Common Gathering Information for Participants
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The Common Gathering: May 9th Princeton, NJ
On Saturday, May 9th, participants from all Spring & Fountain sessions will join Dodge Poets for a day-long “poetry retreat” full of readings, conversations and writing activities. We are excited to announce that our featured poet is Patricia Smith, who was featured at the 2008 and 2012 Festivals and is a four-time National Poetry Slam Champion.
EARN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
The Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Program is registered with the New Jersey Department of Education as a Professional Development Provider. Upon completion of the required hours, as described below, registered participants receive the following number of hours:
- 7 PDH will be awarded for attendance at all 3 sessions of a 3-session series.
- 14 PDH will be awarded for attendance at all 6 sessions of a 6-session series.
- An additional 6 PDH will be awarded for all-day attendance at The Common Gathering on May 9, 2015.