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Photos from JEA Mentoring Sessions: November, 2009

Thanks to Randy Swikle for taking photos from the JEA Mentoring Sessions from November, 2009.  I’ve posted some photos to remind you of the good discussion and times last year.  More sharing and sharpening of mentoring talents to be had in Portland.  Get ready to enjoy JEA Portland 2010! [slideshow]

Latest Issue of JEA Mentoring Matters: PDF Available

Thanks to Linda Barrington for getting our JEA Mentoring Matters newsletter together. You may download the pdf by clicking on the image to the left or you may find it, with the previous issues, under the “Newsletter” tab at the top of this page. – Judy

State Support Needed for Successful Mentoring

Having a broad base of support in your state is important in allowing the mentoring program to develop and be well received. Although financial support is essential to provide a yearly stipend to each mentor, networking is equally important to give the program visibility and credibility as broadly as possible. In Wisconsin we began by...

Mentors to ‘Help Young Things Grow’

I believe. I believe when the Washington Post and the New York Times report that almost half of new teachers leave the profession within five years while we baby boomers are exiting in the hundreds of thousands. I believe widespread research that shows that the quality of teacher drives student achievement; I’ve always believed that in the...

First Mentors Participate in Training Workshop

PHILADELPHA — Ten veteran journalism teachers from five states kicked off JEA’s new mentoring program in a day-long training workshop at the JEA/NSPA fall 2007 convention. The mentors, representing Colorado, Kansas, Ohio, Oregon and Wisconsin, were hand-picked for the initial mentor training. Following the day of training, they return to their states to identify new...