Illinois JEA

In memoriam: Laurie Bielong, 2013 IJEA Educator of the Year, longtime adviser and advocate of scholastic journalism

In memoriam: Laurie Bielong, 2013 IJEA Educator of the Year, longtime adviser and advocate of scholastic journalism

January 10, 2017

The dynamic teacher and adviser who led award-winning journalism programs and inspired fellow educators died Jan. 7. For those who didn't get a chance to know Laurie, the video of her IJEA Educator of the Year acceptance speech (check inside) will give you a sense of both her playfulness and dedication.

Visit our new gallery of Illinois student publications!

Visit our new gallery of Illinois student publications!

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

May 22, 2015

With links to more than 120 high school publications from around the state, our gallery is the go-to place to see the work of Illinois student journalists. Is your publication not in the gallery? Send us your links — we want to include you!

Official site: Illinois Journalism Education Association, 900 Community Drive, Springfield, IL 62703
Student Publications