request, send, and monitor the status of high school transcripts for admission to higher educational institutions and to the SC Commission on Higher Education for application for state scholarships. No other company offers both the capability to securely transmit digital high school transcripts and also offers an online site (exchange site) that allows students to request and manage their digital transcript requests. Parchment is the only digital transcript service that is fully integrated with PowerSchool, the official Student Information System (SIS) of record used by all SC school districts.

Should you have concerns with this intent, please send your responses via e-mail to SC Department of Education, Attn.: Elsie Montgomery, Procurement Director, at for this Intent to Sole Source no later than 5:00 PM on February 27, 2019.

This notice will be posted in the South Carolina Business Opportunities (SCBO) for ten business days as required by SC Code 11-35-1560.


If you are aggrieved in connection with the intended award or award of the contract, you may be entitled to protest, but only as provided in Section 11-35-4210. To protest an award, you must (i) submit notice of your intent to protest within five (5) business days of the date this notice is posted, and (ii) submit your actual protest within fifteen days of the date this notice is posted. Days are calculated as provided in Section 11-35-310(13). Both protests and notices of intent to protest must be in writing and must be received by the appropriate Chief Procurement Officer within the time provided. T he grounds of the protest and the relief requested must be set forth with enough particularity to give notice of the issues to be decided. Any protest or notice of intent to protest must be addressed to the Chief Procurement Officer, Information Technology Management Office, and submitted in writing

(a) by email to:, or

(b) by post or delivery to: 1201 Main Street, Suite 600, Columbia, SC 29201

Solicitation #:
Direct Inquiries To:
Elsie Montgomery
Buyer Phone#:
(803) 734-8428
Buyer Email:
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