Broadcasting Technology

Instructor: Tim Bode

The Arts, A/V, Technology, and Communications Cluster encompasses careers in the performing arts, television, radio, theater, and those who work behind the scenes.  In the Broadcasting Technology program of study, you will learn what it takes to run a successful television program.  From those who sit behind the anchor desk to those who control the lighting of the set, the courses in Broadcasting Technology will cover it all.  If you have ever dreamed of seeing your name in lights (or dreamed of being behind them), this career cluster was made for you.

Byrd’s Eye View is a fully functional television studio where student anchors report the school’s news.  Student reporters do interviews, record athletic events, and video school events. 

OSHA

OSHA 10 is a 10-hour online training course "that covers critical workplace safety topics.  Entry-level employees with this certification have industry-specific knowledge and skills that help prevent injuries and keep workplaces safe and productive."  

OSHA 10 Hour Training Website

Governor’s Workforce Credential

The Governor's Workforce Credential is the highest award that a WV CTE student can earn.  Students must obtain at least a 3.0 overall GPA, earn at least 1 industry or state-approved credential, have at least a 95% attendance rate, pass 2 random drug tests, receive at least a 95% score on their CTE Portfolio, and earn a specific score on the NOCTI assessment in order to earn this honor.  

Governor's Workforce Credential (SWAY)

EVERFi

Everfi houses a variety of online courses for which students can earn certificates, including Financial Education, Health and Wellness, and College and Career Readiness.  These courses "bring real-world learning into the classroom and equip students with skills they need for success- now and in the future."

Everfi Website

NOCTI

NOCTI is the leading provider of industry credentials and resources for career and technical education (CTE) programs across the nation. With over 50 years of experience, NOCTI is a pioneer in creating customized and standardized credentialing solutions and is a valuable partner in the CTE community’s efforts to improve America’s workforce.  Some NOCTI assessment scores can be used to obtain college credit. 

NOCTI Website

For questions regarding this program of study, contact Broadcasting Technology Teacher Tim Bode at tbode@k12.wv.us.