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February 20, 2004
9:00AM-12:00PM CT

Millard Public Schools Administration Building, 5606 S. 147th, Omaha, Nebraska
(enter through the East door, room will be posted)


(The Council will attempt to adhere to the sequence of the published agenda, but reserves the right to adjust the order of items if necessary and may elect to take action on any of the items listed. Items marked in BOLD are expected action items.)

9:00 AM 1.Call to Order, Electronic Posting, Roll Call, Introductions


9:05 AM 2.Consider approval of the Agenda for the February 20, 2004 meeting


9:07 AM 3.Consider approval of Minutes from the November 21, 2003 meeting


9:10 AM 4.Public Comment


9:15 AM 5.Work Group/Committee Reports


A. Training Advisory Work Group--No Report
B. NETDistance Learning Report

M. Beach

9:25 AM 6. Update: Statewide Synchronous Video Network Work Group Tasks M. Beach
A. Membership on Video Standards Work Group (Word 28k)
B. Video/Audio Standard for Distance Learning and Videoconferencing
9:40 AM 7. Update: Network Nebraska R. Golden
9:55 AM 8. Update: Nebraska SEGP Application for Internet2 R. Golden
A. Recommend three representatives to the Internet2 Advisory Council for the K-20 Initiative Co-Chair
10:10 AM 9. NITC Report: S. Schafer
A. 1-14-04 Legislative Committee Briefing
B. Timeline for Agency Comprehensive Technology Plans and budget submissions
C. Proposed Changes to "Policies and Practices for Guiding Investments in Information Technology" (Word 48k)
10:30 AM 10. Education Council considers recommendation of 2-3 enterprise I.T. projects for 2005-07 biennial budget process Co-Chair
11:00 AM 11. Update from Action Item (Word 32k) Task Groups Co-Chair
A. Task Groups (EC 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 5.1, 5.2, 6.1)
B. Next Steps
11:20 AM 12. Update: Nebraska Education Portal Enhancements

T. Rolfes

11:25 AM 13. I.T. Legislation Briefing

T. Rolfes

11:30 AM



10:35 AM

15.Confirm locations for the March 19 (Nebraska Wesleyan) and May 21, 2004 meetings (bimonthly)


11:40 PM

16. Adjournment


The NITC Education Council wishes to thank Millard Public Schools for hosting the February 20, 2004 meeting.
NITC/Education Council Homepage:
Meeting Notice Posted to the NITC Web site 11-24-03
Meeting Notice Posted to the Nebraska Public Meeting Calendar 11-24-03
Agenda Posted to the NITC Web site 01-12-04; Revised 2-16-04, 2-18-04

Meeting Agenda