Illinois JEA

FREE CURRICULUM: Advisers can download, use ‘Scholastic Media Law & Ethics in New Voices Illinois’ for this fall

FREE CURRICULUM: Advisers can download, use ‘Scholastic Media Law & Ethics in New Voices Illinois’ for this fall

By Amanda Bright, Co-Secretary and At-Large Board Member

July 17, 2017

On July 29, 2016, Illinois became a New Voices state when the Speech Rights of Student Journalists Act (HB 5902) became law. The Illinois Journalism Education Association was elated at the bill’s passage, but we also recognized the responsibility that this legislation necessitated to both understan...

Become a Certified or Master Journalism Educator at the 2016 IJEA Fall Conference

Become a Certified or Master Journalism Educator at the 2016 IJEA Fall Conference

By Amanda Bright, IJEA Co-Secretary and Region 5 Board Member

June 11, 2016

For the second year, the Journalism Education Association will be offering the exam to become a Certified Journalism Educator or a Master Journalism Educator at the 2016 Fall Conference (Friday, Sept. 16) held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The designation of Certified Journalism Edu...

Story of Becoming a CJE: Southern Illinois yearbook adviser tells others to ‘be brave’

Story of Becoming a CJE: Southern Illinois yearbook adviser tells others to ‘be brave’

Trudy Hurd, CJE, Cisne High School yearbook adviser

April 21, 2015

I proudly put the CJE designation by my name not so much because I passed the exam, but that inwardly I feel I am an expert in a specialized field.

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