The department’s chief evaluation officer awarded the five-year multiple-award contract.
ICF will work with researchers in the fields of workforce development and educational pathways, said Jeanette Hercik, a vice president.
The company has worked with the department over the past 15 years, she added.
Research and evaluation services at the department will include implementation analysis, outcomes, random assignment impacts, quasi-experimental impacts, cost-benefit analysis, applied research and statistical analysis.
ICF is also working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study youth health, focusing on studying risky behaviors, school health policies and tobacco use.
CDC is also measuring and evaluating progress of national health objectives for related programs and policies.