Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement-Jail as Part of County Government: Review and Revision
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Jails Division is seeking applications for the revision of its Jail as Part of County Government training program. The project will be for a 9-month period and will be completed with the NIC Jails Division. The awardee will work closely with NIC staff on all aspects of the project. To be considered, applicants must demonstrate, at a minimum, in-depth knowledge of: (1) The purpose, functions, and operational complexities of local jails, (2) liability issues common in jails, (3) the nature of the relationship between jail officials and their funding authorities, (4) the challenges inherent in the unique relationship between an elected sheriff and the local funding authority, (5) the resource constraints faced by many local governments and their jails, and (6) strategies for creating a productive working relationship between jail officials and their funding authority. Also, the applicant must demonstrate expertise and experience in developing curricula based on adult learning principles, specifically the Instructional Theory into Practice (ITIP) model.
Solicitation for a Cooperative Agreement: Strategic Essentials for the Advancement of Women Executives in Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into an 18-month cooperative agreement to provide for the revision of Strategic Development of the Executive Woman, and to plan and deliver the program in 2012. NIC continues to build upon the success of its women's-only programming, where gender barriers are eliminated and acceleration of learning is possible. The award recipient will become familiar with the work currently being done at NIC that provides for an understanding of the history and future development goals for this series. The award includes responsibility for the updated Instructional Theory into Practice (ITIP) formatted curriculum, and in collaboration with the NIC Research and Information Services Division, an evaluation of the initial program delivery using the NIC training evaluation protocol. This should represent a minimal cost to the award recipient. The project will also address strategies for additional learning and networking upon training completion.