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Teacher Workshops

Many programs are held at the state and regional level by state scholastic press associations. Be sure to check with your local association in addition to perusing this list.

National

Newseum Institute’s Free Spirit and Journalism Conference
The Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference each year selects one high school junior from every state and the District of Columbia to participate in an all-expenses-paid summer journalism conference at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Participation in the program also includes a $1,000 college scholarship. For more information, please contact:  http://www.freespirit.org

The Columbia Scholastic Press Association invites high school print and online staffs and advisers to its 34th annual Summer Journalism Workshop, held on the historic campus of Columbia University in the City of New York from June 21-26, 2015.

JEA Advisers Institute brings journalism teachers from across the country together for four days of adviser-specific training and networking.

MediaNow STL in St. Louis, Missouri is a four day summer boot camp for high school journalism teachers and students that aims to take your digital media skills to the next level, for the upcoming school year and beyond. The goal is to push your design, writing, photography, leadership, web and multimedia skills to the limit with hands-on instruction and work time that allows those that attend to learn and then immediately apply. MediaNow offers workshops in web, multimedia, photography, design, social media, broadcast, editor training and much more. The camp is held on the Maryville University campus.  Scholarships and Housing are available. More information about the camp can be found at http://medianow.press

MediaNow Drake in Des Moines, Iowa is a four day summer boot camp for high school journalism teachers and students that aims to take your digital media skills to the next level, for the upcoming school year and beyond. The goal is to push your design, writing, photography, leadership, web and multimedia skills to the limit with hands-on instruction and work time that allows those that attend to learn and then immediately apply. Our camp at Drake University will offer courses in editorial leadership, InDesign, writing, yearbook, web/social and photo/multimedia. Scholarships and Housing are available. More information about the camp can be found at http://medianow.press

The Dow Jones News Fund maintains an extensive list of non-DJNF student journalism programs and DJNF programs.

Alabama

Arizona

  • Arizona State University and the Arizona Interscholastic Press Association will hold a summer workshop for students and advisers.

Arkansas

  • The Arkansas Scholastic Press Association sponsors the Summer Publications Workshop for Teachers and Students at Ouachita Baptist University. Contact Beth Shull.

California

  • The California Scholastic Press Association will hold its summer journalism workshop at California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo.
  • Camp STN Los Angeles is a four-day free video journalism training program for Los Angeles teachers.
  • Newsroom by the Bay at Stanford University is a weeklong journalism camp for students and advisers focusing on 21st century journalism skills.
  • Newspapers2 will hold its adviser workshop at California State University, Long Beach. It teaches all the basics an adviser needs to know.

Colorado

District of Columbia

  • The Intensive Journalistic Writing Institute will be hosting a workshop to help teachers use journalistic writing in their AP English Language & Composition/journalism classes in Washington, D.C. This year it will be at The Washington Post. If interested, contact Carol Lange.
  • The Journalism Education Association will hold the Advisers Institute. Graduate credit is available. For additional information, go to the JEA Web site.
  • Getting into Multimedia is sponsored by HSBJ and The National Press Club. CEU credits will be available for this three-day, intensive workshop.

Florida

Georgia

  • The Georgia Journalism Academy is a weeklong program for students and teachers at the University of Georgia. Special adviser courses concentrate on the needs of the journalism teacher.
  • The University of Georgia will host the 2013 Adviser’s GSPA Workshop on June 4 to 5 with sessions tailored to yearbook and newspaper/newsmagazine advisers and general sessions, including adviser roundtable, InDesign, Photoshop and WordPress.

Illinois

  • The Kettle Moraine Press Association Summer Journalism Workshop will be held at Northern Illinois University.

Indiana

  • The Indiana University High School Journalism Institute is for both in-state and out-of-state students and teachers.

