OUSF Special Services Training (Schools and Libraries)

These sessions are designed to assist school and library technical directors, systems designers, and e-rate personnel in complying with OUSF requirements.  Participants will be trained in the use of OUSF forms and procedural processes.  Feel free to invite other participants in the fund, including any consultants working with your entity.

Participants may bring location specific questions to address with the onsite experts conducting the session. To request a training session in your area please contact Maura Shortt or Rochelle Brooks at (405)521-4114 or through email at OUSF@occemail.com.


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    Schools and Libraries

    Free E-Rate & OUSF Training for Schools, Libraries
    The Oklahoma State Department of Education, the Oklahoma Corporation Commission Public Utility Division and the Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES) are offering free E-Rate and OUSF training for schools and libraries.

    OUSF Update:

    • Common pitfalls and errors
    • Requesting preapproval
    • Requesting funding
    • Changing funding
    • Common issues during funding review

    This training is for all schools and libraries.  Even if you use a consultant, you are encouraged to attend so you will know why your consultant is asking for certain information.

    Click here to access registration for all locations

    Please note that all training sessions will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    Training locations and details:

    OUSF Schools and Libraries Workshop Presentation

    August 27 - Oklahoma City
    Francis Tuttle Tech Center, Business Center
    12777 N. Rockwell Ave.

    August 28 - Tulsa
    Union High School, Tiered Lecture Room 1708
    6636 S. Mingo Rd.

    August 29 - Muskogee
    Indian Capital Technology Center, Room 500 Brackeen Center
    2403 N. 41st St. E.

    September 12 – Ada
    Pontotoc Technology Center, Business Center Room 410
    601 W. 33rd St.

    September 13 - Durant
    Kiamichi Technology Center, Room 101
    810 Waldron Rd.

    September 14 - Lawton
    Lawton Public Schools Administration, Tech Center
    753 NW Fort Sill Blvd.

    September 18 - Weatherford
    Western Technology Center, Fire Safety Training Bldg., Classroom 1
    2605 E. Main

    September 19  - Woodward
    High Plains Technology Center, Room 201 C
    3921 34th St.

    September 20 - Stillwater
    Meridian Tech Center, Room 102 & 103
    1312 S. Sangre Rd.