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 a teacher development program 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.