EDC is a preapproved, federally qualified vendor through the General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Supply Schedules (FSS). The GSA contract certifies that EDC can meet competition, pricing, small business, and other federal contract requirements for the services specified in each schedule. EDC’s expertise in early child development, K–12 education, health promotion, workforce preparation, community development, learning technologies, basic and adult education, institutional reform, and social justice allows us to provide our federal clients with an extensive array of contracted services described by the following GSA schedule titles and Special Item Numbers (SINs):
Professional Services Schedule (PSS) Mission Oriented Business Integrated Services (MOBIS)
874-1, 874-1RC Integrated Consulting Services: EDC provides expertise in program development, organizational evaluation, continuous process improvement, counseling and mentoring, standards and curriculum development, and information technology skills development and integration. We also provide consulting services focused on delivering expert advice, guidance, and counseling in support of organizational and educational improvement and leadership efforts.
Our services include performing studies, program audits, and evaluations; providing on-site consulting assistance, and developing individual and group support activities. Focus areas also include professional development, standards alignment, research and evaluation, and policy development.
EDC consults with schools, districts, municipalities, corporations, foundations, and federal organizations on ways to make the most of their educational and public health programs. We produce policy briefings for government leaders, organize conferences and technology demonstrations, conduct formative research on pilot projects, and help technology developers determine additional teaching and learning needs that their educational processes could address.
EDC also provides customized training to diverse audiences on the development of public-private partnerships, systems and program design, assessment and benchmarking, standards development, fund-raising, and staff development. Planned in collaboration with our clients, EDC’s training is customized to specific needs and interests to assist our clients in achieving their business visions and goals. We specialize in training that focuses on the use of technology to enhance learning, creativity, and productivity. Our training is learner-centered, standards- and outcomes-based, and action-oriented, focusing on real-world scenarios and experiences. All training is designed to meet specific needs related to organizational enhancement and improvement of the educational process.
A core feature of all of our training is to build the capacity of our clients to implement and sustain improvement efforts. Substantive areas of focus include team building, teacher leadership models, teacher-leader support strategies, mentoring approaches, strategic planning and accountability, curriculum instruction and assessment, and benchmarking.
874-4, 874-4RC Training Services: EDC offers off-the-shelf and customized off-the-shelf training to meet specific customer requirements related to organizational and business improvement services. Our EdTech Leaders Online (ETLO) program, established in January 2000, provides effective online professional development for educators to improve online teaching skills and to streamline the process of incorporating online resources into their daily business practices.
EDC also has a long history of housing national and regional training and technical assistance centers. For example, we currently host more than 20 training and technical assistance centers, each of which designs and conducts a wide range of training events each year, ranging from half-day workshops to day-long training events to week-long institutes.
100-03, 100-03RC Ancillary Supplies and/or Services: EDC has years of experience in designing active, hands-on learning materials, training programs, and management tools. Over the years, we have developed dozens of innovative curriculum materials and tools designed to build leadership capacity, strengthen organizational and business management, create highly functioning teams and powerful learning communities, conduct strategic planning efforts, and develop performance assessments. All of EDC's materials are designed in collaboration with both experts and end users and are fully field-tested before they are finalized and published.
EDC designs, develops, and adapts training materials that support learning, capacity building, and change. These support products are provided in a variety of Web-based and traditional formats, including self-paced instruction, workshop materials, case studies, and online courses. EDC has developed print and electronic products, including training manuals, slides, DVDs, videotapes, overhead transparencies, and presentations to supplement and augment consultation, facilitation, and training services.
We also have an extensive database of resources that span many educational areas, including accountability/assessment, administration, cognitive process, demographics, education reform, instructional materials and strategies, partnerships, and policies for use in support of our training efforts.
You can access EDC’s GSA schedules at: http://www.gsaelibrary.gsa.gov/ElibMain/ElibHome. Please search for GS-10F-0406P. Our contract period runs from July 6, 2004 to July 5, 2019.
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