0 What is E-Rate?
0 How does E-Rate work?
0 Poteet ISD Profile
0 Poteet ISD Technology Plan Overview
0 District Expenditures
What is E-Rate?
0 E-Rate is the commonly used name for the
Schools and Libraries Program of the
Universal Service Fund.
0 It is administered by the Universal Service
Administrative Company (USAC).
0 Provides discounts to assist schools to
obtain affordable telecommunications and
How does E-Rate work?
0 Schools must prepare a technology plan.
0 Then the schools procures the services.
0 Then they must apply for funding.
0 The application is reviewed.
0 The school then receive services.
Poteet ISD Profile
0 Number of Campuses: 4
0 Total Student Enrollment: 1694
0 District Size: 1,600 - 2,999
0 Percent Econ. Disadvantaged: 74.19%
Technology Plan Overview
Consists of of five major goals:
0 #1: Utilize technology as a tool to foster improvement in the levels of academic
0 #2: Identify and promote curricula and teaching strategies that integrate technology.
0 #3: Provide leadership in the area of technology and improve the quality of
0 #4: To implement a comprehensive human and technical infrastructure for the
implementation of technology within District.
0 #5: Allocate funds to ensure that all campuses have the appropriate support to carry
out all of the Campus Technology instructional goals.
Teaching and Learning
Educator Preparation and
0 Poteet ISD has a clear technology plan in place.
0 E-Rate is available to use to receive discounts on
telecommunications and internet connectivity.
0 Poteet ISD is eligible for E-Rate discounts.
For more information on E-Rate visit:
POTEET ISD Technology Plan for E-Rate Year 14