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Western Reserve Public Media Educational Services

Western Reserve Public Media’s Department of Educational Services and its staff serve students and educators in eight Ohio counties (Carroll, Columbiana, Mahoning, Portage, Stark, Summit, Trumbull and Wayne), including: 92 public school districts, 111 nonpublic schools, 256,700 students, 21,500 educators. Educational Services provides these state-of-the-art services to educators and students:

  • Technology training for teachers

  • Web-based projects on a wide range of academic subjects

  • Distance learning projects

  • Award-winning local instructional television programming

  • Instructional Television (ITV) schedule

  • Multimedia instructional content


Our Department of Educational Services provided the following outreach during the 2009-10 school year:

  • 184 educational technology workshops were held for 1,995 K-12 teachers

  • 3 of the workshops were delivered via videoconferencing serving 37 educators locally but over 275 educators statewide

  • A total of 1,995 teachers and administrators attended our workshops, totaling 9102 hours of workshop time

  • Three times per year, 18,738 issues of our monthly TechKnowledgy Newsletter were distributed to 92 school districts, 5 joint vocational schools and 156 nonpublic schools

  • 340 hours of block feed programming were broadcast


During the 2009-2010 school year, Western Reserve Educational Services was recognized as a Professional Development Affiliate Partner (PDAP) with the Partnership for 21st Century Skills.


Educational Technology Training

Educational Technology Training For more than 30 years, Western Reserve Public Media has been training teachers and administrators to use the latest educational technologies in their classrooms (computers, the Internet, distance learning and more). Every year, our staff trains over 2,500 educators to use these tools and to share them with their students.




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