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EDUCATION COUNCIL

of the
NEBRASKA INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY COMMISSION
Friday, March 18, 2005
9:00AM-12:00PM CST

Nebraska Educational Telecommunications Board Room
1800 N. 33rd, Lincoln, Nebraska

(Videoconferencing at McKinley Education Center-North Platte, and UN Med Center, Omaha)

Agenda
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(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

Co-Chair

9:05 AM 2.Consider approval of the Agenda for the March 18, 2005 meeting

Co-Chair

9:07 AM 3.Consider approval of Minutes from the January 21, 2005 meeting

Co-Chair

9:10 AM 4. Public Comment

Co-Chair

9:15 AM 5. NITC Report & DAS Division Reorganization (PDF 23k)

S. Henderson
B. Decker

  A. NITC Strategic Initiatives Update (PDF 102k)  
9:25 AM 6. Legislative Update

Rolfes

  A. Education Council 1/21/05 motion (Word 25k)  
  B. LB467 (PDF) & LB689 (PDF), LB689-AM403 (PDF), LB689A (PDF), Unofficial markup version of amended LB689 (Word 29k)  
  C. Suggested membership for the Distance Education Enhancement Task Force (worksheet (Word 24k))  
9:40 AM 7. Discussion: "Converting distance learning networks to a high bandwidth, flexible infrastructure"
white paper (PDF 400k)

Co-Chair

10:10 AM 8. Discussion: Distance Education Enhancement Task Force provisions and recommendations

Co-Chair

  A. Issues and task groups (worksheet (Word 28k))  
11:40 AM 9. Education Council Membership (list of members and vacancies (Word 25k))

Rolfes

11:45 AM 10.Agenda Items for the May 20 meeting

Co-Chair

11:50 AM

11. Confirm locations for the May 20 (Millard Public Schools) and July 15 meetings

Co-Chair

11:55 AM

12. Adjournment

Co-Chair

  Optional tour of remodeled NET facility following meeting

Beach

The NITC Education Council wishes to thank NET for hosting the March 18, 2005 meeting.
NITC/Education Council Homepage: http://www.nitc.state.ne.us
Meeting Notice Posted to the NITC Web site 02-16-05
Meeting Notice Posted to the Nebraska Public Meeting Calendar 02-23-05
Agenda Posted to the NITC Web site 03-16-05

Meeting Agenda