Strategies for Overcoming Rural Broadband Barriers
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Breakout
Room: Executive Suite (Hilton Portland Downtown)
Format: Concurrent Session - 60 Minutes
Track: Rural District
Brief Session Description: Overcoming the digital divide is one of the biggest challenges rural school districts face in today's technology-driven learning environments. Access to robust and dependable connectivity is imperative to support the digital resources and online tools students need to be college and/or career ready. Join our session to discover how four experts are closing the broadband gap in their rural communities. They will share their keen insights and strategies for overcoming connectivity challenges that exist in their state. They will also highlight the successful outcomes they are seeing in some of their most rural school districts.