This event has been postponed. 


E-Rate in the Era of COVID

On the heels of the most significant regulatory changes to the E-rate program since its inception, schools and libraries have one of the greatest opportunities in history to leverage E- rate funds, and possibly additional CARES monies, to implement high-speed broadband and data networks.

Join our E-rate and networking specialists for an interactive webinar on Wednesday, September 30 at 11:00 am

Sarah Bryant
K-12 Education Specialist

Glenn Mitchell
K-12 Account Manager
Bring your questions to this 45-minute interactive webinar
and we’ll discuss:
  • E-Rate program update and 2021 filing best practices
  • Eligible Cat 1 & 2 expenditures
  • Using additional COVID grants and monies to fund your portion of E-Rate
  • Leverage your network to provide appropriate reporting and alerts to keep students safe in a COVID world
  • Remote learning and CIPA compliance
  • Effectively and securely increase webinar (Zoom, WebEx) traffic across your network
  • Maintaining network policy and security for staff working remotely with personal or the school’s devices
  • Creative ways to provide Wi-Fi to your students, staff and community
  • Improving user experience and securing access without disrupting your IT budget

Attendees may receive a $10 Dunkin Donuts e-gift card. Please note that USAC requires that the combined value of items received by any individual may not exceed $50 from any one source per funding year.

If you have any questions, please contact Christine Thome at or 440-498-2312.