ETV’s reach in South Carolina goes well beyond Radio and TV. ETV supports education, promotes transparency, partners with public safety, connects citizens, and improves the quality of life and job readiness for the state. Join us for a look at some of ETV’s services and what people are saying about ETV.
ETV Community and State Partners
Migrant Head Start “Camp Care” –Lodge, S.C.
The East Coast Migrant Head Start Project, a division of the federal Head Start program, serves children of Latino migrant and seasonal farmworkers. They provide dual-language early childhood education for children from birth to age five, and also teach classes designed to enhance parents’ understanding of the American public school system. Migrant Head Start’s main objectives are to equip students with the knowledge and skills they need to enter kindergarten, and to empower parents to take an active role in the education of their children.
ETV is one of 32 American Graduate grantee…
The Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty
Recently featured on Palmetto Scene
The mission of the Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty is to increase the success of under-resourced students through its support of pre- and in-service teachers, school leaders, and stakeholders.
Guided by an aggressive research agenda, more than a decade of work led to the development of standards and strategies, an acclaimed action research model for sustained professional learning, and South Carolina's Add-On Certification for teachers of children of poverty, all of which are infused in the Center's institutes, workshops, coursework, and district- and school-level outreach programming.…
Reach Out and Read Carolinas
Plenty of research has been done on the importance of early literacy. One program here in South Carolina is making reading a “doctor-recommended” activity and encourages parents to continuously administer healthy doses of reading aloud at home. The program is called Reach Out and Read.
Reach Out and Read prepares the youngest children living in low-income communities to succeed in school by partnering with doctors to prescribe books and encourage families to read together. Providers are able to impact children with literacy education and materials from the earliest possible ages.
In South Carolina, there are 150…