High School Student Day

October 19, 2018

Festival School Coordinator Homepage

Thank you for your interest in bringing your students to High School Day at the 2018 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival.

We are no longer accepting new registrations for High School Student Day. 

This page houses all information and documents needed for Festival School Coordinators, the primary liaisons between High Schools and The Dodge Poetry Program.

The registration process for High School Student Day requires several steps. Please make note of the timeline below for your reference. You may want to bookmark this page for your convenience. You will receive an email when further information or documents are posted on this page. If you have any questions, please contact us at studentday(at)grdodge(dot)org.





closed - wait list only

Festival School Coordinator Applications Due

Submit the form linked below to start the process of registering your school for High School Student Day. This form confirms that you will act as your school's Festival School Coordinator. 



Letters of Support 

Confirmed Festival Coordinators will be provided with a request form for Letters of Support to be sent to their supervisors. Letters of Support acknowledge Festival Coordinators' efforts in bringing their students to the Festival. These letters will be sent directly to supervisors, not to the Festival Coordinators.


September 7, 2018

Follow the steps in your Festival Coordinator confirmation e-mail (Subject line: Please complete the next registration step for Student Day at the Dodge Poetry Festival)

You will receive a confirmation email within one week of submitting the "Dodge Poetry Festival: High School Student Day Festival Coordinator Registration" form linked above. The confirmation e-mail will contain Recommendations for Selecting Students, the Student Day Application Checklist and a link to complete your Student Day application. 

Within one week of submitting your application, you will receive confirmation that we received it and that the number of students you are approved to bring is pending review.

Please contact us at studentday(at)grdodge(dot)org if you have questions about this step.



Allotment E-mail to Confirm Number of Students & Chaperones

We will send you an Allotment Letter via e-mail confirming the number of students you have been approved to bring to the Festival.


September 30

Schedules and Information Mailed to Festival Coordinators

Festival School Coordinators are sent final schedule and packet of essential information.



High School Student Day Orientation

Festival School Coordinators share essential information with chaperones and students.



October 19, 2018

Attend High School Student Day



Deadline for Student Day Assessment

Festival School Coordinators complete and submit Festival assessment rubric.



Commendation Letters and PDHs

Commendation Letters and Professional Development Hours sent to Festival School Coordinators, participating teachers and their supervisors.