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December 16, 2020 Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 9:00AM CT
This meeting will be conducted entirely over videoconferencing (Executive Order 20-36). Members of the public or media may e-mail if interested in joining the meeting. The Zoom link will be provided by request only.

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

Meeting Documents (PDF)


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



2. Consider approval of the Agenda for the December 16, 2020 meeting*



3. Consider approval of the Minutes from the 8/26/2020 meeting*



4. Public Comment



5. NITC Update

A. 11/15/2020 Progress Report to the Governor and Legislature

B. Next NITC Meeting: On or about 3/11/2021

T. Rolfes


6. K-12 CARES Act Update--Hierarchy of Digital Learning Needs

T. Rolfes


7. Network Nebraska Strategic Initiative

A. Future of Network Nebraska: RFP 6206 & Special Construction Matching Fund RFP XXXX

B. Communications: Draft Brochure from ESU 11

C. Advanced Services: OCIO/Network Nebraska Cybersecurity Survey

D. Advanced Services: eduroam for Nebraska Proposal to Internet2

Co-Chairs, T. Rolfes


8. Digital Education Initiative

A. Disseminate Information: Digital Learning Guidance from NDE

B. Disseminate Information: Higher Ed CARES Act Reponse Survey

C. Equity of Access: Governor's Rural Broadband Remote Access Grants

D. Equity of Access: CARES Act Wireless Pilot Projects

Co-Chairs, T. Rolfes

10:50 Am

9. Subsector Reports--Infrastructure and/or application adjustments in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

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

I. Nebraska Department of Education


11:15  Am

10. Other Business/Announcements


11:20 Am

11. Agenda Items for the 2/17/2021 Meeting


11:25 Am

12. Consider location(s) for the 2/17/2021 Meeting


11:30 Am

13. 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 OCIO for helping to arrange the December 16, 2020 meeting.

NITC/Education Council Homepage
Meeting Notice Posted to the Nebraska Public Meeting Calendar 12/14/2020
Agenda Posted to the NITC Web site 12/14/2020