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JEA announces new curriculum leaders

The Journalism Education Association has selected six new curriculum leaders to begin one-year terms May 1.

The leaders — selected from a competitive applicant pool to develop curriculum in law and ethics, news gathering, editing, multimedia broadcast, leadership and team building, and entrepreneurship — join four other returning curriculum leaders who were reappointed to their positions.

New board term begins; presidential appointees named

A new board of directors begins its three-year term today serving the Journalism Education Association. President Sarah Nichols, MJE, appointed one new and five returning committee chairs to lead and serve the organization’s standing committees beginning May 1 as outlined in the organization’s bylaws (Article VII).

JEA to join Campaign for Civic Mission of Schools

The Journalism Education Association will join more than 60 organizations working together to improve civic learning through the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools. The coalition aims to develop policies and improve practice while increasing civic engagement in students. Recommendations for policymakers, educators and all citizens are outlined in the 2011 report “Guardian of Democracy: The Civic Mission of Schools.”

JEA magazine editor applications open until April 30

JEA’s magazine, Communication: Journalism Education Today (C:JET), provides educational perspectives to JEA members on a wide variety of topics, such as teaching/advising issues, scholastic media strategy, pedagogical updates, current journalism research and other professional and technological concerns.

JEA seeks curriculum leaders for 2017 term

The JEA Curriculum Initiative is heading into its next cycle as a valuable member resource to meet teachers’ classroom needs teaching 10 key skills in 21st-century scholastic media. Here are just a few of the recent lessons posted on the curriculum site. Finding Stories in Data Understanding Fake News 10 Questions to Ask Before Taking a Photo Editing for Word Choice…
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