For Educators

Professional development

The News Literacy Project offers limited on-site professional development (PD) workshops for educators, as well as an online PD series twice a year (see schedule below). Our staff is also available for seminar presentations, keynote addresses and other discussions for general audiences.

Peter Adams of NLP gives educators in Miami a survey of the misinformation landscape.


Our current topics include:

  • An overview and rationale for the field of news literacy.
  • A survey of the misinformation landscape.
  • News literacy as a means of encouraging 21stcentury civic engagement.
  • A hands-on introduction to using digital forensics in the classroom.

Customized workshop and seminar sessions are available for select clients.

Our standard on-site rates for 1 presenter and up to 75 participants are:

  • $1,500 + reasonable travel expenses for a half-day (4 hours).
  • $3,000 for a full day (8 hours).

We also can provide customized quotes for specific time frames and settings.

Please email Joe Keeton ( to inquire about availability and request a quote. Include “NLP PD Question” in your subject line.

Online PD series (fall semester 2018)

Rate: $30 for series/$10 per session for each registration.

(This link will be active during registration window.)

Session 1: An introduction to news literacy education
Tuesday, Aug. 28
5–6 p.m. ET

Session 2: Exploring the misinformation landscape
Wednesday, Sept. 12
5–6 p.m. ET

Session 3: Using news literacy to drive civic engagement
Thursday, Sept. 27
5–6 p.m. ET

Session 4: Using digital forensics in the classroom
Tuesday, Oct. 9
5–6 p.m. ET