Bethesda, MD, February 12, 2019 – TDEC, a leading provider of Business Process Outsourcing services, was recently re-awarded a sub-contract by Westat, Inc., a Bethesda-based research company, to provide support to its data collection in the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS).
The ECLS Study, initiated by the Department of Education, provides important information on children’s early learning and development, preschool/early care and education experiences, transition into kindergarten and progress through elementary grades. The results of the upcoming study will be used to guide policy making for the 2022-2023 kindergarten class. TDEC staff will enter the data from completed surveys.
“We are fortunate to have worked with Westat on multiple contracts over the past six years and excited to continue our relationship with Westat as part of the ECLS Study project team,” commented TDEC President Dennis DuFour. “Westat is truly committed to supporting Small HUBZone businesses.”
Founded in 1963, Westat, Inc. is an employee-owned company, offering innovative professional services supporting its federal, state, local and foundation clients improve outcomes in health, education, social policy, and transportation, through research.