Bringing Poetry to Life in your Classroom

Professional Development Credits Available

Location: South Orange Performing Arts Center

Registration Closes 9/26/18

8:30 – 9 am  Welcome

9 am – 11:30 am Engaging Your Classroom in the Performance of Poetry, with NJPOL Teaching Artist, Eloise Bruce.

11:30 – 12:30  Wrap Up with NJPOL Tips and Tricks


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Workshop Leader-- Eloise Bruce

New Jersey Poetry Out Loud Teaching Artist, Eloise Bruce, BFA, MFA, M Ed., has worked with Poetry Out Loud since 2006.  She is member of the poetry group Cool Women and is an editor at RavensPerch Magazine.  A  teaching artist for 40 years with Young Audiences, Writer’s Theatre and  the NJSPA Foundation for Educators as scholars, she was the first education director for the Asolo State Theatre, directed for the Idaho Shakespeare Festival, is founder Idaho Theatre for Youth, was Artistic Director of Creative Theater in Princeton. NJ. and has had various roles at the Frost Place. Her book Rattle was published by CavenKerry Press.


Bringing Poetry to Life in the Classroom
Bringing Poetry to Life in the Classroom

Looking for more ways for your students to connect to poetry? The New Jersey Poetry Out Loud Program has lesson plans, tips and tricks for engaging students, and great classroom resources.  Learn how bringing a teaching artist into your classroom can enhance your classes.