Avid for Educators

As an educator, you tell your students to pursue their passions. You strive to help them succeed. But while many students may be interested in a career in media, it may seem too difficult and expensive for them to get there.

Avid’s education offerings solve these dilemmas with solutions scaled to your facility’s needs. Whether you’re a college educator or K-12 teacher, you can provide your students with hands-on training that will prepare them for top college media programs and successful careers in the media industry.



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Preparing the next generation of media professionals

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Empowering students with the skills for successful careers


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Berklee College of Music, elevating education

Meeting the Challenge

Find out why top schools such as Berklee College of Music, UNLV, and Full Sail University have partnered with Avid to help students succeed.

  • Access the official Avid curriculum, industry-valued certification exams and more as an Avid Learning Partner
  • Teach specific skillsets that lead to rewarding career paths and real job opportunities
  • Expand your teaching knowledge at your own pace with online and eBook options
  • Deploy Avid solutions campus-wide and give students advanced experience by teaching media management and collaborative workflows
  • Stay within budget with campus licensing at one simple, annual cost
  • Scale to your needs with free versions of professional-grade products and easy “plug-and-play” solutions
  • Easily meet ESSA requirements with our federally compliant partner programs

Jumpstart your career

More professionals in music, film, and television use Avid audio and video tools than any other products. Get a head start on your competition by learning and mastering the essential Media Composer, Pro Tools, or Sibelius skills you’ll need in the real world—at special deeply discounted pricing just for students and educators.

Student at desk editing video with discounted Media Composer for education software Create and edit video
Gain the cutting edge with the industry’s most trusted film and video editing solution. Tell great stories and get your work noticed with its intuitive, powerful toolset for modern media makers.

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Student at desk editing music with discounted Pro Tools for education software Create and mix audio

Get everything you need to create and mix music and sound for picture using the same award-winning tools top recording studios and post facilities rely on daily.

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Student at piano composing music with discounted Sibelius for education software Compose music

Compose music and publish beautiful scores using the world’s best-selling notation software, with sophisticated yet easy-to-use tools —ideal for learning.

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One of the primary reasons we are almost completely Avid now is because that is exactly what our industry has been telling us we should be doing.


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Movie Magic: Danish Film School Spreads its Wings with Avid

Working on shared storage for editing, grading and finishing has completely changed our workflow. Before we were very limited by the local storage, but now we’re able to access the storage from workstations all over the school. This flexibility, combined with the speed and reliability of the technology, has transformed the editing process for our students.


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Full Sail University Builds Avid Audio and Video Editing Tools Into Curriculum

Film students will be working and editing their projects in Avid Media Composer and Symphony. We’ll have audio students working in Pro Tools, editing and mixing the sounds: dialog, sound effects and music. And, we’ll bring it all together in the dub stage.


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