The Comic Book Project – Creating Online Comic Books (Grades 4-8)





Who is your favorite hero?

The Comic Book Project ( engages youth in the process of writing, designing, and showcasing original comic books about community heroes. The program helps build literacy development, social awareness, and teamwork skills. Participants will participate in select activities from the Comic Book Project using accessible technologies such as phone camera pictures of hand-drawn art, Google docs, online whiteboards and other technologies to create comic books. The workshop will conclude with ideas and best practices for implementing in-person and virtual comic book clubs.

Date & Time:

April 23rd, 2020 10:00am-01:00pm 

(Please log in at 9:55 am for a prompt start of the training)

Target Audience: Site Directors, Site Supervisors, Ed Specialist/ Instruction Coordinator, Community Educators/ Line Staff, Teachers

Max. Participants: 100

Facilitated by: Dr. Michael Bitz in collaboration with Adriana Oliveira, ExpandED Schools.

School-Age Child Care training regulations satisfied: 3


WebEX link:

The link to the training will also be sent by email prior to the session. 

For more information, please contact:

Taejha Richardson, Director of Capacity Building
(646) 943-8771

Cancellation Notice

If you are unable to attend the training and are sending an appropriate staff member as a replacement OR if you are canceling your registration, please notify Taejha Richardson within 72 hours (or 3 business days) of the scheduled training. If the individual responsible for the original registration fails to notify ExpandED Schools of the cancellation, ExpandED Schools reserves the right to invoice the CBO for the per-person training cost.

This training is made possible by funding from DYCD, and is available at no cost to the CBOs with which DYCD contracts. This professional development opportunity is provided at no cost to you but has a value of $1500 for DYCD.  If you register for and are subsequently unable to attend this session you are responsible for canceling your registration or risk being waitlisted for future events.