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PBS North Carolina Education

The future of North Carolina depends upon the cognitive, physical and social-emotional well-being of our children and adolescents. In collaboration with statewide and local partners, PBS North Carolina delivers powerful resources designed to support effective teaching and inspire lifelong learning for North Carolinians of all ages.

We invite you to explore the many educational opportunities we provide, both online and in person, from award-winning children’s programming and resources for educators and parents to learning media, teacher workshops and family-friendly community events.

Watch, Play & Learn

Jamming on the Job

Jamming on the Job Podcast

Andrés, Christina and their magic BoomBox, voiced by Durham musician Pierce Freelon, take a musical road trip to learn more about amazing jobs. Produced by PBS North Carolina for PBS KIDS.


Explore NC App

Celebrate North Carolina's rich history of innovation & deep connection to nature. The Explore NC app encourages learning through interactive games and allows learners of all ages to experience new technologies such as augmented reality. Explore NC is available for iOS and Android devices at Apple and Google app stores.

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Our Impact in North Carolina

Top left corner is the PBS KIDS logo, a blue circle with PBS KIDS in green and white text. Below, in white text: 140 million PBS KIDS streams annually by NC households.
An image with a purple background. In the top left corner is the Rootle Ambassador corner, with an orange circle and blue banner across it. Below, in white text: 4,141 Early Learners impacted in Year One.
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An image with a light blue background. In the top right corner is the blue PBS Learning Media logo. Below, in white text: 277,884 annual users for Sci NC education resources.

Resources for Educators

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Join Us in Greenville This Summer

Impact Summit

Discover strategies for helping our youngest learners at this event for educators, parents & caregivers. 

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More Resources for Educators & Classrooms

The impact of education and learning lasts a lifetime. Explore more trusted educational resources and professional development opportunities. PBS North Carolina’s Education Services division strives to build more awareness for the robust educational assets that PBS offers to educators. 

Resources for Families

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Rootle Readiness Resources

PBS North Carolina Education & its partners provide educational & practical resources to help families learn & grow together as they prepare their children for success in school & life.

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PBS KIDS eNewsletters

Get crafts, activities, parenting tips, recipes and ideas that you can use to play and learn with your kids emailed to you every week.

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More Resources for Kids & Families

Find info about PBS KIDS resources you can use at home to watch, play and learn with your child. Connect on Instagram, subscribe to our Rootle eNewsletter and find more information about in-person family events.