RFP: Evaluation Consultant for Instructional Equity Working Group

01/20/2020 3:25 PM | Cara Karter (Administrator)

Scope of work for Evaluation Consultant for Instructional Equity Working Group Change Ideas funded by the McDougal Family Foundation

If interested, please reply to this scope of work to equity@cps.edu with your resume, rate, and cover letter detailing relevant experience by January 28, 2020. Please use email subject line “Change Idea Evaluation Consultant - Your Name”. The maximum compensation for this project is $4,500.

Background

Chicago Public Schools’ Instructional Equity Working Group (IEWG) is composed of teachers, school administrators, partners, and central office staff. In 2019, the IEWG designed high impact change ideas (or shifts in practice) based on their experiences as equity champions at their schools and/or organizations. Students were consulted as to the feasibility and relevance of these change ideas.

In September 2019, the CPS Office of Equity partnered with the McDougal Foundation, which granted $60,000 to support the implementation of change ideas at schools. Six schools were awarded grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000. The CPS Office of Equity would like to engage a consultant to document the implementation of six change ideas at six CPS schools across Chicago.

Reporting and Work Relationships

The consultant will work in close collaboration with the CPS Office of Equity and the six change idea designers to determine location, dates, and methodologies.

Deliverables and Estimate of Days

The time period for this contract would be from February 1 to July 15, 2020. This project is estimated to take 12 days of work time.

Deliverable/Month (Estimated Number of Days)

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Documentation of subgrant selection process
(1 day)

X

Baseline assessment capturing student and teacher voice
(3 days)

X

Monitoring follow-up visits 
(3 days)

X

Endline interviews capturing student and teacher voice
(3 days)

X

X

Monitoring and evaluation report
(1 day)

X

Co-present findings at change idea convening
(1 day)

X

Additional meeting times with CPS Office of Equity team and writing time expected to take no more than 3 days.

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