Why Workshops Work: Secrets of a Successful Yearbook Staff

Get a head start on next year!

A little time at a summer yearbook workshop goes a long way in the classroom.

Why Workshops Work: Secrets of a Successful Yearbook Staff webinar

Find out why attending a summer workshop with your yearbook staff is the single biggest factor in getting a head start on a smooth and successful year.

Watch the webinar hosted by Walsworth's Mike Taylor, CJE, and Sabrina Schmitz, CJE, to discover that yes, yearbook camp is a thing, and this one event can impact your entire yearbook experience. You'll learn:

  • Why you should attend Walsworth's annual adviser-only workshop, Adviser Academy
  • How to plan for, prepare and get staff excited about going to camp
  • How to use your workshop experience to your best advantage back in the classroom

You can find even more informative webinars at walsworthyearbooks.com/webinars.

About the hosts

Sabrina Schmitz, CJE, is a Walsworth Yearbooks sales rep in Florida. She taught graphic design and journalism in addition to advising The Stampede yearbook at J.W. Mitchell High School in Port Richey, Florida. In her six years of advising, The Stampede won two CSPA Silver Crowns, a Gold Crown and an NSPA Pacemaker. She was recognized as Pasco County's Teacher of the Year in 2013 and has taught at workshops and conventions around the country.

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.