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Cooperative Agreement - Management Development for the Future Series – Facilitation, Coaching and Training with Two Agencies

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Feb 2019
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year 2019. Work under this cooperative agreement involves the facilitation and management of all phases of NIC’s Management Development for the Future (MDF) with two agencies.

Goals, Objectives, Deliverables 

The following sections outline the steps at each phase of the series, and the collaboration between NIC and the awardee.

1) Recruiting Partner Agencies for Series: NIC Correctional Program Specialist (CPS) Project Lead will recruit for interested correctional agencies for the series via NIC website, forums, and other channels using established criteria. 

2) Selecting Two Partner Agencies for Series: NIC will select two agencies to partner with for the MDF series that fully meet criteria and move into readiness activities phase.

3) Agency Readiness Activities: The organizational readiness protocol assesses the agency executive and senior level leader receptivity to identify, select, coach and support program participants, prior to, during, and after the program.

4) Preparation for Phase One / Phase One/ Intercession One: In preparation for Phase One on-site, the awardee will work collaboratively with NIC CPS, NIC Registrar, and agency point of contact to establish initial contact with participants, confirm technology access and provide overview of program and pre-session assignments.

5) Preparation for Phase Two / Phase Two /Intercession Two: In preparation for Phase Two on-site, the awardee will work collaboratively with NIC CPS, NIC Registrar, and agency point of contact to keep active lines of communication open with individual participants and action learning projects (ALP) teams leading in preparation for Phase Two on-site.

6) Phase Three / Agency Sustains Organizational Changes: In preparation for Phase Three on-site, awardee will work collaboratively with NIC CPS, NIC Registrar, and agency point of contact to keep active lines of communication open with individual participants and ALP teams leading in preparation for Phase Three on-site.

Deadline.  All applications are due to be submitted and in receipt of a successful validation message in Grants.gov by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on April 15, 2019. Late applications will not be considered.

Learn more  about NIC's Cooperative Agreements

Please note effective July 1, 2013 the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) was merged to the System for Award Management (SAM).  The SAM registry and Frequently Asked Questions can be reached at https://www.sam.gov/SAM/.  Please note that the registration process can take up to 1-3 weeks, so please plan accordingly.

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