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ETV Recertification – Earn Credit by June 30th or Later in Summer

From: Education

B. Jamison

Teacher on laptop smiling

ETV Teacher Recertification offers South Carolina teachers a variety of online, self-paced courses approved by SDE for 20 renewal credits. SPRING II session ends June 16. Credit earned in this session will meet SC teacher’s recertification needs by June 30th renewal cycle deadline. Register for SPRING II session by end of day May 11th … Or …

How Do You Paint a Dream: Dalí at the CMA

From: Palmetto Scene

K. Park

Dalí's Sandman

"We continue to love Dali, but the question is why?" Palmetto Scene spoke with Chief Curator Will South of the Columbia Museum of Art about the whimsy and wonder of Salvador Dalí, the man who captured our dreams. Yet many Dalí enthusiasts are unaware that the surrealist also illustrated Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland , Miguel Cervantes' Don Quixote , and Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales.

The University of South Carolina Irvin...

Elizabeth O’Neill Verner

From: SC Hall of Fame

Elizabeth O’Neill Verner

Elizabeth O'Neill Verner (1883–1979) was an artist, author and preservationist from Charleston, South Carolina. She was one of the leading figures in the “Charleston Renaissance” movement, which sought to protect the city’s artistic and historic reputation. The South Carolina Arts Commission gives the Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Awards for the Arts in her honor.

Bee Well Honey

From: Making it Grow

S. Flynn

Bee Well Honey jars

Team "Making It Grow" visits with the 2016 South Carolina Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Farmer of the Year Kerry Owen of Bee Well Honey in Pickens, SC. Owen’s business focuses on streamlined production and distribution. In addition to raising bees and running a store, Owen also offers educational boot camps for beginning and advanced beekeepers. He also plans to start a Honeybee College.

Inmates and Taxpayers to Benefit from Pilot Project

From: Telehealth

T. Crouch

S.C. prisons will use telehealth for urgent care in five prison facilities.

In 2017, the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC) will begin connecting inmates to providers over video, for urgent care needs.

Traditionally, inmates would be transported with security personnel to an emergency department, whether or not the need was emergent. According to the SCDC, a transport can cost on average $491. In a year, inmates might be transported over 28,000 times. The partnership with the Medical University of South Carolina will allow inmates to...

Lee Correctional Facility Making Music

From: Palmetto Scene

A. Crouch

Drums

For the last four years, a chamber music ensemble from Carnegie Hall in New York City comes to Bishopville to spend a week as part of a program through the S.C. Department of Corrections. The group, Decodas, works with inmates at the Lee Correctional Facility to compose original music and then perform it in concert. It’s bringing much more than just music to the facility.

Amy Fortes, SC Chef Ambassador

From: Making it Grow

S. Flynn

Amy Fortes, SC Chef Ambassador

“Making It Grow” host Amanda McNulty interviews Amy Fortes, SC Chef Ambassador, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

LearningWhy Lesson Collaboration: Creating a Better Way to Learn

From: Education

B. Jamison

Screen shot from LearningWhy home page

ETV is building a new website to house innovative lessons for tomorrow’s graduate. LearningWhy hosts complete standards-based lessons for one-to-one technology environments and is funded by the South Carolina K-12 Technology Initiative. The complete site, to be released in fall 2017, will include cross-curricular activities, lesson progressions, assessment, and all the media and content links needed for teaching to standards. But the site already houses exciting project-based learning lessons created in partnership!

SC House Legislative Update April 25, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

G. Jackson

The S.C. House of Representatives.

Legislative Update April 25, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 15

The House of Representatives concurred in Senate amendments to H.3792, a bill addressing MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR RESTROOMS AVAILABLE AT MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STADIUMS, and enrolled the legislation for ratification. This legislation establishes minimum standards for the numbers of restroom plumbing fixtures available for men and women at middle school and high school stadiums as a means of relieving public schools from the financial burden...

SC Senate Legislative Update April 24 - April 28, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

G. Jackson

The S.C. State House.

On Thursday, the Senate gave a third and final reading to an amended version of H. 3516, commonly called the roads bill, by a vote of 30-9. The Senate’s version would raise the state’s motor fuel user fee 2 cents per gallon over a six year period for a total of 12 cents, in addition to other fee increases. When fully implemented, the legislative package would provide up to approximately $800 million annually in new...

Clemson Engineering Students Improve Healthcare-Related Companies

From: Palmetto Scene

K. Cannon

Clemson Students with Shea Tolbert, General Family and Cosmetic Dentist at Family Dental Health.

Each year, students in the Industrial Engineering program at Clemson University complete senior projects. These projects culminate their four years at the university and allow them to use their education to benefit businesses in the area. This year, a few students had the opportunity to use industrial engineering in a field that many may not expect, healthcare.

Sloan Bankson, an Industrial Engineering student working on a senior project for Family Dental Health , explains,...

Come See Me Festival 2017

From: ETV Regionals

K. Cannon

Arts and Craft Project at Come See Me

The Come See Me Festival in Rock Hill, South Carolina, has been around for more than 50 years. It is described as the annual “salute to spring,” with nearly 80 events and activities. The festival consists of music concerts, tailgates, a Barbecue Cook-off, tours, car shows, art exhibitions, and much more. The festival started on April 20th and ended on April 29th. Its logo features Glen the Frog, who was created by Vernon Grant...

