Welcome to Nebraska Department of Education’s E-Rate

The E-Rate Productivity Center, known as EPC, will be consolidating the software to encompass the FCC Form 472, known as the Billed Entity Applicant Reimbursement (BEAR). USAC has created Frequently Asked Questions regarding the E-Rate System Consolidation. Read the FAQs here.

E-Rate Helpful Links

USAC’s E-Rate Website

E-Rate Reporting Tools

Upcoming USAC Webinars

USDA’s Final Rule for CEP  effective October 26, 2023

USAC’s E-Rate Announcements


E-Rate Validation Report

The Erate Validation Report provides the Official Fall Membership and Free and Reduced lunch counts that are used to calculate the percentage of discount when applying for Erate funding.

E-Rate Validation Report Instructions

For questions regarding E-Rate and/or the E-Rate process contact Chris Struebing at christina.struebing@nebraska.gov

Updated September 29, 2023 2:28pm