Registration Open until 11/15/21

Complete the form below to register your school to participate in 2022 Poetry Out Loud. For the 2022 Poetry Out Loud program, we hope to return to in-person regional Semi-final competitions. Visit nypol.org for a list of locations. We will also be offering schools the option to participate in Semi-finals virtually. The State Final competition will be in-person, March 2022.

DEADLINE TO REGISTER: 11/15/2021


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* 1. Name of School/Other Participant

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* 2. School/Participant Mailing Address

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* 3. POETRY OUT LOUD Coordinator Information

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* 4. Has your school participated in Poetry Out Loud before?

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* 5. Total School Enrollment

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* 6. Anticipated number of students participating (students from grades 9 through 12 only!).  **Please include an estimate of all students participating at the school level.**  For example, if all students in a class or in a grade are engaged in memorizing poems, please include that total number (not just the number of students moving on to the regional competition).

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* 7. Type of School:

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* 8. Anticipated number of teachers participating.  Please include an estimate of all teachers engaging students in POL (eg. selecting and memorizing poems, participating in school competition) at the school level.

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* 9. Live/in-person Semi-final competitions will be organized by Region. A tentative list of Semi-Final Regional Competition locations and dates can be found at nypol.org. (These locations are subject to change, based on registration.)

In addition to the live/in-person Semi-finals, we are offering schools the alternative to participate in a virtual Semi-final (students will be asked to submit video recordings of their performances). This may be convenient if your school is far from one of the regional locations.

Please tell us which Region your school is in.

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* 10. Please let us know if you prefer to participate in an in-person or virtual Semi-final.

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* 11. We will be offering a limited number of Poetry Out Loud Workshops that include writing exercises to help students explore meaning in their POL poems and improve their performances.

The workshops include three 1-period sessions with a Teachers & Writers teaching artist, scheduled for November or December - available in-person in the NYC metro or Syracuse areas; available virtually in other areas.

If you are interested in bringing a Poetry Out Loud Workshop to your school, please select your preference below. NOTE: workshops available on a first-come, first served basis.

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* 12. Would you like us to mail you a Teacher's Guide? Each Guide includes a poster and tips for engaging students in Poetry Out Loud at your school. 

Printed 2021-2022 Teacher's Guides will be available in late September. Please let us know if you would like us to mail you hard copy guides.

2021-2022 Teacher's Guides are also available for print via poetryoutloud.org

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* 13. Any other information you'd like us to know about?

For more information about the 2020-2021 Poetry Out Loud program in New York State:
visit nypol.org
NEW YORK POETRY OUT LOUD
Teachers & Writers Collaborative
(212) 691-6590
POL@twc.org

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