Tell me
your story.

SoCal Yearbooks Workshop offers four amazing days of
with the Yerd community.

Our Workshop

At the heart of every yearbook is a story. We are storytellers, and to be a storyteller, you must be an effective story seeker. We will show you and your yearbook staff how you can effectively tell your school’s story through a unique theme, captivating cover, inclusive coverage and storytelling photography. So tell me your story. We know it is just getting started.

Sample Agenda

Chapman University

July 19-22, 2019

SoCal Yearbooks Workshop is different. It's a mixture of engaging learning and lots of fun. It's a community built around amazing award-winning advisers and students just like you from all over the country. We invite you to come learn, grow, and try new things in an inspiring environment.


Meet your teachers

Gain key knowledge and tips from industry leaders about current trends and emerging technologies, take away useful insights to apply to your yearbook.

Editorial Leadership
Susan Massy
Susan Massy Editorial Leadership

Massy advises publications at Shawnee Mission Northwest High School. The yearbook she advises, The Lair, has received 19 Pacemakers and was inducted into the NSPA Hall of Fame. The book, and the students who produce it, have won a many awards.

New Adviser
Stephanie Perluss
Stephanie Perluss New Adviser

Stephanie advises the West Covina High School yearbook staff, The Quest, and has done so for eight years. With her as adviser, her students have earned multiple awards from NSPA and JEA for their work in design, photography and writing.

Crystal Kazmierski
Crystal Kazmierski Writing

Crystal Kazmierski advised the yearbook "Wings" at Arrowhead Christian Academy in Redlands where she taught journalism, editorial leadership, and directed the school plays.

Journalism Specialist
Mike Taylor
Mike Taylor Journalism Specialist

Mike Taylor sees things differently, and as a journalism specialist for Walsworth, he uses that creative edge to help yearbooks staffs across the country put together the yearbook they dream about.


Here is a list of answers to frequently asked questions about our workshop.