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The Broadcast Educational Media Commission is an independent agency created to advance education and accelerate the learning of the citizens of this state through public educational broadcasting services. The commission provides leadership and support in extending the knowledge of the citizens of this state by promoting access to and use of educational broadcasting services, including educational television and radio and radio reading services. The commission also shall administer programs to provide financial and other assistance to educational television and radio and radio reading services.

The commission is a body corporate and politic, an agency of the state performing essential governmental functions of the state.

Project Spotlight: WOSU Community Connector

The Multimedia Grant project has a long history of supporting educational initiatives for Ohioans. This project is a joint initiative among Broadcast Educational Media Commission, the Ohio Department of Education, and Ohio's Public Television Stations. Project Spotlight presents Community Connectors, brought to you by the Broadcast Educational Media Commission, the Ohio Department of Education, and WOSU:

To see more videos created by the Ohio Public Television stations, please follow the link to BEMC's YouTube page.

Project Spotlight: Connecting Ohio's Students to the World

Since funding Telecommunity and Interactive Video Distance Learning (IVDL) projects in the late 1990's, the State of Ohio has continued to support efforts to expand opportunities to students. Project Spotlight presents Connecting Ohio's Students to the World through the OARnet Connection, brought to you by the Broadcast Educational Media Commission and OARnet:

Together with this introductory video, OARnet has created a Case Study on their website with more information:  https://www.oar.net/case-studies/bemc_oarnet_enable_distance_learning_opportunities  

For more information about collaboration opportunities and connecting with providers:

 To see more videos created by the Ohio Public Television stations, please follow the link to BEMC's YouTube page.

Ohio Public Television Stations Release Teacher & Parent Resources for Department of Education's Highest Priority Initiatives

The Multimedia Grant project has a long history of supporting educational initiatives for Ohioans. This project is a joint initiative among Broadcast Educational Media Commission, the Ohio Department of Education, and Ohio's Public Television Stations. Project Spotlight presents Helping Parents Understand the IEP Process, brought to you by the Broadcast Educational Media Commission, the Ohio Department of Education, and WOUB Public Media:

For more information about the IEP Process: 

To see more videos created by the Ohio Public Television stations, please follow the link to BEMC's YouTube page.

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