Illinois JEA

IJEA Lifetime Achievement Award

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Honoring Those Who Dedicated
Their Careers to Scholastic Journalism

Online Nomination Form

Submission Deadline: March 15

Each year, the IJEA seeks to honor individual retired scholastic media educators for a lifetime of dedication to scholastic media education. Please note that membership in IJEA is not required for this award.

In selecting honorees, the IJEA seeks to recognize those individuals making a long-time commitment to scholastic media education but who are now retired. These can include:

Those who are retired scholastic media educators and/or advisers of student media
Those who are or have been strong advocates for scholastic media education


Annual Deadline: March 15

The award is presented at the annual All-State Journalism luncheon in June, held in Springfield in conjunction with the Illinois Press Foundation; however, it may not be presented every year.


How to Nominate a Candidate

You may nominate a candidate by using our online nomination form below. Please note that we no longer use PDF forms for award nominations.


Online Form

Click here to access the online nomination form for this award.


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IJEA Lifetime Achievement Award