2016 Fall Conference – October 27 – Register here


IHSPA’s Fall Conference will be held Thursday October 27, 2016 in the Iowa Memorial Union at The University of Iowa. It begins at 8:45am and goes until 2:30pm. Registration is at 8:00am.

Our keynote speaker is Sarah Nichols.

Sarah NicholsShe advises Whitney High Student Media, a comprehensive program that includes Details yearbook, The Roar news magazine and Whitney Update news website in Northern California. Her students have been recognized with Pacemaker, Crown and Best of Show awards as well as the First Amendment Press Freedom Award. Nichols is certified as a Master Journalism Educator from the Journalism Education Association and serves as the organization’s vice president. Her professional activities include overseeing the JEA Curriculum Initiative and serving on the Digital Media and Scholastic Press Rights committees as well as teaching Advising Yearbook for Kent State University’s online masters program. Nichols has been honored as National Yearbook Adviser of the Year, JEA Medal of Merit, NSPA Pioneer and CSPA Gold Key.

We are planning many breakout sessions. More details to come with some surprises so check back and sign up below!!