Michigan Virtual is seeking leading providers of online K-12 education in beginning- through advanced-level instruction in the content areas of Mathematics, English Language Arts, Science and Social Studies for online high school and middle school students. Michigan Virtual invites vendors to submit a proposal that meets the criteria established in its Online Course Content for Secondary Education Request for Information.
Michigan Virtual recognizes the valuable contribution to online learning made by many companies and organizations and wishes to work with content providers in partnership to provide Michigan students with high-quality learning experiences. Interest providers will find detailed information in the Request for Information (RFI).
As stated in the RFI, “Michigan Virtual seeks proposals from all vendors who offer highly interactive, engaging online courses, who are willing to provide detailed information about their courses and content, delivery methods, with licensing terms that are compatible with Michigan Virtual’s requirements.”
Michigan Virtual staff knowledgeable about the RFI requirements will make the award selection recommendation to Michigan Virtual management. The staff will involve a team of external reviewers to evaluate the online courses.
The submission process for this RFI consists of a notification of interest email and the formal submission of a proposal. Vendors interested in submitting a proposal must notify Michigan Virtual of their intention by Jan. 31, 2010.