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Teachers on Skillshare are an integral part of our community. They educate, inspire, and motivate our vibrant and curious members across the world.

To celebrate and support our most engaging and active teachers, we are excited to offer a suite of new benefits and resources designed to increase their success on Skillshare. Read on to learn more about our new initiatives.

Top Teachers

‘Top Teachers’ represent our most active, engaged, and high-quality teachers on Skillshare. They rank among the top 1% of teachers on the platform.

‘Top Teachers’ are offered exclusive perks to support their success, which include the following:

  • ‘Top Teacher’ badge on profile
  • Account manager from Skillshare
  • Guaranteed marketing features
  • Private community forum, events, and access to new beta products

We take the following criteria into account when selecting ‘Top Teachers’:

  • Student Engagement Levels: Classes have significant student engagement.
  • Quality of Content: Creates exemplary content for students and adheres to all Class and Community Guidelines.
  • Activity: Remains active on the platform by publishing at least 1 class every 6 months.
  • Engagement with Students: Goes above and beyond to connect with students by answering questions, sharing resources, and providing thoughtful feedback on projects.
  • Teacher Brand and Profile: Profile is a cohesive and consistent representation of individual and brand.

Meet Some of Our 'Top Teachers'

Teachers to Watch

‘Teachers to Watch’ represent a broader community of high-quality and up & coming teachers on Skillshare.

‘Teachers to Watch’ are offered exclusive perks to increase their success, which include the following:

  • Private community forum
  • Exclusive class creation and marketing workshops
  • Expedited email support from the Teacher Support Team

We take the following criteria into account when selecting ‘Teachers to Watch’:

  • Student Engagement: Classes rank in the top 10% for student engagement.
  • Quality of Content: Creates high-quality and engaging content for students and adheres to all Class and Community Guidelines.
  • Activity: Remains active on the platform by publishing at least 1 class every 6 months.
  • Engagement with Students: Connects with students by answering questions and providing thoughtful feedback on projects.
  • Teacher Brand and Profile: Profile is a cohesive and consistent representation of individual and brand.

Meet Some of Our 'Teachers to Watch'

All Teachers are reviewed on a regular basis by the Teacher Success Team to determine eligibility and ensure they continue to meet the criteria. Teachers will be notified via email of their eligibility.

We are so excited about the opportunity to support the success of our teachers and we hope you are too! Join the Teacher Success Team for a one-hour AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Tuesday, February 6th at 1 pm EST to ask questions and learn more about these programs. Head here to join! Not able to make the AMA? Don't hesitate to reach out to us at teach@skillshare.com.