74th EWA National Seminar

74th National Seminar Graphic

74th EWA National Seminar

EWA’s National Seminar is the largest annual gathering of journalists on the education beat. 

EWA’s National Seminar is the largest annual gathering of journalists on the education beat. 


Miguel Cardona: Why Schools Should Reopen Fully and Train Their Police Officers Better
What education reporters can expect from the Biden administration

Public schools that don’t offer full-time, in-person learning for students five days a week next fall risk intervention from the U.S. Education Department.

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona shared this message with journalists, just two months after his Senate confirmation, during the Education Writers Association’s 2021 National Seminar. 


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.


EWA Opens Registration for 2021 National Seminar
Now What? Reporting on Education Amid Uncertainty

EWA 74th National Seminar Promotional Image

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. 


FAQs on the 74th EWA National Seminar


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.


Save The Date for EWA’s 2021 National Seminar
EWA's 74th annual gathering to be held May 2-5, 2021

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. 

Thinking about sponsorship opportunities? Our development director Rachel Wolin can help.