ICF award expands its tech support of Head Start program
- By David Hubler
- Oct 25, 2011
ICF International Inc. will provide technical assistance and training to the Health and Human Services Department under a 54-month contract worth $34.3 million.
The award, from HHS’ Administration for Children and Families, calls for ICF International to support one new region and one re-compete region of the Head Start program.
Under the contract, ICF will provide training and technical consulting assistance, conference facilitation and collaboration, and program management services to grantees in national regions XI (American Indian and Alaska Native programs) and XII (Migrant and Seasonal programs).
ICF’s efforts will support the Head Start goals of enhancing the quality of services that children and families receive in order to improve outcomes for children as they prepare to enter school.
ICF International Inc., of Fairfax, Va., ranks No. 64 on Washington Technology’s 2011 Top 100 list of the largest federal government contractors.
David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.