Tag Archives: JEA Mentoring

JEA mentor is Yearbook Adviser of the Year

Linda Drake received the award @ the awards luncheon. With insights, humor and a few tears, Linda told of the rewards and challenges of teaching in her rural Kansas high school where the 140 students are really outnumbered by the cows in the county.

Judging Write-offs at the JEA convention

Judging advertising – Mentors Wayne & Georgia Dunn (on right) judge with Susan Tantillo and Candace and John Bowen. Judges reviewed more than 1,000 entries in more than 40 categories.

Talking about Mentoring Program

Linda Barrington and I explained the new mentor stipend scholarship fund at the Scholastic Press Association roundtable. Representatives from more than 20 scholastic press organizations attended.

Learning new technology skills

Teamwork – Babs Erikson (Illinois) and Katharine Swan (California), in stripped blouse, download audio files they’ve recorded at the JEA/NSPA convention as part of audio training for mentors.

Tips on mentoring at a distance

Patty Turley (Oregon) and I led a session on Mentoring at a Distance (DM on the chart) using a Jeporady game approach. These were our categories. Before the session I went to iTunes and downloaded the Jeporady theme music to play to get us in the spirit. A few tips from the session: Face-to-face contact […]

Getting ready for the Mentor Forum

JEA Mentoring Committee members met to prepare for Mentor Forum & board meeting tomorrow. Bill Flechtner, Steve O’Donoghue, Linda Barrington, Peggy Gregory and Norma Kneese.

Roundtable discussion without a roundtable

Swapping mentoring stories – Mentors & friends enjoyed dinner and talking about mentoring in their states.

New JEA mentors for 2008-2009

The new JEA mentors for 2008-2009 represent California, Illinois, North Carolina and Oregon. The training program was held at the University of California/Berkeley. (Photo by Judy Robinson)