JEA mentors receive Pioneer Award at JEA/NSPA convention in Washington
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JEA mentors receive Pioneer Award at JEA/NSPA convention in Washington

Four JEA mentors received the Pioneer Award from the National Scholastic Press Association at the JEA/NSPA convention in Washington, D.C. The recipients are Stan Zoller (on left), Bill Flechtner (on right), and Wayne and Georgia Dunn. “The Pioneer Award is the highest award NSPA offers to journalism educators. Pioneers are individuals who make substantial contributions … Continue reading

JEA mentors work with new advisers at JEA/NSPA convention in Washington, D.C.
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JEA mentors work with new advisers at JEA/NSPA convention in Washington, D.C.

Members of the JEA Mentoring program met with Outreach participants during the Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association convention being held in Washington, D.C. The goal of the team meeting was to provide an opportunity for the new advisers and the JEA mentors to talk about how to successfully work with school administrators. In addition … Continue reading

Mentoring Matters for Fall 2014
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Mentoring Matters for Fall 2014

Here’s the Fall 2014 editor of Mentoring Matters that provides highlights of the JEA Mentoring Program — Mentoring_Matters_Fall_2014 Stories include: How JEA mentors help mentees navigate their first journalism convention. JEA mentees who attended the ASNE Reynolds Institutes last summer. Former JEA mentee Josh Smalley, who now teaches journalism at Almaty International School in Kazakhstan. … Continue reading

New teachers can benefit from mentor models in their classrooms
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New teachers can benefit from mentor models in their classrooms

By Linda Barrington, MJE JEA Mentor Program chair I always listen to Nick Ferentinos when it comes to mentoring. A retired journalism teacher and master mentor for the New Teacher Center in Santa Cruz, Calif., Nick and Steve O’Donoghue (California Scholastic Jouralism Initiative) brought the idea of a Mentor Program to JEA in 2007. So … Continue reading