74th EWA National Seminar
Teaching Respect and Tolerance in Tumultuous Times
What to know when reporting on character education
It won’t be easy, but American schools need to do more to instill civic and moral virtues in their students, three experts said at the Education Writers Association’s 2021 National Seminar.
“For millennia, people thought moral character development was part of education, but that seems to have been abandoned in the U.S. in the last 20 years,” said Andy Smarick, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute.
Confirmed Speakers for EWA’s 2021 National Seminar
List includes top education leaders, policy makers, researchers and journalists.
The Education Writers Association is delighted to announce an exciting and important lineup of speakers for our virtual National Seminar, to be held May 3-5, 2021.
Attendance at EWA’s National Seminar is free, but exclusive to EWA journalist, student and supporting community members. EWA members can reserve their seats here. Those who are not members, but who wish to attend this event, can apply to join EWA. Membership is free for journalist and student members.
Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona to Speak at EWA’s National Seminar
Confirmed speakers include educational leaders, researchers and experts.
The Education Writers Association is delighted to announce that U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona will speak – and field questions from journalists – at the virtual National Seminar to be held May 3-5, 2021
COVID-19, viral examples of racism, financial distress and political discord: Reporters covering education amid these crises have never faced more challenges, or been more important to the nation. And despite the recent spread of vaccines, hope for economic recovery, and changes to federal policies, the education and journalism worlds still both face extraordinary difficulties in 2021.
Are you holding the event in-person, online or as a hybrid?
The 2021 National Seminar will be held on a virtual event platform that will allow attendees to have an engaging conference experience.
When will the National Seminar be held? When will it start and end?
National Seminar regular sessions will run approximately from 12:00 p.m. ET on May 3 through 6:30 p.m. on May 5.
Don’t miss your chance to market your presence during EWA’s National Seminar, the largest gathering of education journalists in the nation.
This year the National Seminar will bring together hundreds of journalists, experts, and supporting community members for three days of interactive sessions, including stand-alone speakers, panel discussions, and how-to workshops.
Whether your goal is to achieve the biggest impact possible, focus on a target audience, or make your first foray into the education journalism world, we have an option to fit your goals.
The Education Writers Association is pleased to announce our 74th National Seminar will be held May 2-5, 2021.
This event, traditionally the largest gathering of education journalists and communicators of the year, is in the planning stages, so please see our FAQ and stay tuned for more details.
We can’t wait to gather with you and the rest of the EWA community this coming May.
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