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.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Apply for Teacher of the Year
January 29, 2021

Deadline to apply for 2021 National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year
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Become a Member
June 11, 2021

CSPA Membership for 2021-2021 publications/media

Only CSPA members can enter contests and receive Medalist Critiques.

Membership deadline for news/magazine/digital media/yearbook: June 11, 2021
Membership deadline for Fall delivery yearbooks: October 12, 2021 | Learn more

CSPA's Summer Journalism Workshop 2021
Register for open classes now!

This year's Workshop to be an online-only experience this year!

Join print and digital student journalists for intense online training.