STN invites all member teachers to participate in the Teacher Video Contest.
Apply all you have learned and all you teach to creating an outstanding video.


Produce a 3-minute video based on the prompt.  Add your own flourish, special effects and production value.



Presentation of Awards
The winner will receive a plaque and will be announced at the Closing Ceremony of the STN Convention on March 15 in Washington, DC.  Teachers are not required to attend the convention to enter or win this award. However, your STN membership must be current.  If not, please JOIN here.

Teacher Contest Guidelines
Only submissions that follow the STN Content Policy for Creative contests will be eligible for screening and awards.

Schools must be “members in good standing,” meaning that their membership and account is current.

Teachers entering must be the “adviser” of record for their school.

Only one entry will be allowed per teacher.

All submissions must be mailed to the STN office on a flashdrive.  Please include the program title, school na

me, and TRT on the flashdrive and fill out the Entry Form below.


Submissions must run less than 3 minutes.
Entries must be postmarked by January 15, 2020.

All entries sent by contest participants become property of STN. Winning entries may be compiled for distribution by Student Television Network at its discretion. School agrees to release rights to their winning entries for unlimited duplication and distribution, in any medium, worldwide, into perpetuity, without compensation.   These rights may include uploading of the entries to partner/sponsor websites.  No entries will be returned.


Teacher Contest Judging Criteria
Excellent content, storytelling and coverage are appropriate for the show’s target audience.  Excellent production values, including lighting, sound, art direction as well as appropriate use of effects and graphics, editing, and original music.  Excellent creativity, originality, writing, acting and directing.  Journalistic integrity.  Overall impact and professionalism.

Teacher Challenge Fees and Submissions
There is no fee for this contest.  This is a paper entry – no online registration.

Entries must be submitted with the official Entry Form.  Postmark entries by January 15, 2020 and send to:

STN Teacher Video Contest
P.O. Box 2752
Carlsbad, CA  92018





2018-2019 Teacher Video Contest Winners
Contest Prompt:  Pay Attention

Ian Wald
Nature Coast Technical High School
Brooksville, FL

Butch Stephens
Cypress Park High School
Cypress, TX


2017-2018 Teacher Video Contest Winner

Contest Prompt:  Figure It Out
Kevin Patterson
Oviedo High School
Oviedo, FL

2016-2017 Teacher Video Contest Winner
 Contest Prompt: Another Point of View
Nicolas Pantaleon
Somerset Academy
Homestead, FL


2015-2016 Teacher Video Contest Winner
Contest Prompt: Expect the Unexpected
Tracy Misner
Alpharetta High School
Alpharetta, GA 


2014-2015 Teacher Video Contest Winner

Contest Prompt: It's Not Fair!
Christopher Schwalm
Cedar Crest High School 
Lebanon, PA 


2013-2014 Teacher Video Contest Winner
Contest Prompt:  Keepin' It Real
Travis Sherman
Har-Ber High School
Springdale, AR


2012-2013 Teacher Video Contest Winner
Contest Prompt:  Media Madness In The Classroom
Adriel Ortiz
Cypress Lakes High School 


2011-2012 Teacher Video Contest Winner
Contest Prompt: 
My Aha Moment
Pam Dixon
Lake Charles-Boston Academy
Lake Charles, LA