Plain Language 101:
Foundations in Plain Language
Inspiration Corporation

Do your clients have trouble reading materials or filling out forms that you give them? Make sure your program participants or parents of your program participants get the most out of the information you share with them.

Join Clear Language Lab at Literacy Works 
for this hands-on, interactive  training!

In this FREE workshop, you will:
  • Identify ways to make text you share clear using a plain language framework
  • Learn about tools to help you in your work
  • Improve a flyer or document of your own*
*Optional: Bring 3-5 copies of a document you would like to brainstorm about with others.

This training is ideal for both 
administrators  and  front line staff  creating or choosing client-facing materials as well as communication team members. Staff are welcome from any sector - healthcare, parent education, workforce development, legal, and others. Please feel free to share with other departments at your agency.
Thursday, March 14 , 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm

641 W. Lake, 2nd floor

Presented by Melanie Sampson, Content Director at Clear Language Lab
Melanie has over 15 years of experience in the adult education sector here in Chicago, including teaching, tutor training, volunteer management and program administration. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and her MA in linguistics from Northeastern Illinois University. She has also studied plain language principles at Simon Fraser University.
For a printable copy of the training flyer, please click on the button below.

  • Registration is free but pre-registration is required. E - mail  with your name, email address, phone number, and agency. Indicate you would like to sign up for the Plain Language 101 training on March 14. Please also indicate if you are an administrator, case manager, or have another role.