New JEA mentors train at JEA Advisers Institute
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New JEA mentors train at JEA Advisers Institute

Five of the cohort of new JEA mentors arrived in Las Vegas for the new mentor training. From left to right: Sue Farlow (North Carolina), Phyllis Cooper (North Carolina), Carol Eanes (North Carolina), Nancy Olson (Vermont) and Stan Zoller (Illinois). Mike Riley (Wyoming) is not pictured, as his flight had been delayed. The mentors got … Continue reading

Appleton North High School (Wisconsin) principal removes prior review
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Appleton North High School (Wisconsin) principal removes prior review

by Linda Barrington, mentor, and Aaron Ramponi, mentee Linda: When Aaron Ramponi asked me to be his mentor two years ago, he prepared me for the meeting with his principal by telling me that Appleton North High School’s student newspaper was under prior review. Aaron: Censorship had been the practice of the school’s administration since … Continue reading

Attending JEA/NSPA convention provides motivation, team-building and more
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Attending JEA/NSPA convention provides motivation, team-building and more

by Julie Dodd Attending a professional conference can take a lot of effort. Whether a teacher is taking a group of students to a conference, a student is attending a conference, or a JEA mentor is attending a conference, planning, logistics and funding are involved. But the benefits of attending a professional conference, like a … Continue reading

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
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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

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‘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