Six things new yearbook advisers should be doing right now

There are many tasks to complete at the beginning of the school year. Walsworth is here to provide some guidance. We’ve compiled a list of the six tasks that need to be addressed right now.

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Advisers of Note

May 10, 2018 / Advisers of Note

Becky Tate, CJE, has journalism in her blood and an amazing pedigree to prove it. She started her scholastic journalism odyssey when she joined both the newspaper and yearbook staffs at Shawnee Mission North High School in Mission, Kansas, guided by long-time publications legend Nancy Hall. Tate attended Kansas State University where she worked with…

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April 19, 2018 / Advisers of Note

She teaches journalism. She teaches AP English. She advises three publications. Judy Cannaday is a triple-threat teacher. She is one of those amazing educators who does it all. She keeps giving and giving, doing whatever it takes to lead her kids to success. She has been leading the way with her outstanding journalism program in…

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March 5, 2018 / Advisers of Note

Tucked away in Trinity, North Carolina, is a powerhouse of a yearbook adviser named Sandy Routh. Even though she is primarily a social studies teacher, she has done two stints as an adviser – one during the first six years of her career and then, after a 15-year break, she returned to advising for her…

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February 6, 2018 / Advisers of Note

Brian Wilson, yearbook adviser at Palo Alto High School (known locally as “Paly”) in Palo Alto, California, is a 21st century pioneer. After 18 years as an award-winning publications adviser and English teacher in Michigan, Brian, concerned about the state of education in his home state, left his comfortable teaching position and, with his wife,…

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January 9, 2018 / Advisers of Note

As I’ve traveled around the country teaching yearbook at workshops and summer camps, I have had the privilege of meeting and working with many great yearbook advisers. Many are brand new and both scared and excited to take on the amazing task of producing a book that covers an entire year in just nine months.…

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