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Communications

Kern County Superintendent of Schools

Kern Educational Telecommunications Network (KETN)

Kern Educational Telecommunications Network (KETN) exists to provide cost effective, telecommunications based, educational opportunities to students and adults.

KETN believes geographic isolation should not hinder learning opportunities, be they in the classroom or home, and that an educated and informed population benefits our community. We embrace local, regional and national collaboration and are committed to using cutting edge technology and program innovation that benefits viewers and users of our services.

Production Services

Kern County Superintendent of Schools and its award winning staff offer production services, equipment and creativity needed to produce video and audio programs for all transport systems, broadcast, Internet satellite, etc. We offer studio productions, field productions, post-production and duplication services.

KETN provides full video and audio production services, from idea conception to completed project, for the departments of the Kern County Superintendent of Schools office, as well as outside profit and non-profit organizations. Project categories include long and short format model teaching lessons, distance education classes, documentaries, industrial training videos, student productions, commercials, public service announcements, and live interactive programming via broadcast, Internet and/or satellite.

We have a creative, talented and experienced staff ready and waiting to help you. Come to us with an idea and we’ll make it happen! For more information call our Production Manager, John Lenko, at (661) 636-4759.

Services include

  • Creative Concepts
  • Scripting
  • Pre-Production Planning
  • Studio Multi-Camera Production (both live and taped)
  • Single and Multi-Camera Field Production
  • Full Post Production Facilities (linear and non-linear modes)
  • Format Conversion
  • Audio Tape Duplication
  • Live web streaming and on-demand services

Client List

A partial list of our clients include:

  • CBS
  • ABC
  • CNN
  • FOX NEWS NETWORK
  • COURT TV
  • REAL TV
  • INSIDE EDITION
  • HARD COPY
  • TOYOTA
  • APPLE COMPUTER, INC.
  • KERN COUNTY
  • WESTED
  • CONUS
  • MOVE INTERNATIONAL
  • SCHOOLS LEGAL SERVICES
  • FCMAT (FISCAL CRISIS AND MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE TEAM)
  • CSIS (CALIFORNIA SCHOOL INFORMATION SERVICES)
  • KERN COUNTY NETWORK FOR CHILDREN
  • KERN COUNTY MUSEUM
  • CALIFORNIA LIVING MUSEUM
  • KERN HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • KCSOS CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
  • MIGRANT EDUCATION
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SACRAMENTO
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, MERCED
  • COMMUNITY CONNECTION FOR CHILD CARE
  • SANTA CRUZ COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION

Kern Educational Telecommunications Consortium (KETC)

KETC Mission Statement

Kern Educational Telecommunications Consortium (KETC) was established to provide, in a cost effective manner, the services and other items necessary and appropriate for the establishment, operation and maintenance of the Kern Educational Telecommunications delivery system for instructional resources, programming and equipment; improving educational resources; increasing the educational opportunities of students at all instructional levels; improving instructional telecommunications systems and technology; and implementation of recommendations of mutual interest regarding instructional telecommunications delivery systems.

KETC Membership

The Consortium is made up of the Kern County Superintendent of Schools (the administrative agency), Kern Community College District, California State University, Bakersfield, Kern High School District, Panama-Buena Vista Union School District and Bakersfield City School District. It operates through an operational committee and board of directors.

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