The Broadband Imperative II: Equitable Access for Learning

State Educational Technology Directors Association
Thursday, September 8, 2016
10:00 - 11:30 am ET

In May 2012, SETDA’s groundbreaking report, The Broadband Imperative: Recommendations to Address K-12 Education Infrastructure Needs pushed educators and policy makers around the country to increase high-speed broadband access in schools—with specific recommendations regarding access, funding, and policies to support teaching and learning. Based on continuing trends in teaching, learning, school administration and the experiences of states and districts, expands on the 2012 recommendations and the April 2016 report, State K-12 Broadband Leadership: Driving Connectivity and Access continuing to advocate for increasing robust access both in and out of school for all students to best prepare for college and careers.

Moderator, Dr. Tracy Weeks, Executive Director, SETDA
Panelists will include:
• Laurence Cocco, Director of the Office of Educational Technology, New Jersey Department of Education
• Jeff Egly, Associate Director, Technical Services, Utah Education Network
• Christine Fox, Deputy Executive Director, SETDA
• Jeff Mao, Senior Manager, Common Sense Education
• Joseph South, Director, Office of Educational Technology, U.S. Department of Education
Congressional offices and the general public are invited to attend this discussion.

Interested parties may RSVP by registering here, no later than September 5. Questions may be addressed to Christine Fox, Deputy Executive Director, SETDA.