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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

Now in our ninth year and going strong, Jostens Adviser University is a high-energy professional development opportunity designed for educators who serve as advisers to yearbooks, newspapers and magazines. The focus is on strategies and methodologies, which means advisers working with any yearbook company will find the curriculum relevant.

Experience all the wonder and enchantment of the Sunshine State at our 2015 location, the luxury Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, FL. Near Orlando, our hotel's family-friendly amenities are just minutes away from the main gates of Epcot®, Disney® and Disney's Hollywood Studios®.

JAU will be held July 18-21 in Kissimmee, FL. Details and online registration available on our JAU website.

Online registration will be available soon.

Download PDF brochure (2014).

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.

Basic and Advanced Photojournalism, Advanced Newspaper and Advanced Design tracks will continue on DAYS TWO and THREE.

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

Download PDF brochure (2014).

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.