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Yearbook Workshops for Advisers

From theme creation to design principles, a Jostens Yearbook workshop goes beyond the basics. Our hands-on immersive experiences will teach your yearbook staff how to create and sell something truly amazing.

Jostens Adviser University

Jostens Adviser University is a high-energy professional development opportunity designed for educators who serve as advisers to yearbooks, newspapers and magazines. Since the focus is on strategies and methodologies, advisers working with any yearbook company will find hte curriculum relevant.

This year, JAU is thrilled to welcome several new instructors to our staff, master advisers from across the country. With their new energy comes fresh classes and a stronger focus on classroom and project management and writing along with our phenomenal curriculum of design, photography and concept development.

Details and online registration are available at A brochure is available here: 

Download PDF brochure (2015).

Jostens San Diego National Workshop

This unique workshop features a renowned award-winning staff, specialty tracks and staff planning sessions designed to meet your individual staff needs as well as artist and technology one-on-one sessions designed to give your publication that special touch.

DAY ONE provides training for rookie staffers and expertise training for advanced staffers. DAYS TWO and THREE include ample staff planning time as well as breakout sessions focused on trends and specialized topics.

DAY FOUR features specialty sessions on design, photos and writing. Advanced Design, Advanced Newspaper, Adviser 101 and 202, Basic and Advanced Photojournalism and Marketing Tracks will continue on DAYS TWO, THREE and FOUR.

The workshop dates are: July 28-31, 2015.  Details and online registration will be available at A brochure is available here: 

Download PDF brochure (2015).

Jostens Regional Workshops

Locally, Jostens Yearbook representatives host one-day seminars during the academic year and multi-day workshops during the summer, offering staff training and yearbook planning sessions. Click here to find a list of workshops near you.