Bring your creativity. Express yourself through poetry, prose and other forms of creative writing. Instructed by David Pontrelli. For more information on the Center 4 Creative Learning and other BOTS Programming, contact Judy Cooke at (860) 310-2591.
David Pontrelli has worked with writers of all ages and abilities, from elementary students, to adult professional writers. He has lead workshops at Harford Public Library, Parkville Senior Center, for Hartford Adult Education, and in independent workshops.
Charter Oak Cultural Center offers classes at no cost, covering topics helpful to the BOTS team in their work on the newspaper, as well as leadership and communication skills.
While initially intended for BOTS members, the classes are free and open to all. Any student who graduates from the BOTS Center for Creative Learning is eligible to take a class at Goodwin College. If they do well, they then qualify to continue with their studies at Goodwin on a full scholarship.