History of Educational Television In American Samoa

Consolidated School, Nua

1962 – Planning Went Forward

1962: The Governor of American Samoa to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ended June 30th. 1962 Annual Report, H. Rex Lee (Dem) U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. Planning went forward for the construction of 22 consolidated elementary schools with the materials and supervision to be ...
Read More
old-school

1963 – Construction Was Under Way

1963: The Governor of American Samoa to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ended June 30th. 1963 Annual Report, H. Rex Lee (Dem) U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. …Construction was under way on American Samoa’s first consolidated elementary school at Nua village, to serve students from ...
Read More
Producer director working with teacher

1964 – Exacting and Complex Preparation

1964 Oct. 05 – KVZK-TV Center in Utulei is officially opened; beams first educational program. The Governor of American Samoa to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ended June 30th.   1964 Annual Report, Rex Lee (Dem) U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. Chapter III Education Approaching E-TV ...
Read More
Instructional Resource Center

1965 – A Year of Exciting And Dramatic Consequence

1965: The Governor of American Samoa to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ended June 30th.   1965 Annual Report, H. Rex Lee (Dem) U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. Television teachers recording lesson programs for later broadcast at the Kirwan Educational Television Center, Utulei.  Lessons are prerecorded ...
Read More
Transmitter Control

1966 – A Year of Seeing Dreams Become Reality

1966: The Governor of American Samoa to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ended June 30th.   1966 Annual Report, H. Rex Lee (Dem) U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. Fiscal year 1966 was the second year of operation for American Samoa’s bold new instructional television system. It ...
Read More
TV in class

1967 – American Samoa Education Continued to Use Television As Its Core

1967: The Governor of American Samoa to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ended June 30th 1967 Annual Report, H. Rex Lee (Dem) U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. Text from the 1967 Education section of the Governor’s Report is included below.  There is a great deal ...
Read More
Teaching agriculture

1968 – Major Change in Research and Measurement

1968: The Governor of American Samoa to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ended June 30th 1968 Annual Report, Owen W. Aspinall. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. Fiscal year 1968 was the fourth year of operation for American Samoa’s unique instructional system in which television is ...
Read More
classroom-instructions

1969 – Special Emphasis on Early Childhood Education

1969: The Governor of American Samoa to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ended June 30th.   1969 Annual Report,  Owen W. Aspinall (Dem) U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. As the Department of Education completed its fifth year in which educational television served as the basic teaching ...
Read More
ECE expanded

1970 – University of Hawaii Was Chosen As Educational Consultant

1970: The Governor of American Samoa to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ended June 30th 1970 Annual Report, John M. Haydon (Rep) U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. Early in fiscal year 1970, after an executive and legislative study of several proposals, the University of Hawaii ...
Read More
ASCC opening

1971-The Development of Community College

1971: The Governor of American Samoa to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ended June 30th 1971 Annual Report, John M. Haydon (Rep) U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. The development of Community College of American Samoa in its first year of operation highlighted educational strides in ...
Read More
Master Control Center

1972 – Television Reassessed

1972: The Governor of American Samoa to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ended June 30th.   1972 Annual Report, John M. Haydon. (Rep) U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. During Fiscal Year 1972, the Department of Education, through its Television Division, became part of an innovative program ...
Read More
Chief Nikolao Pula

1973 – Attempt to Preserve Fa’a Samoa

1973: American Samoa Annual Report 1973 John M. Haydon (Rep) Governor of American Samoa There are 1,635 registered titles in American Samoa --- Chiefs, Talking Chiefs, High Chiefs, High Talking chiefs and eight Paramount Chiefs. There are currently two titles vacant and being disputed in the High Court of American ...
Read More
Teacher training

1974 – Decrease In the Number of Televised Lessons

1974: American Samoa 1974 Annual Report to the secretary of the interior. Prepared by The Office of Samoan Information Pago Pago. John M. Haydon (Rep) Governor of American Samoa By 1974, educational television was relegated to paragraph 8 in the report and reads thus: The redirection of television instruction in ...
Read More
Dancing sivasiva

1975 – Budget Deficit of Over $10 Million

1975: American Samoa 1975 Annual Report to the secretary of the interior. Prepared by The Office of Samoan Information Pago Pago. Earl B. Ruth (Rep) Governor of American Samoa "…I arrived in American Samoa shortly after a DOI task force found the Territorial government with a current budget deficit of ...
Read More
Master Control Center

1976 – Annual Report to the secretary of the interior

1976: American Samoa 1976 Annual Report to the secretary of the interior. Prepared by The Office of Samoan Information Pago Pago. Earl B. Ruth (Rep) Governor of American Samoa The Department of Education’s new Division of Instructional Development began operations as a result of a study of organization and administration ...
Read More
google-site-verification: google38afe584a62777bc.html