Dr. Salandra Bowman

Chief Learning Officer

Dr. Salandra Bowman is the Chief Learning Officer. In this role, Dr. Bowman is responsible for educator and community-based training and professional development, instructional design and the educational resources provided through SCETV’s premier educational website, KnowItAll.org. She will serve as the lead liaison to the network’s Content division as it pertains to educational (PreK-12) productions, community engagement efforts and the integration of learning activities into general audience productions.

Since joining the team at SCETV in 2019, Dr. Bowman has led the implementation of multiple new initiatives, including 21st Century Learners Week, Ready to Learn Engagement, At-Home Learning and the SCETV Kids Club. She has produced multiple projects specific to her passions around youth engagement and equity and access in education, including SOLHOT: Guideposts for Black Girlhood Celebration and Conversations with Crescent. Dr. Bowman was recently appointed to the PBS Children’s Media and Education Advisory Council.

She received her bachelor’s degree in English from the University of South Carolina, her master’s degree in African American and African Studies from The Ohio State University and her doctorate in Educational Foundations from the University of South Carolina.

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