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    • Pearsall Maverickse-Rate Introduction
      Kim Davis
      EDLD 5306-Week 2
    • History
      • School and Libraries Support Mechanism
      • Provides discounts to eligible schools and libraries for Telecommunications Services, Internet Access, and Internal Connections
      • Applicants can be schools, libraries, or consortia, but only eligible recipients of services can receive discounts
      • Applicants must apply for discounts each year
      • Disbursements are capped at $2.25 billion annually
      (Source: http://www.universalservice.org/sl/about/training-sessions/training-2003/2003-presentations.aspx, 2010)
    • Eligibility
      Eligible Entities
      Schools
      Must meet the statutory definition of elementary or secondary school found in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
      Must be a non-profit institutional day or residential school, including a public charter school, that provides elementary or secondary education, as determined under state law
      Must not be operating as a for-profit business
      Must not have an endowment exceeding $50 million
      (Source: http://www.universalservice.org/sl/about/training-sessions/training-2003/2003-presentations.aspx, 2010)
    • Eligibility
      Eligible Entities
      Schools
      Must meet the statutory definition of elementary or secondary school found in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
      Must be a non-profit institutional day or residential school, including a public charter school, that provides elementary or secondary education, as determined under state law
      Must not be operating as a for-profit business
      Must not have an endowment exceeding $50 million
      (Source: http://www.universalservice.org/sl/about/training-sessions/training-2003/2003-presentations.aspx, 2010)
    • Eligibility
      Eligible Entities
      Schools (cont.)
      Pre-kindergarten, Adult Education, Juvenile Justice
      Must meet state definition of elementary or secondary education
      Students and/or facilities may be eligible
      SLD requests updated information from state departments of education every two years
      (Source: http://www.universalservice.org/sl/about/training-sessions/training-2003/2003-presentations.aspx, 2010)
    • Eligibility
      Eligible Entities
      Libraries
      Must meet the statutory definition of library or library consortium found in the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) of 1996
      Must be eligible for assistance from a state library administrative agency under LSTA
      Budget must be completely separate from any schools
      Must not be operating as a for-profit business
      (Source: http://www.universalservice.org/sl/about/training-sessions/training-2003/2003-presentations.aspx, 2010)
    • Application Process
      • Technology Plan – What is my plan?
      • Form 470 – What services do I want?
      • Form 471 – What services did I order?
      • Form 486 – When did services start?
      • Form 472 or Form 474 – How do I receive reimbursements or discounts?
      • Online filing/certification available for most forms
      (Source: http://www.universalservice.org/sl/about/training-sessions/training-2003/2003-presentations.aspx, 2010)
    • Application Process
      • Applicant Actions
      • SLD Actions
      (Source: http://www.universalservice.org/sl/about/training-sessions/training-2003/2003-presentations.aspx, 2010)
    • Technology Planning
      • Technology Plans
      • Not required for local/long distance phone service
      • Must be in place before Form 470 filing
      • Must be approved by an SLD-certified approver before Form 486 filing or start of services, whichever is earlier
      • Must cover five areas:
      Goals / Strategies for using technology
      Professional development
      Needs assessment
      Sufficient budget
      Evaluation process
      (Source: http://www.universalservice.org/sl/about/training-sessions/training-2003/2003-presentations.aspx, 2010)
    • Technology Planning
      • Points to Remember:
      • Tech Plan must establish the connections between the technology and specific curriculum reforms or library service improvements
      • Tech Plan should provide evidence of securing the resources needed to make effective use of the discounted services
      • Tech Plan should include an evaluation process to monitor progress toward established goals
      • Tech Plan Approver listed on Form 486 must be SLD certified
      (Source: http://www.universalservice.org/sl/about/training-sessions/training-2003/2003-presentations.aspx, 2010)
    • Application Review
      • Review of Applications
      • Review may include:
      • Competitive bidding process
      • Contracts and agreements
      • Discount calculation
      • Sufficient budget
      • Establishing Form 470
      • Technology Plan
      (Source: http://www.universalservice.org/sl/about/training-sessions/training-2003/2003-presentations.aspx, 2010)