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by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair For journalism teachers — such as our mentees — who are seeking ways to increase their advising skill set, the Poynter Institute’s NewsU is offering an online course that can help. Becoming a … Continue reading
by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair The Dow Jones Newspaper Fund will be awarding class sets of The Wall Street Journal for the 2011-2012 school year. High school teachers enter the selection process by submitting a 250-word essay on … Continue reading
JEA Yearbook Adviser of the Year Sarah Nichols challenged us to get involved in media coverage. During her award speech at the JEA/NSPA convention in Anaheim, she asked us to get out our smartphones, take photos and post those photos … Continue reading
Congratulations: JEA Medal of Merit – Marie Parsons NSPA Pioneer Award – Linda Barrington and Martha Rothwell From the JEA/NSPA convention in Kansas City
More than 20 of the JEA mentors are assembling at the Kansas City Convention Center for the all-day Mentor Forum. The Mentoring Committee met last night to make sure we’re ready for the forum and also to discuss committee business. … Continue reading
by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair Three college faculty members were recognized for their contributions to scholastic journalism during the Association for Education in Journalism and Communications Conference this week in Denver. Brian Poulter and Sally Renaud of Eastern … Continue reading
Kansas mentor Mary Anne McCloud and her mentee Erika Rickard joined us this afternoon to demonstrate a mentoring conversation. The new mentors observed and afterwards Nick Ferentinos guided a discussion of how the conversation was structured to make it productive … Continue reading
The mentors gather on the steps of Kedzie Hall at Kansas State University.
We spent today preparing materials and reviewing the scripts and lesson plans. We’ve been receiving periodic phone calls as the new mentors arrive at the Kansas City airport.