State Action Committee
Leadership: Julia Legg, State E-rate Coordinator, West Virginia Department of Education
Julia Legg is the State E-rate Coordinator in the Office of Data Analysis & Research at the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE). She has been in education for the last 24 years as a third-generation educator.
Her roles have included graduate-level instruction, high school, middle school, elementary and virtual instruction. While with the WVDE, she has provided professional development as a Technology Integration Specialist coordinator and served in other roles including supporting the School Library Media Specialists across the state.
In her current role, she supports broadband initiatives as a member of the state Broadband Enhancement Council Education Committee, along with filing assistance and support to her districts for E-rate and has been tapped as a national E-rate presenter for the Southeastern Association of School Business Officials (SASBO) conference.
She holds teaching licenses in English and School Library Media, along with a Masters’ Degree in Instructional Technology Leadership and is a licensed school administrator.
Staff Liaison: Jason Bailey
The State Action Committee’s exists to inspire and assist states to act collaboratively to advance education through technology policy and practice. It will develop and implement processes to align SETDA initiatives and projects with member priorities for collaboration, and assist states to improve learning by addressing relevant issues and national needs. Focus areas for the committee include:
- Developing and implementing an iterative process to align SETDA initiatives and projects with member priorities for collaboration.
- Identifying and prioritizing key topics, needs, best practices, issues, and concerns related to SETDA’s mission and vision suitable for collaborative state action.
- Creating and operating a “rapid response” process to identify and respond to new or urgent developments that affect states and members. The Board may request responses for urgent matters, and/or the State Action Committee may suggest actions to be taken by the other groups.
- Creating products and/or services that address topics that advance education through technology policy and practice and identifying how strategic partners or other entities should be involved in the creation or dissemination of the products and services.
- Providing advice on the dissemination, curation, and updating of SETDA products and services so that they are easy to locate and use.
- Gathering and disseminating data and information related to state educational technology policies and practices, including maintaining SETDA’s DMAPS.setda.org.