Yearbook Adviser Training
Find ways to become a better yearbook adviser. Find out how to submit your pages on time. Find out how to pay your bill. Become a better photography teacher.
Have changes in technology made it possible for you to print your book differently?
Which is better for you, offset or digital printing? Why would a school choose one over the other? Learn the differences between the two methods and why one might be better for you than the other.
Can Tik Tok, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or other social media platforms be used to sell more yearbooks?
Reach your students and their parents where they are looking for content. For example, learn how to create Facebook groups or edit a Tik Tok video to reach your buyers.
Do you know the quality of a company’s representation varies from territory to territory?
If you are a new adviser, how do you know you are receiving the services included in your contract price?
Find out what you should expect from your representative, or find a less expensive way to print your book.
What are the specifications, requirements, and pricing that are listed on your yearbook contract? Do you even have one?
Every business and household has a budget that they must meet each month. Yearbook programs are not any different. Advisers are required to stay within their annual budget. Find out what you can do to understand the financial aspect of the yearbook program.
If you are a new adviser, what are the expectations of this job? Are you prepared? What are the benefits and drawbacks of this job?
Your administration just volunteered you to be the yearbook adviser. Now what? What will this mean to you during the upcoming year?
Should a yearbook staff use InDesign or a company-specific page layout application?
Learn the advantages and disadvantages of InDesign software compared to your yearbook company’s application. What are other schools doing in 2023?
What is the best way to work with your staff?
Create an atmosphere that will foster collaboration, set expectations that will help you meet your deadlines, and establish rules and procedures that will take your book to the next level.
Don’t be surprised by your bill in the spring. Know what to expect. Find out how you can pay your bill.
Yearbooks are expensive. Make sure you know what to expect. Learn how to make your yearbook program profitable.
Are your photos exposed correctly? Do you know what a f/stop is?
What are the various functions and controls of a camera? For example, should one use the automatic settings? When is it best to use aperture or shutter priority?
The photo arena is always changing. Do you have the right equipment?
Should you stick with DSLR cameras, or is it time to move to mirrorless? What is the best type of lens for sports photography?
Your ace photographer just took 2000 photos at the football game. What do you do now?
Learn how to set up an efficient system of importing, selecting, culling, and storing your photos. Learn about free or low-cost options that will make your photo life easier.
The picture day is set. Now, what do you do?
Find out what your school photographer expects from you. Learn what you expect from them. What is involved in setting up school picture day?
Do you struggle with your sports photography? Do your students experience exposure or focus issues students
What can an adviser do to get better sports photos? Do you need better equipment, or just more knowledge to obtain better sports photos?
It’s probably easier than you would think to set up a photo studio at your school.
Learn how to set up an efficient system of importing, selecting, culling, and storing your photos. In addition, learn about free or low-cost options that will make your photo life easier.
Become an Instructor and Help Other Advisers
Consider sharing your yearbook knowledge with those who have just started the journey.
Are You Interested in making money As a yearbook guru contributor?
Is it time to earn extra money for the yearbook material and curriculum you have created?
Yearbook Guru will pay you for yearbook and journalism guides, handouts, PowerPoints, PDF files, and other teaching material you have created. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us for details.