FSPA Updates

FSPA, UF name veteran newspaper editor, groundbreaker David Doucette as executive director

November 12th, 2015 | No responses

    GAINESVILLE – Longtime Florida journalist David Doucette will guide the Florida Scholastic Press Association as its next executive director, the FSPA and its sponsoring institution, University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications, announced Thursday. Doucette, a UF journalism advisory board member and one of the founding editors […]

Universal Media Days postponed

November 2nd, 2015 | No responses

I am sorry to report that we have had to cancel (and, we hope, postpone to a later date) the November media day event we had hoped to bring to you. We were unable to complete preparations with Universal, but as I said we will work to find a date […]

FSPA Fall Update: Issue 3

November 2nd, 2015 | No responses

Dear FSPA adviser — We’re drawing to the end of fall workshop season, and only District 7 remains, on Nov. 9. We’re heard wonderful things so far about all the workshops, so keep up the good work.   District 3 Workshop News From director Kevin Patterson: District 3 held its […]

FSPA Fall Update: Issue 2

November 2nd, 2015 | No responses

Wow, the fall semester is zipping along here, and we hope it is the same for you as well. Just a few things to pass along this week:   PAYING FOR FALL DIGITAL CONTESTS   Thanks for entering the FSPA Fall Digital Contests. We received 351 entries from 89 publications […]

FSPA Fall Digital Contests

September 15th, 2015 | No responses

Greetings, FSPA Advisers! Some updates about FSPA Evaluations. 1. We have activated the database for submitting FSPA Fall Digital Contests — instructions are attached. We’ve been promoting the categories for several weeks, but now you can actually start submitting entries. If you’re a new adviser, don’t see your school listed […]

FSPA Fall Update : Issue 1

September 9th, 2015 | No responses

Welcome back, advisers. We hope that the start of the new school year has been fun and productive. Let’s get caught up. NEW WEBSITE Thanks for our VP Rory Cooksey we have a cool, new website. It is at www.myfspa.com, so please bookmark it and check in from time to time. […]

JEA Mentor Program

July 22nd, 2015 | No responses

FSPA is proud to announce that it has joined 16 other states in the JEA Mentoring program.  Two Florida mentors received training this summer through the JEA http://jeamentoring.org/ and are ready to begin mentoring new advisers at any time. Mentors provide support for two years, offering ideas, resources, coaching, and other […]

Dow Joes Fund Seeking Nominees for Teacher of the Year

June 23rd, 2015 | No responses

Are you advising the school newspaper, yearbook staff, or other media at your high school? Do you teach students how to produce digital content, create compelling stories, use social media, or practice journalism? If so, we encourage you to apply for the 2015 Dow Jones News Fund National High School Journalism […]

District 7 Fall Workshop

June 10th, 2015 | No responses

We are excited to announce the date and location change for the 2015 Fall District 7 Workshop!  Saturday, November 7, 2015 we will host our District 7 Workshop at Nova Southeastern University in Davie, FL . More details will come as we continue our planning process. Please check www.fspadistrict7.com. If you have any questions in […]

Student leadership team for #FSPA2016 convention named

June 6th, 2015 | No responses

Congrats to our newly named 2016 Student Convention Leadership team: Chairwoman Grace King of American Heritage School and Vice Chairwomen Sophie Hill of Hagerty High School and Sawyer Carlton of King High School.