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Prepare yourself for your best year yet by joining us in July at our 2018 Adviser Academy in Kansas City!

Have fun while you Eat. Sleep. Yearbook. Repeat. And leave with the start of your best yearbook ever.


If you are a new yearbook adviser, Adviser Academy has classes prepared especially for you. You will receive helpful tips, real-world advice and plenty of encouragement that will help you tackle your first year with the knowledge and confidence needed to be successful.

If you are an experienced adviser, you will learn from some of the best yearbook instructors in the biz. They will show you how to find inspiration, get organized and learn all the ways you and your staff can cover the story of the year at your school.

You will meet and brainstorm with advisers from across the country and leave with the support of an entire network and amazing resources. The Academy is three full days of classes, July 9-11, with the option to tour Walsworth’s printing facilities or attend advanced tech training for Online Design, InDesign or Photoshop on July 12.

Date:
July 9-11, 2018; optional plant tour or advanced tech training on July 12

Location:
Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza (Group rate $190/night)
Adviser to book and pay hotel directly for room.

Cost/deadline:
• $400 until May 31
• $450 June 1 - June 8. Deadline to register is June 8.
• $50 Plant tour

You won’t want to miss:  
• Sessions specifically designed for new and veteran advisers
• General sessions with Mike Taylor, CJE
• Intensive Online Design training, beginning through advanced
• InDesign and Photoshop training
• Specialized breakout sessions
• Opportunity to take the CJE exam. For more information, click here

Award-winning Instructors:
For new advisers: Sabrina Schmitz, CJE, Walsworth Yearbooks sales representative and former adviser

For experienced advisers: Renee Burke, NBCT, MJE, 2015 Yearbook Adviser of the Year, former adviser, Boone High School, Orlando, Florida, and Jim Jordan, Walsworth Special Consultant and 1996 Yearbook Adviser of the Year, former adviser, Del Campo High School, Fair Oaks, California

For all: Mike Taylor, CJE, Walsworth Yearbooks journalism specialist and former adviser




Would you like to attend but need help getting your school to cover the costs?
Here is a letter you can use:
Professional Development Letter