CSPA Workshop going virtual for 2020

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the board of directors of the California Scholastic Press Association has made the difficult decision to move the 2020 workshop to a virtual format. “For more than two-thirds of my life, the CSPA Workshop has been the certainty of my summer,” said Todd Harmonson, senior editor of The…

Apply for the 69th annual CSPA Workshop now!

The California Scholastic Press Association will hold its 69th-annual high school journalism workshop on the campus of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo from July 5-17, 2020. CSPA Workshop graduates do more in 13 days than most people do all summer. Whether you’re an experienced student journalist, a beginner or simply a student interested in improving…

Mark your calendar – 2020 workshop dates set!

Planning is already underway for the 69th edition of the California Scholastic Press Association High School Journalism Workshop. Again hosted on the campus of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, the workshop will take place from July 5-17, 2020. Tuition, which includes 13 days of instruction, all meals, an on-campus dorm room and transportation to all…

How CSPA changed my life

Originally posted on Roselyn Romero:
CSPA 2018 Recap from Mohi Andrabi on Vimeo. ? The day after my 18th birthday, my dad forwarded me an email that read: Roselyn, congrats: You have been accepted to the 2018 CSPA/Cal Poly Journalism Workshop in San Luis Obispo, which runs from Sunday, July 8, to Friday, July 20.…

What you need to know about the CSPA Workshop

CSPA Workshop graduates do more in 13 days than most people do all summer. Whether you’re an experienced student journalist, a beginner or simply a student interested in improving your writing skills, you’ll find the CSPA Workshop beneficial. It’s an opportunity not only to sharpen journalism skills but to become a better writer, to improve…

Longtime CSPA friend Don McCaleb passes

Longtime CSPA board member and hall of famer Don McCaleb died April 17 at his grandson’s home in Colorado Springs, near Pike’s Peak. Don was instrumental in keeping the CSPA afloat in 1981 and 1982 after our founders Ralph and Millie passed away. He met Ralph when he worked in the public relations department at…