Bette Jamison

Carolina Classrooms: Workforce Development February 27 on SCETV

By Bette Jamison

Teacher with students in class - photo from February 2019 Carolina Classrooms

Mark your calendar to tune in February 27 at 7:00 p.m. on SCETV when the topic on Carolina Classrooms is Workforce Development.Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children.  Hosted by ETV Education’s Kimberly Singletary, the Carolina Classrooms February 27th edition explores CATE programs and community partnerships that teach students vocational skills to prepare them for the workforce.

March into Spring: NEW ETV Teacher Recertification Course

By Bette Jamison

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ETV provides quality professional development for South Carolina educators, continuing its strong commitment to education. ETV Teacher Recertification offers 50 online courses, PLUS one NEW course. ALL courses approved by the SC Department of Education for 20 renewal credits for our SC teachers.

EOC Hosts Martin's Math Club Teacher Appreciation Night

By Bette Jamison

Education Overnight Committee's Martin's Math Club logo

Martin's Math Club, Season 3 is rolling along with many SC teachers and students participating in the program!

The contest provides the opportunity for teachers and students in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade to win two free tickets to a University of South Carolina Men’s Basketball team home game.

With assistance from South Carolina math educators, the EOC has published 27 standards-based lessons for K-8th grade that incorporate math and basketball. 

SC African American History Calendar - February Honoree: David "Dave the Potter" Drake

By Bette Jamison

Image of David "Dave the Potter" Drake  - February Honoree SC African American History Calendar

David Drake, also known as “Dave the Potter” and “Dave the Slave,” (c.1801-c.1870) was an American potter who lived in Edgefield, S.C. Dave produced alkaline-glazed stoneware jugs between the 1820s and 1860s. As an enslaved African, he often signed his works “Dave,” and is recognized as the first enslaved potter to inscribe his work. 

ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series

By Bette Jamison

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ETV Education’s Educator Guest Blogger Series, featuring South Carolina educators recognized for innovation in the classroom, continue to provide interesting and relevant ideas for SC teachers! Our guest bloggers include additional PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator winners, educators who earn the new PBS Media Literacy Certification, and other educators recognized for their skilled use of technology in the classroom.

Time of Tradition and Transition: A Symposium on the South and World War I - March 14-15, 2019 - Lander University

By Bette Jamison

Lander Symposium on the South and World War I - Time, Tradition and Transition

Lander University is primed to further understanding of how World War I affected the South in this centennial year of the war’s conclusion. Greenwood has had debate on commemoration because the local war memorial listed fallen soldiers’ names by race. Local American Legion members sued over the S.C. Heritage Act, and a judge’s ruling enabled the installation of a new plaque with an alphabetical listing of soldiers’ names.

ETV Teacher Recertification WINTER Session: Registration STILL Open

By Bette Jamison

Screen shot from Between the Waters and photo of Rudy Mancke


ETV Teacher Recertification courses are approved by the South Carolina Department of Education for SC educators.

Over 50 courses for 20 renewal credits each, facilitated online/self-paced. Cost: $75 each. Plus, Natural History In and Out of the Classroom with Rudy Mancke for 60 renewal credits offered, too, ONLY in the WINTER session. Cost: $200.  Register NOW for the Winter 2019 session!


Educators: FREE PD on Content & Tools Offered by SCETV

By Bette Jamison

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SC Educators … SCETV trainers will come to your school to provide quality professional development workshops to meet your needs. We offer a variety of workshops for Pre-K to 12 educators and for Pre-Service teachers at Colleges and Universities. These workshops are FREE for South Carolina public, charter, private, home schools, and higher education pre-service teachers.