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Trainings & Outreach

Online Learning Library

These learning tools are designed to help you understand and manage the form filing process, FCC requirements, and other elements of the Schools and Libraries Program. Tools include videos, recorded webinars, and interactive modules.

FCC Form 470

Video

Preparing to File
10:32 minutes | January 2015
Information to help applicants prepare to file the FCC Form 470.

Video

FY2015 Form Updates
3:01 minutes | December 2014
An overview of changes included in the new version of the FCC Form 470.

Video

How to File Online
14:46 minutes | December 2014
Learn how to file and certify an online FCC Form 470 with this step-by-step video walkthrough.

Video

How to Continue Incomplete Forms
1:53 minutes | December 2014
Learn how to return to an online FCC Form 470 that is already in progress.

Video

How to Certify a Submitted Form
5:15 minutes | December 2014
Learn how to certify an FCC Form 470 that has been previously submitted online.

 

FCC Form 471

Video

Urban/Rural Lookup Tool
10:24 minutes | January 2015
Learn how to use the Urban/Rural Lookup Tool with this step-by-step video walkthrough of the tool.

FCC Form 486

Video

Preparing to File
10:29 minutes | December 2014
Information about how to prepare to file the FCC Form 486 for Funding Year 2014 and previous years.

Video

How to File Online
14:44 minutes | December 2014
Information on how to file an FCC Form 486 for Funding Year 2014 and previous years using the online version of the form.

Webinar Recordings

Webinar

Urban/Rural Tool
15:43 minutes | January 2015
Register at the above link to view this webinar recording about the Urban/Rural Tool.

Webinar

Discount Calculations
25:54 minutes | January 2015
Register at the above link to view this webinar recording about simplifying discount calculations, including urban/rural classifications, alternative discount mechanisms, and discount exceptions.

Webinar

Category Two Budgets
25:26 minutes | January 2015
Register at the above link to view this webinar recording about Category Two budgets.

Webinar

Program Compliance
46:14 minutes | December 2014
Register at the above link to view this webinar recording about program compliance: knowing your role, fair and open competition, and document retention.

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Eligible Services
23:45 minutes | December 2014
Register at the above link to view this webinar recording of an overview of eligible services, including lit and dark fiber, pricing transparency, and bundling order.

Webinar

FCC Form 470 Demo Webinar
24:42 minutes | December 2014
Register at the above link to view this webinar recording of a step-by-step walk through of filing the FCC Form 470 online.

webinar

E-rate Modernization Order Webinar
50:49 minutes | November 2014
Changes resulting from the E-rate Modernization Order, including Category Two budgets, eligible services, and the application process.

webinar

E-File Roles and Responsibilities: Managing Entitlements Webinar
47:29 minutes | October 2013
Explaining the roles of Company Officers and General Contacts in establishing and managing authorized users, and authorized user roles for FCC Forms 498, 499, 497, 525, 472, 481, and RHC invoices, in E-File.

* Adobe Flash player required.

Webinar Slides, Webinar Demo

Video

Eligible Services: Dark Fiber
4:05 minutes | September 2011
Information on the eligibility of leased dark fiber in the Schools and Libraries Program for Funding Year 2011 and going forward.

* Adobe Flash player required.

Slides and Transcript

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Interactive Module

INTERACTIVE MODULE: Navigate through an interactive module to learn how to complete tasks integral to universal service programs. Requires Adobe Flash software.

Recorded Webinar

RECORDED WEBINAR: View a recorded webinar from start-to-finish.

Video

VIDEO: Watch a video and learn about a variety of topics from form filing tips to program process overviews and common concerns.