Monthly archive November, 2014

Former JEA mentee Jennifer Erxleben awarded with Bruce E. Konkle Rising Star Award from South Carolina Scholastic Press Association

News release from the South Carolina Scholastic Press Association The South Carolina Scholastic Press Association awarded Jennifer Erxleben of South Florence High School the Bruce E. Konkle Rising Star Award for her work in the field of journalism. The award was presented at the SCSPA Fall Conference on Oct. 6. Karen Flowers, the Director of...

JEA mentors receive Pioneer Award at JEA/NSPA convention in Washington

Four JEA mentors received the Pioneer Award from the National Scholastic Press Association at the JEA/NSPA convention in Washington, D.C. The recipients are Stan Zoller (on left), Bill Flechtner (on right), and Wayne and Georgia Dunn. “The Pioneer Award is the highest award NSPA offers to journalism educators. Pioneers are individuals who make substantial contributions...
JEA mentors attend luncheon at National Press Club

JEA mentors attend luncheon at National Press Club

The National Press Club, “The Place Where News Happens,” for more than 100 years, was the location of the Adviser Luncheon on Friday. The luncheon was part of the JEA/NSPA convention in Washington, D.C. Several of the JEA mentors attended. Lunch was served in the ballroom where world leaders address media, guests and a global...

From the Mentor Forum at the JEA/NSPA convention in Washington, DC

JEA mentors work with new advisers at JEA/NSPA convention in Washington, D.C.

JEA mentors work with new advisers at JEA/NSPA convention in Washington, D.C.

Members of the JEA Mentoring program met with Outreach participants during the Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association convention being held in Washington, D.C. The goal of the team meeting was to provide an opportunity for the new advisers and the JEA mentors to talk about how to successfully work with school administrators. In addition...

Mentoring Matters for Fall 2014

Here’s the Fall 2014 editor of Mentoring Matters that provides highlights of the JEA Mentoring Program — Mentoring_Matters_Fall_2014 Stories include: How JEA mentors help mentees navigate their first journalism convention. JEA mentees who attended the ASNE Reynolds Institutes last summer. Former JEA mentee Josh Smalley, who now teaches journalism at Almaty International School in Kazakhstan....