Celebrate the Teachers in Your Life for Teacher's Appreciation Week

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This week on WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn radio show, join RTL Project Manager Cindy Putman as she has a special co-host Brenda Hughett. Putman and Hughett discuss the Putnam County Schools’ LEAPs and 21st Century Programs. They also share some special memories about teachers who had an important impact in their lives.

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Spotlight on Programs Helping Kids: CASA & LEAPs 21st Cyberchase Step It Up!

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This week on WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn Radio Show, host and Ready To Learn Project manager Cindy Putman is joined by Darlene Jones, program director of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). Jones and her second grade grandson, Colton, join Putman as they discuss CASA and the interesting programs that PBS KIDS have that appeal to a second grader.

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How the M.A.S.H. Program is Honoring Our Veterans, Part 2

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The conversation continues this week on WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn radio show as host Cindy Putman and co-host Carla Mohammad Lawson discuss the programs that are in place to help our nation’s heroes - men and women who have served our country - and the impact that homelessness has on them.

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How the M.A.S.H. Program is Honoring Our Veterans, Part 1

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Join WCTE’s Cindy Putman on the Get Ready To Learn radio show as she has a conversation with special co-host Carla Mohammad Lawson. Carla is the SSVF Outreach Coordinator for Mission Accomplished: Stable Housing (the acronym for this program is MASH) through Volunteer Behavioral Health. Carla has been working to end veteran homelessness in Cookeville, Tennessee.

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WCTE Upper Cumberland PBS and Zimmer Broadcasting = A Perfect Partnership

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This week on WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn, host Cindy Putman is joined by Brent Carl Fleshman of WHUB-FM Cookeville, TN who was named Small Market Personality of the Year at the 2016 National Association of Broadcasters' (NAB) Marconi Radio Awards. The prestigious awards recognize radio's outstanding personalities and stations.

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Spotlight on the Highlands Workforce Development Project

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This week on the WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn radio show, join host Cindy Putman as she discusses the importance of parental engagement for student success with Kathy Bain, Liaison, Workforce Development & Education for the Highlands Economic Partnership.

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The Art of Storytelling and How You Can Encourage Creativity in Your Kids

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This week on the Get Ready To Learn radio show, join host Cindy Putman as she discusses the art of storytelling with motivational speaker Steve Donahue. Donahue was the guest speaker at WCTE’s 2017 Annual Dinner and he was kind enough to sit down with us to share his ideas about storytelling on the radio.

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Spotlight on Roadtrip Nation with Dr. Hannah Rawiszer

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Check out this week’s WCTE Get Ready To Learn radio show as Host and Ready To Learn project manager Cynthia Putman is joined by Dr. Hannah Rawiszer, Director of Education and Community Engagement at WCTE.

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How Second Hand Smoke Impacts a Child’s Health for a Lifetime

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Join us for this edition of the WCTE Get Ready To Learn radio show as host Cindy Putman is joined by special co-host Randy Todd, Tobacco Cessation Facilitator who is Tobacco Free/ALA Certified. They discuss the long term impact that second hand smoke has on a child’s health.

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WCTE on the Radio - Dr. Brian O'Connor

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On this edition of WCTE on the Radio, Hannah Rawiszer and special guest Dr. Brian O'Connor discuss the 31st Annual WCTE Academic Bowl and O'Connor's experience hosting for the last 8 years. Shannon Terry, WCTE's Membership Coordinator and Executive Assistant to the CEO will also join Hannah for a deep dive and programming segments to talk about March Membership Drive.

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Kids & Yoga - Improving Overall Health & Well-Being

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Join Cindy Putman and Mary Boring, WCTE's technology liaison, on this week's episode of the Get Ready To Learn radio show as they discover how important yoga is for kids. Mary has recently become a yoga instructor and she has lots of great information to share about her experiences.

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WCTE on the Radio - Becky Magura and Public Media Advocacy

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Host Hannah Rawiszer welcomes special guest WCTE President & CEO Becky Magura for the entire show to talk about the importance of WCTE PBS, a public broadcasting station in our upper Cumberland region. They will also chat about Protect My Public Media, a campaign to help citizens reach their elected officials about public media advocacy. Visit www.protectmypublicmedia.org to learn more!

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Spotlight on Upper Cumberland Child Advocacy and Issues of Abuse in Children

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Join WCTE’s Ready To Learn Host Cindy Putman and her special co-host Upper Cumberland Child Advocacy Center Executive Director Jennifer Wilkerson as they discuss a very serious issue, sexual abuse of children. They will also discuss some of the local programs that are in place to help children and families navigate this journey.

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WCTE on the Radio - Andrew Smith & Daniel Duarte

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Don't miss this week's edition of WCTE On the Radio, with host Hannah Rawiszer. This week, Andrew Smith, English instructor at TTU joins host Hannah to give his perspective on the American Masters special "Maya Angelou: And I Still Rise." In our deep dive segment, Daniel Duarte, WCTE producer, talks about his program "Bluegrass Underground Behind the Scenes."

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Spotlight on Putnam County Schools Food Services Program, Part 2

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More than 30 million children across the United States file through school cafeteria lines every day. This week on WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn radio show, host Cindy Putman is joined once again by Putnam County School System Program Supervisor for Food Services Kathlyn Walter to learn more about what PCSS is doing to feed its students lunch. This is part two of a two part series.

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