For more than 60 years, AIPA has been serving Arizona’s student journalists and their advisers, partnering with national organizations to bring scholastic journalism to the forefront of education.

All Arizona advisers and publications are encouraged to join AIPA and to involve their journalists in the many exciting events and contests available to them from this valuable organization. Joining AIPA, in addition to our national partner, the Journalism Education Association helps support our organization’s work. Please consider adding in your JEA membership as you complete our form. Memberships run from September 1st through August 31st of the current school year.

To help with our record-keeping, please fill out the online form regardless of whether or not you use a hard copy.

MUST USE – Here is the AIPA Online Membership Form

For your use, here is a pdf of the membership form: AIPA Membership-form-updated 

What we offer:

  • Fall contests for student media
  • Fall convention with well-known keynote speakers and plenty of learning sessions
  • Spring recognition reception
  • Summer Workshop with two-day specialized sessions
  • Student journalist and adviser awards
  • Local and national resources, networking and help for advisers

Benefits for advisers:

  • Participating in the Fall Contest. You must be a member to enter.
  • Attending the Fall Convention with a discounted registration fee.
  • Attending Summer Workshop. You must be a member to win.
  • Voting privileges.
  • Meeting and networking with other advisers and student journalists.
  • Members can serve on the AIPA Board.

Annual Membership Costs (see registration form for more detailed information):

  • Single Publication Membership – $100; includes:
    • 10 contest entries ($50 value; additional entries $5/each)
    • Discounted Fall Convention and Summer Workshop registration rates
    • 1 free adviser Fall Convention registration
    • Invitation to free spring Adviser Reception
    • Consideration for AIPA Adviser Awards
    • Access to mentoring, curriculum, support for First Amendment issues
  • School-wide Membership – $200; includes
    • Member benefits listed above for all school publications
    • Total of 25 contest entries ($125 value; additional entries $5/each)
    • 3 free adviser Fall Convention registrations
    • Invitation for 3 advisers to free spring Adviser Reception
  • Additional JEA membership – $65

AIPA Member Schools for 2021-2022:

American Leadership Academy – Yearbook
Apollo High School – Newspaper and news mag
Brophy High School – Newspaper and news mag
Cactus Canyon Junior High School – Newspaper and Yearbook
Camp Verde High School – Yearbook
Combs High School – Yearbook, Newspaper and news mag, media
Copper Canyon High School – Yearbook
Deer Valley High School – Yearbook
Desert Mountain High School – Yearbook, Film/TV, newspaper and news mag
Desert View High School – Yearbook, Newspaper and news mag
Desert Vista High School – Film/TV and Yearbook
Dobson High School – Yearbook
Greenfield High School – Yearbook
The Gregory School – Newspaper and Yearbook
Highland High School – Newspaper and Yearbook
Higley High School – Yearbook
Horizon High School – Newspaper, Lit Mag,  Yearbook and Film/TV
La Joya Community High School – Film/TV, Newspaper, Yearbook and Lit Mag
McClintock High School – Newspaper and news mag
Mesa High School – Yearbook
Moon Valley High School – Newspaper
Notre Dame Prep – Film/TV and Lit Mag
Paradise Valley High School – Yearbook
Perry High School – Newspaper and Yearbook
Red Mountain High School – Yearbook
Sandra Day O’Connor High School – Newspaper
Shadow Ridge High School – Yearbook
South Mountain High School – Film/TV and Yearbook
Sunnyslope High School – Yearbook and Newspaper
Verrado High School – Film/TV
Willow Canyon High School – Yearbook
Xavier College Prep – Lit Mag, Newspaper and Yearbook

Contact Information:

Suite 174
3241 E Shea Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85028

Email: [email protected]

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