What is Digital Edge TV, and how can you get involved?
Digital Edge TV is a dynamic and unique career exploration and digital media training program that offers young adults real-world opportunities, direct hands-on technical education, and integrated personal & professional development training.
Interested in joining Digital Edge TV as a student? CLICK HERE to download our flyer in PDF format and be sure to share on social media for the benefit of others!
Why is Digital Edge TV so important to our community?
Because innovative career education programs like this work and are needed to help emerging adults understand and navigate the many opportunities that exist for them. Education is power, and there's no better way to learn what it takes to succeed than by working directly with those successful in any given career field. Whether a young person wants to seek a career within the technical trades, go on to college, or start their own business, our dynamic "Project-Based Learning" approach gives them all the tools they need to dig deep, learn faster, and make real-world connections that could jump-start a success career.
Digital Edge Television is a living media lab experience that trains participants in the digital media arts as they produce engaging educational TV shows for the benefit of others...all while conducting meaningful career exploration of today’s hottest career fields! DETV is offered exclusively through Life Connections of the Carolinas, Inc., a 501c3 organization with a 20-year track record of success in keeping youth out of jail. Sam Ettaro, producer and digital media instructor (retired), leverages a unique "project-based learning" approach that helps participants gain opportunities to work with local non-profits and businesses, pursue professional certifications, and build a professional portfolio. The vocational training is integrated with personal life skills training, business skills workshops, and personal mentoring support when needed. Consider partnering with us to give students amazing opportunities to learn, grow, and succeed.
Successful participants will qualify to receive their own laptop computer, opportunities to gain professional certifications, and real-world workplace learning placements.
This program is available to adult learners (18 and up) who live within Mecklenburg County, NC and will require a commitment of at least 20 hours per week for a 90-day term. Tuition and student support services are fully funded and there is no cost to students or their families except for their personal transportation and home internet.
Digital Edge TV is a win/win for our all involved.
Digital Edge TV provides real-world training and career opportunities for emerging adults (18-24) needing assistance with re-entry, recovery, and career advancement.
Digital Edge TV supports non-profits to help them increase the effectiveness of their programs through the effective use of digital media technologies.
Digital Edge TV offers local businesses unique opportunities to gain highly-qualified interns and employees.
Digital Edge TV live streams, videos, and online short courses are available to schools, justice and rehab programs, and other non-profit organizations.
Are you a business person with experience to share as a guest on Digital Edge TV? Would you like to sponsor and support Digital Edge TV? CLICK HERE to download our flyer in PDF format for more information on ways you can get involved!
Digital Edge TV is offered exclusively through Life Connections of the Carolinas, Incorporated, a 501c3 organization based in Charlotte, NC. Simply put, Life Connections helps keep kids out of jail & keep families connected. We provide restorative practices designed to develop adolescent and strengthen homes.
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Digital Edge TV Participants Work Directly With Professionals To Build...
Career & Community Connections
Sense of Purpose
Entrepreneurial Vision & Foundations
Soft & Technical Skills Development
Professional Certification Opportunities
Real-World Work Opportunities