Building A Creative Community – Writing with Lake Erie Ink

Learn strategies to encourage creativity and collaboration in your classroom. From early introductions to final reflections, there are many ways that you can help your students share more of their authentic selves with each other.

This workshop will be hands-on and active, asking you to write, create and share with your colleagues, and learn new things about your own process as a member of a community. This workshop is geared for instructors and tutors that works with grades 4 and above, although all activities can be adapted!

PRESENTER: Amy Rosenbluth, Executive Director of Lake Erie Ink Amy Rosenbluth has worked with all ages of youth in school and out-of-school time programs since 1991. She has developed Youth Leadership and Mentoring programs and has facilitated Teen Poetry workshops and Slams in the Heights area for 20 years. Credentialed as a 7-12 English teacher and Prevention trained youth advocate, Amy is co-founder and oversees all operations of Lake Erie Ink. She  works  primarily with teen youth, facilitating writing and spoken word workshops, as well as designing and facilitating Professional Development workshops for teachers and other youth serving professionals. Ms. Rosenbluth was adjunct English faculty at Lakeland Community College since 1998. She received her BA in English from Hiram College and teaching certification 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.

Tea and Coffee Provided. Vending Machines Available.


Friday July 12, 2019 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST


Lake Erie Ink
2843 Washington Blvd.
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118


Christine Lee