California Poets In The Schools

California Poets in the Schools

California Poets in the Schools’ vision is to enable youth in every California county to discover, cultivate and amplify their own creative voices through reading, analyzing, writing, performing and publishing…POETRY!!

When students learn to express their creativity, imagination, and

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Classroom Poetry Workshops


Program description

Never has it been so important to foster a sense of connection and belonging amongst our youth. Students today are dealing with extreme isolation brought on by a global pandemic, a massive racial reckoning in the Black Lives Matter movement and record-breaking, climate-change-induced wildfires forcing traumatic evacuations and blanketing the entire west coast in air too toxic to breathe. Mental


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Booking / scheduling contact

Program Detail

Program type: Online/Streaming, Professional Development, Residency, Student Showcase Opportunities, Workshop/Class
Artistic Discipline: Literary Arts
Cultural Origin: Multicultural
Subject: Language Arts, Other, Performing Arts
Population served: Grade 01, Grade 02, Grade 03, Grade 04, Grade 05, Grade 06, Grade 07, Grade 08, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Kindergarten
Bilingual: Yes
Available dates:

Various dates available

Available times:

Various times available


Two or more years of educational programming experience: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Criminal background check(s) available: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes