Get Involved

If you plan to attend the JEA/NSPA convention, consider getting involved by speaking, judging Write-off or Best of Show competitions, or critiquing yearbooks, newspapers, videos or magazines. Pick an area that interests you and contact us.

Session speakers
There may be times available for session speakers. If you are interested in presenting a session, fill out the form here or email Connie Fulkerson at

Write-off contest judging
Most Write-off contests take place Friday afternoon, and the judging occurs Friday evening. Email Nancy Smith at or fill out this form.

Best of Show Judging
Those interested in judging Best of Show should email Advisers may not volunteer to judge a category in which their students will be entering.

On-site critiques
If you are an experienced adviser, you can help with on-site critiques. You’ll receive copies of a newspaper, yearbook, magazine or video at the convention and meet with the staff of the publication to provide constructive criticism of its work. To help with critiques, email