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NTIA’s BroadbandUSA Practical Broadband Conversation: Digital Inclusion and K-12 Education: The Impact of COVID-19 on Students and Educators 10/21 -12PM MST

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The rapid shift to online learning can be a challenge for students, families, and educators – particularly in low-income, rural, and tribal communities. As the new school year begins, the longstanding issue of digital inclusion stands in sharp relief. Join BroadbandUSA on October 21st to learn how communities are helping students get connected, assisting parents and caregivers gain the skills to help their children navigate online learning environments, and transitioning educators to online teaching. This panel will explore the challenges that communities and schools are facing, their innovative solutions to keep students connected, and their plans to transition from short-term solutions to long-term sustainable programs.


Date:   Wednesday, October 21, 2020


Time:  2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET



  • Christine Diggs, Chief Technology Officer, Albemarle County Public Schools
  • Michael Culp, Director of Information Technology Department, Albemarle County
  • Kimball Sekaquaptewa, Chief Technology Director, Santa Fe Indian School
  • Joshua Edmonds, Director of Digital Inclusion, City of Detroit



  • Emy Tseng, Senior Program Specialist, BroadbandUSA, National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Please pre-register for the webinar using this registration link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Want to access past Practical Broadband Conversations webinars? Visit our webinar archives for past presentations, transcripts and audio recordings.


Who are we?

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, is the principal advisor to the administration on telecommunications and information policy issues.  NTIA, through its BroadbandUSA program, works to further the deployment and use of broadband and other technologies across America. Consult the BroadbandUSA website or email us for more information.


October 21
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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