Monthly archive April, 2014

From the Mentor Forum at the JEA/NSPA convention in San Diego

Mary Anne McCloud leads mentors in a reflection of Aaron Manfull’s social media session. Mentors gained a better understanding of how to use Twitter and other sites. Bill Flechtner from his iPhone    

From the Mentor Forum at the JEA/NSPA convention in San Diego

Sarah Nichols, JEA vice president, unveils the new JEA curriculum during the Mentor Forum at the San Diego convention. Peggy Gregory from her iPhone

From the Mentor Forum at the JEA/NSPA convention in San Diego

The mentors listen as Kim Green, Certification Commission chair, talk about the importance of getting mentees certified. Peggy Gregory from her iPhone

From the Mentor Forum at the JEA/NSPA Convention in San Diego

Aaron Manfull, chair of the JEA Digital Media Committee, shares how to use social media in student publications. Discussion revolved around how to help advisers with the new uses of technology to advance their print and online publications. Bill Flechtner from his iPhone

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...

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...