Longevity Consulting Wins U.S. Department of Education Teacher Incentive Fund Peer Review Contract to Provide Logistics, Administrative, and Onsite Review Support

Washington, DC – May 27, 2016 – Longevity Consulting announced today that it has been awarded the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) Peer Review contract by the United States Department of Education (ED). This task order is Firm Fixed-Price, and is valued over $575,000.00. Longevity Consulting has been awarded multiple task orders under this Blanket Purchasing Agreement (BPA).

On this task order, Team Longevity will provide a wide variety of event logistics support for an on-site grant competition in the DC area. Work efforts include, but are not limited to: Screening applications, selecting monitors and panel reviewers, and creating competition panels. Additionally, Team Longevity will provide administrative support as well as onsite review logistics to include: Hotel selection, technology and A/V coordination, meeting room setup, travel coordination, and distribution of honoraria to panel monitors and reviewers.

It is expected that the Department will receive approximately 150 applications, requiring 90 non-Federal reviewers and 20 non-Federal alternate reviewers, as well as 30 non-Federal panel monitors, and five non-Federal alternates. In addition, the Department is anticipating 30 panels which will require three non-Federal reviewers and one non-Federal panel monitor for each.

The TIF program was created to support the development and implementation of sustainable performance-based compensation systems for teachers, principals, and other personnel in high-need schools as a way to increase educator effectiveness and student achievement.

“We have extensive experience in providing peer review support for the U.S. Department of Education, and we are elated to support ED once again. As a company, we have a lot of respect for local school systems, and those in the teaching field. Anything we can do to give back to the local community means a lot to us – particularly supporting efforts to increase student achievement,” said Longevity President and Chief Executive Officer Bobby Long.

About Longevity Consulting

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Longevity Consulting is an information technology, solution based, full service organization, dedicated to producing results.  We are an SBA 8(a) Certified, Veteran Owned, Small Disadvantaged Business. Our goal is to create a collaborative environment between our consultants and our clients.  This synergistic relationship helps identify ways to improve our clients’ business and better position our company to provide the most appropriate solution for each client engagement. For more information about Longevity Consulting, please visit us at www.longevityconsulting.com.

Longevity Consulting Wins U.S. Department of Education Teacher Quality Partnership Peer Review Contract to Provide Logistics and Administrative Peer Review Support

Washington, DC – May 24, 2016 – Longevity Consulting announced today that it has been awarded the Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) Peer Review contract by the U.S. Department of Education (ED). This task order is one of multiple released under a Blanket Purchasing Agreement (BPA), and is a Firm Fixed-Price contract valuing over $75,000.

As part of this task order, Team Longevity is tasked with creating and maintaining a competition peer reviewer and honoraria database, as well as preparing applications and peer reviewers for the review, coordinating and completing the peer review, and conducting peer review surveys. Additionally, Team Longevity will coordinate peer review panels, prepare competition materials and grant files, as well as create and disseminate technical review forms.

The purposes of the TQP program are to: improve student achievement; increase the quality of new prospective teachers by improving the preparation of prospective teachers and enhancing professional development activities for teachers; hold teacher preparation programs at institutions of higher education accountable for preparing highly qualified teachers; and recruit highly qualified individuals, including minorities and individuals from other occupations, into the teaching force.

“We proudly support ED, and its mission to improve student achievement – particularly in our local community. These efforts will result in a contribution to the greater good of our society, and we are ecstatic to have the opportunity to provide continued peer review support for the Department,” said Longevity President and Chief Executive Officer Bobby Long.

About Longevity Consulting

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Longevity Consulting is an information technology, solution based, full service organization, dedicated to producing results.  We are an SBA 8(a) Certified, Veteran Owned, Small Disadvantaged Business. Our goal is to create a collaborative environment between our consultants and our clients.  This synergistic relationship helps identify ways to improve our clients’ business and better position our company to provide the most appropriate solution for each client engagement. For more information about Longevity Consulting, please visit us at www.longevityconsulting.com.