JEA’s Advisers Institute brings journalism teachers from across the country together for a week of adviser-specific training and networking.
DATES AND TIMES
The 2016 JEA Advisers Institute runs Monday, July 11 – Thursday, July 14. Monday’s events include regiception (that's registration + reception) from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Breakout sessions last until 5 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, with optional entertainment Wednesday evening. Instruction ends at noon on Thursday.
The LINQ Hotel is the official hotel of the Advisers Institute and provides excellent quality at an incredibly low room rate. We encourage all attendees to stay at the LINQ, which will house all conference activities.
To reserve rooms visit https://resweb.passkey.com/go/SQJEA6 to receive the special group rate. of $104 per night (inclusive of resort fee) plus 12 percent tax. The cut-off date to receive the special group rate is June 10, 2016. All reservations must be guaranteed with a deposit for the first night's guestroom and tax charge. If reservation is guaranteed to a credit card, the first night's guestroom and tax charge, per guestroom, will be billed immediately to the cardholder's account.
All reservations made via the telephone call center will be assessed a fee of $15 per reservation. Hotel accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, or Diners Club. Check-in time is 4 p.m. and check-out time is 11 a.m.
Registration for Advisers Institute is closed.
Regardless of your experience level or the type of publications you advise, the Journalism Education Association Advisers Institute has programming specifically for you:
- differentiated instruction strategies
- technology in the classroom
- subject-specific professional learning community participation
- curriculum alignment to state and national standards
- essential learner outcomes in a 21st-century classroom
- media literacy, ethical journalism
- best practices in creating formative and summative assessment tools
- preparation and testing for Certified Journalism Educator and Master Journalism Educator status
A full program, including dates and times of sessions, is available using Guidebook on the web or your mobile device.
Teachers looking to seek school support for their professional development can download this template letter to share with their administrators.
For attendees flying in, McCarran Airport serves all major airlines. A taxi is generally the best way to get to the hotel, and fare with tip generally costs about $20. ExecuCar service from SuperShuttle is also available from McCarran Airport, and attendees can save 10 percent using the JEA group discount code KVUNV.
Businesses looking to showcase their products or services at the Advisers Institute should contact JEA Executive Director Kelly Furnas at email@example.com.