Traveling to a state or national journalism conference can change you, your staff, and your journalism program. Attending a convention makes your students aware of the possibilities and the importance of great storytelling.
By interacting with students who share their passion and networking with professionals, your staffers will blossom.
Besides the national events hosted by CSPA, JEA, and NSPA, most states have a state organization that holds a journalism convention. So join your state press association and take your students on a field trip. The benefits that come with participating in these conventions is priceless.
Below are a few resources to help you find and plan to attend a convention.