As your go-to resource for community anchor institution broadband, the SHLB Coalition is proud to host webinars featuring key industry leaders and researchers to discuss relevant broadband issues.

The most recently recorded webinar is available to the public for a month following its air date, but SHLB members may access the full archive of webinars through our online resource library.

SHLB webinars are free and open to the public.  

Upcoming Webinar

Hotspot Expansion: E-Rate Solutions for the Homework Gap

December 12, 2023 @1pm

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The FCC's recent proposal to extend E-rate support for hot spot lending programs in libraries and schools promises to revolutionize internet access for patrons and students nationwide. However, divergent perspectives within Congress raise questions about the FCC's legal authority and the proposal's technology neutrality. Join us in this insightful webinar as we delve into the practical and legal complexities surrounding this critical initiative to address the pervasive 'homework gap.' Explore differing viewpoints, potential solutions, and the future landscape of accessible high-speed internet beyond campus confines.

Meet the Experts

  • Gina Spade, Principal, Broadband Legal Strategies, LLC
  • Beverly Sutherland, President and CEO, EdTechnologyFunds
  • Moderator:John Windhausen, executive director, SHLB Coalition

Past Webinars


Who is SHLB?

Mission: “For every anchor institution in the country to have affordable, high-quality broadband that serves the needs of the institution and is open and accessible to the surrounding community.”



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SHLB webinars are supported by the following corporate sponsors.

Education Networks of America Nokia