Digital Access Task Force Meeting
Monday May 10, 2021
Special Meeting: 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Next Task Force Meetings - May 10, 17, 24. No meeting May 31 Memorial Day
We will begin promptly at 7:30 am!
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Zoom Meeting ID: 919 9321 8962
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Missed the May 10 Task Force Meeting?
Steve Peters, AZBSN and Task Force Coordinator
firstname.lastname@example.org Phone or Text: 520-321-1309
May 17 Digital Access
Resource Highlight Presentation
GenTech - Generation Tech Support
Debbie Kovesdy, CEO, Generation Tech Support
Generation Tech Support GenTech is a community tech hub managed by brilliant techs with backgrounds in engineering, IT support, computer science and programming who are always exchanging ideas and learning emerging technologies.
All the high school and college students that work at GenTech are stakeholders in the company and are intricately involved in running the business .
Our signature service is personal tech support where you will experience kindness and individual attention to your tech questions. Hardware repair, computer optimization, virus removal, virtual and home services, networking and dozens of other tech services are seamlessly overseen by GenTechs.
For younger generations, our KidsTech program teaches industry standard coding, radical robotics and computer science throughout the school year and fun summer programs.
Contact: Debbie Kovesdy email@example.com
602-374-5624 M 602- 571-1014
The toolkit includes:
Updates and Digital Access
Federal and State Updates
Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic the world is creating the largest telecommunity of all time. Social and physical distancing is becoming the new normal requiring unpresented demand for digital access for all Arizona communities including tribal, rural and other underserved communities and low-income neighborhoods in Arizona.
AZBSN, the Arizona Broadband Stakeholder Network, led by ATIC, the Arizona Telecommunications and Information Council, GAZEL, the Greater Arizona Educational Leadership organization, in cooperation with many other stakeholder organizations, have created an AZBSN COVID-19 Digital Access Task Force.
What Is Digital Access
Digital access is more than just access to fast affordable and reliable Internet access.
Everyone, especially students, also require access to technology such as computers, laptops, and smart phones as well as other digital equipment such as routers, hotspots, and web cameras. They also need digital content resources and skills to effectively use technology.