Our Mission

The Massachusetts Scholastic Press Association’s mission is to support publication and broadcast advisers in Massachusetts schools through conferences, contests, awards, scholarships, mentorship, advocacy, and other activities that the board of the organization deems worthy. MASPA is a state affiliate of the Journalism Education Association.

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Board of Directors

Mary Barber, Wayland High School

Brian Baron, Executive Director, Newton South High School

Peter Bilman-Golemme, South Hadley High School

Jeremy Flagg, Framingham High School

Janet Karman, Wayland High School

Julie Kuo, Lexington High School and incoming JEA State Director

Cindy Rodriguez, Senior Journlist in Residence, Journalism Department, Emerson College

Colleen Simpson, Gates Intermediate School, Scituate, and current JEA State Director

Helen Smith, New England Scholastic Press Association

Shelley Terry, Plymouth North High School

John Vitti, Watertown Public Schools and The Boston Globe

Brett Zinger, Robert Adams Middle School, Holliston