New Broadband Publication
The Broadband Imperative: Recommendations to Address K -12 Education Infrastructure Needs
This report examines current trends driving the need for more broadband in teaching, learning and school operations; provides state and district examples of the impact of robust deployment of broadband; and offers specific recommendations for the broadband capacity needed to ensure all students have access to the tools and resources they need to be college and career ready. “This information and guidance regarding broadband will assist states in understanding this critical cornerstone for providing equitable access to digital resources, professional development, and a personalized learning landscape,” said Jorea Marple, West Virginia Superintendent of Schools. The report was releasted by the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA).
The 2013 window opened in November and closes March 14, 2013. Be sure to review all training presentations for 2013.
FY2012 E-rate Applications
The Form 471 application filing window for Funding Year 2012 has closed. The filing window was open for 72 days.
Be sure to review the FY2012 Eligible Services List for details on products and services that are eligible for E-rate discounts in FY2012, and continue to check the USAC website for additional details.
Arizona On-Demand E-Rate eLearning - Self-guided presentations on the basics of E-Rate and updates for 2012.
Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) Updates - Recent additions to the federal law
Arizona State Master Contract – Note some are being updated.
Technology Plans – Updated Tech Plan Process
E-Rate Application Flowchart - Use this to guide you as you prepare your application.
- Superintendent Huppenthal’s E-rate program and challenge to participate letter to Arizona schools. 02/10/2011 (PDF)