Education

Grow Your Career This Year with PBS TeacherLine

By Kathy Finger

Teacher working with students on laptop

Resolved to grow your career this year? Enroll now for a PBS TeacherLine facilitated course! TeacherLine’s high-quality, online courses offer the rigor you need to make a difference plus the peer- and facilitator- support you want. Spring courses begin March 14, 2018. Earn Renewal, R2S, or Graduate Credits.

Thomas Pinckney

Thomas Pinckney. Illustrated by James. H. Palmer, Jr

5-minute biography of statesman Thomas Pinckney. Through the use of interviews and historical illustrations, the documentary tells the story of this signer of the United States Constitution, military leader and political figure, and his contributions to South Carolina and American history.

Former Astronaut and Head of NASA Makes Compelling Speech for Bi-Partisanship Governing

By Tabitha Safdi

Maj. Gen. Charles Bolden at NASA

Maj. Gen. Charles F. Bolden, Jr. was recently honored with the David H. Wilkins Award for Excellence in Civic Leadership presented by the Riley Institute at Furman University. Bolden served as the 12th Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) under President Obama. Born and raised in Columbia, Bolden was an astronaut and naval aviator. He retired from the Marine Corps in 2003, and his many military decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal and the Distinguished Flying Cross. He was inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame in May 2006.

Teacher Recruitment and Retention

By Brandie Perron

Teacher with students looking at computers

Teacher shortages are a nationwide concern. On October 24, education leaders met at USC College of Education's Center for Innovation in Higher Education for a discussion titled "Addressing Talent Management in our Education System: A Case for Teacher Recruitment and Retention."

The panelists shared their ideas of how to recruit, support and retain teachers in South Carolina. 

We'll continue the discussion on our next episode of Carolina Classrooms on February 28 on SCETV.

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