Reminder:  Category 2 Training Today!

January 21, 2016

~ Must register to attend ~

This is a friendly reminder that a Category 2 training webinar is scheduled for today (Thursday) at 1:00 for PA schools and librarie (no vendors).  The workshop, of course, is free, but pre-registration is required.

Category 2 E-rate Training for PA Applicants

Thursday, January 21, 1 – 2:30


Link to Webinar:

This webinar will provide PA schools with a refresher on applying for Category 2 funding and will mainly focus on the competitive bidding options and requirements related to Category 2 procurements.  Live questions will be taken during the presentation and an archive of the PowerPoint will be at:  A 470/Category 2 online demo will also be presented.  Topics that will be covered include:

  • What equipment/services are eligible for Category 2 funding
  • How C2 budgets are calculated
  • Competitive bidding requirements and options (both Form 470/RFP and PEPPM mini-bids)
  • Prevailing wage requirements and steps
  • Newspaper advertisement requirements
  • Purchasing timelines

Hope to see you then!

– Julie

Julie Tritt Schell
PA E-rate Coordinator

717-730-7133 – o
717-730-9060 – f


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