• 1966 

    Established through Title I funds as Instructional Television (ITV) to provide programming for culturally disadvantaged students and in-service programs for teachers.

  • 1977 

    Cable companies in Broward began to provide the school district with community broadcast time on a limited basis.

  • 1984 

    Usage was expanded to general educational purposes for all students.

  • 1997 

    Introduced video conferencing and distance learning via two-way, interactive, compressed video.

  • 2000 

    Purchased community broadcast channel licensed by the FCC to provide non-commercial educational programming (WBEC-TV).

  • 2001 

    BECON’s Broward Virtual Education (BVEd) secures license through Florida Virtual for Broward’s online high school.

  • 2003 

    Broward Virtual School introduces the online virtual high school.

  • 2005 

    Broward Virtual School introduces the online virtual middle school.

  • 2009 
Broward Virtual School introduces the online virtual elementary school.


Recent Milestones  
  • 2018 
FCC Station Repack and Transmitter Upgrade
 

 

 






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