ICF International Awarded New $38 Million Contract to Support 'Race to the Top'
Fairfax, Virginia, September 15, 2010 -
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI), a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, has been awarded a new four-year, $38 million contract by the U.S. Department of Education to support the department's Race to the Top (RTT) program.
ICF will provide technical assistance (TA) support directly to RTT grantees as well as to other education agencies. Specifically, ICF will provide a range of TA support from in-person advisories, trainings, and workshops to a Web site that will serve as an information resource for stakeholders. Additionally, ICF will establish learning communities where best practices in education can be shared and RTT grantees can collaborate and build relationships that will sustain positive change in their state education systems.
"ICF is honored to bring its expertise in education to support the Race to the Top program," said Maureen Murphy, senior vice president for ICF International. "We are proud to work with those who are leading the way in comprehensive, coherent, statewide education reform."
ICF is a leading provider of TA services in the field of education. ICF currently provides TA in multiple regions of the federal government's Head Start program and plays a key role for the Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic. The RTT contract continues ICF's focus on applying evidence-based practices to improve education for learners of all ages.
About ICF International
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy and climate change; environment and infrastructure; education, health, human services, and social programs; and homeland security and defense markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 3,500 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF's Web site is http://www.icfi.com/.
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