Leadership Summit 2016

SETDA hosts two invitation-only conferences for our members and strategic partners every year: the annual Leadership Summit in the Washington, DC area in late fall, and the Emerging Technologies Forum (ET Forum) immediately prior to and adjacent to the annual ISTE conference in late June. SETDA also co-hosts the federal policy-focused annual Washington Education Technology Policy Summit each spring for the broader education and technology communities.

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Navigating the Digital Shift 2015 Paper

Navigating the Shift provides an analysis of state policy trends related to digital instructional materials, essential conditions for implementation, an update on the states’ progress towards SETDA’s Out of Print recommendations and highlights several next steps for consideration as leaders move to advance the learning experiences in the digital age.

Summary of the Second E-Rate Modernization Order

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted the Second E-rate Modernization Order on December 11, 2014 (https://www.fcc.gov/document/fcc-continues-e-rate-reboot-meet-nations-digital-learning-needs).  The Order builds on actions taken by the Commission in July to modernize and streamline the schools and libraries universal service support program, known as the E-rate program.  In this Order, the Commission aims to ensure that all schools and libraries have access to high-speed connectivity and increases the E-rate program spending cap to adequately support that connectivity.  The actions taken in this Order are the critical next step toward meeting the program goals and connectivity targets the Commission adopted in July’s E-rate Modernization Order.

Summary of the First E-Rate Modernization Order

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted the E-rate Modernization Orderon July 11, 2014 (https://www.fcc.gov/document/fcc-releases-e-rate-modernization-order) and the Second E-rate Modernization Order on December 11, 2014 (https://www.fcc.gov/document/fcc-continues-e-rate-reboot-meet-nations-digital-learning-needs). This is a summary of the Order adopted in July, which has been updated to account for changes made in the Second Order. For a summary of the Second E-rate Modernization Order, please go to  https://www.fcc.gov/page/summary-second-e-rate-modernization-order.

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