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Week 2 power point assignment


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Week 2 power point assignment

  1. 1. Aldine Middle School January 14, 2011 Professional Development # 1 Reda Singletary ET8030
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>7:00-7:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast </li></ul><ul><li>8:00 to 11:30 E’Rate application Review </li></ul><ul><li>11:30 to 1 pm Lunch </li></ul><ul><li>1:00 to 3:30 Technology Plan Review </li></ul>
  3. 3. E’Rate Application Review <ul><li>Eligibility </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a Technology Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Open a Competitive Bidding Process (Form 470) </li></ul><ul><li>Select the Most Cost Effective Service Provider </li></ul><ul><li>Calculate the Discount Level </li></ul><ul><li>Determine the Eligible Services </li></ul><ul><li>Submit Application for Support (Form 471) </li></ul><ul><li>Undergo Application Review </li></ul><ul><li>Review Your Funding Decision </li></ul><ul><li>Begin Receipt of Services </li></ul><ul><li>Invoice USAC </li></ul>
  4. 4. Eligibility <ul><li>School and libraries must meet statutory definitions to be eligible for Schools and Libraries support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Schools must meet the statutory definition of elementary and secondary schools found in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (20 U. S, C.§ 7801(18) and (38) and be non-profit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Libraries must meet the statutory definition of library or library consortium found in the 1996 Library Services and Technology Act (Pub. L. No. 104-208) (LSTA) and must be eligible for assistance from a state library administrative agency under that Act. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Technology Plan <ul><li>Technology plan designed to improve education or library services should cover the entire funding year and contain the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Goals and realistic strategy for using telecommunication and information technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A professional development strategy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And assessment of telecommunication services, hardware, software, and other services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ongoing evaluation process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>{Beginning with FY2011, this element is not required} Budget Resources </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Competitive Bidding Process (Form 470) <ul><li>A new form must be filled each year and should include the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A description specific of services or functions for support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The correct category of services, telecommunications, internet access, internal connections or basic maintenance of internal connections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify recipients of services for support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow all applicable state and local procurement laws </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wait 28 days after the Form 470 is posted to the USAC website or after public availability of your Request for Proposals (RFP), whichever is later, before selecting a vendor or executing aa contract </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Select the Most Cost-Effective Service Provider <ul><ul><li>Applicants must select the most cost-effective provider of the desired products or serv ices eligible for support, with price as the primary factor </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Calculate the Discount Level <ul><li>Schools and Libraries Programs must calculate the discount percentage that it and the schools are libraries it represents are eligible to receive </li></ul>
  9. 9. Determine the Eligible Services <ul><li>Must file Services Ordered and Certification Form </li></ul><ul><li>Four categories of eligible services have been established by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Telecommunications Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet Access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal Connections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic Maintenance of Internal Connections </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Submit Application for Supporot (Form 471) <ul><li>Key form used to assure that schools and libraries receive appropriate Universal Service Fund support, comply eligiblity requirements and take steps to use the supported services effectively. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Undergo Application Review <ul><li>Each application is reviewed to ensure that Universal Service Fund support is committed only for eligible products and services as well as eligible uses by eligible entities. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Receive Your Funding Decision <ul><li>Following the application review, USCA issues one or more Funding Commitment Decision Letters (FCDLs) to both the appliciant and the serice provider's). </li></ul>
  13. 13. Begin Receipt of Services <ul><li>Before USCA can pay invoices, the billed entity must confirm the start date of services, approval of the technology plan and compliance with the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA). </li></ul>
  14. 14. Invoice USCA <ul><li>Finally, after eligible services have been delivered, service providers and school and library applicants may submit invoices for Universal Service Fund (USF) support. </li></ul>
  15. 15. In Summary Determine that there Is a need for Technology For increasing Learning Follow the 11 Steps to complete The E’Rate Application Implement and Train, Train, Train Educators and students
  16. 16. Conclusion <ul><li>2011 is the year that Aldine Middle equips itself for the 21 st Century Learner and Educator. We are ready to lead the way. Teacher get on Board the Change is Coming! </li></ul>
  17. 17. 21 st Century Learning at Aldine ISD’s Aldine Middle School <ul><li> </li></ul>