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A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Journalism Education Association

JEA serves its membership of more than 2,500 journalism teachers and publications advisers, as well as those with an interest in scholastic journalism. The Journalism Education Association:

  • Publishes the quarterly journal Communication: Journalism Education Today
  • Provides national certification for journalism educators
  • In conjunction with the National Scholastic Press Association, conducts the semi-annual National High School Journalism Convention for teachers and students
  • Conducts the annual JEA Advisers Institute training conference for high school teachers
  • Runs the JEA Bookstore with more than 300 journalism-related titles


The Journalism Education Association is the only independent national scholastic journalism organization for teachers and advisers. Led by Executive Director Kelly Glasscock, the headquarters office is located at K-State.

JEA high school journalism

JEA's biannual conferences frequently draw more than 6,000 high school journalists from around the U.S.

JEA signs five-year contract with Kansas State University

The Journalism Education Association has approved a five-year contract with Kansas State University to begin July 1, 2019. The board of directors unanimously approved the agreement for JEA to continue its partnership with K-State and the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications as its headquarters host. The vote and contract signing took place April 25, 2019 in Anaheim at a board meeting before the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention.