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Implementing College and Career Readiness Standards in Adult Education

Solicitation Number: ED-VAE-13-R-0032
Agency: Department of Education
Office: Contracts & Acquisitions Management
Location: Contracts (All ED Components)
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The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational & Adult Education (OVAE) is seeking a contractor for the new procurement, Implementing College and Career Readiness (CCR) Standards in Adult Education. This project will support the development of educational programs able to better prepare adult students for postsecondary and career success through the adoption and implementation of the CCR Standards for Adult Education, https://lincs.ed.gov/publications/pdf/CCRStandardsAdultEd.pdf. This project will develop and deliver affordable, multi-leveled training and technical assistance for all states and programs to address how adult education can best integrate the CCR Standards for Adult Education into its programs. Various training and technical assistance opportunities will be provided to states and programs through virtual and face-to-face learning environments. This requirement builds upon previous standards efforts as referenced in the draft Perfromance Work Statement (PWS). The Department is not only interested in securing the services of a contractor who is familiar with standards-based adult education, but also understands the work being conducted in K-12 content standards and how it can be applied to this requirement.


Request for Comments: Interested parties are invited to submit comments to the draft PWS around the following questions.


1. Please identify any competition barriers.
2. Based upon your experience in standards-based education and/or professional development for teachers does the PWS, as written, present any barriers to your participation? If so, how?
3. Based upon your experience in standards-based education and/or professional development for teachers, please provide comments and/or questions on the work, scope, and timeline in the PWS.



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Invitation to Webinar: Interested parties are invited to participate in a webinar on May 6, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. ET, when the Department will share its vision and goals for the procurement. Please RSVP for the webinar to heather.watroba@ed.gov by 2:00 pm ET on May 3, 2013. Please note that you will not receive a confirmation to your email as all the information is included with this notice. The details for the webinar are set forth below. Written responses to this notice are due by 1:00 pm EST on May 10, 2013. Responses shall be submitted electronically to heather.watroba@ed.gov with a cc: to stephen.scheffer@ed.gov.



Webinar Information:


Topic: College&Career ready standards procurement
Date: Monday, May 6, 2013
Time: 1:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
Meeting Number: 746 448 396
Meeting Password: OVAE


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Heather Watroba,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 202-245-6971
Fax: 202-245-6296
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Contracting Officer
Phone: 202-245-6285
Fax: 202-245-6298