ETV Announces Batesburg Teacher Selected 2017 PBS Digital Innovator

From: Education

G. Rawls

Ashley Fort, Batesburg teacher selected for 2017 Digital Innovators Program

South Carolina ETV Announces Batesburg Teacher Selected for the 2017 Digital Innovators Program

USC Women's Basketball Team Honored at State House

From: This Week in South Carolina

G. Jackson

USC head coach Dawn Staley

The 2017 national championship-winning University of South Carolina women's basketball team, along with head coach Dawn Staley, were honored at the State House on April 25, 2017.

The ceremony in the State House culminates nearly a month of festivities honoring the Gamecocks for defeating Mississippi State 67-55 for their first-ever national championship. Days after winning the title on April 2, the women's basketball team was honored with a parade in downtown Columbia.

Head...

Geneticist Offers a New Option for Families Seeking Answers

From: Telehealth

T. Crouch

A family sits in the waiting room for their telehealth appointment.

While patients at the Greenwood Genetic Center’s (GGC) Florence site might wait to see a geneticist in person, they now have another choice—to see a geneticist over a secure video conference, or telehealth.

Telehealth gives patients more appointment options to choose from, which could allow them to see a geneticist sooner. In late 2016, GGC began offering telehealth appointments at their Florence site, which has no full-time geneticist. In fact, when it comes to...

Cherokee Speedway

From: Student Multimedia Program

J. Turner and C. Drosos

Cherokee Speedway

Cherokee Speedway is a popular dirt track in Gaffney, South Carolina. A hub of family activity and pure American entertainment, Cherokee Speedway is a landmark of the southeast dirt track circuit. Since the 1960s, Cherokee has been making names for hometown racers and families. Ask any of the racers and they'll tell you, "dirt is for racing, and asphalt is for getting there!"

M is for Myrtle Beach

From: Carolina Stories

M is for Myrtle Beach

Kimberly Miles with the Myrtle Beach area Chamber of Commerce talks about this wonderful vacation destination.

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, May 2017

From: ETV

L. O'Bryon

National Memorial Day Concert 2017

Dear Viewers and Listeners,

In May, we salute our veterans and their families with the popular National Memorial Day Concert 2017 , broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Hosted again by Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise, the special features an all-star line-up of actors and musicians paying tribute to our men and women in uniform.

South Carolinians in WWII airs Saturday afternoons on ETV World. These inspiring...

Southern Campaign of the American Revolution – NEW Classroom Resource

From: Education

B. Jamison

Line of soldiers from Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

South Carolina’s role in the Revolutionary War comes to the classroom in new online resources produced by South Carolina ETV in conjunction with the National Park Service, The Self Foundation, and both the local and national chapters of the Sons of the American Revolution.

EOC Issues Report That Examines Education of Military Connected Children

From: Education

B. Jamison

SC Education Oversight Committee logo

Per Act 289, passed by the SC General Assembly in 2014, the SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC) is required to develop an annual report on the educational performance of military connected children in our state.

May on Knowitall

From: Education

M. Brown

Images from content featured on Knowitall in May

Featured in May: Keep It Real, Knowitall Healthy, Southern Campaign of the American Revolution, and author of Brown Girl Dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson. The Knowitall Calendar includes resources for World Press Freedom Day, Cinco de Mayo, Hand Hygiene Day, Mother’s Day, Armed Forces Day and Memorial Day.

ETV Highlights for May 2017

From: Education

B. Jamison

Image of John Glenn in spacesuit against starry night

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In May, don’t miss a special that highlights John Glenn’s courageous life spent serving our country, several interesting programs addressing diverse educational issues, a Carolina Stories about our vanishing WWII veterans, the National Memorial Day Concert 2017, and King Charles III on Masterpiece! Plus, check out The National Geographic Bee , a new ETV kids program for mother’s day and new episodes of Arthur !

S.C. Forestry Commission Celebrates Nine Decades

From: Palmetto Scene

A. Crouch

Forestry Commission Celebration

The SC Forestry Commission celebrated its 90th anniversary with a tree planting ceremony at the State House and announced the economic impact of the state's forestry industry. A Clemson University study found that the industry has a $21 billion impact on the state's economy and is number one in the manufacturing sector, in terms of jobs and labor income. The industry employs over 84,000 people. Other highlights of the study include:

- Forestry represents...

Anne Worsham Richardson

From: SC Hall of Fame

Anne Worsham Richardson

Known as the “Charleston Bird Lady,” Anne Worsham Richardson (1919-2012), renowned wildlife artist, was sometimes dubbed the Audubon of her time. No other South Carolinian has done more to portray the avian wildlife of the Palmetto State than this Charleston artist, whose wildlife paintings hang in galleries around the world. She is South Carolina’s official painter of the State Bird, the Carolina Wren, and State Flower, Yellow Jessamine. With her husband, Richardson operated a bird...

Southern Caviar Dip

From: Making it Grow

S. Flynn

Southern Caviar Dip

Annie Ham from McCall Farms in Effingham, SC joins "Making It Grow" who will be making a “Southern Caviar Dip” with Blackeye Peas in their new Glory Farms clear can. This first on the shelf clear can is manufactured by Sonoco.

Ingredients 1 (15 oz.) can Glory Farms Blackeye Peas 1 (15 oz.) can black beans 1/4 cup red bell pepper, diced 1/4" 1/4 cup green onions, sliced 1/8" 1 tsp. pickled jalapeno peppers,...

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