Improving CPARS Ratings

Through Contractor Self Assessments

1.5 Learning Credits

February 4, 2021

Available Live or On-Demand

Obtaining your highest accurate CPARS ratings is critical to your Federal business success.

This webinar will offer real-world operational strategies to manage your CPARS ratings and what you need to do to properly prepare for what’s on the horizon regarding contractor self-assessments given recent Federal government policy and Agency procurement CPARS-related initiatives.


1PM- 2:30PM EST

Electronic Training Materials

All your course training materials will be delivered electronically

1.5 Learning Credits for Government or Industry

Meets Continuing Professional Education Credits (CPES) and Continuous Learning Points (CLPS) ​

CSCM Certification

Improving CPARS Ratings fulfills the webinar requirement for completion of the Certified Schedules Contracts Manager certificate program.

NCMA Credit

This courses meets the course requirements of the National Contract Management Association’s certification programs.

HRCI Certification Institute

This courses meets the requirements of the HRCI Certification Institutes continuing education requirements.



Virtual Instructor Led


Available February 6, 2021

Key Topics Covered

Our Instructors

Tommy Benton


Tommy Benton is a retired Federal Government employee with the predominance of his service spent working in contracting and acquisition. He was  a Senior Procurement Analyst for the U.S. General Services Administration, Federal Acquisition Service in the Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) Policy Division. He served as the Chief of MAS Policy where he developed and presented multiple training courses on the proper use of the MAS Program through online and classroom presentations and held Level III certifications as FAC-C, FAC-COR, and FAC-PPM.

Michael Smith


Michael Smith is a retired Senior Executive from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and currently serves as the Founder/CEO of Access Government Services and Executive Vice President with GovConRx. He has vast federal acquisition experience in contracting, performance management, program management, and logistics. At GovConRx, Michael specializes in effective post-award contract performance management and ensuring clients receive the highest accurate  CPARS ratings earned and deserved.

Katherine Valltos served 34 years in federal service as a former Operational Contracting Officer and Senior Acquisition Executive.  She currently serves as an Executive Vice President with GovConRx – an acquisition advisory consulting firm assisting federal contractor clients with contract wellness issues and Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS) ratings management. Katherine retired in 2017 from the Department of Interior’s (DOI) Acquisition Management Directorate.


Our Students Say

I’ve been taking a lot of on-line course this summer because of the reduced rates and I have to say, your class was probably one of the best trainings I have done in a long time. It was fantastic. I learned a lot!
Dawn Hetzer
Contracts Manager, IntelliGenesis
This was the most comprehensive and clearly presented course I’ve ever attended.

Pam Stevens,
Booz Allen

Improving CPARS Ratings

$99 | February 4 | 1:00pm-2:30pm 

Our clients

Centre has provided our national recognized training services to a wide range of both government and industry clients.