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</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--></head><body lang=EN-US link="#6666CC" vlink="#999999"><div class=WordSection1><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>In case there are any tech coordinators on the ETNews listserv who are not NHSTE members, I am forwarding this email about the Microsoft Live@EDU agreement recently finalized by the NHSTE organization.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><div><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Lucida Calligraphy";color:#365F91'>Regards,<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Lucida Calligraphy";color:#365F91'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Lucida Calligraphy";color:#365F91'>Cathy Higgins, Ed.D.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>State Educational Technology Director<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Office of Educational Technology<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>New Hampshire Department of Education<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Email: chiggins@ed.state.nh.us<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Phone: 603.271.2453<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Web: <a href="http://www.nheon.org/oet/"><span style='color:blue'>http://www.nheon.org/oet/</span></a> and <a href="http://education.nh.gov/instruction/ed_tech/index.htm"><span style='color:blue'>http://education.nh.gov/instruction/ed_tech</span></a><o:p></o:p></span></p></div><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><div><div style='border:none;border-top:solid #B5C4DF 1.0pt;padding:3.0pt 0in 0in 0in'><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:windowtext'>From:</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:windowtext'> membership-bounces@list.nhste.org [mailto:membership-bounces@list.nhste.org] <b>On Behalf Of </b>Pam McLeod<br><b>Sent:</b> Thursday, May 19, 2011 8:17 AM<br><b>To:</b> techcoord@list.nhste.org; membership@list.nhste.org<br><b>Subject:</b> [NHSTE Membership] NEW NHSTE/Microsoft Live@EDU agreement<br><b>Importance:</b> High<o:p></o:p></span></p></div></div><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:windowtext'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:windowtext'>I&#8217;m pleased to announce that NHSTE has signed a <b>modified Live@EDU agreement</b> with Microsoft which allows districts to manage their own parental permissions under COPPA. This will particularly benefit NH Middle Schools and Elementary Schools who wish to implement Live@EDU . This does not impact domain names or any aspects of the setup, just the legal terms which govern your account. In the past, parents of students under 13 had to enter a credit card number or submit a driver&#8217;s license number to give their approval; under this agreement, districts will take care of their own parent permissions through their RUP/AUP, permission forms, or whatever other process they have in place.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:windowtext'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:windowtext'>We are still working out the details of <b>how</b> districts will proceed in order to convert the terms on their existing domains.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:windowtext'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:windowtext'>For districts interested in starting new with Live@EDU, I recommend that you contact me so that we can get you under the NHSTE umbrella.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:windowtext'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:windowtext'>If this situation applies to you, please let me know so that I can let Microsoft know of your interest.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:windowtext'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:windowtext'>-Pam<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:windowtext'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:windowtext'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><table class=MsoNormalTable border=0 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=0 style='background:#DBE5F1;border-collapse:collapse'><tr style='height:69.75pt'><td width=624 colspan=2 style='width:374.45pt;background:transparent;padding:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt;height:69.75pt'><p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:windowtext'><img border=0 width=480 height=80 id="Picture_x0020_7" src="cid:image001.png@01CC15FD.2A68C440"><o:p></o:p></span></p></td></tr><tr style='height:61.95pt'><td width=304 valign=top style='width:182.55pt;border-top:none;border-left:none;border-bottom:solid #1F497D 1.0pt;border-right:solid #1F497D 1.0pt;background:transparent;padding:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt;height:61.95pt'><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#4F6228'>Pamela McLeod</span></b><b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#17365D'><br>Director of Technology<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#17365D'>SAU 72 &#8211; Alton School District<br></span></b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Wingdings;color:#17365D'>:</span><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#17365D'>: pmcleod@alton.k12.nh.us<o:p></o:p></span></p></td><td width=320 valign=top style='width:191.95pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid #1F497D 1.0pt;background:transparent;padding:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt;height:61.95pt'><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Wingdings;color:#17365D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Wingdings;color:#17365D'>(</span><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#17365D'>: 603-875-0396 | </span><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Webdings;color:#17365D'></span><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#17365D'>:603-875-0380<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#17365D'>PO Box 910, 41 School St.<br>Alton, NH 03809</span><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:windowtext'><o:p></o:p></span></p></td></tr></table><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:windowtext'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p></div></body></html>