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2016 Fall Fiesta Registration Now Open

2016 Fall Fiesta Registration Now Open

The annual Texas Association of Journalism Educators’ Fall Fiesta convention will be held Oct. 15-17 at the Wyndham Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio. The convention has changes in store for you and your students. One change is the addition of a special intensive writing session taught by ...  Read More »

Susan Duncan Hired as Convention Director

Susan Duncan Hired as Convention Director

Susan Duncan, MJE, has advised yearbooks/newspapers for 29 years. Over the years, her staffs at multiple East Texas schools have received numerous Texas ILPC Star Awards, The Lone Star Award and NSPA Pacemaker awards. She has served TAJE as a regional rep, state director, president-elect, president...  Read More »

2017 Clips Contest

2017 Clips Contest

Entries are now open for the 2017 Clips Contest Contest Rules/Procedures • The contest entry fees will be $3 per entry. Advisers MUST be TAJE members to enter. • The contest will focus on the quality of concept, writing and design to give yearbook, newspaper and online newspaper staff ...  Read More »

Centex UIL Meet Schedule for Dec. 10

Centex UIL Meet Schedule for Dec. 10

It’s never too early to start preparing for UIL competition! Join us Saturday, Dec. 10 for Off-Site Competition Competitions with comprehensive feedback on entries. Deadline for entries is Nov. 28 Cost is $10 per entry Entries turned in after the deadline will be $15 per entry •...  Read More »

Fall Fiesta: Special Session for New Advisers, Students

Fall Fiesta: Special Session for New Advisers, Students

David Knight and Scott Winter will present an Intensive Writing session 3-5 p.m. Saturday for students. New advisers and those with one year experience may also attend. Because of limited space, only the first 30 to sign up will be allowed to attend. Cost is $20 per person. Experienced advisers...  Read More »

Cindy Todd Hired As TAJE Executive Director

Cindy Todd Hired As TAJE Executive Director

Cindy Todd, yearbook adviser at Westlake High School (Austin), will be the new TAJE Executive Director. The TAJE Board hired Todd after interviewing a series of applicants. She will serve in a part-time role until June 2017 when the current Executive Director, Rhonda Moore, retires. After...  Read More »

Hello Trello

Hello Trello

Hello, Trello Free, flexible and visual collaboration tool is perfect for publication staffs When my yearbook staff switched from our yearbook publisher’s online prog...  Read More »

Go with Google Classroom

Go with Google Classroom

At the risk of sounding dramatic, I’m going to say it - Google changed my life. I mean Google as an industry, not just the search engine or the Google Doodles. (My favorite...  Read More »

Why Social Media Is Important

Why Social Media Is Important

“It’s not if we use social media, it’s how well we do it.” As journalism teachers in 2015, we must be promoting our programs, stories, books, students, successes and...  Read More »