Welcome to SETV - Springfield Educational Television
Springfield School District's Cable Television Channel
Springfield Educational Television (SETV) is available on the following sourced:
FiOS TV: Ch. 29
Comcast/Xfinity: Ch. 8 or 11 depending on service
RCN TV: Ch. 51
Video on Demand (VOD) is also available throughout the site. You may select televised programs from our content menu to watch at your convenience.
SETV combines both bulletin board announcements and district produced television programming to create an information resource for parents, residents and the public in general.
To view the weekly program guide for SET TV please access our Schedule.
The bulletin board section of SETV contains SSD contact information, calendar of school and sports events, special announcements and SETV program schedules. Emergency information (such as weather related closings) are also posted on the bulletin board when needed.
SETV presents both live and taped television programs that air several times over the course of one week. Live programs include twice monthly Board of School Directors’ meetings, along with SHS athletic events, Celebration of the Arts and Commencement. Taped programs include Student Recognition, Classroom Clips, concerts, and other special events from each school as well as administrator programs.
Other special programming such as Retro-SETV programs (shows from the 80’s and 90’s), NASA TV, TED Talks, Creative Commons videos curated from YouTube and Vimeo as well as other educational content are provided.
You may submit a SETV Services Request form HERE to request a DVD copy of a televised program (not including the SHS Commencement Ceremony), request a re-broadcast of a televised program, or request a televised program be added to our VOD content menu online. You may also purchase a USB drive with a copy of the SHS Commencement and/or ETR Recognition Ceremonies for $20 using the Service Request form HERE. Video content is archived for as long as we have storage. At this time we hold Sports and The Growl archives for up to 2 years, Board Meetings for 1 year. Processing of service requests takes approximately two weeks. Please feel free to contact SET TV for additional resources.
Thanks for watching SETV!
Benjamin Lieberman, SETV Director
Nathan Kadish, SETV Producer
(Note: Ben Lieberman and Nathan Kadish are not employees of the Springfield School District. Both are independent contractors hired part-time, and supervised by the district to manage SETV, and ssdcougars.tv.)
SETV Films & Broadcasts the annual Commencement ceremonies for the community. In addition to it being available online, members of the Springfield Community can request their own personal digital copy on USB thumbdrive.