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Webinars

Join USAC for our live training webinars provided throughout the year for Schools and Libraries (E-rate) Program participants. We will share program updates and essential guidance to help participants learn about and successfully navigate the program.

During each webinar, the audience will have the opportunity to take part in a live question and answer session with members of the E-rate Program team when we will answer questions on the webinar topic.

Equipment and Set-Up

To participate, you’ll need:

  • To meet the system requirements for attendees,
    • Click the “check system requirements” link to determine whether your computer meets the requirements to see and hear the webinar.
  • A computer or mobile device with an internet connection.
  • You can listen the webinar audio using your computer speakers or headset, or by calling in using the number provided in your confirmation email.

Select a webinar below to register. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about the event. You can add a calendar reminder from the registration confirmation page or event confirmation email by clicking “Add to Calendar.”

Upcoming Trainings

Eligible Services Office Hour (Advanced Session)

Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Time: 11:00 AM ET

Overview

This office hour webinar will focus on answering your questions about the Funding Year (FY) 2021 Eligible Services List. Attendees should review this document before the webinar.

Recommended for: Applicants and service providers
E-rate experience level: Advanced

Prerequisite for this webinar – Review the following:

Eligible Services Office Hour (Beginner/Intermediate Session)

Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Time: 01:00 PM ET

Overview

This office hour webinar will focus on answering your questions about the Funding Year (FY) 2021 Eligible Services List. Attendees should review this document before the webinar.

Recommended for: Applicants and service providers
E-rate experience level: Beginner/Intermediate

Prerequisite for this webinar – Review one or more of these items:

FCC Form 470 and Competitive Bidding Office Hour

Date: Wednesday, February 03, 2021

Time: 02:00 PM ET

Overview

This office hour webinar will focus on answering your questions about the FCC Form 470 and competitive bidding. To prepare for this event, attendees should review the items listed below before the webinar.

Recommended for: Applicants and service providers
E-rate experience level: Beginner/Intermediate

Prerequisites for this webinar – Review one or more of these items:

Service Provider Selection and the FCC Form 471 Office Hour

Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Time: 02:00 PM ET

Overview

This office hour webinar will focus on answering your questions about service provider selection and filing the FCC Form 471. To prepare for this event, attendees should review the items listed below before the webinar.

Recommended for: Applicants and service providers
E-rate experience level: Beginner/Intermediate

Prerequisites for this webinar – Review one or more of these items:

Most Recent Webinar

E-rate Invoicing Process
E-rate Invoicing Process

December 16, 2020 | 56 minutes

Materials:

Overview

During this webinar, we will discuss the FCC Form 472 (BEAR Form) and the FCC Form 474 (SPI Form), invoice deadlines, and more. After the presentation, we will conduct a Q&A session.

Recommended for: Applicants and service providers

E-rate experience level: Beginner

 

Previous Trainings

Eligible Services
November 06, 2020 | 53 minutes
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EPC Administrative Window
November 06, 2020 | 56 minutes
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E-rate Post-Commitment Process
November 06, 2020 | 55 minutes
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E-rate Office Hour and Demo: FY2021+ Category Two Budget Tool
November 05, 2020 | 55 minutes
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Category Two Budgets
November 05, 2020 | 58 minutes
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E-rate Pre-Commitment Process
November 05, 2020 | 56 minutes
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E-rate Productivity Center (EPC) Demo
November 04, 2020 | 55 minutes
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E-rate Program Overview
November 04, 2020 | 54 minutes
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2020 Training Kickoff
November 04, 2020 | 27 minutes
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