Schools and Libraries (E-Rate)

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Trainings & Outreach

USAC offers a variety of training events for telecommunications carriers and applicants who participate in the Schools and Libraries (E-rate) Program. In this section you can access publications, handouts, webinar recordings, educational tutorials, and other resources. All events and resources are offered free of charge.

Upcoming Events

Beginners and Overview Webinar Series

FCC Form 471 Webinar Series

Each webinar will be presented twice; please select the date that best suits your schedule.



Schools and Libraries News Brief

Weekly news update about the Schools and Libraries (E-rate) Program.

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Other Resources

Learn at your own pace with our handouts, reference materials, online videos, and tutorials. You can also view recordings of past webinar events.

Handouts & Reference

Handouts & Reference
Print resources, guides, and more

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Online Learning Library

Online Learning Library
Videos, tutorials, and webinar recordings

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Helping Applicants to Succeed (HATS)

Customized, one-on-one support is available for entities who participate in the E-rate Program who seek guidance tailored to solve their specific concerns or obstacles. These outreach sessions are called HATS visits and can be conducted over the phone, via video conferencing, or in person.

Learn more about HATS