As the district’s Emmy Award nominated television station, WPDS-TV14 is the FCC licensed educational learning channel for the Pinellas County School district. The mission of the television station is to highlight excellence in the classroom, showcase innovative practices to raise student achievement and provide the community with quality educational television programming supporting teaching and learning at all levels throughout Pinellas County.
In this week’s edition of PCS Journal, Superintendent Dr. Michael Grego has a candid conversation with Al Ruechel about low student achievement in five south Pinellas schools. Dr. Grego provides information on additional budget allocations the schools receive and the numerous efforts underway to create sustainable improvements and meet the needs of students. Dr. Grego also talks about the district’s recent designation as a model learning community by the Ford Next Generation Learning Foundation. PCS Journal airs daily at 7am, noon and 8pm on WPDS-TV14.
Starting August 24th, the first episode of an exclusive WPDS-TV14 documentary series, Road to Transformation-Scale-Up for Success!The program is approximately 25 minutes in length and airs Monday and Friday evening at 7:30pm. The segments in this first episode focus on improvements at Campbell Park and Melrose elementary schools:
August 28th is the season premiere of Science Rocks where STEM Specialist Laura Spence shows us how students are spending their summer learning about STEM. Plus, we follow Pinellas County teachers in a summer ecology camp. WPDS-TV14 is proud to announce Science Rocks has won a second prestigious TELLY awards for excellence in educational television programming.
This summer on Spectrum of the Arts, Jonathan Ogle takes us behind the scenes at the 2015 Walker's Rising Stars program.
Coming soon: Literocity Pinellas! A new concept television program designed to showcase literacy within english language arts programs, elementary through high school in Pinellas County Schools.