The Podium Journal has made significant leaps since its initial publication. The Journal itself has transformed from a simple black and white design to a full-color journal. The number of submissions have increased significantly every year. After collecting just 400 during the pilot year, the following two years have collected more than 1200 submissions in poetry, short story, non-fiction, opinion, and visual arts. With only 12,000 copies printed for the first volume of the journal, 20,000 copies of volume two and three were distributed throughout the Richmond community.
growing success of our Print Journal has led to the development of the Podium
Online Journal. This e-publication, which launched in 2012, launches new work every quarter. Podium Online grants more
opportunities for students to receive the thrill and confidence that comes with
being a published writer. Podium Online allows more diverse and expansive
pieces to be displayed to a larger audience
offers an annual summer series of creative and expository writing and pedagogy
workshops for 30 teachers across disciplines in grades 6-12. Our mission is to
provide teachers continuing education workshops for incorporating writing and
artful expression of all kinds into their classrooms. Each group of teachers
receives recertification points and participates in professional development
opportunities throughout the year. For the past two years, the T3 Academy has had a waiting list
of teachers from all over the region that want to come participate in the
“I enjoyed the learning atmosphere of feeling safe to expose, exploit, and experiment.”
“Instructors helped us to understand how to build our skills through active learning.”
“T3 gave me the opportunity to be creative and many starting points for lessons to use in my own classroom.”
“It brought out the best in people and challenged us to be better teachers and writers.”
“I have been attending conferences, seminars, and classes for 40+ years. This academy was by far the most useful, engaging, and rewarding of all.”
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