Who we are

The Journalism Education Association of Northern California, a non-profit organization headquartered in Sacramento, California is committed to serving scholastic journalism educators and their students. It covers the territory from Bakersfield and Santa Barbara to the Oregon border.

• Membership is available to all advisers of scholastic publications, grades 7 through 12, in both public and private schools.

• JEANC works closely with the national Journalism Education Association in sponsoring events such as the Journalist of the Year scholarship program.

• JEANC cooperates with state journalism organizations to host workshops and conventions.

• JEANC recognizes outstanding programs with its annual contests.

• JEANC has published Journalism: Model curriculum Guidelines and A Framework for Journalism Education.

• The JEANC Board works with the State Department of Education in an attempt to improve recognition of journalism education within the existing academic structure.

Board members are available to answer questions individual advisers may encounter during the year.

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