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Education Technology

Provides assistance to schools and districts in integrating technology with teaching and learning.
California Education Technology Blueprint
The latest information about planning for education technology use in schools.
California K-12 High Speed Network
The K-12 High-Speed Network provides high-speed Internet access to California schools.
Digital Citizenship
Provides resources for parents, administrators, and students on appropriate Digital Citizenship. Resources include publications, sample policies, and frequently asked questions.
E-rate & California Teleconnect Fund
The E-rate and the California Teleconnect Fund (CTF) programs provide discounts to schools and libraries for eligible broadband and telecommunications services.
K-12 Voucher Program
Funded through a 2003 antitrust settlement agreement between Microsoft Corporation and California consumers and businesses, this program assists eligible K-12 districts with implementing and supporting education technology.
Technology Plans
Provides information on developing an education technology plan.
Provides guidance and assistance to districts and schools in managing their technology.
Smarter Balanced
Multistate consortium working collaboratively to develop a student assessment system aligned with a common core of academic content standards for English language arts/literacy and mathematics.
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  • California E-rate Support and Resources (added 14-Aug-2017)
    This page provides links to training and other useful support resources.
  • E-rate Category One Services (added 14-Aug-2017)
    The first category of supported services, Category One, includes the services needed to support broadband connectivity to schools.
  • E-rate Category Two Services (added 14-Aug-2017)
    The second category of equipment and services eligible for E-rate support, Category Two, includes the internal connections needed for broadband connectivity within schools.
  • CNIPS SNP Site Claim Report (added 14-Aug-2017)
    The Child Nutrition Information and Payment System has reports that can be used to validate student enrollment and poverty.
  • E-rate Entity Validation (added 14-Aug-2017)
    In order to qualify for E-rate, applicants must meet three validation criteria.

  • E-rate Overview (added 14-Aug-2017)
    The Schools and Libraries (E-rate) Program provides discounts to assist most schools and libraries in the United States to obtain affordable high-speed Internet and telecommunication services.
  • Entity Validation Letter Guidelines (added 14-Aug-2017)
    In order to assist California E-rate applicants, the California Department of Education (CDE) provides third party entity validation according to the guidelines listed below.