PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators

PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators

Tue, 12/01/2015 - 12:33pm - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 5:00pm

PBS & WXXI Are Looking for America’s Most Innovative Educator

Applications accepted December 1, 2015  -February 8, 2016

Are you a digital superstar at your school? If you are creatively integrating digital media and technology in your classroom, apply to the 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program.

This year-long, free professional development program is designed to foster and grow a community of tech-savvy K-12 educators who effectively integrate digital media and technology to inspire learning.
Apply through February 8, 2016 at http://ny.pbslearningmedia.org/digitalinnovators

Why Apply?
All qualified applicants will join the prestigious PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program and receive
one year of FREE professional development that includes:

  • Virtual trainings
  • Access to premium and exclusive resources
  • A complimentary PBS Teacherline (pbs.org/teacherline) course
  • Invitations to special events
  • Membership into a robust professional learning community

Networking and engagement opportunities with peers and thought leaders. From the qualified group of educators,
up to 54 Lead Digital Innovators will be selected, representing each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the USVI. The Lead Digital Innovators will receive a three-day, all-expense paid trip to Denver, Colorado to participate in the 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Summit on June 25-26, 2016 and to attend the ISTE Conference on June 27. Attendees will hear from renowned speakers and pedagogical experts, learn strategies for delivering classroom-ready best practices in digital learning, and network with like-minded peers.

Who Is Selected?

  • Tech-savvy, K-12 educators with a passion for using digital media and technology
  • Leaders with a desire to empower their peers and share strategies around digital media integration
  • Active sharers of content and ideas through social media
  • PBS Education ambassadors that embrace life-long learning and collaboration and recognize the power technology has to inspire students

How to Apply?

  • Go to http://ny.pbslearningmedia.org/digitalinnovators
  • Register and create a profile.
  • Create a 1- 2 minute video that describes how you are using digital media and technology.
  • Complete the online application and submit.
  • Follow the conversation using hashtag #PBSDigitalInnovator