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
We Are the Champions: A Toolkit for Transforming Schools
We Are the Champions: A Toolkit for Transforming Schools is a toolkit developed by a team from the Diversity Leadership Initiative (DLI) of the Riley Institute, in conjunction with District 5 of Lexington and Richland Counties. The toolkit was inspired by the educational successes achieved by one elementary school, Nursery Road Elementary School, in District 5 of Lexington and Richland Counties. The team's goal was to discover the formula for Nursery Road Elementary's success, and then offer other schools the tools to achieve the same success.
The toolkit, offered as a free download, includes examples of techniques,…
USC Upstate RAD Program
Since 1985, ETV Upstate has operated its community station from the Media Building on the USC Upstate campus. The station has produced educational programming for ETV’s network across South Carolina and collaborated with the university on a number of projects, including satellite distance learning; a weekly community affairs show, ETV Upstate; employees serving as adjunct professors; and internships for students. Another important collaboration deals with the safety of students on and around the USC Upstate community. One of these initiatives is helping to teach young women to protect themselves and think about safety in any environment.
One step toward this was the…
South Carolina Future Minds
South Carolina Future Minds is a statewide, non-profit, 501(c)3 that organizes private support for the state’s 700,000 public school students. The organization advocates for public education in S.C., and connects public and private sectors in promoting innovation for excellence and support of teachers, in preparing students to thrive in a global community. ETV partners with S.C. Future Minds to produce the annual S.C. Teacher of the Year Celebration, during which all district teachers of the year are honored, and one is named the state Teacher of the Year.