(registration for summer courses)
Advisers may receive Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for participating in the N.C. Scholastic Media Institute and certificates of Participation and Attendance in regional workshops.
N.C. high school journalism teachers may apply for a journalism endorsement to their N.C. license with 18 hours of relevant coursework.
NCSMA’s Journalism Fellowship Program
NCSMA offers annual fellowships to N.C. advisers to help them offset summer course expenses. Designed to cover full tuition and lodging expenses for each adviser, the fellowships are application-based.
The program allows teachers to enroll in a one-week, short-term summer course with tuition funding provided by NCSMA.
N.C. journalism teachers and media advisers can qualify for free in-state tuition, lodging and books through this program. The fellowships, awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, are valued at $1,230 per person.
Note: The 2014 summer session course offered will be JOMC 491 Teaching Online News in the Secondary School.