2021 Adviser Academy Schedule

What's listed below is currently a tentative schedule for the 2021 Adviser Academy.

Learn from some of the top yearbook experts at our three-day Adviser Academy. The below schedule shows your session options. All times listed below are Central time.

  • New Advisers: You will attend a New Adviser track over Monday and Tuesday, which covers everything you need to know your first year advising.
  • Experienced Advisers: You have a wide range of sessions to choose from over two days.

Zoom Tech Support:
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Monday, June 28

10-10:45 a.m.

All: General Session with Mike Taylor, CJE, and Jim Jordan

11 a.m. - Noon 

New Advisers: New Adviser Track

Experienced Advisers: (select one)

  • Ladder and Organization (Coverage)
  • The Art of the Interview: Setting up Your Own Press Conference  (Interviewing)
  • Policies and Procedures Every Adviser Needs (Ethics and Law)
  • Coaching the Writing Process

12:15-12:45 p.m.

All: Fun activity

1-1:45 p.m.

New Advisers: New Advisers Track (continued)

Experienced Advisers: (select one)

  • Team Organization (Classroom Management)
  • Yearbook Hacks (Teaching Tools)
  • Classroom Management (Classroom Management)

2-2:45 p.m.       

New Advisers: New Adviser Track (continued)

Experienced Advisers: (select one)

  • Disney Thinking (Classroom Management)
  • 10 Ways to Improve Writing in Your Yearbook (Writing)
  • Generating Yearbook Coverage Ideas (Coverage)
  • Getting Students to Think Past the "I Am Done" Phase - Part 2 (Creativity and Design)

3-4 p.m.             

New Advisers: New Adviser Track (continued)

Experienced Advisers: (select one)

  • Basics of Design (CRAP) (Design)
  • Systems of Success (SOS) - Part 1 (Everything)

Tuesday, June 29

10-10:15 a.m.

All: The Walsworth Story with Don Walsworth

10:30-11:15 a.m.   

New Advisers: New Adviser Track (continued)

Experienced Advisers: (select one)

  • Systems of Success (SOS) - Part 2 (Everything)
  • How Do I Grade That? (Grading)
  • What We've Learned in the 32 Years We Have Been Teaching - Part 1  (Advising/Management)
  • Grading the Yearbook Project (Classroom Management)

11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.   

New Advisers: New Adviser Track (continued) (New Adviser)

Experienced Advisers: (select one)

  • Photo Composition (Photography)
  • No More Mad Mommas (Photography and Design)
  • What We've Learned in the 32 Years We Have Been Teaching - Part 2 (Advising)
  • Marketing Your Yearbook in a Digital World (Marketing)

 

1-1:45 p.m.

New Advisers: New Adviser Track (continued)

Experienced Advisers: (select one)

  • Theme - Part 1 (Theme)
  • 10 Ways and More to Improve Your Design for 2022 - Part 1 (Design)
  • Ladder and Organization (Photography and Advising)
  • Photography for the Non-photographer (Photography)

2-2:45 p.m.

New Advisers: New Adviser Track (continued)

Experienced Advisers: (select one)

  • Theme - Part 2  (Theme)
  • 10 Ways and More to Improve Your Design for 2022 - Part 2 (Design)
  • Middle School Yearbook (Middle School)
  • Yearbook Club: Creating a Yearbook as an After School Club (Club)

3-4:30 p.m.

  • All: Roundtable: What School Yearbooks May Look Like in the Fall

Wednesday, June 30

8-10 a.m.

  • Tech Help: Check in with Computer Support if you cannot access your login credentials or need other Online Design, InDesign or Photoshop support.

10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tech Training

  • Online Design: Live training starts at 10 a.m.
  • InDesign: Self-guided training available starting at 10 a.m.
  • Photoshop: Self-guided training available starting at 10 a.m.