PATH MiFi device distribution continues this week

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IT&E staffers help distribute mobile internet devices. (PNC file photo)

PTI Pacifica dba IT&E will continue their distribution of the MiFi devices this week.  IT&E is the winning vendor for the Providing Access To Homes (PATH) program which affords qualifying families the opportunity to receive 100% federally funded mobile wireless devices that provide 50GB of data per month to support distance learning.

Currently, 1300 mobile wireless devices have been distributed to families who qualified for the program.

The Guam Department of Education is grateful for the support of the vendor and the island mayors for establishing distribution sites throughout the island.  The GDOE would also like to express its appreciation to the school administrators who volunteered their school campuses as distribution sites for the PATH program.

Parents/Guardians and students with an authorization letter can pick up their mobile hotspot devices at the following locations:

IT&E MiFi Distribution Schedule for April 22, 2021 to April 24, 2021
Day Date Hours of Operation Location
Thursday 04/22/2021 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Mangilao Market Place
Friday 04/23/2021 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tamuning Elementary School
Saturday 04/24/2021 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. IT&E Harmon Location

 

For parents/guardians who are interested in applying for the PATH program:

  • Parents/guardians apply through their child’s school.  The completed PATH program application is returned to the school. Printed copies of the application are available at the school and a printable PDF is available on the GDOE website.
  • Once parents/guardians receive approval from the school, the school will contact parents to pick up the authorization letter with the PATH ID.
  • Parents/guardians the authorization letter and an ID to one of the distribution sites to pick up their mobile hotspot device.
  • Tech Support will be on-site to assist parents/guardians who would like assistance in using the device or connecting it to a GDOE-issued device.

For more information on the PATH program, parents are encouraged to contact their child’s school. For technical support, parents or students can call IT&E tech support at 922-4483 or visit their helpdesk website at https://iteintranet.com/support-gdoe/.

This program is made possible through funding administered by the US Department of Education CARES ACT through a sub-award to the Guam Department of Education under the Education Stabilization Fund – Governors Grant Program.

 (GDOE Release)

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