Monthly archive June, 2013

Thanks to Sharon Tally for her contributions to the Journalism Education Association

by Julie Dodd and Linda Barrington JEA Mentoring Committee Sharon Tally is retiring, and we’re going to miss her. Sharon is one of the administrative staff members at the JEA Headquarters at Kansas State University and has been a key part of JEA office operations for 13 years. Her official retirement day is June 28....

ASNE’s Youth Journalism Initiative offers services for high school media teachers and students

by Le Anne Wiseman Director, Youth Journalism Initiative American Society of News Editors ASNE’s Youth Journalism Initiative is funded by grants from the Knight Foundation and the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. ASNE continues to seek future funding opportunities as well as the potential to partner and collaborate with organizations across the secondary school curriculum.  ...

New high school media teachers share many benefits of participating in JEA Mentoring Program

by Linda Barrington Mentoring Committee, Wisconsin mentor Three JEA mentees shared their experiences of working with their retired-teacher JEA mentors with an audience of new teachers who attended their session the JEA/NSPA convention in San Francisco in April.  The mentees were quite convincing about the value of participating in the JEA Mentoring Program. Every one...