Kathy Finger

Research and Special Projects Coordinator

Kathy has worked on education initiatives with SCETV for more than 25 years. From coordinating satellite distance-education for Head Start programs in the early 1990s, to helping organize higher-ed online course collaboration in the early 2000s, and now helping support K-12 schools as they themselves offer online learning, she has served a variety of educator audiences and witnessed up-front many changes in education itself.

Having learned Access databases long ago, she’s a big fan of working with data and using it to help inform activities, so much so that she’s earned the nickname of ‘data queen’ within the Education department. For many years, she ran the TeacherLine Southeast professional development program for ETV; now she enjoys working on a variety of programs and projects as needed, including the annual survey and monthly Education e-newsletter.

Kathy’s work has led her to be a big fan of educators, too. She strives to increase opportunities for teacher feedback, elevation, and engagement.

 

 

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    Share your feedback for a chance to win

    It's time again for our annual PreK-12 educator survey; plus we have one for students, too! Share your feedback with us for a chance to win a great prize! Your feedback will help us better serve the needs of South Carolina educators and students, so please participate. Past...
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    Spring & summer R2S courses

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    Early Learning: Learning and feeling in February

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    FREE instructional technology webinar

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    Black History resources

    Refresh your resources and lesson plans for Black History Month with our KnowItAll series and collections on African American History, Noted African Americans, and the South Carolina African American History Calendar. These collections include many lesson plans, videos...
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    R2S courses coming soon!

    You've been asking...and we're happy to announce we'll be offering R2S courses in 2022! ETV Education is pleased to announce we'll be offering at least two Read to Succeed (R2S) courses beginning soon in 2022. These courses had previously been offered by ETV in conjunction...