SREB hosted a series of five 20-minute mini-webinars on
how integrated planning for federal education laws can support
education technology. Links to view the recorded sessions are
available under each topic.
During this session, members received valuable information on
Legislative context for the work moving forward, including
information on how Ed Tech fits on the Federal and State level.
Members also learned about trends in state use of ed tech, and
about resources for assessing the effectiveness of ed tech and
digital learning resources.
What do we mean when we talk about accessibility and why should
it be on your radar screen? Join us for a discussion on the
legal requirements related to accessibility, particularly as
it relates to recent legislation. Understand the opportunities
and challenges presented by emerging technologies and
considerations for your technology planning and
An update on the status of states and institutions in the SREB
region, as well as the national status of states and
institutions. We have received many quest ions on this topic:
When will SECRRA be dissolved? How will this affect my
institution/agency? What will happen to the Electronic Campus?
Will I still need to list my online courses? What is the timeline
for all of these changes? Answers to these questions, as well as
others you may have.
Learn about the Top 10 of other organizations, predictions for
technology and policy issues for 2016, and provide your input and
perspective for issues your agencies face in the coming years.
Discuss the pros and cons of the list developed at the 2015 Fall
Meeting and help to determine YOUR action agenda for the SREB
Educational Technology Cooperative!
The success of states joining the national reciprocity movement
has exceeded expectations of the National Council for State
Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). Join us to find
out the latest information on states that have joined national
reciprocity through NC-SARA, status of states in the SREB region
on national reciprocity, and what that means for the SREB
Electronic Campus Regional Reciprocity Agreement (SECRRA) and
institutions in the SREB region.
After broadband connectivity is established, what types of
technologies can help schools or colleges make the most efficient
use of their bandwidth? Join us for this session that discusses
caching technology for efficient use of bandwidth and support of
students that do not have Internet at home. Get the FCC
perspective for e-Rate, as well as the classroom teacher and
principal point of view.
The world’s first commercial white space network was launched in
Wilmington, NC, in 2012. Wilmington was chosen because it was the
first US city to shift from analog to digital, allowing the city
to take advantage of the unused analog spectrum for wireless
transmission of the Internet in parks, county buildings, and