Bringing news literacy to Colorado teachers
Colorado Press Women has a unique opportunity to work with journalism and English teachers from around the state to promote media literacy! We are partnering with the Colorado Student Media Association, Colorado Language Arts Society, CU Boulder’s College of Media, Communication and Information for a full-day workshop on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 on the CU-Boulder campus. Registration is at 8:30 a.m.
Keynote speaker at 9 a.m. is Damaso Reyes of New York, director of partnerships for the News Literacy Project, who came to the Denver Press Club for an event we sponsored last summer.
Following his presentation will be a panel of CU professors:
Denver Post Editor Lee Ann Colacioppo is the luncheon speaker. CPW member and Denverite reporter Donna Bryson leads a panel discussion with high school teachers to round out the day. Colorado State Rep. Lisa Cutter is expected to attend and discuss a media literacy bill she is planning to introduce this session. The event is schedule to end at 2 p.m.
Cost is $25 per person, which includes parking in the Euclid Garage and lunch (options are included in your online registration). Registration is online, using this form.
Seating is limited to 100, and the registration deadline is end of the day, Jan. 22. Parking directions and all final details will be shared on Jan. 23.
CPW members and other professional journalists are encouraged to attend and network with teachers.
Ongoing CPW Events
The CPW Writers Group welcomes new members interested in stretching into creative writing, whether it’s fiction, nonfiction, poetry or scripts. We meet at 10 a.m . on the second Saturday of the month. For details, contact Dala Giffin.
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