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  Dean Dittmar  1/19/2023 7:30:00 AM  

Sending to all contacts on behalf of:
Andrew Klein
Principal Consultant, Agricultural Education
Illinois State Board of Education
100 North First Street, C-215
Springfield, IL 62777
(217) 524-4832  -

ISBE recently released an open market curriculum and PD vendor opportunity. All entities (for profit, not-for profit, academic, etc.) are eligible to apply. Relevant information is below. Please share with those entities who may be interested in working with us. Note that I cannot answer questions relating to this opportunity. Instead, direction questions to Jason Perry, our procurement lead, at the information below. Thank you in advance for sharing the news!
The Illinois State Board of Education seeks a qualified Offeror to provide curricular resources, student-facing instructional materials, and relevant professional learning for the following Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (AFNR) content area: Urban and Community Agriculture. All resources and professional learning must align to the AFNR Career Cluster Content Standards as published by The Council and all applicable Illinois Learning Standards, such as but not limited to, English language arts, math, and science. 
  • Bid Due Date: 03/14/2023
  • Point of Contact: Jason Perry at (217) 785-8777 or
  • Further information available on our state procurement website, Bidbuy, by searching for "SBE: Agriculture Curricular Resource - JP" or Bid Solicitation: 23-586SBE-CHFED-B-31588
  • For a quick view of the work to be completed. Click above link, then click this file in blue, 
    RFSP Curriculum Urban and Community Agriculture-1.pdf, scroll to page 21.

Dean Dittmar
Facilitating Coordination in Ag Education (FCAE)
Phone: 217-893-0091 Cell: 618-604-1622
Address: 3358 Big Pine Trail , Champaign, IL 61822
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