The Nine Network of Public Media has launched a LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program open to educators in the St. Louis region. The nationwide program will recognize the top 100 applicants as PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators.

These tech-savvy K-12 educators who are incorporating digital media in classrooms will receive a full year of professional development focused on teaching in a digital classroom.

The top 15 applicants from across the country will attend a two-day digital summit in Washington, D.C., with access to renowned speakers and experts, strategies for delivering best practices in digital education that they can immediately apply to classroom and networking opportunities with educators from across the country.

As classrooms continue to evolve to incorporate technology into learning, more teachers than ever are embracing the power of digital media to enhance student engagement and achievement.

Now through Feb. 14, educators can apply for the PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program by submitting a 60-120 second video and completing two essay questions that describe their leadership in digital learning. The online application is available at

Judges will select the winners, who will be awarded yearlong professional development opportunities that include virtual trainings, access to premium and exclusive resources, invitations to special events, membership into a robust professional learning community, and networking opportunities with innovative educators and thought leaders. In addition, winners will receive ongoing support from the Nine Network.

Winners will be announced in March.

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