Category Archives: JEA Mentor Academy
The Mentor Forum for experienced mentors and the Mentor Academy for new mentors required teamwork. Mentor Committee members (left to right in photo) Mary Anne McCloud, Bill Flechtner, Nick Ferentinos, Judy Robinson and Peggy Gregory led discussions and group activities … Continue reading
by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair The mentor training made the homepage of the JEA website – with a photo of the mentors and trainers on the steps of Kedzie Hall at Kansas State University. Here’s the group – Front … Continue reading
Listen to the second JEA mentoring podcast either by clicking the audio player below or by visiting iTunes and subscribing to the JEAMentoring podcast there. The Journalism Education Association Mentoring group is one of the first mentoring podcasts out there. Listen … Continue reading
by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair The Mentor Academy continues with a variety of activities. The training is a combination of presenting information, working in groups, and asking questions. A key focus of the training is how to use … Continue reading
by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee What are the issues that are affecting journalism education today? We asked the mentors to write headlines that reflect the issues nationally, statewide and locally that impact journalism educators. Here are some of those … Continue reading
The mentors gather on the steps of Kedzie Hall at Kansas State University.
by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair JEA mentor training is underway at Kedzie Hall at Kansas State. Our new mentors are from California, Illinois, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and South Carolina. They’ve interviewed and introduced each other, and we’ve started … Continue reading
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.
by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair A visit to Linda Puntney’s office at Kansas State is a reminder of the many hats she wears — as executive director of the Journalism Education Association, as adviser of The Royal Purple … Continue reading
by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair This evening JEA Mentoring Committee members Linda Barrington, Nick Ferentinos, Judy Robinson and I took a walk around the Kansas State campus. We’d spent most of the day getting to K-State. First, flying … Continue reading