Going Beyond: Deepen Your Levels of Creativity
Yearbook is a creative endeavor, so it’s important to keep the creative inspiration going all year long.
In the webinar, Going Beyond: Deepen Your Levels of Creativity, speakers Sabrina Schmitz, Dow Tate and Mike Taylor discuss how your yearbook staff can get creative as they begin their work on next year’s book and how they can maintain that creativity all year long.
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About the hosts
Sabrina Schmitz, CJE, is a Walsworth Yearbooks sales representative in Florida. With a degree in magazine journalism, she taught graphic design and journalism in addition to advising The Stampede yearbook staff and The Hoofbeat newspaper staff at J.W. Mitchell High School in New Port Richey, Fla. In her six years of advising, The Stampede yearbook was awarded two CSPA Silver Crowns, a Gold Crown, a NSPA Pacemaker Award.
Mike Taylor, CJE, is a Journalism Specialist with Walsworth Yearbooks. He taught yearbook, newspaper and television production for 13 years at Lecanto High School in Lecanto, Florida. As a well-known instructor at workshops and conventions across the country, Taylor has consulted with countless yearbook staffs to help them realize their full potential.
He is also the host of the Ask Mike podcast on the Walsworth Yearbooks Podcast Network.
Dow Tate advises the yearbook, newspaper and news website at Shawnee Mission East High School in Prairie Village, Kansas. He is co-author of Scholastic Journalism, 12th edition and his students’ publications are consistent winners of the NSPA Pacemaker and the CSPA Gold Crown.
Dow is in the Scholastic Journalism Hall of Fame at the University of Oklahoma and has been named a Texas Legend, as one of the most influential people in the state’s scholastic journalism history. Tate was the 1997 Dow Jones News Fund Journalism Teacher of the Year.