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Motivate, Create, Evaluate!
tips, techniques and tools to bring out your students' best ideas

Friday, July 14, 2017

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.



Lake Erie Ink

2843 Washington Blvd.

Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44118



Lake Erie Ink's Executive Director Amy Rosenbluth has worked with youth in both school and out-of-school time programs since 1991. She created the Youth Leadership group and Mentoring program for the Shaker Heights Youth Center and has been facilitating Teen Poetry workshops and Slams in the Heights area for 18 years. A credentialed 7-12 English teacher and Prevention certified youth advocate, Ms. Rosenbluth is co-founder and oversees all operations of Lake Erie Ink. She still works directly with youth, primarily teen poets, facilitating writing and spoken word workshops, both on site and off. Ms. Rosenbluth also designs and facilitates Professional Development workshops for teachers and other youth serving professionals.

Ms. Rosenbluth has been teaching as adjunct English faculty at Lakeland Community
College since 1998. She received her BA in English from Hiram College and her teaching certification and Master’s work from San Francisco State University. Her training in Bay Area Writers’ Project has given her a passion for and strategies in incorporating writing throughout the curriculum. She believes that all youth deserve to be heard, and uses Creative Writing as a way to make that happen.


Learn strategies that will move your students through different stages of the writing process, from brainstorming and getting it down on paper, to assessment and reflection. This workshop will teach hands on activities that will inspire authentic writing, support original ideas, build enthusiasm for sharing ideas and foster a collaborative and creative classroom environment. This workshop is primarily geared for teachers of students in grades 5 and above, although all activities can be adapted.

Coffee, tea, and snacks are provided


Click here to register!

Space is limited to 30 participants. This session is offered at no cost but online registration is requiredClick here to register.

Our cancellation policy requires registrants to contact The Literacy Cooperative three business days prior to the event if unable to attend. We often have waiting lists for our trainings and cancellations allow us to accommodate as many interested people as possible. If you do not notify The Literacy Cooperative of your cancellation, you run the risk of not being able to register for future trainings.

For questions or more information, contact Elaine Yeip by phone, 216-776-6184 or by email,