Education and Training Support
Department of the Navy, United States Marine Corps | Published January 12, 2016
This synopsis is issued in accordance with FAR Part 5.204, Pre-Solicitation Notices.
The purpose of this synopsis is to provide notice to the public of this requirement before issuing a solicitation.
The Marine Corps Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM), Quantico, VA, has a requirement for education and training support for the Marine Corps College of Distance Education and Training (CDET) Distance Professional Military Education (DPME) Programs. The CDET mission is to design, develop, deliver, evaluate, manage, and resource distance learning products and programs across the education and training continuum, in order to increase operational readiness. The CDET has the responsibility to develop and deliver career/service level and intermediate/joint level Professional Military Education (PME) to eligible Marines. The CDET accomplishes its Officer PME mission by delivering the Command & Staff College Distance Education Program (CSCDEP) and the Expeditionary Warfare School Distance Education Program (EWSDEP) through online or onsite instructor-led seminars.
The CDET requires support for its network of eight (8) regional campuses consisting of program management, instructional services, administrative services, Subject Matter Expert (SME) services, editorial services, multimedia expertise, graphics design, instructional technology, institutional research, web development, IT support and other services, as well as student support services primarily at CDET Headquarters, which is located at Quantico, VA. The regional offices/campuses are at the following locations: Camp Lejeune, NC; Camp Pendleton, CA; Quantico, VA; Miramar, CA; Pensacola,FL; Dallas/Ft Worth, TX; Kaneohe Bay, HI and Okinawa, Japan. Additionally, this effort will provide Education Command (EDCOM) cultural/language support that includes subject matter expertise, management and administrative services in support of Education Command's (EDCOM's) Center for Advanced Operational and Cultural Learning (CAOCL).
The MARCORSYSCOM intends to issue a competitive solicitation (M67854-16-R-7100) under NAICS Code 611210, Junior Colleges to perform the services described above as a 100% Small Business set-aside. The Small Business size standard is $20,500,000.
The solicitation will include a Performance Work Statement (PWS). All institutions that are capable of providing the required services and supplies are encouraged to submit a proposal in response to the solicitation when it is released. The Government is not requesting a response at this time.
A RFI (MCSC_CDET_RFI_FY16) was sent providing an outline of the type of work required for the effort. See below link.
The Government plans to enter into a firm-fixed-price, single award IDIQ contract.
Anticipated Release Date of Solicitation: 28 January 2016
Anticipated Closing Date of Solicitation: 07 March 2016
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