It is that time of year again — nominations for MHSPA’s Journalism Educator of the Year are open.

The Minnesota High School Press Association is pleased to offer the opportunity to recognize the contributions and excellence of a Minnesota journalism educator. Any student, colleague, parent or community member can nominate a journalism educator by completing this application and send the support material. An educator may also self-nominate.

To nominate yourself or another adviser, complete this form and attach it with the required application materials in an email to

The nominee must be a journalism educator at the high school or middle school level in Minnesota during the 2015-16 school year. Teachers/advisers from all media are eligible – online, broadcast, newspaper, magazine or yearbook.


The deadline for nominations is May 13.


If you have any questions about this award, please contact Mariah Keith, contest and critique coordinator at or 612-625-4337.