Free E-Rate Webinar from E-Rate Central

Is your library dealing with shrinking budgets and rising costs? E-Rate can help save 50-90% on your telecommunications services. As part of its commitment to helping libraries save money on technology services, JerseyConnect is sponsoring a free E-Rate webinar for libraries.

In 2011, JerseyConnect and E-Rate Central helped libraries save over half a million dollars. If your library is not taking advantage of this program, please consider attending to learn how this free program can help your library. And if you already participate, this webinar offers important information on changes for 2013.

Please join Win Himsworth and Shaneka Bratton on December 12, 2012 at 10:00am as they discuss the ins and outs of E-rate, as well as changes to the E-rate program for the coming year.

Topics include:

1. E-Rate: A brief overview
a. What it is and what it does
b. Basic steps in the E-rate application/invoice cycle

2. Hot Topics for 2012-2013
a. Revised CIPA requirements beginning FY 2012
b. Competitive bidding and bid evaluation
c. Eligible Services List issues for FY 2013
d. Priority 2 funding outlook for FY 2013

If you have any questions about registration for this webinar please contact Mike Rasimowicz at

Register at the following site: