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Free training for high school teachers

RESTON, Va. – As part of its national effort to help teachers and teens develop and embrace 21st century literacy skills, my.hsj.org and hsj.org seek high school teachers for an expenses-paid, two-week summer institute.

One hundred and seventy-five teachers will be selected to attend the 2012 Reynolds High School Journalism Institute. The application postmark deadline has been extended to March 12.

There is no cost to the teacher or high school. Students, especially those who take part in journalism classes or clubs are the ultimate beneficiaries, emerging as stronger readers, writers, critical thinkers and communicators. Teachers from high schools that lack online student media or have struggling journalism programs are especially encouraged to apply.

Transportation, lodging, meals, materials, tuition and continuing education credits are covered by a grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

The Institute will take place at five accredited journalism schools:

  • Arizona State University, Phoenix
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • University of Missouri, Columbia

Details and an online application are available at: http://hsj.org/reynolds

Read Institute testimonials at: http://hsj.org/testimonials

The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation is a national philanthropic organization founded in 1954 by the late media entrepreneur for whom it is named. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, it is one of the largest private foundations in the United States.


For more information:
Diana Mitsu Klos
American Society of News Editors, Senior Project Director
703-453-1125; dmk@asne.org