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Education Today's Episode Archive
 
Each episode of each season of Education Today is right here in Education Today's episode archive!  Now you can go back in history and find your favorite episode.  Each season identifies how many episodes were aired, their titles, and the overall episode number.  All episodes are available to be obtained from the ASDTV studio at Kittanning Junior High School.  For copies contact Chris Garritano, Multi-Media Technician, either by mail or phone.  You will need to include a blank DVD for each episode you wish to obtain.  Due to the way episodes are archived, you will receive 4 episodes on one DVD with your request, your desired episode being one of them.

Chris Garritano                                                                Phone: 724-548-7600 x1846
300 Buffington Drive
Kittanning PA 16201

 
 
Education Today Season 1

Year: 2004-2005 School Year

Summary: Education Today Season 1 took place during the 2004-2005 School Year.  The studio and set were in a state of flux to begin the year as construction and setup completed for the ASDTV Studio.  By January everything was ready to bring the very first class down to the studio for taping of Education Today!  Don Swanson oversaw and was responsible for the design and setup of the studio and was the producer for the productions.  Jon Szish, then the School and Community Relations Coordinator, hosted the show. This season included 35 episodes (numbers 1-20 overall).
 
Education Today Season 2

Year: 2005-2006 School Year

Summary: Education Today Season 2 took place during the 2005-2006 School Year.  Don Swanson was the producer and Jon Szish took over permanent hosting duties.  This season included 36 episodes (numbers 21-56 overall).

Education Today Season 3

Year: 2006-2007 School Year

Summary: Education Today Season 3 took place during the 2006-2007 School Year.  Don Swanson was the producer and Jon Szish continued to take on the hosting duties. This season included 37 episodes (numbers 57-93 overall).

Education Today Season 4

Year: 2007-2008 School Year

Summary: Education Today Season 4 took place during the 2007-2008 School Year.  Don Swanson was the producer and Jon Szish continued to take on the hosting duties. This season included 35 episodes (numbers 94-128 overall).

Education Today Season 5

Year: 2008-2009 School Year

Summary: Education Today Season 5 took place during the 2008-2009 School Year.  There were five classes from the high schools that rotated down to the studio for filming.  This season saw a few changes come its way with the departure of Don Swanson to the ASD English Department and was left under the new direction of Chris Garritano.  Jon Szish stayed on as the script writer and host.  This season included 37 episodes(numbers 129-165 overall).

Education Today Season 6

Year: 2009-2010 School Year

Summary:Education Today Season 6 took place during the 2009-2010 School Year. The number of rotating classes increased from five to six for this year. This season also saw a few more changes made. Throughout the year the studio set went through a transition period while it was being replaced and updated. The set was still a work in progress at the end of the season. This season also saw a milestone reached as Education Today aired its 200th episode. Jon Szish, then the School and Community Relations Coordinator, remained on as the script writer and host, although we incorporated even more student hosts during the year. This season included 35 episodes (numbers 166-200 overall).
 
Education Today Season 7

Year: 2010-2011 School Year

Summary:Education Today Season 7 took place during the 2010-2011 School Year. The number of rotating classes increased once again. This time from six to eight classes. Once again, changes were made. Jon Szish was transferred to a new job with the district. Chris Garritano then took over the responsibilities for show scheduling and script writing. He also became the host of the show, although many students hosts took over and did a great job. The studio set is finally complete thanks to help from Mr. Morda, a wood shop teacher at Kittanning Jr. High School, as well as the janitorial staff of the school. This season featured plenty of student work including episodes 29-36, and the Educational Christmas Gift episode, along with many other contributions from students for extra video footage of different events featured in this season. This season includes 36 episodes (numbers 201-236 overall).
 
Education Today Season 8

Year: 2011-2012 School Year

Summary:  Education Today Season 8 took place during the 2011-2012 School Year.  The number of rotating classes during the year remained at eight, however, that also featured a separate TV II class from Kittanning High School and several TV II students from Ford City High School.  Among the returning students were a few very good on-air personalities who shouldered most of the hosting duties for the school year.  The show scheduling and script writing, as well as directing of the shows was once again handled by Multi-Media Technician Chris Garritano.  Our "staple" shows, as well as our Education Today Challenges for the students returned again this year.  The season includes 36 episodes (numbers 237-272 overall).  
 
Education Today Season 9
 
Year: 2012-2013 School Year

Summary:  Education Today Season 9 took place during the 2012-2013 School Year.  This year also marked our 300th Episode of ET, which occurred near the end of the year.  A reunion show is in the process of being planned for next school year.  The number of rotating classes during the year remained at eight, however, that also featured a separate TV II class from Kittanning High School and several TV II students from Ford City High School.  This also marked the first year that the Advanced TV class was offered as a separate elective.  Among the returning students was a strong class from Ford City High School highlighted by Paige Klingensmith, Katie Gladysiewski, Leslie Shaeffer, Jenna Wolsonovich, and Aaron Shaner.  The KHS TV II's were a solid group that brought a lot of creativity to the year.  That group includedJosh Petras, Jasa Brochetti, Colby Hika, Braden Huth, Ashlynn Bashline, and Hunter Bearer. The show scheduling and script writing, as well as directing of the shows was once again handled by Multi-Media Technician Chris Garritano.  Our "staple" shows, as well as our Education Today Challenges for the students returned again this year.  The season includes 34 episodes (numbers 273-306 overall).

Education Today Season 10
 
Year: 2013-2014 School Year
 
Summary:  Education Today, Season 10, took place during the 2013-2014 School Year.  The season featured seven rotating classes from Kittanning, Ford City, and West Shamokin High Schools, which included several TV II students from each building.  The season was highlighted by a two-part Anniversary Episode, featuring many of the key cogs that were here when the TV Program started,  several shows about grant initiatives that teachers are incorporating into their classes, and was rounded out with the last seven shows being entirely produced by our TV Production students, as is our annual custom here at Education Today each year. The show scheduling and script writing, as well as directing of the shows was once again handled by Multi-Media Technician Chris Garritano.

A special thanks to all of our guests this year, which are listed in the episode archive link, and everyone who gave us solid show ideas.  The show wouldn't operate without the help and ideas from our very own ASD teachers and staff.  It's all very much appreciated!  The season includes 35 episodes (numbers 307-340 overall).