• Teaching essential skills to
    empower smart, safe media choices

Upcoming Events

Media Education and Events

Media Power Youth offers a variety of events around topics such as managing screentime, remote learning engagement, media creation, social media & mental health, and violence in the media. These events help educators, families, and youth alike gain the skills and knowledge they need to navigate the increasingly complicated media landscape and how to use media creatively to advocate for causes they believe in.  We provide professional training, family webinars, and youth workshops. Check out our current offerings below.

Media Literacy Office Hours, First Mondays 3:30-5:00 EST

Do you have a media literacy-related question? Do you need support using our resources? Just want to pick our brains about using media in your class or program? We’re happy to invite youth-serving professionals to our Media Literacy Office Hours via Zoom, on the first Monday of the month starting November 1st! You can register using the link below. You will have to register for each individual session, and do not have to stay for the entire hour and a half. Please reach out to [email protected] or 603-222-1200 with any questions.

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Virtual PD 2021/2022

Media Power Youth inspires young people to engage with media in thoughtful and constructive ways that support their physical and mental well-being. The last 18 months have significantly altered students’ expectations of media and technology both in the classroom and at home. To support you in navigating these new waters, we are planning a wide range of professional development opportunities that will help educators reconnect with students and learn from each other.

We are offering two different curricula training sessions as well as four workshops on various media literacy topics throughout the school year. Download the flyer below to see all the training descriptions and dates offered, or click the button to register. 

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Feb 16, 2022 – Professional Development

Media Literacy for Safe and Healthy Choices v2.0 at North Country Education Services, 8:30AM – 12:00PM, recommended for 4th-5th grade educators 

Our foundational upper-elementary curriculum has been newly updated for 2021! This evidence-based educational resource contains lessons on how media and technology shape our habits and attitudes around health and wellness while engaging students in a hands-on health fair project. New topics include vaping, infographics, reality TV, and community advocacy. Upon completion of the workshop, all New Hampshire educators will receive a copy of the curriculum at no additional cost thanks to a grant from the NH Department of Justice. The registration fee is $10 and includes light refreshments. Learn more and register below!

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Feb 16, 2022 – Professional Development

Media Literacy Curricula for Middle School at North Country Education Services, 1:00PM – 4:30PM, recommended for 5th-8th grade educators

In this workshop, we will explore the challenges that media has created for middle-school students as well as the opportunities that it ignites. We will also introduce educators to our wide range of middle school instructional tools including Cyber Cipher: Decoding Social Networks and our project-based learning module, Digital Climate Change: Texting and Tweeting Your Way to a Better World, as well as our experiences with implementing these tools in schools and ideas that educators and students have shared with us along the way. Upon completion of the workshop, all New Hampshire educators will receive a copy of the curriculum at no additional cost thanks to a grant from the NH Department of Justice. The registration fee is $10 and includes light refreshments. Learn more and register below!

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Mar 10, 2022 – Professional Development

Media Literacy for Safe & Healthy Choices v2.0, Concord, NH

8:30AM – 12:15PM, recommended for 4th-5th grade educators 

Our foundational upper-elementary curriculum has been newly updated for 2021! This evidence-based educational resource contains lessons on how media and technology shape our habits and attitudes around health and wellness while engaging students in a hands-on health fair project. New topics include vaping, infographics, reality TV, and community advocacy. This program is presented in partnership with the New Hampshire Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors Association. Learn more and register below!

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Mar 10, 2022 – Professional Development

Media Literacy Curricula for Middle School, Concord, NH

1:00PM – 4:45PM, recommended for 5th-8th grade educators

In this workshop, we will explore the challenges that media has created for middle-school students as well as the opportunities that it ignites. We will also introduce educators to our wide range of middle school instructional tools including Cyber Cipher: Decoding Social Networks and our project-based learning module, Digital Climate Change: Texting and Tweeting Your Way to a Better World, as well as our experiences with implementing these tools in schools and ideas that educators and students have shared with us along the way. This program is presented in partnership with the New Hampshire Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors Association. Learn more and register below!