The Mike Taylor
Back to School
for New Advisers
Download Your Back to School Checklist
Get ready for your first year with this free eBook from Walsworth's Mike Taylor, CJE.
Meet your administration
Schedule a meeting with your principal early in the year to discuss important topics like budget, and publisher and photographer contract.
Set important dates
Determine when important events like School Picture Day and Retake Day will take place. Also, try to find training for opportunities for the staff.
Match with a mentor
With Walsworth's Adviser Mentor Program, you can receive guidance from an experienced yearbook mentor to answer questions and provide support.
Get to know your staff
Meet with your yearbook staff, and clarify all the expectations and roles for the year. Be sure to clearly explain any key changes coming to the program.