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JEA names Field as 2017 Yearbook Adviser of the Year

JEA names Field as 2017 Yearbook Adviser of the Year

Journalism Education Association

February 1, 2018


Filed under Adviser Recognition, Awards, IJEA News, Press On!, Showcase

The article originally appeared on the Journalism Education Association website. The Journalism Education Association has selected Brenda Field, MJE, of Glenbrook South High School in Glenview, Illinois, as its 2017 H.L. Hall National Yearbook Adviser of the Year. Field, who has been advising yearbook s...

Holley-Bruns, Doerner receive IJEA honors for their service

Holley-Bruns, Doerner receive IJEA honors for their service

By Amanda C. Bright, Co-Secretary and At-Large Board Member

September 18, 2017


Filed under Adviser Recognition, Awards, Friend of Scholastic Journalism, IJEA Fall Conference, IJEA News, Press On!

For one, it was her final year directing the IJEA Fall Conference at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. For the other, it was a lifetime of service as past president of the Illinois Journalism Education Association. Regardless, IJEA was not going to let either retire without honoring their contributions to the statewide journalism advisers organization. Lynn Holley-Bruns, lecturer of journali...

Brenda Field receives 2017 James A. Tidwell Award for Excellence in Scholastic Media Education

Brenda Field receives 2017 James A. Tidwell Award for Excellence in Scholastic Media Education

By Amanda Bright, IJEA Co-Secretary and Region 5 Board Member

May 12, 2017


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The Glenbrook South High School yearbook adviser and state director for the IJEA encourages advisers to "Fly the J" as a reference to her beloved Cubs and scholastic press freedom in Illinois

IJEA inducts Stan Zoller, Brenda Field into 2017 Hall of Fame

IJEA inducts Stan Zoller, Brenda Field into 2017 Hall of Fame

By Amanda Bright, IJEA Co-Secretary and Region 5 Board Member

May 12, 2017


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Cathy Wall, herself a member of the IJEA Hall of Fame, inducted Stan Zoller and Brenda Field into the 2017 class of the IJEA Hall of Fame during the IHSA State Journalism Competition at Eastern Illinois University. The Hall of Fame honors individual scholastic media educators who have made outstanding...

Become a Certified or Master Journalism Educator at the 2016 IJEA Fall Conference

Become a Certified or Master Journalism Educator at the 2016 IJEA Fall Conference

By Amanda Bright, IJEA Co-Secretary and Region 5 Board Member

June 11, 2016


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For the second year, the Journalism Education Association will be offering the exam to become a Certified Journalism Educator or a Master Journalism Educator at the 2016 Fall Conference (Friday, Sept. 16) held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The designation of Certified Journal...

Cathy Wall receives 2016 James A. Tidwell Award for Excellence in Scholastic Media Education

Cathy Wall receives 2016 James A. Tidwell Award for Excellence in Scholastic Media Education

By Amanda Bright, IJEA Co-Secretary and Region 5 Board Member

May 4, 2016


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Harrisburg High School journalism adviser Cathy Wall was pragmatic in her advice to a room packed with other publications teachers from throughout Illinois. Pull other advisers into the Illinois journalism community, she admonished. Build relationships with administrators to remind them we are on the...

Story of Becoming a CJE: Southern Illinois yearbook adviser tells others to ‘be brave’

Story of Becoming a CJE: Southern Illinois yearbook adviser tells others to ‘be brave’

Trudy Hurd, CJE, Cisne High School yearbook adviser

April 21, 2015


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I proudly put the CJE designation by my name not so much because I passed the exam, but that inwardly I feel I am an expert in a specialized field.

Hersey adviser Janet Levin receives honor

Hersey adviser Janet Levin receives honor

By Amanda Bright, IJEA Board Member

April 17, 2015


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The long-time journalism educator has earned the 2015 James A. Tidwell Award for Excellence in Scholastic Media Education.

IJEA’s Stan Zoller selected for NSPA’s top honor to journalism educators

IJEA’s Stan Zoller selected for NSPA’s top honor to journalism educators

September 29, 2014


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The former Rolling Meadows adviser and tireless scholastic journalism advocate will receive the Pioneer Award in November at the JEA/NSPA Fall National Convention.

Mike Doyle: Lifetime Achievement Award recipient

August 26, 2014


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The newly retired Belvidere North adviser is one of 13 to be recognized with a 2014 JEA Lifetime Achievement Award.

Bielong named Illinois Scholastic Journalism Educator of the Year

April 11, 2013


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Laurie Bielong, longtime adviser of the Hy News at Belleville West, was surprised Wednesday, April 10, at a faculty meeting by being named IJEA's 2013 Illinois Scholastic Journalism Educator of the Year. Carol Smith of the IJEA Board of Directors and Sally Renaud, IJEA executive director, presented...

Congratulations to…

February 11, 2012


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Brenda Field and staff of the Etruscan at  Glenbrook South High School in Glenview for being selected one of  55 Yearbook Pacemaker finalists.  The editors are  Taylor Rech and Kyle Redden. Pacemaker winners will be announced at the JEA/NSPA spring conference in Seattle scheduled for April 12 -1...

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