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.

Stories

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    Remembering to (Re)Member: Cheers to 2022!

    Our word for the year is (re)member. There is power in memory, particularly when used in service of progress, personal and collective. Merriam Webster’s definition of the verb is “to bring to mind or think of again.” One of the outcomes of the pandemic is a more complex...
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    Welcome back, Friends!

    The 2021-2022 school year is approaching for some and already in motion for others. Regardless of your current station, I recommend pausing to take stock and celebrate your arrival at the current moment. This moment is one of opportunity, an opportunity to operationalize the...
  • SCETV Learning+: Super Sizzling Summer & a super new staff member

    Starting on Monday, June 7, ETV Education's new Learning Plus+ programming will begin with the Super Sizzle Summer Series. Through July, on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, parents and middle to high school students can tune-in to watch standards-based educational...
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    March Education production highlights

    SCETV Education is excited to share two new programs with you during the month of March. These programs reflect trending conversations in education. Keep reading for more information about each program and how you can access them. Keep Reading. Education Productions Coming...
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    Ready for spring: March Education updates

    Spring is near and SCETV Education is excited about the new blooms that are soon to appear! As we close out this winter season, we reflect on all that the pandemic and this time of racial reckoning has taught us. We have planted seeds of innovation, inspiration, and lifelong...
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    For the love of education: February SCETV Education updates

    February is full of celebrations. This month we celebrate Black History, National School Counseling Week and Valentine’s Day. Because of our love of education, SCETV is doing the work of making related resources available to you. Whether the platform be broadcast, web, or...