Webinars

Join us to learn about E-Rate program updates, including E-Rate program rules and orders, guidance about compliance and filings, stakeholder support, and more.

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

Fall 2022 Annual Training – E-Rate Program Overview

Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Time: 02:00 pm ET – 03:00 pm ET

Overview

USAC will provide a high-level overview of the E-Rate application process from beginning to end and explain basic program concepts for applicants and service providers. After the presentation, we will conduct a Q&A session.

Fall 2022 Annual Training – E-Rate Pre-Commitment Process

Date: Thursday, October 20, 2022

Time: 02:00 pm ET – 03:00 pm ET

Overview

USAC will discuss the E-Rate Pre-Commitment Process. This includes, how to get started, competitive bidding, applying for discounts, and Program Integrity Assurance (PIA) review. After the presentation, we will conduct a Q&A session.

Fall 2022 Annual Training – Category Two Budgets

Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Time: 02:00 pm ET – 03:00 pm ET

Overview

USAC will discuss Category Two (C2) budgets. We will provide an overview of C2 budgets and C2 budget guidance for FY2023. After the presentation, we will conduct a Q&A session.

Fall 2022 Annual Training – EPC Administrative Window

Date: Thursday, October 27, 2022

Time: 02:00 pm ET – 03:00 pm ET

Overview

USAC will discuss the EPC Administrative Window. This is the period during which applicants can make updates to their profile information in the E-Rate Productivity Center (EPC) to prepare for the upcoming FCC Form 471 Application Filing Window. After the presentation, we will conduct a Q&A session.

Fall 2022 Annual Training – E-Rate Post-Commitment Process

Date: Thursday, November 03, 2022

Time: 02:00 pm ET – 03:00 pm ET

Overview

USAC will discuss the E-Rate Post-Commitment Process and other post-commitment activities. Topics include starting services, the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA), service substitutions, appeals, and more. After the presentation, we will conduct a Q&A session.

Most Recent Webinar

Filing the FCC Form 470 and the Competitive Bidding Process Webinar
Filing the FCC Form 470 and the Competitive Bidding Process Webinar

August 25, 2022 | 1:00:10

Materials:

Overview

The purpose of this webinar is to provide information on how to file the FCC Form 470 and awareness about the competitive bidding process. This webinar is for applicants and service providers of all levels of E-Rate experience, with emphasis towards beginner level participants. The webinar was held on August 25, 2022 at 2 p.m.

 

Previous Trainings

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E-Rate Invoicing Process: Office Hour Webinar
July 21, 2022 | 57:18
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Beginning E-Rate Services Webinar
June 09, 2022 | 57:39
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PIA and Selective Review Process Webinar
May 12, 2022 | 56:31
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E-Rate Invoice Training Webinar
February 10, 2022 | 1:06:13 minutes
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Service Provider Selection and the FCC Form 471 Office Hours
January 20, 2022 | 57:25 minutes
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Competitive Bidding (FCC Form 470) and Guiding Statements Overview and Office Hour
January 18, 2022 | 56:25 minutes
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Eligible Services Office Hours
January 13, 2022 | 54:48 minutes
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E-Rate Post-Commitment Process
November 18, 2021 | 56:21 minutes
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EPC Administrative Window
November 18, 2021 | 56:00 minutes
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Category Two Budgets
November 17, 2021 | 53:17 minutes
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Eligible Services 101
November 17, 2021 | 57:07 minutes
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E-Rate Pre-Commitment Process **Reproduced**

Webinar Slides

*Due to technical issues, the Pre-Commitment Process webinar was reproduced.*

November 16, 2021 | 27:37 minutes
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E-Rate Program Overview
November 16, 2021 | 56:41 minutes
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E-Rate Equipment Transfers
July 27, 2021 | 50:36 minutes
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Program Integrity Assurance (PIA) Review and Selective Review
May 26, 2021 | 56:09 minutes
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Customizing the E-Rate Invoicing Dataset
May 05, 2021 | 56.52 minutes
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E-Rate Invoicing Dataset and Tool Demo
May 05, 2021 | 56:17 minutes
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Service Provider Selection and the FCC Form 471 Office Hour
February 17, 2021 | 56.50 minutes
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FCC Form 470 and Competitive Bidding Office Hour
February 03, 2021 | 1:02:12 minutes
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Eligible Services Office Hour (Advanced Session) **NEW DATE**
February 02, 2021 | 58:32 minutes
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Eligible Services Office Hour (Beginner/Intermediate Session)
January 27, 2021 | 55:19 minutes
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E-Rate Invoicing Process
December 16, 2020 | 56 minutes
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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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