Spotlight on WCTE's PBS Edcamp March 8th - Register Now!

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Join WCTE’s Cindy Putman Ready To Learn Project manager and Kristy Keeling WCTE’s Education and Community Impact Manager as they discuss the upcoming PBS Edcamp on this week's WCTE Get Ready To Learn radio show. This special event is hosted by WCTE and Putnam County Schools.

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ACEs The Rest Of The Story with Elisabeth Jones

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This week on WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn radio show, join Cindy Putman and Elisabeth Jones as they continue their conversation about the impact that ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) have on students. Jones is a educator in the Putnam County school system and is currently a teacher at White Plains Academy where she works with students, many who have had traumatic experiences.

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Understanding Your ACEs Score: FACT not FATE!

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This week on WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn radio show, join Cindy Putman and Elisabeth Jones as they discuss the impact that ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) have on children's lives. Jones is a educator in the Putnam County school system and is currently a teacher at White Plains Academy where she works with a wide range of students, many of whom have had some sort of traumatic episode.

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Spotlight on Tennessee ACEs Initiative with WCTE, part 2

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This week on the Get Ready To Learn radio show, host Cindy Putman welcomes WCTE’s own Brent Clark and Becky Magura for a special conversation about the ACEs project that WCTE has recently finished. The project includes a documentary series that will premiere in February on WCTE and on PBS stations across the state.

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Spotlight on WCTE Partnerships, NETA Presentation & ACEs

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This week on WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn radio show, host Cindy Putman welcomes Brent Clark, WCTE’s Director of Content & Digital Media, as they discuss the opportunities that WCTE has as an educational leader in the Upper Cumberland.

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Spotlight on WCTE's Academic Bowl 2018

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This week on WCTE's Get Ready To Learn radio show, join host Cindy Putman and special guest Reggie Brown as they discuss WCTE's Academic Bowl. **Due to weather Academic Bowl has been rescheduled for later in January 2018.**

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So Many Ways to Watch & Experience WCTE Programming

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This week on WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn radio show, host Cynthia Putman welcomes special guest Mary Boring, Engineering/Technology Liaison at WCTE Upper Cumberland PBS. 2018 is an exciting year at WCTE and Putman and Boring discuss the importance of WCTE to the rural Upper Cumberland area with components on-air, online, in print and in the community.

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Spotlight on Tennessee ACEs Initiative with WCTE

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On this edition of WCTE's Get Ready To Learn radio show, host Cindy Putman is joined by WCTE's Director of Content Brent Clark to discuss chronic childhood trauma, or what experts call adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).

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Celebrating Christmas with WCTE 2017

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Christmas is a special time of year and we hope you have the chance to make some new memories with those you hold dear. Enjoy our holiday lineup of programming all throughout the day on Dec. 25th, plus don't forget to watch the Cookeville Christmas Parade!

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WCTE's Get Ready To Learn Holiday Edition with Capshaw Students Claire & Olivia

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Join Cindy Putman on WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn radio show as she shares the airwaves with two very special Putnam County School System students, Claire and Olivia from Capshaw Elementary. On this week’s show, they share all the great things happening at their school and during the LEAPs afterschool program. Christmas brings joy and delight when seen through the eyes of children.

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Spotlight on Cookeville Christmas Parade 2017 on WCTE

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This week on WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn radio show, host Cynthia Putman welcomed Brent Clark, parade co-host and Content and Digital Media Director at WCTE. They discussed the great traditions surrounding Christmas in the Upper Cumberland and the first ever “Live WCTE Putnam County Christmas Parade” to be broadcast by WCTE both on-air and online.

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Spotlight on United Way of Wilson County & the Upper Cumberland

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Join Cynthia Whittaker Putman this week for WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn radio show as she welcomes special guest from United Way of Wilson County and the Upper Cumberland, Campaign Coordinator Mistie Ragland. They discuss opportunities for local donation dollars to support local programs in our area.

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Spotlight on Putnam County Schools LEAPs Program Fall 2017

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This week on WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn radio show, host Cynthia Putman welcomes special guest Brenda Hughett, extended learning coordinator for the Putnam County School System to talk about the partnership between WCTE and the LEAPs program.

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Spotlight on SOCAT - System of Care Across Tennessee

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This week on WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn radio show, join Cindy Putman and her special co-hosts from a new program that will aid families across the Upper Cumberland in getting better access to the care that is needed when there was been a serious emotional disturbance.

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Spotlight on Upper Cumberland Family Justice Center

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This week on WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn radio show, join Cindy Putman and special guest Amy McBroom Stockwell, Director of the Upper Cumberland Family Justice Center, as they discuss the impact that domestic violence has on families.

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Friday, September 11th from 5pm - 9pm Saturday, September 12th from 10am - 9pm on the Cookeville Square

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WCTE’s Educational Team can customize workshops or professional development trainings for your group or organization. For workshop information, or to inquire about scheduling a workshop, call 921-528-2222 x. 227 or email us.

Topics are listed below:

  • Using Media as a learning tool
  • Using PBS kids apps to extend learning
  • How to be your child’s first teacher
  • Sesame Street Workshops
  • How does poverty effect a child’s brain
  • Literacy and Math
  • Brain Development

Workshops can be conducted in English and Spanish.