100 WVIA Way
Pittston, PA 18640

Phone: 570-826-6144
Fax: 570-655-1180

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WVIA is proud to support families, educators, and students through a wide variety of programs and events. Our team of PA certified educators consists of Senior Director Vicki Austin, Director Alissa Swarts, and Program Manager Teresa Sabecky.

Our mission is to:

  • Prepare children for success in school and life, and encourage parents to take an active role in their children’s education with PBS KIDS programming and educational content and experiences.
  • Engage students in learning through our Enhanced Scholar Program, which includes Artist of the Week, Scholastic Scrimmage, PBS Kids in the Classroom, and the Great Teachers Essay Contest.
  • Introduce young adults to careers and the 21st century business world via our Careers that Work resources
  • Provide educators with high-quality classroom resources including those available through PBS LearningMedia, as well as professional development opportunities.

For further information, or to learn more about our programs, please email us at education@wvia.org.

WVIA's Enhanced Scholar Program

Put the Spotlight on Your Students!

WVIA offers our region's schools a way to showcase their talented students & support teachers with resources & professional development.

Is your school interested in participating in WVIA's Enhanced Scholar program? Check out the full benefits list and contact us today!

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WVIA's PBS Kids in the Classroom
A special event for member schools where PBS Kids comes in to your classroom!
Great Teachers Essay Contest
High School Students: Honor an inspirational teacher and have your story posted online at wvia.org!
WVIA Education Writers Contest
This contest is designed to promote the advancement of children’s reading skills through hands on, active learning.