Orientation Overview

We are happy to be hosting two Teacher Orientations for Poetry Out Loud this year:

  • NH Institute of Art, Manchester
    Thursday, November 3, 4-6 PM

  • Museum of the White Mountains, Plymouth
    Monday, November 7, 4-6 PM 
Attendance is STRONGLY encouraged for all schools and programs, even if you have already participated in the past. A certificate for 2 CEUs will be granted at the end of the orientation. Please list each teacher from your school who will be attending the orientation. 

The orientation will cover:
  • an overview of the POL program requirements
  • tips for teaching poetry and recitation in the classroom
  • best practices for recruiting students and judges
  • ways to use your school competition to feed positive school culture
  • the NH and national calendar of events
  • additional resources available to you, and more.