7 Essentials to Successfully Apply, Secure and Get E-Rate Funded

7 Essentials to Successfully Apply, Secure and Get E-Rate Funded

Event status:Archived WebinarDate and time:Thursday, October 15, 2015 2:00 pm
Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
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E-rate planning season is here! On the heels of the landmark E-rate Modernization Order (aka E-rate 2.0), funding year 2016 is poised to be one of the largest funding years in program history with an estimated funding cap of over four billion dollars.

We want to help you apply for and get your fair share of available funding. This webcast will help you understand how E-rate discounts and funding can benefit your school or library with eligible telecommunications, Internet access, equipment, products and services; E-rate 2.0 changes; and the steps to apply.

Participants will learn the critical things about E-rate 2016:

· What is E-rate Modernization Order (aka E-rate 2.0)
· How to determine your school's eligibility and E-rate discount
· How to apply and secure funding
· What has changed from last year

Register now and invite your fellow colleagues!

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Featured Speakers:

Brian Stephens, Senior Technology and Regulatory Analyst
Brian Stephens joined the Funds For Learning team in 2003 and works directly with clients providing detailed analysis and guidance in the areas of product and service eligibility, service substitutions, cost-allocation methodologies, and regulatory compliance issues. He also conducts E-rate workshops and training seminars across the country.

Bruce Miller
Bruce Miller is Vice President, Product Marketing for Xirrus. He has nearly 25 years of experience bringing LAN and WAN communication products to market in marketing, business development, and engineering roles. At Xirrus, he has led product marketing, product management, customer support, training, web development, press/analyst relations, and technical marketing functions. Prior to Xirrus, he held marketing and engineering roles at Ixia, Lucent, Cabletron, and NetVantage covering technologies including switching, routing, wireless, storage, DSL, and cable. He brought the first video over DSL solution to market and was involved in the development of the original 802.1Q and .1p VLAN and QoS standards in the IEEE. Bruce holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology.