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August 15, 2018 Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 9:00AM CDT
Host Location: Varner Hall Lower Level IVC Room, 3835 Holdrege Street, Lincoln, NE
Remote Sites:
1) ESU 2 Admin Office, 2320 Colorado Avenue, Fremont, NE;
2) Technology Office, Central Community College, 3134 Hwy 34, Grand Island, NE;
3) Technology Office, District OR-1 School, 425 F Street, Palmyra, NE;
4) Campus Service Bldg-NATS Room, Wayne State College, 1111 Main Street, Wayne, NE
5) Admin Office, Schuyler Public Schools, 401 Adam Street, Schuyler, NE
6) Admin Office, Christ Lutheran School, 511 S 5th Street, Norfolk, NE

Open Meetings Act (PDF - 11 pgs, 234KB)

Meeting Documents (PDF - 45 pgs, 13MB)


1. Call to Order, Electronic Posting, Location of Open Meeting Law Documents, Roll Call, Introductions



2. Consider approval of the Agenda for the August 15, 2018 meeting*



3. Consider approval of the Minutes from the 4/25/2018 meeting*



4. Public Comment



5. Announcements, Miscellany

T. Rolfes


6. NebraskaCloud Single Sign-on Presentation

A. Federated Directory System Link

B. Single Sign-on Demonstration

C. Hicks (invited)


7. Nebraska Rural Broadband Task Force

A. Governor's Press Release

B. Discussion: Presenting educational needs and issues

C. Creating the Rural Broadband Study Task Force (Summary)

T. Rolfes


8. Filling the Homework Gap and Narrowing the Digital Divide

A. Sparks Grant Update: Bancroft, Bayard, Genoa, Imperial-Lied, Verdigre, Wymore

B. NDE/NET/OCIO Comments to the FCC to Transform the 2.5 GHz Spectrum (Educational Broadband Service)

T. Rolfes


9. Network Nebraska 2018-2020 Action Items

A. Future Network deliverables

B. Communication Hub deliverables

C. Security Initiative deliverables (June 20 Recap and September 28-29 Events)



10. Digital Education 2018-2020 Action Items

A. Student Transition deliverables

B. Equity of Access deliverables


10:50 Am

11. Subsector Reports

A. University of Nebraska

B. Nebraska State Colleges

C. Nebraska Community Colleges

D. Nebraska Independent Colleges and Universities

E. Public K-12 and ESUs

F. Private/Denominational K-12

G. Nebraska Educational Television

H. Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education


11:10 Am

12. Agenda Items for the 10/17/2018 Meeting


11:15 Am

13. Consider location(s) for the 10/17/2018 Meeting


11:20 Am

14. Adjournment


* Indicates an expected action item.

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.

The NITC Education Council wishes to thank staff of the University of Nebraska Online for helping to arrange the August 15, 2018 meeting.

NITC/Education Council Homepage
Meeting Notice Posted to the Nebraska Public Meeting Calendar 8/10/2018
Agenda Posted to the NITC Web site 8/10/2018