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E rate presentation

  1. 1. Preparing Students for<br />21st Century Learning<br />Sarah Zumwalt Middle School<br />Career and College Readiness Campus<br />
  2. 2. Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund<br />
  3. 3. <ul><li>Introduction
  4. 4. Overview of the Program
  5. 5. Overview of the Application Process
  6. 6. District Technology Plan
  7. 7. Questions and Answers</li></ul>Agenda<br />
  8. 8. Commonly know as “E-Rate”<br />Administered by Universal Service Administrative Computer (USAC)<br />Under the direction of the Federal Communications Commissions (FCC)<br />Provides discounts to assist most schools and libraries in the U.S.<br />Committed to ensuring program integrity<br />Overview of the Program<br />
  9. 9. Funding requested in four categories:<br /><ul><li>Telecommunication services
  10. 10. Internal connections
  11. 11. Internet access
  12. 12. Maintenance of internal connections</li></ul>Funding based on:<br /><ul><li>Level of poverty
  13. 13. Status of population served</li></ul>USAC Funding<br />
  14. 14. E-Rate DiscountedTelecommunications Services<br />
  15. 15. Overview/summary of the district’s technology plan can be found on the Talking Tech Lounge at http://lakimberlywilson.<br />District Technology Plan<br />
  16. 16. School and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund, commonly known as E-Rate offers discounts to schools and libraries for Internet connectivity.<br />Technology plan must be presented during the application process<br />Funding can be requested in four categories: internet access, internal connection, telecommunications, and maintenance of connections<br />Funding is based on level of poverty and status of population.<br />Conclusion<br />