A E T N Logo P B S logo
Support the Programs You Love DONATE NOW

2014 Digital Innovators Program Application Deadline is Feb. 14

Posted on 23 Jan 2014

Do you know an educator who's a digital superstar? Encourage him or her to apply to the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program. This year-long program - which recognizes educators who creatively integrate digital media and technology in the classroom - will foster and reward a community of 100 digitally-savvy K-12 educators.

So, why should educators apply? To begin with, 100 of the selected applicants will be invited to join the prestigious PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program and receive one year of completely FREE professional development that includes:

  • Access to virtual trainings and exclusive resources focused on best practices in integrating digital media/technology
  • Invitation to special events
  • National recognition in the press and online
  • Membership into a robust professional learning community

And the fun doesn't stop there! The top 15 applicants selected will also receive an all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C. to participate in the PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Summit at PBS headquarters. It's a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will provide hands-on training and the chance to network and engage with like-minded peers and industry thought leaders!

Now that you know what's available, exactly who are the PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators looking for? 

  • 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
  • PBS LearningMedia ambassadors that embrace life-long learning, collaboration, inclusion and innovation

And last, but not least, how do educators apply?

  1. Go to pbslearningmedia.org/collection/digitalinnovators.
  2. Register and create a profile.
  3. Create a 1-2 minute video that describing how digital media and technology are used in the classroom.
  4. Complete the online application and submit.

And that's it. We can't wait to see the entries we know extraordinary educators across Arkansas will submit to this program! 


AETN.org > Educators > Educator's Blog > 2014 Digital Innovators Program Application Deadline is Feb. 14

Leave a Comment

Security key  Use accessible validation
Can't read the security key? Click here to get a new key

Engage Blog

4 Reasons the New “Sherlock” Special Will Be One to Watch
Classic settings, your favorite cast members, a fun twist and a chance to see “Sherlock” on the big screen — what more is there to love about the upcoming special, “Sherlock: The Abominable Bride”? Find out all of the exciting details — and where you can see it in theaters (with extras) after our Jan. 1 premiere — in this guest blog post from AETN Marketing and Outreach intern Nick Harrington.

Tommy Emmanuel - On Screen and Live With AETN
Acclaimed acoustic guitarist Tommy Emmanuel brings together never-before-seen performances and highlights from public television specials special curated concert, “Music Gone Public: Tommy Emmanuel,” on Nov. 30 at 8:30 p.m., then performs live in Conway Feb. 19!

“Downton Abbey: Season 6” Preview Screenings
The end may be near, but there’s no reason to be defeatist. AETN and our partners at the Fayetteville Public Library and Historic Arkansas Museum will be hosting free screenings of the first hour of the final season of “Downton Abbey” this December! Learn when and how you can attend after the jump.

“Steel Rails in Arkansas” Premieres Nov. 22
With more than 2,700 miles of railroad track operated by 20 different railroads, rail transportation makes up an important part of Arkansas’s history, heritage and economy! Explore it and visit more than 25 locations across the Natural State with “Steel Rails in Arkansas,” an original AETN family film, premiering Sunday, Nov. 22, at 3:30 p.m.

“The Caged Bird: The Life and Music of Florence B. Price”
Florence B. Price — recognized as one of the two most prominent African American composers of the 20th century — was a favorite composer of legendary soprano Marian Anderson and the first African American woman to have her composition presented by a major symphony. Explore this Arkansas native’s extraordinary life and music in a special presentation of “The Caged Bird” on Monday, Nov. 16, at 9 p.m.