Bette Jamison

ETV FREE Technology Training for Summer - Schedule NOW!

By Bette Jamison

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ETV Education provides engaging, innovative technology training at no cost to your school or district! Now is the time to schedule one or more days this summer with an ETV Instructional Technology Specialist. Choose from seven full-day classes on a variety of technology topics and schedule one or more days for our trainers to come to your school or district!

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.

Apply for the 2019 WhatWorksSC Award by April 30!

By Bette Jamison

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The Riley Institute at Furman University is accepting submissions for the annual Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award, given each fall to a program that is making a difference for our public school students and has data to support its success.  

Need Credit by June 30 … SC Teachers Learn & Earn with ETV!

By Bette Jamison

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SC Teachers … earn your renewal credit around YOUR schedule in the comfort of YOUR own home with ETV Teacher Recertification!

Over 50 courses, including several NEW offerings – each approved by State Department of Education for 20 renewal credits, facilitated online/self-paced, $75 per course –   are accessible 24/7 so work at your own pace. Just complete your work by the session end date.


NEW ETV Teacher Recertification Courses (offered also in each subsequent session):


EOC Reports: A Solution to School Make-up Days?

By Bette Jamison

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On February 11, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) received a report on the five pilot school districts participating in the first eLearning Pilot Initiative. These districts eliminated make-up days from their school calendars, opting instead to operate eLearning days where students receive instruction virtually.

SC African American History Calendar - April Honorees: Ethel and Maxie Gordon

By Bette Jamison

SC African American History Calendar for April - Ethel and Maxie Gordon

For more than 40 years, Drs. Maxie S. and Ethel M. Gordon championed desegregation. The Gordons contributed across a multitude of platforms: First Calvary Baptist Church, Benedict College, Morris College, the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc., the NAACP, the S.C. Human Relations Council, League of Women Voters, Ministers Wives, and the Greater Columbia Ministerial Alliance. They also helped negotiate for Columbia’s first black police officers and firefighters while challenging public accommodations, retail and voter rights impediments.

Carolina Classrooms: Applying for College - Available Online Now!

By Bette Jamison

Carolina Classrooms: Applying for College Panelist

Carolina Classrooms: Applying for College airs March 27, 7:00 – 8:00 PM on SCETV.

The hour-long program features an important panel discussion with the Commission on Higher Education and admissions representatives from South Carolina colleges and universities. These professionals provide key information about the college application process and offer advice to high school students.

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.