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Distance Learning

ESC-20 develops and supports high quality and cost-effective distance learning opportunities for students, faculty and staff across the region. Whether you are looking to stream virtual programming for your students or need remote access to TETN programs, our desktop and mobile videoconferencing services deliver all your District’s need for distance education.

Mobile Videoconferencing service is a High Definition (HD) quality personal telepresence system (via software) that can link room systems, desktops, laptops and iPad endpoints over ordinary IP networks. It is powered by Jabber to transform almost any device into an HD quality videoconferencing endpoint.

2019 – 2020 SPECIAL!!!
Three (3) FREE Virtual Programs with each Jabber License purchase!

NOTE: Must have videoconferencing  or TETN Only contract to receive this service.

Licensed Members as of October 17, 2018 with Submitted Commitment Forms
Crystal City (1)
D'Hanis ISD (1)
East Central ISD (3)
Falls City ISD (1)
Hondo ISD (1)
Randolph ISD (1)
Stockdale (1)

 The Texas Education Telecommunications Network (TETN) is a cooperative of Education Service Centers (ESCs) and Texas Education Agency (TEA). The mission of TETN is to facilitate communications among educational entities throughout Texas to improve student performance and to increase efficiency of educational operations via an effective telecommunications network. Videoconferences are offered and meetings are held to keep administrators and educators informed.

At ESC-20, conferences can be fed to your own videoconferencing equipment through remote bridging eliminating your need to travel. Examine the TETN Events Calendar and select TETN to see sessions.

Access is provided to up to 2,000 hours of TETN and/or direct video bridging service ONLY.  Video methodologies training for up to four (4) persons is included.  This is a contracted service.  This is intended for netVision20 members who wish to take advantage of being able to receive TETN remotely.

DVD Recordings are FREE to Basic members with a TETN Contract and netVision20 Premier members with a videoconferencing contract. All others must pay per DVD.

VGo replicates a person in a distant location allowing them to see, hear, talk and move around as if they were there. It has usage for special education, 504 and other special circumstances. Unit available in thirty (30) day increments for students unable to come to class.

NOTE:  Districts/charter schools must provide approval indicating the homebound status has been verified and approved for the timeframes of checkout.

Access to netVision20 video services including direct connection, video bridging, cascade services, scheduling, technical assistance, planning and design. Fee is monthly with reduced pricing based on number of years contracted. All Videoconferencing options come with a total of 12 free Virtual Programs.

With our Virtual Programs, you and your students can go just about anywhere on Earth! Educators use videoconferencing to engage their students in a dynamic, hands-on learning experience. Virtual Programs are designed to be both entertaining and educational for the classroom.

NOTE: Must commit to netVision20 Premier membership to receive this service.