Request for Proposals
For equipment and supplies for U.S. schools implementing AC courses


SREB requests proposals from Vendors to provide equipment and supplies to schools implementing Advanced Career courses and to SREB’s AC Teacher Training Institutes. The partnership between SREB and the Vendor will facilitate the scalability, sustainability and workplace authenticity of AC curricula.

The equipment and supplies in this proposal must align with equipment lists provided as attachments to this RFP (see SREB and the chosen Vendor(s) will use this information to co-design affordable learning kits that include the equipment and supplies needed to complete the applied components of each AC project.

Proposals should ensure that all aspects of the RFP are attainable, including timelines for delivery, costs, product quality and satisfactory customer service. SREB intends to award one or more contract(s) through this RFP. Product(s) and/or services considered for this award must equal or exceed a minimum quality level of industry standard(s) as defined within this RFP and must comply with all applicable federal, state and local technical, environmental and performance standards and specifications.

Download the RFP (PDF)

Additional RFP materials:

  • RFP Issue Date: January 5, 2021
  • Proposal Submission Deadline: February 3, 2021, 5 p.m. Eastern
  • Submit Proposals to: Gerrie Deloatche,

About SREB’s AC Courses

The 38 courses in SREB’s Advanced Career curricula offer authentic learning that prepares students for further studies and rewarding STEM careers. Co-designed with state leaders, employers and postsecondary and secondary teachers to meet workforce demand in high-tech STEM fields, SREB’s Advanced Career curricula help students meet or exceed readiness standards and cultivate the critical thinking, problem-solving, communication and applied academic skills employers value.

Each of AC’s programs include four turnkey courses that can be implemented within a student’s individualized program of study or career pathway. This RFP addresses the equipment and supplies needed for AC Teacher Training Institutes and for schools to implement courses in these seven AC program areas:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Automated Materials Joining Technology
  • Clean Energy Technology
  • Energy and Power
  • Health Informatics
  • Innovations in Science and Technology
  • Integrated Production Technologies