The “Education Connection” (EdConnect) airing on cable channel 13 is collaboration between the Waukesha School District, the Waukesha Education Foundation, and the telecommunication students at Waukesha West High School. The EdConnect series, now starting its third season, showcases students, teachers, programs, local notables, and Community places of interest. The instructor at West, Ms. Chris Beck, works with the students in producing this well-received series of programs.
The students are engaged in all aspects of theses shows including filming, editing, and post-production. Several shows included student “talent” in front of the cameras as well. The productions are put together using software obtained with a grant from the WEF.
Last season featured the Waukesha Civic Theatre, the Waukesha Historical Museum, an interview with Waukesha’s Mayor, West’s trip to the National Academic Decathlon, the State Marching Band Competition, and many more shows. All EdConnect Shows highlight local education and its’ value to the greater Waukesha area.
The WEF is proud to partner with the School District in bringing a broad range of creative programming concepts to your local channel 13. Broader interest Community stories are also broadcast on the Waukesha Community ch. 25 as well as Time Warner Digital Cable ch 1111 – WI On Demand.
Watch for and enjoy these entertaining, student-driven productions!