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Preparing for Round Two – E-rate Modernization

Thursday October 29, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

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Presented by John Harrington, Chief Executive Officer, Funds For Learning
Sponsored by Funds For Learning


Since the release of the E-rate Modernization Order, there has been one thing that has been a constant of the E-rate program: change, change, and more change. E-rate program stakeholders that filed an application for the current 2015-2016 funding year know this too well, with the first round comprised of late approved forms, weekly new guidance/clarification, and an extended 2015 filing window. With the release of the Second E-rate Modernization Order, the transition to USAC’s new E-rate Productivity Center (EPC) online application tools, and as the new program rules continue to be implemented, expect to see further changes and clarification over the next several months.

In this webinar, we take a look at some of the more recent changes and new guidance from USAC and the FCC, as well as the immediate impact and best practices looking forward. Additionally, we examine some of the highlights from the first round of USAC’s annual applicant training sessions. This information will better position you to avoid delays or potential mistakes and to fully leverage available program funds, while navigating the current and upcoming funding cycle.

Join the Online Guide to E-rate Funding community to participate in online discussions with peers, for invitations to upcoming webinars, to view past webinar recordings, to take a quiz and receive a CE certificate for a past webinar, and for access to more resources.



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Funds for Learning was founded in 1997. In his role as Chief Executive Officer, John Harrington manages the daily operations of the nation’s first and largest E-rate compliance services firm. Mr. Harrington and his firm provide service to E-rate stakeholders nationwide and have helped schools and libraries apply for over $1.5 billion in E-rate funding to support 21st century communication infrastructures.




A CE certificate will be emailed to live attendees within 24 hours of the live event.
If you miss the live session, a link to view the recording will be sent within 24 hours of the live event.

funds for learningFunds For Learning is a professional firm specializing in the federal E-rate funding program. Our mission is to provide high-quality consulting and support services for the needs of E rate program participants. We consult with clients to help them understand, effectively utilize, and maintain compliance with E-rate rules and regulations. We help prepare and submit paperwork, and we interact with program administrators on our clients’ behalf.


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