Monthly archive July, 2011

What are your recommendations for teacher education preparation?

by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair What should a teacher education program be? All of us who are involved in the JEA Mentoring Program — committee members, mentors and mentees — should have opinions about teacher training. I’d imagine that most of us could list aspects of our own training  — whether that training...

Creating the JEA Mentoring Program brochure: From an idea to the finished product

by Linda Barrington JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair I am a teacher. I sell my students the tools to read, write, and express themselves and to understand others and the universe. Yes, I sell them on the value of English, journalism, and speech in their lives. I am also a believer in the Journalism Education Association’s...

Mentoring Monday: JEA mentee included in SPLC Report story on ‘Advisers Under Pressure’

Editor’s note: JEA mentee Melissa Dixon was one of the advisers featured in an article titled “Advisers Under Pressure,” in the Spring 2011 issue of the SPLC Report, published by the Student Press Law Center. The story dealt with the challenge media advisers and their staffs experience in trying to report on the events of...