FY2020 Ohio K12 Network Subsidy Spending Guidelines

The entire amount of funding must be encumbered on or before June 30, 2020. All funds must be liquidated on or before September 30, 2020.

Ohio K-12 Network connectivity funds are to be spent as follows, with priority given in the order listed:

    • Offset the cost of eligible Wide Area Network (WAN) connectivity to each of your buildings
    • Management or Internet Service Provider (ISP) fees charged by your Information Technology Center (ITC)
    • Maintenance for Local Area Network (LAN) or WAN hardware necessary to implement the Ohio K-12 Network model
    • Upgrade WAN capacity
    • Purchase videoconferencing equipment that complies with the Ohio K-12 Network technical requirements
    • Upgrade or purchase LAN equipment including routers, switches, Internet caching and multimedia streaming products
    • Other LAN related equipment
    • Professional development services
    • Purchase computer workstations, laptop computers, tablet devices, peripherals (e.g. keyboards, earphones, headsets, mice, assistive devices) and operating system software that meet or exceed AIR recommended device specifications.
    • Please account for this funding using USAS Fund 451, Receipt Code 3210 with a unique Special Cost Center

These guidelines can also be accessed using the following link:

http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Finance-and-Funding/Programs/Educational-Technology/Ohio-K-12-Network/Spending-Guidelines

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