Monday, September 28, 2015

MSG Awarded Blanket Purchase Agreement to Provide Logistical Support for U.S. Department of Education

MSG has been awarded a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to provide logistical support for ED conferences ranging from small convenings to large, virtual meetings.

“We welcome the opportunity to continue our work in supporting the Department of Education,” said Ms. Sancta Watley, Project Director and MSG’s Logistics Expert. “Our experience and expertise in logistical support combined with our innovative technologies used to complement logistics planning will allow us to deliver high-quality, impactful meetings to our client,” Ms. Watley added.

Ms. Watley and her team will provide ED with pre-meeting services, on-site support, and post... read full article

Friday, September 25, 2015

MSG To Work with State Leaders To Build Career Pathways Systems

MSG has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE) to build and implement state-wide career pathways systems. MSG will provide subject matter expertise to build the capacity of secondary and postsecondary career and technical education programs, aiding states in the development and expansion of comprehensive career pathways systems.

The award is a task order from a Career and Technical Education (CTE) Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) vehicle, on which MSG has been awarded one of three seats. Through this vehicle, MSG will provide extensive expertise on the development and implementation of ... read full article

Thursday, September 24, 2015

MSG To Evaluate the National Science Foundation's I-Corps Program

MSG has been awarded a 20-month study to evaluate the Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program of the National Science Foundation (NSF). “We are pleased to have been awarded this important contract, continuing our record of service to NSF in program evaluation,” said Dr. Dan Geller, Director of MSG’s Research and Evaluation practice.

I-Corps is a grant program open to recent or existing NSF grantees at academic research institutions. It encourages scientists to consider the commercial potential of their research by awarding teams a flat grant of $50,000 to train team members in entrepreneurship.

MSG will use a quasi-experimental design to evaluate the impact of I-Corps. “This ... read full article

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

MSG Awarded Contract for Advancing Equity in Career and Technical Education (CTE)

MSG has been awarded a contract from the Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE) at the Department of Education. The program will support OCTAE for two years by examining practices in states which have successfully reduced the equity gap in career and technical education programs. Many programs do not have adequate enrollment numbers for typically marginalized populations such as migrant students, females and others. MSG will conduct a literature review, identify successful programs, develop products and provide technical assistance. read full article

Monday, September 21, 2015

MSG Awarded Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) for Career Technical Education (CTE)

MSG received 1 of 3 seats on the IDIQ to support the Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE) with the subject matter expertise to build the capacity of secondary and postsecondary CTE programs so they can actively engage in the development and expansion of comprehensive career pathways systems. The IDIQ is issued for five years. read full article
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