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Apr 22, 2024

Updated Newsletter Delivery

Did you know? We’ve got a new way to get our news to you! You can find our monthly newsletter in your Inbox with updates, news, info, and everything in between. We’ll also be posting links to these here on our website. Not receiving the new newsletter? Check out one at this link or click… 

Apr 16, 2024

Time for the Form 479!

The time has begun for PSUs to sign their annual Form 479. This is the annual CIPA compliance form required so that NCDPI can file E-rate (on your behalf) for your NCREN internet connection. Remember, you must keep documentation showing your CIPA compliance and remain in CIPA compliance. You are certifying on this form (and… 

Dec 13, 2023

Compliance & Inventory Webinar

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Oct 6, 2023

Let’s get ready for Funding Year 2024!

Welcome to the new filing season! We have released our first Funding Year 2024 documents. They can be found at our Category 2 page located here. Important things to remember: 

Jul 27, 2023

Boot Camp & Feedback Survey Links

Boot camp is back! This year we will be hosting one in the west in addition to our usual fall boot camp at MCNC. Be sure to sign up! Initial details can be found at the sign up link. More details to come as well. Sign up for E-rate boot camp here! We want to… 

Mar 22, 2023

March Updates

Filing window closes 3/28/23 15 days to answer PIAs Waves should roll beginning early May Next steps FCDL File your F486 Coming Soon! UEI requirements on your F498 (if you file BEARs in E-rate) New BEAR process  Within EPC Similar to that found in ECF CIPA Audit Survey Internet Safety Policy  Ex:  School Business Association… 

Dec 13, 2022

SVF Instructions Here!

Topics In This Newsletter: State Valid File (SVF) Release Category 2 Budget Adjustments ECF Audits EPC Account Admin Verification New BEAR System Rollout E-rate Cat2 Survey Reminder Invoicing Deadline – January 28, 2023 for FY20 and FY21 State Valid File (SVF) Release and Directions for Updating Student Count/NSLP Numbers Each PSU’s E-rate contact person will… 

Oct 21, 2022

E-rate October News

Admin Window Opening October 25: (Verification and Updates are not optional) The “Admin Window” for FY 2023 will be opening on Tuesday October 25, 2022. Get ahead of the game and make sure your profile is up to date and ready! This year we’re providing a checklist for your admin window check. Click Here to… 

Sep 26, 2022

E-rate September News

In This Edition: PRC Allotments Sent Out! USAC Announces E-Rate 2022 Fall Training Schedule CIPA Compliance Requirements EPC Administrative Window Opens October 25, 2022 Funding Year 2023 Category 2 Projects Service Delivery Deadline Extensions for Funding Years 2020 and 2021 WAN RFP Considerations WAN Special Construction Process Fall Boot Camp/RFP Filing Assistance PRC Allotments… 

Aug 22, 2022

Please Complete: School Wifi Survey

Hello all! The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University has developed a survey regarding wifi and internet connection quality. They would like as much participation as possible across the state. The data being collected is very important to determine future improvements to school network and wifi connectivity. Therefore, the ultimate benefit goes to…