EWA’s 2022 National Seminar: Celebrating 75 Years

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As those in education and journalism work to recover from an extended pandemic, bringing together the community has never been more critical. The Education Writers Association’s 75th annual National Seminar will provide a long-awaited opportunity to gather in person for three days of training, networking, and inspiration. 

Traditionally the largest and most prestigious gathering of education journalists, leaders, experts, and communicators, the 2022 National Seminar will offer a varied and fast-paced program on the most pressing education issues making headlines. Taking place from July 24 to 26, the conference will also provide journalism training and opportunities to connect personally with colleagues from around the country. (For our COVID-19 protocols and other crucial details, check out our FAQ.)

Marking EWA’s 75th anniversary, the event will examine the pandemic’s effects on learning at all levels, from cradle to career. Attendees will leave equipped to better cover a wide range of timely issues impacting learning in the 2022-23 academic year and beyond.

The National Seminar will be held at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida. Tailored primarily to journalists working for independent news outlets, the seminar also welcomes other education content providers and communicators. The agenda will feature a track of sessions of special interest to communications professionals.

Through compelling conversations, training sessions and presentations, the conference will offer fresh insights and perspectives on trends and topics of interest across the country. Special features include training on digital and data journalism tools and strategies as well as the presentation of awards that honor the best in education reporting. Attendees will emerge with skills and context to help them better serve their communities — and advance their careers. 

The conference is open to EWA journalist members, supporting community members, and student members who pre-register. Travel scholarships and registration fee waivers are also available for journalist members. (Here are the instructions to apply for those.) 

If you’re not a member and wish to participate in this exclusive opportunity to hear from some of the most important movers and shakers in the education and journalism world, it only takes a few minutes to join EWA. (Membership is free for journalists and students.)


The Education Writers Association is the national professional organization dedicated to advancing high-quality education journalism. The mission of EWA is to strengthen the community of education writers and improve the quality of education coverage to better inform the public.