Acting as a liaison for the Georgia E-rate community

The University System of Georgia (USG), Information Technology Services is pleased to provide E-rate services to the K-12 schools and libraries of Georgia. This centralized team of professionals provides training and assistance to Georgia schools and libraries utilizing E-rate funding. The primary objective of this team is to assist in securing maximum funding through the E-rate program.

The Georgia E-rate Team acts as a liaison for the Ga E-rate community and interfaces with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and the Universal Services Administrative Company (USAC) on E-rate issues vital to the state of Georgia.

The Ga E-rate Team offers the following services to Georgia schools and libraries:

  • Access to experienced E-rate Specialists
  • Consortium lead for GaDOE K-12 network
  • E-mail and telephone support
  • Virtual review of E-rate program forms
  • E-rate updates via newsletters
  • PIA, selective review and audit support
  • E-rate training for Georgia schools and libraries
  • Outreach program for onsite assistance
  • Regional and national level representation
  • Liaison with FCC, USAC and service providers

What is E-rate?

The Schools and Libraries Program, commonly known as E-rate, provides discounts ranging from 20% to 90% to eligible schools and libraries in the United States on their telecommunications, Internet access, and related services. The program is administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) under the oversight of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Learn More

**The information on this website is provided as a resource for the Georgia E-rate community. While our goal is to provide relevant and accurate information on this website, it must be noted that content is subject to change. Where applicable, E-rate program information found on this website may be superseded by rules, notices, and policies issued through the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) or the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Please visit the USAC and FCC websites for official policies and decisions. Links to external websites are provided as a courtesy. The PeachNet E-rate team is not responsible for content on external sites.