2023 BroadbandOhio Accelerator Project

BroadbandOhio Class

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Community Accelerator Program 2023 Schedule and Syllabus

Orientation Week: Wednesday, August 16th Orientation Meeting: Introductions, Broadband 101
Week 1: Wednesday, August 23rd Vision Setting
Week 2: Wednesday, August 30th Community Communications - Speaker: David Kern, Defiance County Commissioner
Labor Day Week No Session
Week 3: Wednesday, September 13th Community Surveys - Speaker: Brian Butler, OSU Extension Learning and Organizational Development
Week 4: Wednesday, September 20th Mapping - Speaker: Christine Parker, Senior GIS Analyst with ILSR’s Community Broadband Networks Initiative
Week 5: Wednesday, September 27th Feasibility Studies Speaker: Steve Kristan, Broadband Coordinator for the Eastgate Regional Council of Governments and Mark Ragozine - Eastgate Regional Conference of Governments
Week 6: Wednesday, October 4th Ownership & Partnership ModelsFederal & State Funding - Speakers: Peter Voderberg- Chief at BroadbandOhio and Teresa McCoy- OSU Extension Director of Learning and Organizational Development 
Columbus Day Week No Session
Week 7: Wednesday, October 18th Ownership & Partnership Models - Speakers: OARNet, https://www.oar.net/
Week 8: Wednesday, October 25th Local Funding - Speaker: Jay Bennett, contracted with Ohio’s Governor’s Office of Appalachia and Owner, Jay Bennett & Associates
Week 9: Wednesday, November 1st Community Presentations
Week 10: Wednesday, November 8th Final Week; One on One Technical Assistance with BroadbandOhio


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For more information, please visit Broadband Ohio