Building Your Channel, Teacher Success - Teacher Handbook - Skillshare

Building Your Channel

Teacher Success

To celebrate and support our most engaging and active teachers, we offer teacher success programs that include benefits and resources designed to amplify success on Skillshare. 

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
  • A dedicated point-of-contact at Skillshare
  • Special marketing features and promotions
  • Private community forum, events, and access to new beta products
  • Free Skillshare Premium membership

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

  • Quality of Content: consistently creates exemplary content for students and adheres to all quality, class, and community guidelines.
  • Performance: channel and classes rank highly in minutes watched, positive student reviews, and student enrollments.
  • 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 the individual and personal brand.