Monthly archive March, 2012

7 Reasons why you’ll love the Mobile Guide to Seattle JEA/NSPA convention

by Judy Robinson JEA Mentoring Committee If you have a mobile device —  Android, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch — you’ll love the new mobile Seattle convention guidebook. It’s a new resource for this year’s convention as explained on the StudentPress blog. I look forward to fitting this mobile guide into my purse.  No more forgetting my heavy...

Mentoring Monday: Join us for CoverItLive conversation about the JEA Mentoring Program, March 26

by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair We hope you’ll be online Monday (March 26) evening to be part of the CoverItLive conversation about the JEA Mentoring Program. Our time is 7 to 8 p.m. (CDT). Linda Barrington, Judy Robinson and I will be the producers for the online (typed) conversation. The image at the...

Mentoring Monday: Mentor guides discussion of newspaper staff, adviser and administrators on student press rights and professional responsibility

By Konnie Krilslock California Mentor Returning to the Laguna Beach High School journalism classroom two years after completing my assignment as mentor to adviser James Brusky, I noticed little had changed. The small staff was enthusiastic and engaged, the bulletin boards were papered with more than three years of laminated Brush & Palette front pages...

Mentoring Monday: Survey collect information about high school advisers who teach broadcast or video

by Julie Dodd JEA Mentor Committee co-chair JEA members are being asked to complete an online survey about advising student media that include broadcasting or video. I’m especially interested in the results, as I’m involved in collecting the data. I hope that you’ll take the survey or alert media advisers to take the survey. The...

Mentoring Monday: High school newspaper finally printed thanks to Oregon Publishers Foundation

by Ellen Kersey JEA Oregon Mentor “Do you think my report is too negative?” This was the question I asked Bill Flechtner when I sent in my semi-annual report for him to submit to the Oregon Publishers Foundation. (Bill and I are both mentors in the JEA Mentoring Program, and our funding is, in part,...