FY2014 K-12 Network Subsidy Request

Eligible entities include Public Schools, Community Schools, qualifying Educational Service Centers, Joint Vocational Schools, Ohio School for the Deaf, Ohio School for the Blind, and the Ohio Department of Youth Services.

Eligible entities must complete an online subsidy request which includes confirming their Ohio K-12 Network ISP, updating building connectivity and wide area network details, and confirming they have filed an FY2013 E-Rate Form 471 for Internet Access.

Funding allocations is $1,800.00 per eligible building. In order to receive funding, an eligible entity must be in compliance with the program request guidelines. The deadline for submitting an FY2014 subsidy request is November 30, 2013.

Tutorial for Tech Coordinators

Technology coordinators or other district staff who will complete and submit an FY2014 network subsidy request should view this 10 minute video. It demonstrates how to logon to the OECN Program Services Portal, steps used to enter building connectivity data, submitting the request and contacting the program support team for help.


Browsers tested for playback: IE and Firefox on Windows; Safari, Chrome, Firefox on Mac; Safari on iPad.October 7, 2013

More Resources

Publications

Ohio K-12 Network Upgrade Analysis
Mar 8, 2012 – prepared for The Ohio Digital Learning Task Force

Advisory Committee

The Ohio K-12 Network Advisory Committee provides leadership and guidance to Ohio K-12 Network stakeholders. Committee activities include communications, broadband vendor management, and network connectivity standards. Maintenance and acquisition planning for ITC connections to the state broadband network is in progress. For more information contact your ITC.

Ohio Dept of Administrative Services

Telecommunications Contracts Page