New Mexico General Services Department and Economic Development Department: Financial Literacy RFPDeadline: July 13, 2015
The New Mexico General Services Department is seeking proposals to provide financial literacy education to students throughout New Mexico. Specifically the purpose is to:
- Secure agreement from 75 classroom teachers, representing five to six classrooms at each grade level Kindergarten through twelve, for placement of community volunteer led financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship education programs.
- Recruit business community volunteers for placement in 75 classrooms, Kindergarten through twelfth grade, to present grade and age specific curriculum focused on financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship education.
- Secure 75 educator-designed program kits, specific to each grade and program, created to correlate to New Mexico State Education Standards at each grade level as well as Common Core Curriculum Standards.
- Provide train-the-trainer sessions to 75 business community volunteers focusing on the understanding and presentation of each grade’s curriculum (program kits) as well as proven classroom management techniques.
- Align each classroom teacher/business community volunteer pair, set schedule for 5-10 class period visits, monitor the programs and complete a registration process that will capture all of the pertinent details including attendance, socio-economic data, and teacher/volunteer contract information.
- Implement a pre- and post-test evaluation process that will allow verification (through linked and aligned questions) of student progress during the course of the grade/age/curriculum specific programs. Similarly, implement a survey program to gather outcome data from teachers and volunteers.
Eligibility: Offerors must have expertise for similar contracts. All financial literacy programs provided to the private sector will be considered.
Award: Contract award