Bette Jamison

Learn with ETV: NEW renewal courses + free offer

By Bette Jamison

Graphics from ETV Teacher Recertification courses for January 2020ETV Teacher Recertification courses are approved by the South Carolina Department of Education for SC educators. Over 25 courses for 20 renewal credits each, facilitated online/self-paced. Cost: $75 each.

EOC policy and budget recommendations

By Bette Jamison

SC Education Oversight Committee logoOn December 9, the EOC approved budget recommendations for Fiscal Year 2020-21. These recommendations focus on the revenues generated by the one-cent sales tax, the Education Improvement Act.

Letters About Literature Contest Deadline Jan. 10

By Bette Jamison

Letters About Literature graphic displaying shelves of booksHave you ever read a story that changed your life? Reading helps us learn about the world around us and understand perspectives we may not have considered before. But who wrote the words you loved reading? This is an opportunity to write an author and explain how their writing impacted your world view.

SC African American History Calendar: December Honoree - Isaac Washington

By Bette Jamison

SC African American History Calendar: December Honoree - Isaac WashingtonIsaac Washington Sr., son of Oliver and Elizabeth S. Washington, was born in Columbia, S.C., in 1942. He is a graduate of C.A. Johnson High School and Benedict College. As a high school and college student, he participated in numerous civil rights marches, sit-ins and other activities in the Columbia and Orangeburg areas. He was arrested in March 1962 while protesting at the South Carolina State House. After graduating from college, he served in the United States Marine Corps and the Marine Corps Reserves. Washington worked at WIS Television as an assistant program director and director of...

EOC: Is full-day 4K making a difference in readiness?

By Bette Jamison

SC Education Oversight CommitteeThe General Assembly funds full-day, four-year-old kindergarten (4K). Children who are in poverty and who reside in school districts with the highest poverty rates in our state are eligible to attend a 4K program in a public school or participating private child care center at no cost.

Register by Oct. 21 for Fall renewal courses

By Bette Jamison

Images from Teacher Recertification Courses october 2019Still time to register for ETV Teacher Recertification Fall session! Offered are 20 renewal credit courses, approved for SC teachers by the SC Department of Education, facilitated online, self-paced, $75 each. Register by Oct. 21. Must complete work by Dec. 3.

News from EdTech

By Bette Jamison

EdTech graphic - Nov. 6-8, 2019Each year two amazing state-wide award programs are recognized at the EdTech conference, and we need your help!

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