From the Mentor Forum at the JEA/NSPA convention in San Diego
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From the Mentor Forum at the JEA/NSPA convention in San Diego

The JEA mentors are meeting in the Mentor Forum during the Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association convention in San Diego, Calif. This is the first of several updates from the Forum. Marilyn Chapman and Carol Smith listen to Candace Bowen discuss editorial policies during the Mentor Forum in San Diego. Bill Flechtner from his … Continue reading

Ohio JEA mentees and former mentees help guide their students to 97 awards at Ohio Scholastic Media Association convention
high school media / JEA Mentoring Program / Scholastic Journalism

Ohio JEA mentees and former mentees help guide their students to 97 awards at Ohio Scholastic Media Association convention

by Wayne and Georgia Dunn Ohio mentors The Ohio Scholastic Media Association just completed their two-day convention. Six of our present and former mentees entered the various newspaper, broadcast, and yearbook contests. Those six schools garnered 97 awards. In addition, another of our mentees joined the board. That means that four mentees are now members … Continue reading

JEA Mentoring Program

‘Blogging and Building Community’ webinar scheduled for March 19, 3 to 4 p.m. (EDT)

by Julie Dodd Join Kay Windsor for her webinar on “Blogging and Building Community.” The webinar will be held on Wednesday, March 19, 3 to 4 p.m. (EDT). The webinar is rescheduled from the previous date (March 7). An ice storm in North Carolina knocked out the electricity at Kay’s home. We’re hoping for more … Continue reading

JEA Mentoring Program / mentoring

‘Blogging and Building Community’ – rescheduled from Friday, March 7, due to ice storm

by Julie Dodd Join Kay Windsor for her webinar on “Blogging and Building Community.” The webinar will be held on Friday, March 7, 3 to 4 p.m. (EST). You can register for the webinar by clicking on this link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. You’ll also … Continue reading

Oregonian and ASCD provide shoutout to JEA Mentoring Program
JEA Mentoring Program / mentoring / Scholastic Journalism

Oregonian and ASCD provide shoutout to JEA Mentoring Program

by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee The JEA Mentoring program received a shoutout both from The Oregon and from ASCD’s SmartBrief, with a story about the success of a high school media program thanks, in part, to a JEA mentor. “Print journalism alive and well at Banks High School, where newspaper program is growing” is … Continue reading

Linda Barrington receives Carl Towley Award; promotes value of JEA Mentoring Program
JEA Mentoring Program / Scholastic Journalism

Linda Barrington receives Carl Towley Award; promotes value of JEA Mentoring Program

Linda Barrington received the Carl Towley Award at the JEA/NSPA convention in Boston. The award is JEA’s highest honor and is presented to a JEA member whose work is “unusually beneficial and of superior value to the national JEA and to scholastic journalism,” as the JEA website explains. Linda has contributed to scholastic journalism in … Continue reading