Adobe Campus Leaders - FAQs

Adobe Campus Leaders

Frequently Asked Questions

Find information about the Adobe Campus Leader program details, expectations of ACLs, the application process, and answers to other frequently asked questions.


Program details


What is an Adobe Campus Leader?

Adobe Campus Leaders are educators who are fostering creativity on their campuses with Adobe solutions. They bring fresh ideas and new ways of teaching the creative process and creative expression to their students and colleagues and have proven to be active and influential leaders.

Who can be an Adobe Campus Leader?

An Adobe Campus Leader is employed by a K-20 educational institution as an instructor, administrator or staff, they are a member and contributor to the Adobe Education Exchange and has examples of how they have incorporated creativity with Adobe solutions into their institutions’ classes or programs. Each applicant will have a letter of recommendation or statement from their management or peer regarding them as a candidate for the Adobe Campus Leader program.

What is the term of an Adobe Campus Leader?

The term of the Adobe Campus Leader is one year or at the end of their employment with a K-20 educational institution. At the end of the term, the Campus Leader may apply again for as long as they are employed in a K-20 educational institution and meet the requirements of the program.

Why should every educational institution have at least one Adobe Campus Leader?

The best reason to have an Adobe Campus Leader at every educational institution is to have an open line of communication with Adobe Education on what programs and resources are available for the institution and their students. The Campus Leader will be aware of special opportunities and initiatives and will also offer feedback to Adobe. All of this will help Adobe continue to evolve our products and services in line with the needs of educational institutions and students.

Why should an instructor or teacher want to be an Adobe Campus Leader?

To be recognized and honored for incorporating creativity into their classrooms and curriculum. The additional benefits of being a member of a forum of like-minded educators and having access to new solutions from Adobe Education is invaluable.


Program expectations


What will I have to do should I become an Adobe Campus Leader?

You will ensure that your campus is informed of Adobe solutions and programs; which will benefit the educators and students on your campus. Should you be accepted as an Adobe Campus Leader you will receive resources and examples of activities a Campus Leader may participate in or lead at their institution.

How much time does it take to be an Adobe Campus Leader?

Much of the work you would do as an Adobe Campus Leader will be in line with your existing work of teaching/leading creativity in classrooms and across your institution. A Campus Leader will be able to be the creative catalyst for other educators and students on their campus. This will be accomplished by sharing success in integrating Adobe Solutions into curricula and by advocating Adobe Education programs which will benefit their institutions educators and students.


Application process and guidelines


How do I apply to be an Adobe Campus Leader?

To formally apply for the program, please complete the application form by:

  • Entering your personal biographical information
  • Briefly answering two questions about yourself and your teaching:
    • Share one example of how you currently ignite creativity on your campus. Include a video or file to support your example (optional).
    • How would you use your role as an Adobe Campus Leader to promote creativity on campus?
  • Uploading a letter of recommendation from your administration supporting your application.
The application should take no more than an hour for a qualified applicant.

How long is the application period?

Adobe will be holding open applications on a year-round basis. Should an applicant be accepted, their term starts on the date of their acceptance and runs for a year. A reminder will be sent to the Campus Leader when it is time to reapply.

When will I learn if I am accepted as an Adobe Campus Leader?

You will receive a response to your application within 3-4 weeks of applying. Please add edex@adobe.com to your safe sender list to ensure delivery of the application status email.

Adobe Campus Leader

Apply to be an ACL

Applying for the Adobe Campus Leader program is simple and should take no more than an hour of your time. Instructions are available on the application form.