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From: David Poehlman <poehlman@clark.net>
Date: Fri, 12 May 2000 19:56:08 -0400
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-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Contractor needed to develop technical assistance and training
materials for access to electronic and information technology (alternate
URL)
Date: Fri, 12 May 2000 16:18:41 -0400
From: David Capozzi <capozzi@ACCESS-BOARD.GOV>
Reply-To: telecom-l@trace.wisc.edu
To: "GSA's section 508 listserv (E-mail)"
<508COORDINATION@WWW.GSA.GOV>,"'Telecom-L list serv (E-mail)"
<telecom-l@trace.wisc.edu>

The Access Board seeks a contractor to develop technical assistance and
training materials/modules; to place the materials on three web sites, and
to develop and implement a plan to advertise the existence of the materials
developed and their availability on the Internet. On behalf of the Access
Board, the Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Public Debt, intends to
issue a solicitation for this requirement.
http://www.eps.gov/cgi_bin/WebObjects/EPS.woa/8/wo/l03000II400xB700Rf/0.25.0
.3

(If the above link does not work, try this one
http://frwebgate3.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/waisgate.cgi?WAISdocID=6189321134+0
+0+0&WAISaction=retrieve)

The work to be carried out under this contract will assist the Board in
developing and implementing the technical assistance program required by
section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act Amendments and the training program
required by the Assistive Technology Act for access to electronic and
information technology. Electronic and information technology includes, but
is not limited to: telecommunications equipment, information kiosks and
transaction machines, web sites, multimedia, and office equipment, such as
computers, software, copiers, and fax machines.

The contractor shall be required to develop training modules, which contain
materials such as fact sheets, general information brochures, quick
reference documents, frequently asked questions and answers, Board
standards, multimedia presentations, "how to" tips, narrated slide shows,
and listings of reference materials. Each module shall contain basic
material on Section 508 and the Board's standards, as well as material aimed
at specific audiences. Four potential audiences are Federal managers,
end-users with disabilities, the procurement community, and producers of
technology. 

Interested offerors may register at http://www.eps.gov to receive
notification when the solicitation and any amendments are issued and
available for downloading. Please note that the General Services
Administration provides the notification service as a convenience and does
not guarantee that notifications will be received by all persons on the
mailing list. Therefore, we recommend that you monitor the EPS Business
Opportunities site for all information relevant to desired acquisitions. If
the Internet option is not available to you, you may receive a hard copy of
the solicitation and any amendments (via U. S. Mail) by faxing your request
to (304) 480-5271 or e-mailing your request to
franchiseprocurement@bpd.treas.gov.

Point of Contact
Shelia Monroe, Contract Specialist, Phone (304) 480-5259, Fax (304)
480-5271, Email franchiseprocurement@bpd.treas.gov


David M. Capozzi
Director, Technical and Information Services
U.S. Access Board
1331 F Street, NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20004-1111

202-272-5434 extension 123 (Voice)
202-272-5449 (TTY)
202-272-5447 (Fax)

capozzi@access-board.gov (e-mail)
http://www.access-board.gov (web site)
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