Avid Learning Academy


Inspiring the next generation of media creators

The Avid Learning Academy (ALA) program is focused on preparing students for a successful career in media. Available to high schools looking to add a new media arts program or enhance an existing one, the ALA program offers a CTE-compliant audio and music production curriculum and video editing curriculum that cover the Avid “First” family of creative tools.

Enroll your school to become an Avid Learning Academy and get everything you need to empower students with the foundational skills they need to succeed in their creative endeavors, whether they want to advance their Avid education and certification or enter the job market immediately after graduation.

Why become an Avid Learning Academy?

Students dream big. Empower them to succeed.

Inspire students and help them develop the media production skills they need to open doors to more creative opportunities. Whether headed to college or straight into a career, they gain the competence to succeed in music creation, audio production, or video post production using the tools and workflows used across the media industry.


Enrich your school’s media arts program on a budget

Pro Tools | First and Media Composer | First are free to download and use, making the program the most affordable way to introduce students to the tools and workflows used across the music, film, TV, and entertainment industries. Boost your school’s reputation—and student engagement—with a CTE-compliant program that’s easy to roll out and maintain.

Attain industry-recognized certification

Avid Certification helps professionals attain the skills and competencies needed to excel in the highly competitive media industry. Teachers can deepen their expertise, earning Avid Certified Instructor status, and certify students as an Avid Certified Associate—a new entry-level credential that provides the path to professional Avid certification.


Peek inside the music and video editing curriculums

Enroll today

Avid and Rowman & Littlefield have teamed up to bring the Avid Learning Academy program to high schools across North America. If you have questions or are interested in becoming an Avid Learning Academy, get in touch with us.


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