JEA News

JEA announces upcoming executive director opening

Journalism Education Association Executive Director Kelly Glasscock, CJE, announced today he will begin a new position July 1, 2022. Glasscock has accepted an offer to run the family business his grandfather started more than 50 years ago. He will continue in his role with JEA until then to help ensure a smooth transition. “Kelly has…
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Jordan shares teacher inspiration

In February, JEA named James Jordan, former adviser of the Decamhianat Del Campo High School in Fair Oaks, California, as its 2021 Linda S. Puntney Teacher Inspiration Award recipient. Jordan shares inspiration for JEA Advisers Institute attendees and others.

Educators for Antiracism share a myriad of resources to help bring equity to your classroom

Educators for Antiracism is a young organization focused on supporting classroom teachers with practical diversity and inclusion tools.  The organization was formed in 2020 after the first National Educators for Antiracism Conference, created in response to the killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd and the national outcry that followed. Educators for Antiracism…
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Scholastic journalism organizations support essential coverage of Black Lives Matter movement

From: JEA Executive Director Kelly Glasscock, CJE; JEA President Sarah Nichols, MJE Faced with unprecedented challenges this year, student journalists across the country have demonstrated remarkable fidelity in practicing the journalistic process. As professional news organizations model daily, reporting on newsworthy events is the duty of any media outlet. Scholastic media programs hold themselves to…
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“Anti-racist Writing Workshop” guides teachers to create an inclusive classroom environment

By Sarah Nichols, MJE, JEA president Journalism teachers committed to building community, challenging racism and restructuring existing power dynamics will find both inspiration and practical takeaways from “The Anti-Racist Writing Workshop: How to De-colonize the Creative Classroom” by Felicia Rose Chavez.  In what feels like part memoir, part guidebook, Chavez draws from her experience as…
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