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
York County Comprehensive High School
Fall 2013 Crew with John Spratt
A mentor from South Carolina ETV spent 20.5 hours with 18 students at York Comprehensive High School (York CHS) from October to December of 2013. This was a coordinated project with PBS NewsHour and their Student Journalist Labs to assist schools in teaching broadcasting courses. The primary goal of this PBS initiative is to develop and inspire the next generation of journalists.
The broadcast curriculum at York Comprehensive faced serious funding challenges. This created a genuine shortfall and inequity in equipment that was readily available to students in other programs in the region.…
Apprenticeship is no longer just limited to traditional trades. It is a viable workforce development tool in a wide variety of occupations.Apprenticeship has truly evolved. The concept behind apprenticeship hasn't changed all that much, but the types of industries successfully using apprenticeship to develop and build their workforce has changed drastically over the past 50 years. Today, apprenticeship programs can be found in such industries as advanced manufacturing, information technology, energy, tourism, transportation and logistics as well as healthcare, just to name a few.
Apprenticeship Carolina is part of the South Carolina Technical College System. The program works to not…
Education Oversight Committe and Education Insight
The South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is an independent, non-partisan group made up of 18 educators, business persons, and elected leaders. Created in 1998, the committee is dedicated to reporting facts, measuring change, and promoting progress within South Carolina's education system.
Committee members annually make recommendations for the spending of Education Improvement Act (EIA) funds, which are generated by the penny sales tax.
"These public funds should be targeted to the needs of students," said Dennis Drew, chairman of the subcommittee that brought initial recommendations to the full committee. "The ultimate goal of the system is for all…