JEA News

Certification Committee Updates CJE Requirements

August 1, 2020 Effective immediately, the Certified Journalism Educator program will be simplified to one option. All applicants will complete the same application, submit the same documents and take the CJE exam. “The Certification Committee’s goals include promoting professionalism in scholastic journalism by offering certification. The rigor of the CJE exam shows educators’ knowledge and…
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JEA board passes resolution to provide free resources

Whereas journalism teachers and student media advisers face uncertainty regarding the start of the 2020-21 school year with concerns for safety and format; and Whereas budgets are tight with possibilities of limited or frozen school purchasing mixed with strain on personal and department or program finances; and Whereas the work of scholastic journalists matters more…
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To meet members’ changing needs, JEA launches anywhereJEA initiative geared toward flexible online programming

Teaching journalism and advising student media matters more than ever, but the challenges of 2020 have made it increasingly difficult. With so many questions about whether, when and how schools will reopen for face-to-face instruction and constantly changing conditions affecting the possibility of in-person conventions and learning opportunities, JEA can offer reassurance. Wherever you are…
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Summer virtual conference includes hands-on, interactive experience

The Journalism Education Association’s signature adviser-only conference will take place July 6-9 as a virtual event for 2020, but JEAai will continue to provide a blend of instruction, connection, inspiration and participation. A new component, aiDIY, gives attendees the opportunity to learn by doing. Designed as a do-it-yourself project for advisers to apply what they’ve…
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Scholastic Journalism Week committee appointed to coordinate, expand annual programming

Seven student media advisers have been appointed to a Scholastic Journalism Week committee to plan and execute the organization’s signature SJW programming. PJ Cabrera, CJE, will lead the group as program coordinator. Cabrera teaches journalism at Judson High School in Converse, Texas, where he advises The Fuel student newspaper and The Rocket yearbook. In his…
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