Columbia Scholastic Press Association

CSPA is an international student press association, founded in 1925, whose goal is to unite student journalists and faculty advisers at schools and colleges through educational conferences, idea exchanges, textbooks, critiques and award programs.

Fall Conference



Begin your school year with advice
and help from the best in the business!

Monday, November 6, 2023
at Columbia University
in the City of New York




Submit your registration online and send payment by October 20th to ensure your registration packet is prepared for pick-up when you arrive on campus.

If you cannot meet the October 20th postmark deadline, please register online and bring full payment with you.




The Columbia Scholastic Press Association will present its 84th annual Fall Conference on Monday, November 6, 2023, taking place at Columbia University's historic Morningside Heights campus in uptown Manhattan.





The Conference is open to both secondary school students and faculty advisers from schools across the country. Over 80 sessions will be offered, covering all aspects of student publishing. While some sessions will cater to student interests, advisers are welcome to attend these sessions with their students. Some sessions will be presented for advisers only.


Early bird discount for prepaid groups, depending on group size:

  • 16 or more delegates = $58/person
  • 5-15 delegates = $60/person
  • 4 or fewer delegates = $62/person
All groups submitting purchase orders with their registrations will be charged $62 per person, regardless of group size. Please remember: a purchase order is not payment; it is a promise to pay at a later date.