Yearbooks | Teachers & Advisors

It isn’t easy being a Yearbook Advisor.

Its a tough job, but also one of the most rewarding experiences. It starts with having the right tools available to do the job properly. Friesens offers the following resources to help you run an effective yearbook team and build award-worthy yearbooks.

For more information on any of the resources below, please contact your local Friesens representative or hit us up online. We’re here to help.


Are you a new Advisor?  Do you need help getting organized?

Fill out this form to download a free copy of our Yearbook Reference Guide.


Improve your school yearbook and yearbook program by attending a local Friesens yearbook workshop in your area. Friesens workshop topics include yearbook publishing, how to make a yearbook, staff organization, yearbook design ideas, school yearbook software, yearbook layout templates, yearbook covers, yearbook theme ideas, and how to sell more yearbooks.

2017 Workshops: (Click the link for more information and registration)

  • Anaheim Workshop – July 11-13, 2018
  • Ontario Workshop – TBD
  • Texas Workshop – TBD
  • Ontario Advisor Workshop – TBD
  • Winnipeg Workshop – TBD
  • Eastern Ontario Editor Workshop –TBD
  • B.C. Workshop – TBD
  • Northern and Central Alberta Workshop – TBD



School App Training Webinar

This is a powerful tool that is easy to learn and use. To help you along and get everyone up to speed we are offering training webinars.

The training will focus on the online app portal and how to maximize your school app experience. Training sessions will be hosted by our developer Monty Hayter.

We currently have 2 dates scheduled:

  • Monday, October 2nd at 3:45pm PST (Registration Closed)
  • Thursday, October 5th at 3:45pm PST (Registration Closed)

Check back for more training dates.


We have created a yearbook curriculum with the help of award-winning yearbook advisors. Use this tool to teach your students how to build their yearbook.

This curriculum guide covers topics such as:

  • How to Create a Yearbook
  • Ethics and Responsibility
  • Deadlines and Timelines
  • Theme Ideas
  • Content and Coverage
  • Design Ideas
  • Templates and Layout Ideas
  • Cover Ideas
  • Photography and Visual Journalism
  • Writing
  • Sales and Marketing

Talk to your local print consultant on how to get your school yearbook curriculum.


The ultimate professional-development seminar designed to educate and help advisors create lasting memories and award-winning yearbooks.

Participants leave with:

  • New yearbook cover, design, layout, theme, and sales ideas.
  • Yearbook training resources for the classroom.
  • Ideas to motivate yearbook students.
  • “How to Make a Yearbook” teaching materials and samples.
  • A yearbook of your seminar experience and graduating class.
  • A yearbook advisor seminar certificate of completion.


Advisor Seminar