Jamie has been teaching poetry in classrooms and alternative educational programs in Central Oregon and Portland since 2008 including in Portland Public Schools though Literary Arts' Writers in the Schools Program, and through Young Audiences of Oregon and Southwest Washington. Other residencies include: Bend High Teen Parent Program, Cascades Academy, Crook County High School,Crooked River Elementary School, Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council, Deer Ridge Correctional Institution, Shepherd's House habilitation center, New Leaf Academy, Paulina Elementary School, Rimrock Expeditionary Alternative Learning Middle School,Sisters Middle School, and The Warm Springs Museum. 

Jamie is passionate about teaching as an art form, and her professional development includes arts integration training with the Right Brain Initiative, equity training with Portland Public Schools, and participation in Young Audiences' Teaching Artist Studio, with focuses on curriculum design and development, facilitation, and equity and inclusion in classrooms. 

For booking inquiries please contact houghton.jamie@gmail.com or visit Young Audiences

 Collaborative Poem in your pocket collages at Gresham High with Rachel Lee Carman   http://www.rachelleecarman.com/

Collaborative Poem in your pocket collages at Gresham High with Rachel Lee Carman http://www.rachelleecarman.com/