Student Financial Aid Training Contracts
*Important Note: Amendments 1 and 2 have been issued.
The U.S. Department of Education is seeking contractual support to develop, conduct, and provide support for national training programs and other activities which inform Student Financial Assistance Programs (SFAP) participants of statutory and regulatory requirements of the federal student aid programs. The U.S. Department of Education uses a variety of methods to train school personnel in the administration and management of the Title IV programs, including traditional lecture training, "hands on" software training, publications, videos, video conferences, and computer-based instruction.
Requests to be placed on the mailing list for the solicitation, RFP 97-017, may be directed to Ms. Yolanda Abney at (202) 708-6498. It is anticipated that two or more contracts will be awarded, one of which is being reserved for an 8(a) firm. The period of performance for this contract is 18 months. Four one-year options are anticipated. Questions concerning the solicitation are due in writing two weeks after the actual issue date .
*We could not put all the attachments to the solicitation, nor all the attachments and parts of Amendment One (1) or Amendment Two (2) on the OCFO WEB Site. If you want a complete copy of the amendments and the solicitation document, you must leave a telephone message with Ms. Yolanda Abney.
For web or downloading problems only, call Sharon Masciana at (202) 708-7665.
RFP 97-017 Online Documents:
Amendment 2. -- Files are in Word Perfect 5.1/6.1 and Lotus Formats
Amendment 1. -- Files are in Word Perfect 5.1/6.1 Formats
A List of Files Contained Within the 97017.ZIP (131K) Compressed File
Solicitation -- in ASCII Format
Work Statement -- Converted to ASCII Text for Viewing Online
(This conversion may have changed formatting and some codes. The original Word Perfect version is in the 97017.zip file and should be used for proposal preparation).
RFP 97-017 -- Compressed File
(Contains the statement of work, solicitation and allied materials for RFP 97-017. Files are in Word Perfect 5.1/6.1 or Text format.)
SFAP Training -- Background Materials:
Focus Group Report
Free Utility Software: