• Nature Cat Inspired Composter
    BY Heather Toner | October 17, 2016

    One of our favorite PBS Kids stars, Nature Cat, is a house cat with no real instincts for the great outdoors, yet that doesn't deter this passionate and curious feline ...

  • Being There: How Attendance Affects Pre-K Benefits
    BY Heather Toner | October 17, 2016

    The early childhood field is committed to increasing access to high quality early learning experiences. But the work doesn't stop at enrollment –we need to ensure children are consistently attending ...

  • Student Reporting Labs Squad Grows to 3!
    BY Heather Toner | October 11, 2016

    Ever wish your high school journalism classroom could be transformed into a newsroom with support from a professional media mentor and the opportunity to be featured on PBS Newshour? Enter PBS ...

  • Copyright for Educators
    BY Heather Toner | September 27, 2016

    Copyright for Educators is a series of videos designed to help educators learn about what they can and can't do within the category of "Teaching" in the Copyright Act. Under the ...

  • When Antiques Roadshow Comes to Palm Springs…
    BY Heather Toner | September 1, 2016

    ...We all have a lot of FUN! Or at least we certainly did this past summer when the iconic PBS show filmed an episode for their new season in sunny ...

  • Local Voices from the Student Reporting Labs Academy
    BY Heather Toner | July 23, 2016

    What happens when 20 students from across the country come together in our nation's capital to share their love of journalism and gain mentorship from some of the most highly ...

  • Busy PBS Editor Still Finds Time to Volunteer and Make A Difference for Foster Youth
    July 8, 2016

    Dwayne Castronova is a busy video producer at PBS SOCAL’S KOCE-TV. But he also still finds time to be a dedicated CASA volunteer at CASA OC (Court Appointed Special Advocates, ...

  • So You Think You Can Write?
    BY Heather Toner | June 1, 2016

    Every year, we hold a creative writing contest for young authors from kindergarten through 3rd grade here in SoCal. While we're always blown away by all the amazing submissions, we ...

  • Learn More – Law and Policy
    BY Daniel Heimpel, Fostering Media Connections | July 16, 2015

      The federal foster care system, in essence, is a multi-level, multi-state system of laws and policies aimed at serving the “best interests” of children who are removed from their homes ...

  • Learn More – Well-Being
    BY Draven Godwin, Juvenile Forensic Psychologist | July 16, 2015

    Foster youth often experience a myriad of challenges, from the time they enter foster care to when they’re aging out and beyond. As a result, they need access to constant ...