Bette Jamison

Easily Accessible, Affordable, Content-Rich Renewal Courses

By Bette Jamison

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ETV Teacher Recertification offers courses in ELA, science, social studies, the arts, career education, natural history, and more … to meet your SC teaching license renewal needs. Each course earns 20 renewal credits (NO graduate credit). Cost: $75 each. Courses approved by SC Department of Education for renewal credit, facilitated online and self-paced. Work anytime from anywhere!

Carolina Classrooms: Making College Affordable - Available Online Now!

By Bette Jamison

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Kicking off the new season in ETV’s Carolina Classrooms series is our annual Making College Affordable special on September 26, 7:00-8:00 p.m. 

Financial aid professionals from colleges and agencies across the state will explain the various types of aid available and offer their advice to students on how and when to apply.

A Message from PBS Kids Concerning Changes in Technology

By Bette Jamison

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A majority of web browsers have stopped supporting Flash in preparation for Adobe’s plan to completely retire Flash by 2020. Currently, over 80% of traffic to comes from Flash-blocked browsers.

PBS KIDS will start retiring all Flash content in October 2018, including all Flash websites and games, to ensure our users are getting the best experience on We expect all the targeted content listed below will be removed by November 30, 2018. 

Support After an Emergency from Our Friends at Sesame Street

By Bette Jamison

Still from Sesame Street video about dealing with a hurricane.

Emergencies can be overwhelming, particularly for young children. Even in the most difficult of circumstances, families can find strength and resilience within their community.

As a provider, you are important in keeping families connected and helping them discover their own strength after a disaster. Sesame Street appreciates your work with families and has created this Community Guide with simple and easy resources to help you help others recover from an emergency. 

EOC Reports on the Education of Military Connected Children in SC

By Bette Jamison

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In 2014, the General Assembly passed Act 289, the Military Family Quality of Life Enhancement Act. The Act’s purpose is to “enhance many quality of life issues for members of the armed forces.” Part of the law requests the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) to develop an annual report on the educational performance of military connected children. The 2018 report, which was approved by the EOC in June 2018, provides:

ETV FREE Technology Training & New Education Team Member

By Bette Jamison

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ETV Education FREE Technology Training

SCETV Education provides FREE technology training at your location. Our staff trains over 3,000 South Carolina teachers face-to-face every school year. ETV's trainers specialize in webtools, iPads and Google, as well as all of the wonderful SCETV resources.

Our training service is available to South Carolina public, private, charter schools, and home school associations. We are also available to do presentations for colleges/pre-service teachers.