Workshops for Service Providers

Kellogg & Sovereign® Consulting, LLC (KSLL) E-Rate AND RHC training for service providers are detailed below.  The webinars and workshops are designed to provide participants with an understanding of the FCC's E-rate and RHC application, funding, and disbursement processes along with clear guidance on navigating KSLLC's online bidding platform. 


E-Rate and RHC Workshop for Service Providers Prepare for FY2020 - Thursday, September 26, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm CST,  Moore Norman Technology Center,  Norman, Oklahoma   (**DATE CHANGED**)

The service provider workshop will cover information needed by service providers participating in BOTH the FCC’s E-rate and Rural Health Care programs. Participants will (1) learn how to locate E-rate and RHC bid opportunities (2) understand who is eligible and what services are eligible for discount in both the RHC and E-rate programs (3) learn about E-rate category 2 budgets (4) understand the competitive bidding process including Kellogg & Sovereign® Consulting’s e-bidding site  (5) review rules and guidelines for compliance with both programs. The on-site session will also include program updates for the Oklahoma Universal Services Fund (OUSF).


Service Providers E-rate for Beginners Webinar - Thursday, September 12, 2019, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

In this webinar, service providers will learn the fundamentals of the E-rate Program including forms, timeline, who and what is eligible, and Service Provider Do's and Dont's.  Service providers who are new to the program should attend this session prior to the FY2020 sessions.


E-rate for Service Providers Webinar - Monday, September 30, 2019, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST  (note date changed)

Online version is provided for service providers who are unable to attend the Norman workshop.  Participants will learn about recent changes in the E-rate program, receive clear and concise directions for properly submitting bids on  the KSLLC online bidding platform, and gain an understanding of cost allocation and category two budgets.  This session does not cover the RHC and OUSF programs - webinars on these programs will be provided separately.


RHC for Service Providers Webinar - Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST 

In this session participants will learn about the RHC program and information needed to prepare for FY2020.  Learning objectives include RHC basics, current news, FY2020 timelines, and how to register, locate, and properly submit bids online in KSLLC's secure e-bidding site.   Recommended for sales or technical team members responsible for providing RHC eligible products and services for health care customers. .