Workshop Presentations

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Your Staff & School Brand

Understanding who you are as a school and as a yearbook staff is an important first step when making plans for a new year. This presentation asks staffs to answer some questions about themselves and their school, looks at two companies who have done an excellent job of branding themseleves and examines the importance of asking why … Continue reading

Uniquely Yours: Finding a Theme that Fits

Some say there are no new themes – they’ve all been done before.  This is simply not true.  In this session, you will learn how to find a theme that not only fits your school, but also allows you to cover the year in a way that is uniquely your own.  If you find yourself … Continue reading

Power of a Team

Have a hard time motivating your staff? Making class fun? Turning your publications lab into a place that people want to be? In this session, you will learn how to create a community and sense of unity that helps the work get done. Click the image below to access the presentation!  

10 Mistakes Yearbooks Make & How to Avoid Them

Despite all the blood, sweat and tears, all yearbook veterans know it’s inevitable: You made some mistakes and most of them were avoidable. This session will take you through yearbook’s top 10 mistakes and how to avoid them. Click the image below to access a link to the presentation!  

You Can Stand Under My Umbrella

What IS this umbrella coverage thing people are talking about these days? In this session, you’ll learn when you should use it, why you should use it and how to maintain your sanity through the process. Click the image below to access a link to the presentation!

Don’t Get Schooled by Academics

Don’t settle for pics of kids staring at textbooks. There are great stories in your classrooms and telling them starts with fantastic photos. Two yearbook advisers discuss vibrant academics coverage through great photography, strong coverage and contemporary design. Click the image below to access a link to the presentation! JEA/NSPA Boston, 2013 CSPA, 2014 JEA/NSPA San … Continue reading

Great Doesn’t Happen on the First Try

Ever wonder how some yearbooks end up looking like professional magazines? It doesn’t happen on the first try. Two veteran advisers discuss the process of taking design from disastrous to divine. Click the image below to access a link to the presentation! San Antonia, JEA/NSPA 2012 San Francisco, JEA/NSPA 2013

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