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Need Renewal Credit? Make Plans for Rudy + More!

November 26, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Holly Bounds Jackson and Dr. Caroline Sawyer of By the River and Rudy Mancke - ETV Teacher Recertification


SC educators can earn renewal credit through participation in one or more of the ETV Teacher Recertification upcoming sessions. We offer 50+ online courses approved by the South Carolina Department of Education for 20 renewal credits each and available in every session.

Plus, Rudy’s Natural History: In and Out of the Classroom course for 60 renewal credits offered in Winter session 2019, too. This is the only session the 60 renewal credit course is offered … so look at all the 20 renewal credit courses and Rudy’s 60 renewal credit course and PLAN to participate!

And … special offer for Winter session … sign up for at least one 20 renewal credit course AND the new Between the Waters, Series I course and you will get to participate in the Between the Waters, Series I course free of charge! See more details below.


ETV Teacher Recertification Upcoming Sessions for 20 Renewal Credit Courses:


WINTER 2019:         January 22 – March 12                   (Registration open Jan. 10 – Feb. 12)

SPRING I 2019:        March 18   – May 7                         (Registration open March 1 – April 1) 

SPRING II 2019:       May 13      – June 23                       (Registration open April 29 – May 28)


Look at course descriptions:

Then sign up when registration opens for the sessions listed above.


Variety of Courses for 20 Renewal Credits (NO graduate credit):

  • Approved by the SC Department of Education for SC teachers
  • Cost $75 each (pay online by credit card or send check)
  • All 20 renewal credit courses available in all three sessions listed above
  • Facilitated online; self-paced
  • Start your work on or after session “start date” and must complete work by “end date”


ELA, science, social studies, math, arts, career & general education courses offered each session. You may participate in as many as six 20 renewal credit courses in a session. View video lessons online and respond to discussion topic questions at your own pace 24/7. Only deadline is to complete by session “end date.”

ETV Learn technical assistance is available Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, except state holidays: 1-888-761-8132


Newer 20 Renewal Credit courses … take a look at these!

-   The Teaching and Learning in Carolina Classrooms, Series I course is similar to our popular SC Teachers on Teaching courses. Explore key education topics, including Education Options for Students, Teacher Training and Retention, Digital Literacy, College and Career Readiness, and more. (Recommended for teachers - all grade levels)

-   Media specialists and classroom teachers have given good feedback on our new course entitled Connecting with Literacy Through Storytelling! These distinguished tellers explore their craft as a literary activity. Techniques and tips are adaptable for any age! (Recommended for teachers - all grade levels)

-   Between the Waters: History Across the Curriculum at Hobcaw Barony, Series I enables educators to learn to use this innovative, interactive, rich site! If you love SC history, you’ll enjoy and learn with this course about the coastal historic site that includes historical topics from Native American life through slavery, Reconstruction and both World Wars. (Recommended for teachers of grades 3-12)    *SEE below for special offer about this course for WINTER session 2019!


SPECIAL OFFER for Winter Session:

The first 10 to register for at least one ETV Teacher Recertification course AND Between the Waters, Series I course will get to participate in BTW, Series I FREE of charge! Registration starts January 10.  Details in the January edition of the ed-news bulletin or contact us!


Natural History In and Out of the Classroom with Rudy Mancke – 60 Renewal Credits (NO grad credit):

  • Approved by the SC Department of Education for SC teachers
  • Cost $200 for 60 renewal credit course (pay online by credit card or send check)
  • Only offered in Winter session (extended “end date” of April 27 for this course only)
  • Facilitated online + REQUIRED final meeting at ETV in Columbia April 27, 10:00am-12:30pm
  • Start work on/after Jan. 22 - Four deadlines to complete assignments within course
  • Session “end date” for this course is the final class meeting April 27, 2019


Earn 60 renewal credits while learning how to integrate engaging Natural History content into any curriculum for any grade level. Class limited to 25 participants. Check synopsis for course assignments. Go to site above, look under Natural History section, find course by full title, and look for synopsis. Teachers on all grade levels and subject areas love this course and enjoy getting to talk with Naturalist Rudy Mancke at the final class meeting! ETV Learn technical assistance is available Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, except state holidays: 1-888-761-8132


(NOTE: If you have already taken Natural History In and Out of the Classroom 60 renewal credit course, but want to learn more from Rudy, you may take one or both of our 20 renewal credit courses that are offered in each session: Making Connections with Natural History Featuring Rudy Mancke, Series I and Series II.)


“These courses exceeded my expectations. Lessons were excellent and motivating with structure and organization clear and concise. The amount of work was fair and appropriate. I would recommend because the content of the videos is so rich and there are so many good ideas and concepts for teachers to use.”  (SC teacher who participated in ETV Teacher Recertification)


Questions: Call ETV Learn Online toll free 1-888-761-8132 or local 803-737-3245

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