DEN Leadership Council

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DEN Leadership Council

As the most active contributors to the DEN Community, Leadership Council members play an instrumental role in shaping Discovery Education and its community.


Members of the Leadership Council (LC) are active contributors to the growth and development of the Discovery Education and the Discovery Educator Network (DEN). They do so in a variety of ways based on their interests and expertise, including: creating content, hosting events, providing feedback, and supporting the global community through online discussions and professional learning opportunities.

Applications for the 2020 - 2021 DEN LC are now open. This program is open to DEN STAR educators with access to Discovery Education services in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Application closes Friday, September 9 at noon ET.

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Benefits to Leadership Council Members

Being part of the LC is a commitment, but it also comes with many rewards. Through their contributions to the community at-large and local community, the Leadership Council:
  • Plays an instrumental role in growing and shaping Discovery Education and the DEN Community
  • Increases networking and leadership opportunities
  • Gains access to additional supports and professional learning opportunities from Discovery Education
  • Receives formal recognition and opportunities to showcase their experiences and expertise

Expectations of Leadership Council Members

Leadership Council members work with one another and directly with Discovery Education to:

  • Support monthly themes by creating and curating content and supporting online professional learning opportunities for a specific monthly theme
  • Host an event in their region to support the DEN STAR Educator Community and build awareness of Discovery Education resources
  • Actively participate in the DEN Online Community by engaging in conversations and sharing resources to the library