Bette Jamison

SCETV Partners with the SC Afterschool Alliance for “The Mini STEM Summit"

By Bette Jamison

SC Afterschool Aliance logo

South Carolina ETV’s Wi-Fi initiative and the SC Afterschool Alliance are pleased to announce “The Mini STEM Summit”. This partnership with the Afterschool Alliance is a component of the statewide initiative to provide professional development workshops that incorporate ETV’s PreK-12 content as well as provide Wi-Fi devices to eligible early learning and afterschool centers. 

PBS Highlights One of Our Own - Judy Whitesell Is a Superhero!

By Bette Jamison

Photo of Judy Whitesell with PBS Education and ETV Education logos

Judy teaches at Gilbert Elementary School. Her parents and peers write: "Throughout her career, Judy Whitesell has inspired numerous students to hope and achieve beyond what they thought they could, has lit their imagination on fire with her teaching techniques, and has fostered a love for learning. Her passion for teaching is evident immediately upon meeting her and stepping into the doors of her classroom."

Earn Credit with ETV Teacher Recertification Courses

By Bette Jamison

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ETV Teacher Recertification offers South Carolina teachers a variety of online, self-paced courses approved by the SC Department of Education for 20 renewal credits each. Courses available in many content areas and THREE NEW courses added!

ETV Program Highlights for June 2018

By Bette Jamison

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TV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In June, SCETV continues the Gubernatorial Primary Debates.  Join us on SCETV's Facebook page live after the debates where students discuss the issues and what is important to them. PBS Kids on ETV premieres new programs in The Cat in the Hat, Odd Squad, Wild Kratts, Ready Jet Go!, plus more. Visit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with the PBS series Great Museums and don’t miss popular Anne of Green Gables … SCETV is your destination for learning!

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

By Bette Jamison

SC Education Oversight Committee


A solution to inclement weather make-up days may soon be a reality for SC school districts. On April 9, Dr. Tom Wilson, Superintendent of Anderson School District 5, presented to the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) on his district’s proposed eLearning Initiative for school make-up days.

ETV Summer PD Workshops: FREE for SC Teachers – Register NOW!

By Bette Jamison

Teachers in class in SCETV's Idea Lab


Looking for Professional Development opportunities this summer? ETV is offering three, FREE workshops in Columbia:

Wednesday, June 20: Google

Has your school “gone Google” and you feel left behind?  Spend a day with ETV and we will help you keep up. We will cover Classrooms, sharing, Google Forms, extensions and add-ons. Register at

ETV Program Highlights for May 2018

By Bette Jamison

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ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In May, SCETV features The Great American Read premiering on May 22, SC Gubernatorial Primary Debates and Royal Wedding specials! Don’t miss premiere programs in Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood and the new Pinkalicious & Peterrific series! Plus, 10 episodes on Charleston, South Carolina historic homes in the This Old House series. SCETV is your destination for learning!

Carolina Classrooms Wants to Know Who Inspired You!

By Bette Jamison

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Carolina Classrooms, ETV’s education series, invites you to share stories about your favorite teachers! And, plan to watch ETV May 30 at 7:00 p.m. for a special broadcast edition of Carolina Classrooms as we celebrate our SC teachers and share stories of those who inspired us.