All yearbook advisers can benefit from the Adviser Mentor Program

In his latest column, Walsworth's Jim Jordan explains how the Adviser Mentor Program helps new yearbook advisers by providing a friend to guide and encourage them.

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September 11, 2017 / News

The National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) announced that eight individuals have been selected to receive a 2017 Pioneer Award, NSPA’s top individual honor. Each year, NSPA awards the Pioneers to people who have made a significant contribution to scholastic journalism beyond their regular job requirements. This year’s Pioneer winners include: Jeanne Acton Vicki McCash Brennan…

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September 7, 2017 / News

Walsworth Yearbooks announced Thursday that Jim Jordan, a 35-year veteran yearbook adviser and former national Yearbook Adviser of the Year, has joined the company as a Special Consultant. Jordan recently retired after a distinguished 40-year career as a teacher at Del Campo High School in Fair Oaks, California, where he advised the yearbook for the…

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September 5, 2017 / New Advisers

The Walsworth Yearbooks webinar series will continue on Sept. 26 when Walsworth’s Journalism Specialist Mike Taylor, CJE, hosts Not Your Mama’s Yearbook! at 3 p.m. Central time. Taylor will be talking about all the latest yearbook trends, including coverage, design and copy. Because, as the title says, your 2018 yearbooks are “not your mama’s yearbooks,”…

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Mike Taylor has written a Back-to-school eBook
September 1, 2017 / New Advisers

It’s the beginning of the year, and you and your staff are falling (or will fall) into a routine. You’re deciding on coverage and settling into a rhythm. Hopefully you looked at The Mike Taylor Back-to-school Checklist for New Advisers before the school year began. If you haven’t, check it out! There’s lots of useful…

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yearbook color palette
August 31, 2017 / Design

You might not realize it, but color decisions impact every page of your yearbook. Colors influence mood, evoke emotions, attract attention and much more. The colors you choose to use, and the ways you use them, will be one of the most important design decisions you make during the yearbook creative process. That’s why Walsworth…

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August 30, 2017 / New Advisers

If you weren’t able to attend the live presentation of Walsworth’s Aug. 29 webinar, The New Yearbook Adviser Roadmap, don’t fret! A recording of The New Yearbook Adviser Roadmap webinar is now available for download to be watched at your convenience. Walsworth’s Alex Blackwell and Aimee Parsons kicked off our webinar series for this school…

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August 25, 2017 / News

The Journalism Education Association (JEA) announced today that media adviser Mark Newton, MJE, has been named the winner of this year’s Carl Towley Award. Each year, the Carl Towley Award is given to an organization member for exceptional service and is considered JEA’s highest honor. Newton is the adviser at Mountain Vista High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, and…

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August 24, 2017 / News

The Journalism Education Association (JEA) announced today that seven individuals have been named new recipients of the Medal of Merit, an honor awarded each year to recognize exceptional service to JEA, state and regional scholastic journalism associations and the teaching profession at large. This year’s Medal of Merit recipients include: Jeanne Acton-Shanks, University Interscholastic League, Austin, Texas…

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