AASA Head Appointed to Board Overseeing E-rate

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

The USAC was created by Congress in the Telecommunications Act of 1996 to promote the availability of quality telecommunication services at reasonable rates for all consumers across the country.

Domenech will serve on the USAC’s Schools and Libraries Committee which is working to accomplish the Federal Communication Commission goal to bring every school in America into the information age, by providing affordable telecommunications services to all eligible schools and libraries, especially those in rural and economically disadvantaged areas.

“If we are to prepare our students for life in the 21st century, then teaching and learning in our schools must happen with 21st century tools,” said Domenech. “The E-rate is key to opening the digital world to students all across the country. I am excited about the opportunity to represent our children at the national table where these decisions are being made.”

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