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E-rate Category 2 Masterclass #3: Bid Evaluation Best Practices

November 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

| Free

In the final webinar of our E-rate Category 2 Masterclass series our team of experts will share tips and best practices to run successful procurement and get the best solution for your internal network upgrade. These E-rate Category 2 funds are only guaranteed through 2019, so this free session will recap everything you need to apply for your available budget and use those funds to deploy a robust LAN / Wi-Fi network. You will also learn how to:

– Evaluate your bids and avoid potential pitfalls
– Drive buy-in amongst district leadership
– Use best practices when filing your E-rate form 471

Presenter Information:

AARTI BHATNAGAR
Program Manager
Aarti leads EducationSuperHighway’s district consulting programs. She has helped hundreds of school districts upgrade their broadband connectivity. She has designed programs and resources that ensure districts get scalable fiber-optic connections, sufficient and affordable bandwidth, and the robust internal networks they need to support digital learning.

JOSH CHISOM
E-rate Specialist Program Manager
As a former E-rate consultant and Site Reviewer/Trainer for the E-rate program, and with over twenty years of experience in K-12 and higher education, Josh is passionate about upgrading school district networks and is a true expert when it comes to everything E-rate.

COREE KELLY
Network Consultant/Engineer
Prior to working at EducationSuperHighway, Coree was a technology director for a K-12 school district in Sheridan, WY, for 10 years. There, he successfully implemented fiber connections between every school resulting in a successful district-wide 1:1 initiative. His specialty and certifications are in LAN/WAN network administration, but he has had experience in several different technical areas such as network engineering, and technology support.

This event is available as part of The Broadband for Montana Schools Program, a partnership between the Governor’s Office, Office of Public Instruction, Department of Commerce, SAM, MREA, and EducationSuperHighway. As a non-profit, EducationSuperHighway offers all resources and support at no cost to the state and schools.

Venue

MT United States

Organizer

EducationSuperHighway
Phone:
(415) 967-7430
Email:
info@educationsuperhighway.org
Website:
www.educationsuperhighway.org

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Event Format
Online