National Center for Education Evaluation's (NCEE) FY2019 Opportunity Contracts

Published: January 18, 2019

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The Department of Education, Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Contracts and Acquisitions Management Office hosted a Meeting for Vendors interested in the National Center for Education Evaluation’s (NCEE) FY2019 Forecasted Contracting Opportunities on Thursday, January 17, 2019. This event was an opportunity for vendors to talk to the core and the contracting specialists that are overseeing upcoming NCEE procurement requirements. Below is the list of speakers for the event:

  • Ryan Battad – Contracting Officer
  • Sherese Lewis – Acting Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
  • Matt Soldner – NCEE Commissioner

OSDBU Acting Director Sherese Lewis presented on the purpose of OSDBU, Small Business Goals, and Upcoming OSDBU Events.  For FY2019, the Small Business contracting goal is 29%. OSDBU is planning on hosting two additional industry events. A Small Business Conference will be held on February 25, 2019 followed by a Women-Owned Small Business Conference taking place on March 25, 2019.  

NCEE Commissioner, Matt Soldner provided insight into what NCEE is looking for during the proposal review process in order to support teaming and bidding strategies.

A total of 9 NCEE opportunities were presented at the event. Marsha Silverberg presented on Evaluation of Federal Financial Aid Strategies and CTE Implementation Evaluation under the Carl D. Perkins Act. Erica Johnson provided information regarding Evaluation of Promise Neighborhoods and Full-Service Community Schools. Betsy Warner talked about Impact Evaluation to Inform 21st CCLC Program and Impact Evaluation of Strategies Funded by Title IIA. Yumiko Seino discussed Evaluation of Transition Supports for Youth with Disabilities. Tom Wei gave a presentation on Evaluation of Title I Pilots. Tracy Rimdzious presented on Study of Practices for English Learners. Evaluation of the Regional Educational Laboratories (RELs) was presented by Daphne Garcia.

Breakout session followed the NCEE opportunities presentation. Vendors were given time to mingle and ask questions during this session.