WCTE's Educational Mission:
To make sure all children enter school Ready To Learn, become an American Graduate and develop a love of learning so they can become life-long learners. What distinguishes WCTE and PBS from other broadcasters is our public service commitment to fostering lifelong learning. This commitment is reflected in our on- air educational programs, our online services and in the work we do within the community.
These two initiatives powered by grants from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting allow WCTE to empower families and communities with the resources, tools and support to break cycles of generational poverty and chronic school underchievement, to narrow the achievement gap, and teach parents how to be their child's first teacher.
WCTE Education Blog
Join Cynthia Putman, WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn Radio Host, along with Kristy Keeling WCTE’s Education and Community Impact Manager, and Kaitlin Salyers, Committee Chair for Tennessee Tech University’s upcoming International Festival Window on the World as they discuss this free community event.Read More
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Join Ready To Learn radio show host Cindy Putman as she interviews two second graders from Capshaw Elementary, Gaspar and Juana, as they share about their adventures in school. These two Putnam County School System students have been in the LEAPs program for the past two years.Read More
Join WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn host, Cynthia Putman and Tiffany Maynard, Foster Parent Recruiter for Youth Villages, as they discuss the need for Foster parents in the Upper Cumberland. Maynard answers questions that people considering becoming Foster Parents will be able to use to help make an informed decision.Read More
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