• 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 videoconferencing 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.


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