Iowa

  • The University of Iowa holds its Summer Journalism Workshops for Teachers.
  • MediaNowDrake in Des Moines, Iowa is a four day summer boot camp for high school journalism teachers and students that aims to take your digital media skills to the next level, for the upcoming school year and beyond. The goal is to push your design, writing, photography, leadership, web and multimedia skills to the limit with hands-on instruction and work time that allows those that attend to learn and then immediately apply. Our camp at Drake University will offer courses in editorial leadership, InDesign, writing, yearbook, web/social and photo/multimedia. Scholarships and Housing are available. More information about the camp can be found at http://medianow.press.

Kansas

  • The Journalism Education Association holds two adviser workshops at Kansas State University in Manhattan.
  • The University of Kansas will hold the Kansas Journalism Institute for students and advisers.
  • Learn about classroom management, CET course outlines, effective design and writing, and ethics at the Kansas Journalism Institute course for advisers from June 23 to 27 in Lawrence.

Massachusetts

  • The New England Scholastic Press Association sponsors a summer workshop, How to Advise a Scholastic News Publication, at Boston University in the College of Communication.
  • The New England Scholastic Press Association is having an advisers’ workshop July 1 to 3 and 5 at Boston University.

Michigan

  • Michigan Interscholastic Press Association and Michigan State University sponsor summer journalism programs for students and advisers.

Minnesota

  • The National Scholastic Press Association holds its summer workshop for students and teachers at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
  • Jostens Adviser University focuses on strategy and methodology for advisers of yearbooks, newspapers and magazines.

Mississippi

  • The Mississippi Workshop for High School Journalism Teachers is held at the University of Mississippi. Contact Beth Fitts for details.

Missouri

  • The University of Missouri in Columbia offers a Summer Media Workshop for yearbook and newspaper students. It has units for beginners and advanced students with special sections on photography and desktop publishing.
  • MediaNow STL in St. Louis, Missouri is a four day summer boot camp for high school journalism teachers and students that aims to take your digital media skills to the next level, for the upcoming school year and beyond. The goal is to push your design, writing, photography, leadership, web and multimedia skills to the limit with hands-on instruction and work time that allows those that attend to learn and then immediately apply. MediaNow offers workshops in web, multimedia, photography, design, social media, broadcast, editor training and much more. The camp is held on the Maryville University campus.  Scholarships and Housing are available. More information about the camp can be found at http://medianow.press

Nevada

New York

  • The Newhouse School at Syracuse University will host Advising 101. Contact Sherri Taylor for more information.
  • Looking for teachers who teach critical thinking to the first generation that lives on social media. It’s the fifth annual Summer Institute for News Literacy Teachers at Stony Brook University.

North Carolina

Ohio

  • Kent State University’s Scholastic Media Program is offering graduate-credit workshops to guest students OR to those in the 36-credit online master’s degree program.

Oregon

South Carolina

South Dakota

  • South Dakota State University will host the Summer Institute. Contact Doris Giago for more information.

Tennessee

  • The Journalism Education Association holds an adviser retreat at the First Amendment Center in Nashville.

Texas

  • The University of Texas at Austin hosts the ILPC Summer Workshop for students and advisers. Students with a variety of skill levels and interests will have a chance to attend specific sequences.
  • Balfour, a yearbook publishing company, offers two workshops for beginning and experienced yearbook advisers: one day of technical training and/or three days of adviser training. Learn more. Classes are taught by teachers with years of advising experience register online.

Virginia

  • The Virginia Association of Journalism Teachers and Advisers puts on its J-Camp at Virginia Tech for students and teachers.

Washington

  • The Washington Journalism Education Association hosts its Summer Workshop on the campus of Western Washington University.

Wisconsin

  • The Kettle Moraine Press Association Summer Journalism Workshop will be held at the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater.
  • Each spring, the Northeastern Wisconsin Scholastic Press Press Association, NEWSPA, holds a conference on the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh campus, bringing together journalists, teachers and students for a day of learning and sharing. Yearbook and newspaper contest award winners are also announced at the conclusion of the one-day conference.
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