This initiatives list represents projects that will be addressed during fiscal year 2021 (Q1: July - Sept, Q2: Oct - Dec, Q3: Jan - March, Q4: April - June). This does not include ongoing operations or maintenance items.
NETWORK - We will administer a secure, advanced, and stable network.
Anticipate and plan for demand and other exigencies
Manage security risk
Support High Performance Computing for research
Merge UEN and UTN infrastructure
Applications - We will curate and support high quality resources and tools.
Align to core needs and standards
Determine best use cases for UEN lesson plan tool and eMedia lesson builder
Support certificate and degree programs of our partners
Maximize cost savings and collaborations through consortia
SUSTAINABILITY - We will secure ongoing funding for our work.
Be transparent and efficient
Maximize E-Rate and HealthCare Connect
Seek grants and partnerships
Leverage state and national initiatives
Liaise with appropriators and partners
We will deliver programs and projects to benefit our community.
Program content to educate and inspire
Produce new media
Video series to highlight faculty research stories
Instructional videos for UETN licensed software
Produce instructional videos that support UEN-licensed software
Produce new media that support and elevate the teaching profession (Some Good Education News and UEN PDTV)
Engage with and amplify the work of community partners
Support UEN Film Festival
Develop a framework for self-evaluation of productions for DEI
Promote and lead mentorships through UEN’s new "In the Field" program
Build capacity with emerging media platforms: cross reality media, live linear streaming, NextGen TV, and others
Pilot test and produce educational VR content
Install new ATSC 3.0 compatible transmitter
Collaborate with peer stations
TELEHEALTH - We will assist health care organizations to achieve the triple aim of reduced costs, higher quality, and increased patient satisfaction.
Foster telehealth adoption and deployment
Serve as a regional Telehealth Resource Center
Develop valuable and timely telemedicine resources
Serve as a neutral convener for telehealth initiatives
Maintain HIPAA compliant systems and environment
Advance access to telehealth services
PROFESSIONAL LEARNING - We will provide excellent professional learning experiences to support our stakeholders.
Coordinate and provide training for state-licensed software
Increase support for school administrators, libraries and higher education
Provide opportunities to earn Ed Tech endorsement and related credentials
Produce quality multimedia professional learning content
Continue to understand and promote progressive practices that enhance education through technology
OPERATIONS - We will make decisions and take actions that match our values.
Support Board governance and Advisory Councils
Update policies and service catalog
Improve diversity and inclusion
Communicate our work through publications and media