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Become a PBS Media Literacy Educator! 

This certification demonstrates your expertise in teaching students to produce media that matters and think critically about their role as media consumers and creators.
To get certified, create a portfolio of work that demonstrates how you possess the following competencies.


Ability to access, analyze and evaluate media.


Create original media using multiple techniques and tools.


Assess online platforms with regards to audience and privacy.

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Implement media literacy instruction in your learning space.  

A certificate and digital badge to showcase your media literacy mastery.

A letter announcing your certification sent to your school and district.

Leadership and professional development opportunities with PBS and local PBS stations.

Starting May 1, get recognized for your media literacy expertise

Program Perks

LEARN MORE about our competencies.

Need support expanding your media literacy skillset? Start with free online professional development courses from KQED Teach.

Register for KQED Teach

Learn the techniques to critically evaluate sources

Learn to create data-driven stories using infographics

Learn how to develop a blog for classroom use

Learn the design process for creating presentations

PBS Media Literacy Educator Certification by KQED