VITAL NY offers more resources for teachers

VITAL NY, the free Video In Teaching and Learning resource service from New York’s public television stations, and PBS Learning Media will transition to the PBS Learning Media platform beginning Oct. 15.

The new home continues to offer all the features educators have grown to value, along with a growing library of thousands of free digital media resources from PBS Teachers, the National Archives, the Library of Congress, NASA and many other partners.

VITAL NY’s former platform will be discontinued and will now be available by visiting Most VITAL NY registered users’ accounts have been automatically transferred to the PBS LearningMedia platform. To verify your account follow these steps:

  1. Go to
  2. Click “Log in.”
  3. Under “Returning Guests,” enter the e-mail address and password you have been using for VITAL NY.
  4. If you successfully log in, you are all set. If your account cannot be located, click “Create Account” under “New Guests” and follow the prompts to create a new account.

Please note: Not all the folders you created will transfer to the new platform. This is a good opportunity to reorganize and add new content to your folders

Watch for announcements on upcoming webinars to introduce you to the great features of the new VITAL NY.


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