9 episodes

A video podcast for community leaders who believe it's time to stop nibbling around the edges of education reform and move to real transformation in all of our SC schools.

ElevatED4SC ElevatED4SC

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

A video podcast for community leaders who believe it's time to stop nibbling around the edges of education reform and move to real transformation in all of our SC schools.

    Business Leader’s Ringside Seat in the World of Education Innovation

    Business Leader’s Ringside Seat in the World of Education Innovation

    In the final episode of Season 1, Ted Dintersmith, a venture capitalist and thought leader in innovation and education, joins our regular contributors, Dr. Barnett Berry and Merrit Jones. Ted shares bright spots from what he learned in his visits to schools in all 50 states, and lays out ideas to engage business leaders in shaping the future of education in South Carolina.

    For more on this episode and our work, visit elevatED4SC.com. Find us on Twitter and Facebook @ElevatED4SC.

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    Producer: Reba Campbell

    Assistant producer: Sophie Bello

    Studio manager and editor: Britt Hogg

    Broadcast consultant: Randy Covington

    Music: Beauty Flow by Kevin MacLeod. View license here.

    • 23 min
    Making Space for Student Voices

    Making Space for Student Voices

    In this episode, we are joined by regular contributor Merrit Jones, an advisor to national organization StudentVoice, who shares the importance of making space for student voices. Later, contributor Barnett Berry joins Merrit to discuss how building student-teacher partnership relies on teacher leadership. 

    For more on this episode and our work, visit elevatED4SC.com. Find us on Twitter and Facebook @ElevatED4SC.

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    Producer: Reba Campbell

    Assistant producer: Sophie Bello

    Studio manager and editor: Britt Hogg

    Broadcast consultant: Randy Covington

    Music: Beauty Flow by Kevin MacLeod. View license here.

    • 20 min
    Collaborative Leadership in SC Schools

    Collaborative Leadership in SC Schools

    “We have to stop nibbling around the edges of education in SC." In this episode, we are joined by SC Senator Greg Hembree (Horry, Dillon), chairman of the Senate Education Committee, who shares his vision for the teaching profession. Later, we hear from Allen Kirby, principal of Walker Gamble Elementary in rural Clarendon County, who tells us how he established a system of collective leadership and collaborative teaching in his school. 

    For more on this episode and our work, visit elevatED4SC.com. Find us on Twitter and Facebook @ElevatED4SC. 

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    Producer: Reba Campbell

    Assistant producer: Sophie Bello

    Studio manager and editor: Britt Hogg

    Broadcast consultant: Randy Covington

    Music: Beauty Flow by Kevin MacLeod. View license here.

    • 18 min
    The Whole Community’s Role in Educating SC Children

    The Whole Community’s Role in Educating SC Children

    There’s more to education than what happens in the classroom. In this episode, we take a look at what local communities can do for the education of SC children. We are joined by Vernon Kennedy Sr., executive director of Fairfield Behavioral Health Services, who shares how he works to provide essential services for the young people in his community of Fairfield County, SC. Later in the episode, regular contributor Dr. Barnett Berry discusses a new report on whole child education policy in the state - the foundations we already have in place and the opportunities available for SC to achieve a transformed system of education. 

    For more on this episode and our work, visit elevatED4SC.com. Find us on Twitter and Facebook @ElevatED4SC. For a summarized version of the Whole Child Policy Analysis, visit bit.ly/WCPAhighlights.

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    Producer: Reba Campbell

    Assistant producer: Sophie Bello

    Studio manager and editor: Britt Hogg

    Broadcast consultant: Randy Covington

    Music: Beauty Flow by Kevin MacLeod. View license here.

    • 17 min
    Transforming Learning Environments

    Transforming Learning Environments

    This episode discusses transforming learning environments in South Carolina, for both students and teachers, from their perspectives. Regular contributors are joined by Linda Funkhouser, senior at Lexington High School, and Veronica Thomas, teacher at Fairfield Central High School. We hear about the resources needed in every school district in order for both teachers and students to thrive. 

    For more on this episode and our work, visit elevatED4SC.com. Find us on Twitter and Facebook @ElevatED4SC.   

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    Producer: Reba Campbell 

    Assistant producer and graphic designer: Sophie Bello 

    Studio manager and editor: Britt Hogg 

    Broadcast consultant: Randy Covington  

    Music: Beauty Flow by Kevin MacLeod. License.  

    • 18 min
    Digital Inclusion: Achieving Equitable Access to High-Speed Internet

    Digital Inclusion: Achieving Equitable Access to High-Speed Internet

    This episode covers the digital divide in South Carolina, and explores the importance of broadband, equitable access to high-speed internet, and digital literacy in order to build a resilient community. Regular contributors are joined by Jim Stritzger, director of the state Broadband Office, and Phyllis Martin, CEO of the Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative. For more on this episode and our work, visit elevatED4SC.com. Find us on Twitter and Facebook @ElevatED4SC. 

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    Producer: Reba Campbell

    Assistant producer: Sophie Bello

    Studio manager and editor: Britt Hogg

    Broadcast consultant: Randy Covington

    Music: Beauty Flow by Kevin MacLeod. View license here.

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

EdCoach Stephanie Haynes ,

Leading the way for change in education!

This is a fantastic vodcast to get involved with in terms of rethinking education in the state of South Carolina. Amazing interviews, and valuable information to change the mindset about how we teach kids in our state.

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