E-rate Resources

Professional Development/Technical Assistance


Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC), a not for-profit company, administers the E-rate Program under FCC guidance. The Schools and Libraries Division (SLD) is the section of USAC that has responsibility for the E-rate Program. USAC provides a variety of helpful resources on the SLD website. Please use any of the documents they make available.

BTU Consultants

Kansas has partnered with BTU Consultants, an E-rate consulting firm, to provide Kansas schools with free of charge E-rate support services. This support includes a hotline number (1-866-372-8302) for assistance with E-rate questions, live and recorded online E-rate training sessions, and answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs). More information on BTU consultants can be found here: BTU Consultants.

Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) Information

KSDE Resources

EducationSuperHighway Resources

Contact a representative at a Kansas service center to explore options for E-rate assistance:

Service Center Location E-rate Contact Name E-rate Contact Email Phone Number URL
ESSDACK Hutchinson Brian Dater briandater@essdack.org 620-931-2531 https://essdack.org/
Orion Education & Training Clearwater Tori Bohannon tbohannon@orioneducation.org 620-584-3300 https://orioneducation.org
Southeast Kansas Education Service Center Girard Denise Grasso denise.grasso@greenbush.org 620-724-6281 www.greenbush.org
Northwest Oakley Daniel C. Thornton dthornton@nkesc.org 785-672-3125 www.nkesc.org
Smoky Hill Salina Tamera Burke TBurke@smokyhill.org 785-825-9185 www.smokyhill.org
Smoky Hill Hays Deb Stewart DSteward@smokyhill.org 785-621-4414 www.smokyhill.org
Southwest Plains Sublette Traci Taylor traci.taylor@swplains.org 620-675-8804 www.swprsc.org

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