The workshop is a mix of large lecture-style general sessions & smaller breakout sessions. All participants will attend the large group sessions and will have the option of attending whichever breakout sessions best fit their interests & staff needs. Large-group general sessions will be taught by keynote speaker Steve Kent, and will include topics to educate, entertain and inspire you to take your yearbook to the next level.


TECHNOLOGY: Beginning eDesign, Advanced eDesign, eDesign Advanced Photo Tools, Beginning InDesign, Advanced InDesign, Photoshop for InDesign Users, Open Lab

VISUAL: Design Fundamentals, Advanced Graphic Design, Pin It! Design It!, Open Design Lab

VERBAL: Interviewing, Captions, Alternative Copy, Writing Yearbook Copy

LEADERSHIP: Editorial Leadership, Adviser’s Toolbox, Workflow & Deadlines, Creating Community in the Classroom, Ladder Planning, Adviser Roundtable

PHOTOGRAPHY: Beginning & Advanced Photojournalism, Lighting, Composition and more.  (students in the Photography Track attend all photography breakout sessions), Plus a breakout session: Photography for Non-Photographers.

GENERAL: Theme Development, Fundraising, Defining Voice, Expert Q & A, Creating Teamwork,  Yearbook Marketing, Yearbook Business, Umbrella Coverage