Southern Oregon Public Television offers many education-based initiatives, all designed to benefit the teachers, students, parents, and the community.

Examples of these offerings include:

  •, an online resource with education-based games and activities for children of all ages.
  • Learning Media an online resource rich with standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more.
  • The Teacher Community Program our local pilot initiative that aims to build the media arts educator community in Southern Oregon, and to discover ways to collaborate with them around the shared goal of improving learning outcomes for local students.
  • PBS Kids programming, airing all day on SOPTV. These programs are created with specific learning goals to benefit all age groups.
  • Student Showcase, an SOPTV production to encourage and recognize student achievement.
  • Scratch Jr. Training, where students are taught to program their own interactive stories and games featuring their favorite PBS Kids characters.
  •, an online resource to help parents make sure their children are optimizing the PBS learning experience.
  • SOPTV Education Facebook page, where resources geared toward students, teachers, and parents are shared daily.

SOPTV remains committed to providing teachers, students and our entire community with as many resources as possible to encourage and nurture “Learning for Life.”

If you’d like to support this vital effort and truly help make a difference in our community by enriching our understanding of the past, enlivening our present and preparing us for the future please contact us at or by calling 541-200-2867.