Bringing Poetry to Life in your Classroom

This page contains information for the Poetry Personal Development workshop at Stockton College. We’re also offering workshops at The College of New Jersey,  South Orange Performing Arts CenterRutgers – Camden Center for the Arts. For information on those other workshops, click on the venue name above. To register for any of the workshops, please click here.

Free Professional Development Workshops for Classroom Teachers

Friday, April 13, 2018
8:30 am- 3:30 pm
Stockton State University

Registration Closes Sunday, April 8, 2018. Please contact the NJPOL State Coordinator with any questions, or to check on the possibility of Late Registration.

Professional Development Credits Available


Register Here


Workshop Offerings 
Morning Sessions
8:30-9:30 amWelcomeShare POL Lesson Plans, online resources for poetry recitation.
9:30 am -12:00 noonNew Jersey Poetry Out Loud Coaching Session: Engaging your Classroom in the Performance of PoetryLamont Dixon, NJ Poetry Out Loud Teaching Artists
12:00-1:00 pmLunch on Your Own
Afternoon Sessions
1:00-3:30 pm
Session 1
The Full Closet: Overcoming Writer's BlockCynthia King, Associate Professor of Creative Writing, Literature Program
1:00-3:30 pm
Session 2
The Guest House: Residing in the Poet MindEmari DiGiorgio
Professor of Writing, GENS
Workshop Leader Bios
About the Workshops


Questions?  Contact Kay Potucek, NJ Poetry Out Loud Coordinator


(609) 292-4606