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Tools for Educators

SPJ's Journalism Education Committee strives to promote excellence in education programs and practical research. It acts as a clearinghouse for the Society's academic members and students. It also works with annual convention planners on mentor programs both at the college and high school level.

Let SPJ help guide the way
Meet the Journalism Education Committee

Students and Educators: Let SPJ help guide the way

The job of a journalism educator is more demanding than ever before. But you are not alone, and SPJ is here to help.

The Society of Professional Journalists understands that changes in the industry have forced educators to rethink and revise curricula. They are being asked — or required — to help students learn about everything that’s new while still teaching the reporting and writing skills that serve as the foundation of journalism. Institutions of higher learning are breaking their budgets to keep up with new software, new hardware and new gadgets. The job of a journalism educator is more demanding than ever before.

Just know that you are not alone. And the Society of Professional Journalists is there to help.

Become a Collegiate Institutional Member

Becoming a Collegiate Institutional Member in SPJ is one of the easiest ways your school can demonstrate to students (and parents) its commitment to producing the best journalists possible. For just $400 a year, your school can join SPJ as a Collegiate Institutional Member and receive the following benefits.

FOI step-by-step guides

If you're unfamiliar with FOIA laws or just need some guidance, we can help.

FOI for students
FOI for pros

Additional guides:
Reporter’s Guide to FERPA: Family Education Rights and Privacy Act
Open Doors: Accessing Government Records
Campus Access Center

 

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