WCTE Staff Named to National PBS Committees

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Two senior staff members of WCTE Upper Cumberland PBS were recently elected to serve on PBS national committees.

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Kids & Animals - Empathy through Caring for Living Things

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PBS Parents recently released an article about how caring for living things teaches empathy to kids. From something small like a plant or fish, to a dog or cat or even a human baby, there are many lessons to be learned from providing different levels of care to those who depend on us.

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Improving Your Child's Health with Fermented Food

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This is a guest post from Sarah Nelson, who will join Cindy Putman on the WCTE Get Ready To Learn radio show May 28th. Sarah is a local farmer who has a wide range of knowledge about health & growing things.

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How Your Child's Diet Contributes to His or Her Emotional Well-being

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The food your child eats does more than just nourish his or her body. It also serves as a way to nourish his mind and emotional health. Learn more about how to promote health in your child.

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Annual WCTE Great TV Auction Kicks Off June 2

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WCTE’s annual Great TV Auction kicks off on Thursday, June 2 at 7:00 p.m. The Auction airs live on WCTE from 7-11 p.m. June 2-5 and June 9-12.

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Children & Suicide - Helping a Community Heal

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When a child commits suicide, the family, the school system, and the community are rocked to their very cores. WCTE Ready To Learn radio host Cindy Putman shares resources and information to help.

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WCTE Partners With Chick-fil-A for The Big Payback May 3

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WCTE Upper Cumberland PBS is participating in The Big Payback, a region-wide, 24-hour online giving event created to help Middle Tennessee nonprofits raise funds vital to continue their work, which directly improves the community around them. This is the first year that WCTE is taking part in the event.

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Run For Your Mama Kicks Off ‘Run the Cumberland’ May 7

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WCTE Upper Cumberland PBS will hold the 5th annual Run For Your Mama Double Pump 5K on Saturday, May 7 in Cookeville.

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WCTE & TTU Offer Screening of TED Talks: Science & Wonder April 22

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The public is invited to a free community screening of TED Talks: Science & Wonder, part of a recent PBS TED Talks series, on Friday, April 22, at the TTU Oakley STEM Center Auditorium.

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WCTE FREE Lunchtime Film Screening April 6

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Indie Lens Pop-Up, presented by ITVS, Independent Lens, and WCTE Upper Cumberland PBS, is excited to offer an advance screening of Peace Officer, a film by Scott Christopherson and Brad Barber.

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WCTE WWI Documentary Premieres April 6

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WCTE’s newest original documentary Over There, Over Here: Tennesseans in the Great War will premiere on Wednesday, April 6 at 7 p.m. on WCTE, with an encore airing on April 14 at 7 p.m.

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WCTE Welcomes Three New Board Members in 2016

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New members in 2016 include Jerry Boyd, Diana Baranowski, and Mario Morales.

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High School Academic Bowl on WCTE March 28-April 27

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WCTE Upper Cumberland PBS hosts an annual Academic Bowl, in which high school Academic Teams from across the region compete for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place, as well as the prestigious Dr. Fred Culp Spirit Award.

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WCTE Documentary Explores Student Re-Engagement March 31

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WCTE’s original documentary titled Growing Education: Getting Back on Track premieres Thursday, March 31 at 7 p.m

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Regional Impact Recognized at WCTE Annual Dinner

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WCTE Upper Cumberland PBS recognized individuals and organizations making significant local impact at the recent WCTE Annual Dinner, held on March 10 at the Leslie Town Centre.

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