E-Rate and District Technology Plan


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E-Rate and District Technology Plan

  1. 1. Discounted telecommunications services for schools and libraries. 2011-2012
  2. 2. E-Rate District Technology Plan Overview of E-Rate  Sabine Pass ISD Technology Plan Discounts  Statistics and District Eligible Services and Profile Funding  Main Goals Application Process  Plans Further Information  Methods of Evaluation and Documentation
  3. 3.  The E-rate program is administered by the Schools and Libraries Division (SLD) of the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC). The goal was to ensure that all eligible schools and libraries receive affordable access to modern telecommunications and information services.
  4. 4. *The level of discount is based on the percentage ofstudents eligible for participation the National SchoolLunch Program or other federally approved alternativemechanisms.
  5. 5.  Telecommunications Services Internet Access Internal Connections Local and Long Distance Phone Services Acquisition and Installation of Equipment Eligible Services List 2012
  6. 6.  Provided through a Universal Service Fee charged to companies that provide interstate and international telecommunications services. Amount of discount depends on the level of poverty of the served community. Total amount of money disbursed is capped as $2.25 billion.
  7. 7.  Develop a Technology Plan Submit FCC Form 470 28-day bidding period Select providers and sign contracts Submit FCC Form 471 Answer questions on application Review Form 471 receipt acknowledgement letter Receive Funding Commitment Decision Letter Assure Plan Approval/ Receive Services/File Form 486 Retain Records Appeals Pay your share Prepare for next funding year
  8. 8.  SPISD Form 470 2011-2012 E-Rate Program Schools and Libraries Division comments@universalsevice.org Click to return to Eligible Click to go to next slide. Services slide.
  9. 9. In order to meet the demands of a technological society, wemust anticipate change and be willing to grow as technologymoves into the 21st century. School Statistics
  10. 10.  Integrate technology into the curriculum. Provide access to information for students, parents and the community. Provide ongoing staff development on the integration of technology.
  11. 11.  Expand Connectivity Implement Existing and New Resources Promoting School-Community Interaction Improve Accessibility Provide local in-service and one-on- one training to faculty and staff Continue Assessment and Plan Evaluations
  12. 12.  Texas STaR Chart Staff Surveys Informal Interviews Monitoring Expansion of Web Pages Yearly Inventory of Hardware/Software Support and Maintenance Classroom observations by Administration
  13. 13. $90,000 Staff development$80,000$70,000 Telecommunications$60,000 & Internet Access$50,000$40,000 Materials and$30,000 Supplies$20,000 Equipment$10,000 $0 Maintenance 2012 2013 2014
  14. 14. INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY *Not actual pictures of SPISD students.
  15. 15.  E-Rate Connection and Eligible Services Funding and Application Process of E-Rate SPISD Technology Plan Goals Achieving Goals Methods of Evaluation and Assessment